Walter St, Port Melbourne in 2019 image Rebecca Moore
Walter Street Port Melbourne runs north-east to south-west between Graham and Poolman Streets along the north boundary of the Port Melbourne Primary School.
It was named to commemorate Councillor George Samuel Walter who served on the Port Melbourne Council for 40 years from 1897 until his death in 1937. George Walter…
St James Cottage (c 1870), Heath Street.
In 2012, 11 years after first moving to Port Melbourne, my husband Zeno and I together with our beautiful boy Luke then just 6 years old, made the move north across the borough from Beacon Cove to Heath St to bring back to life St James Cottage.
The previous owner had detailed our new homes’…
At our July meeting we presented the entries to the My Port Melbourne photograph competition, announced the winners and made our selection for the People's Choice Award.
Christine Griffith's entry, "George Samuel Walter Memorial Garden, 2016", was judged the overall winner. In the coming months we'll be presenting several entries on this website but it's only fitting that we start with the…
Annetta (Joy) Phillips writes about the former shop on the corner of Heath and Ingles Streets:
Irene ('Rene') was the elder of two Jago sisters. In 1937 she opened a grocery and bakery shop at 101 Ingles Street.
Irene Jago outside the shop, corner Ingles and Heath Sts
Rene was in charge of the shop and her sister Bette worked with her. They lived behind…
Barb Mullen (left) and Christine Griffiths during the Heath Street Anzac Walk, April 2015
To mark the centenary of the First World War landings at Gallipoli, Barb Mullen and Christine Griffiths, residents of Heath Street, Port Melbourne, researched and organised a walk to remember the men who had enlisted for WWI from their street.
The project started with a shortlist of nine…