Looking back on 2014

The Society started the year with this new website. This year we also ventured into facebook reaching 100 ‘likes’ in November. These social media have opened up new ways for people with a Port connection to  get in touch and share stories. We have … [Read more...]

Off the Street

In late 2013,  Council gave notice to Dugga Beazley to cease operating from his familiar spot in Dow St. See PMH&PS's post of November. Following interventions by many people who wish Dugga well, Council has removed a section of the raised … [Read more...]

On the Beach

For these hot days, a summer photo. This is one of my favourite pictures in the PMH&PS collection.  While charming in itself, there is much to be gleaned from the background. It is taken approximately where the Life Saving Headquarters at … [Read more...]

Fishing business

Dugga Beazley In the late 1980s, with great change looming in Port Melbourne, Dugga Beazley spoke to documentary maker Richard Crawley of his fear that a time might come when he would no longer be able to run his fishing business from Dow St. … [Read more...]

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