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AGM – Tuesday 24 August @ 7.30pm

Former City of Port Phillip Mayor, Bernadene Voss, will be guest speaker at the 2021 PMHPS Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday 24 August. "What I have learnt from my community and how history has influenced how this is passed on. A personal perspective into the recent past and a peek into the future." Please use the following link…

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I Was There When …

At the 2020 Annual General Meeting of PMHPS three members, Liana Thompson, Suzy Milburn and Greg Hansen presented their memories of Port Melbourne anchored around the statement 'I was there when ...'. Liana spoke of the time when Council was sacked and the City of Port Melbourne was amalgamated with the Cities of South Melbourne and St Kilda to form…

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AGM – Tuesday 25 August 2020

The PMHPS AGM will be an online meeting starting at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25 August. You can register via the following link. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8s_cc5wgRKyyxi1cldJa3w  A brief meeting, including the election of the Executive and Office Bearers, will be followed with presentations by PMHPS Members “I was there when …” 

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AGM Monday 26 August, 2019 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm

Robin Grow, PMHPS Member and President of the Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia will be the guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting this year. Robin's presentation will provide an illustrated analysis of how Melbourne and Port Melbourne changed in the Art Deco era – between the wars. It provides details of the changes to design aesthetics,…

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PMHPS 2018 AGM

On Monday 28 August around 140 members and guests attended the 2018 Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society Annual General Meeting at Port Melbourne Town Hall where the Society celebrated its 25th Anniversary. All Photos by John Kirby PMHPS Patron, Liana Thompson PMHPS Patron, Liana Thompson, addresses the 2018 AGM PMHPS President, Sue Leong addresses the 2018 AGM Janet Bolitho pays tribute to PMHPS…

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AGM – Mon 27 Aug 2018

Our Annual General Meeting will be held Monday 27 August 2018 at Port Melbourne Town Hall, 7.15pm for 7.30pm. We will be celebrating our FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS with a video and exhibition launched by our Patron, Ms Liana Thompson. Doors open 6.30pm for viewing the ground floor exhibition. Following a brief business meeting, historian/author Assoc. Prof. John Lack will speak on Port in a…

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After Glow of the AGM

The Society's well attended Annual General Meeting was underpinned by meticulous organisation and support from members.  Many people commented on the warm atmosphere - 'like a family gathering' - observed one of the guests. The business of the AGM attended to, guests reveled in the stories told by guest speaker Jan Soldatos. Jan began by opening her late husband Phil's small…

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AGM – Mon 28 Aug 2017, 7.30pm

The 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society and the official launch of PASSAGES by Cr Bernadene Voss, Mayor of the City of Port Phillip will be held at Port Melbourne Town Hall on Monday 28th August 2017. The Spring Street South door will be open from 6.30pm providing the opportunity to view the exhibition before moving…

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AGM – Mon 22 August 2016, 7.00pm for 7.30pm

The Flood of 1849, W F E Liardet (1875), watercolour, State Library of Victoria. The Guest Speaker is Associate Professor Don Garden OAM, President of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) and also President of the national umbrella group, the Federation of Australian Historical Societies FAHS. An author/historian with particular interest in the environment, he will speak on Melbourne Wetlands…

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AGM – Mon 24 August 2015, 7.30pm

The Society's Annual General Meeting will be held in the Auditorium, Upstairs at Port Melbourne Town Hall, 333 Bay St, Port Melbourne at 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start on Monday 24 August 2015. The guest speaker will be the Hon Dr Barry Jones AC on Australian History Revisited.  

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