Piers Festival on Station Pier

Piers Festival Saturday 6 October 11.30 to 4.30 The Piers Festival will take place on Station Pier this year in the furthest terminal building The Pier will be open and accessible for those who have missed a wander on the Pier. A bus will be … [Read more...]

Celebrating 25!

Celebrating 25, an exhibition that defines the activity of Port Melbourne Historical & Preservation Society volunteers -- our creative, archival and social contribution to the local community and the future, over our first 25 years. Port … [Read more...]

Recalling the Journey II

RECALLING THE JOURNEY II is a rich collection of mini biographies that reflect the experience of migration from 28 angles. On a broad level, these stories, seamlessly, reveal aspects of significant historic events such as: the 1922 conflict … [Read more...]

Change in the electorate

In spite of the Society's protests, the federal electorate of Melbourne Ports has been changed by the Australian Electoral Commission to Macnamara. The names will apply from 13 July. The Society argued that since Melbourne Ports was a Federation … [Read more...]

Home

As part of the Australian Heritage Festival, the City of Port Phillip presents an afternoon of speakers on the theme of 'Home'. Home: A right, a dream, a contested space Port Melbourne Town Hall Auditorium on 19 May, 2 to 5 pm A thought-provoking … [Read more...]

Anzac Day 2018

The annual Anzac commemoration service will take place at the Memorial Fountain on Beach St, next to the Port Melbourne Yacht Club at 9.45 am on Wednesday 25 April. Further details will be provided as they come to hand. The Society will lay a … [Read more...]

Life on the Bend

Life on the Bend: A Social History of Fishermans Bend has been released by the Fishermans Bend Taskforce. Note the emphasis on A Social History. It is fully acknowledged that there are many histories to tell and many layers to uncover. The … [Read more...]

VFL Premiers 2017!

Port Melbourne are the 2017 VFL premiers after a nail biting Grand Final against Richmond at Etihad Stadium. Port Melbourne supporters were outnumbered ten to one by Tigers but willed the Borough to victory. The final score was Port Melbourne … [Read more...]

It’s a Grand Old Flag

Port will meet Richmond in the VFL Grand Final after after a 23 point win over traditional rival, Williamstown - also a stand alone club. Port Melbourne will play in its fourth VFL Grand Final under coach Gary Ayres. It won the flag in 2011 and … [Read more...]

Olive’s Corner

The fences have come down at the revamped Olive's Corner. The small park at the corner of Liardet, Bay and Lalor Streets was opened in March 2002 in honour of the late Senator Olive Zakharov.  It was recently refurbished by the City of Port … [Read more...]

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