AGM – Tuesday 24 August @ 7.30pm

Former City of Port Phillip Mayor, Bernadene Voss, will be guest speaker at the 2021 PMHPS Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24 August. Subject to COVID restrictions we plan to hold the meeting in the auditorium at Port Melbourne Town Hall. … [Read more...]

Meeting 27 July 2021 @ 7.30pm

Steven Haby, Secretary Librarian at the Prahran Mechanics' Institute Library will be the guest speaker for our virtual July meeting via Zoom. Steven will speak on the topic of A 'standard' bus: the CAC / Comair. Camden Bus Service (11) JFF-416 … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 22 June 2021 @ 7.30PM

My favourite Port Melbourne place presented by PMH&PS members. Auditorium, Port Melbourne Town Hall, Bay Street. Attendees must sign in, wear a mask and maintain a safe distance from one another. Supper will not be served. Please email … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 25 May 2021 @ 7.30PM

In May we will again meet in the auditorium at Port Melbourne Town Hall. The guest speaker will be Dr Jackie Watts OAM, Chair, Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network and board member, Off-shore and Specialist Ships Australia. Jackie will speak to … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 27 April 2021 @ 7.30PM

Starfish Image by Bill Boyle Tim Allen will be our special guest at our April meeting. Tim will speak to us on the topic of What lies beneath? A potted history of Port Phillip Bay. We all know Port Phillip Bay – or we think we do. It’s the … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 23 March 2021 @ 7.30PM

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, … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 23 February 2021 @ 7.30PM

From the archives. Our February meeting will be another of our regular looks at some of the wonderful items in the Society's collection. The meeting will be held in the auditorium at Port Melbourne Town Hall in order for us to follow COVID … [Read more...]

Picnic in the Park – 13 December 2020, 12 – 3pm

Weather permitting, we are planning to be in Edwards Park on Sunday 13 December between noon and 3 pm for an end of year picnic in the park.  Please bring your own food and drink, picnic rug, chairs, sunscreen, hat and mask.  With … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 27 October 2020 @ 7.30PM

Malcolm Moore and Albert Longoni Crane slewing ring and undercarriage designed by Albert Longoniand manufactured by Malcolm Moore, 1928 Many locals have memories of the former engineering company, Malcolm Moore. For sixty years from 1927 their … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 22 September 2020 @ 7.30PM

Libby O'Farrell. Photograph by Sarah Matray (News Corp) If you missed Libby's talk on the night, you can view it here. We are thrilled to confirm that Libby O'Farrell will be the guest speaker at our September meeting via Zoom. In July … [Read more...]

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