Those Creative Liardets

180th Anniversary In celebration of Port Melbourne's founding father Capt Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn Liardet, the Port Melbourne Historical & Preservation Society exhibits a selection of works from some of his creative descendants. This … [Read more...]

Launch of Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network

Cr Jackie Watts City of Melbourne Councillor, Jackie Watts was at the helm of the inaugural AGM of the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network (the Network) at the lower Melbourne Town Hall on Wednesday 23 October. She lamented the 'depth of amnesia … [Read more...]

Small, smaller, smallest: a community exhibition

The City of Port Phillip invites you to dust off and share your treasured miniatures, knick knacks and ornaments in a community exhibition to be held at the Emerald Hill Heritage Centre from 9 October to 24 January 2020. Contributions to the … [Read more...]

Wayward Women?

Warning: NOT for the faint hearted! Old Treasury Building - June 2019 to June 2020 Discover Wayward Women? and meet the women who don't fit the stereotype of demure Victorian womanhood. There are some familiar faces like Madame Brussels, … [Read more...]

Encountering People, Places and Things

An exhibition at Mission to Seafarers 21 June to 5 July 2019. … [Read more...]

Beachside Stories

A flamboyant mayor with a passion for lycra. A trail-blazing Uniting Church minister with a passion for justice. A South Melbourne Market vendor with a passion for singing. No doubt you are familiar with these celebrated locals whose energy, … [Read more...]

Josh Burns to represent Macnamara

At the federal election held on 18 May 2019, Josh Burns (ALP) was elected as the first member for the newly named seat of Macnamara with a swing of 6.64%. The two party preferred result (at 23 May 2019) was Kate Ashmor, Liberal, 30,617 votes … [Read more...]

Time and Tide – The presence of J B O Hosking: A photographic exhibition

More than 1600 negatives collected by J B O Hosking, Melbourne Harbour Trust Chief Engineer from 1936 to 1959, have been painstakingly indexed and digitised by Public Record Office Victoria volunteers. The black and white images depict Port of … [Read more...]

Anzac Day 2019

The annual Anzac Commemoration Service will be held on Thursday 25 April beginning at 9.45 am at the memorial on Beach Street. Guest speakers will be Cr Bernadene Voss, The Hon Michael Danby, The Hon Martin Foley MLA, and Mr B. E. Minster OAM. … [Read more...]

Wedding – Emma & Mick

Our Secretary, Emma Teasdale, got married on 1 December and everyone was especially pleased to see her and Mick at the Society's Christmas party. So much so that the gathering burst into spontaneous applause when they entered the … [Read more...]

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