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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Leave for the 1914 Men

“I will have a trip before long, as all the 1914 men are to be given six months’ furlough to Australia. A few are to go each month – married men first.”1 The Age newspaper of 13 May 1918 carried this extract from a letter received by residents of the Chiltern area from a soldier at the front. The item goes…

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Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we meet and work, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.