We pleased to have one of our own as guest speaker for the Society's March meeting. Ben Piper's talk will be titled "A History of the SouthPort Community Legal Service, 1987 - 2016"
Ben has provided a teaser for his talk including this intriguing photo. [That's Ben standing on the left]
For the last 35 years the residents of Port…
Ben Piper will talk on the topic of ‘Brushes with Fate, and with Port Melbourne’, the story of how Ben came to live in Port Melbourne, told through a lens of world, Australian and Port Melbourne history, with occasional lashings of nostalgia.
This talk was presented to the Port Melbourne Historical and Presentation Society on 23 March 2021. Ben's talk…
Our March meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 23 March. PMHPS member, Ben Piper will talk on the topic of 'Brushes with Fate, and with Port Melbourne', the story of how Ben came to live in Port Melbourne, told through a lens of world, Australian and Port Melbourne history, with occasional lashings of nostalgia.
Replay meeting at…
Beacon Cove 1997, and not a canal in sight.
These photos were not taken with history in mind but with my 2016 eyes I see:
* an area I have walked through almost every week since 1992;
* what the 2nd stage of Beacon Cove looked like between the end of the site clean up and just after the start of construction;