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...]

Fisher Folk of Fishermans Bend by Allan Meiers

Fisher Folk of Fishermans Bend by Allan Meiers   PMH&PS, A4 soft cover, illustrated, 72 pp $20.00   An insight into the lives of some of the fishing families that settled on Fishermans Bend during the nineteenth century, and the … [Read more...]

“They Can Carry Me Out”

"They Can Carry Me Out" - Memories of Port Melbourne Edited by Pat Grainger   PMH&PS 1991, A4 soft cover, illustrated, 96 pp $10.00   Reprint of 1991 Vintage Port: Worth Preserving oral history project.   Compiled from the memories of many … [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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