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

A Migrant Story

Postcard showing the Johan van Oldenbarnevelt Station Pier and the ship Johan van Oldenbarnevelt have something in common.  Both were completed in 1930 and both often met during and after the Second World War. During the war, the JvO was used as a troop ship and ferried many Australian and American soldiers from their shores to and from England. It survived the…

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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.