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...]

I Was There When …

At the 2020 Annual General Meeting of PMHPS three members, Liana Thompson, Suzy Milburn and Greg Hansen presented their memories of Port Melbourne anchored around the statement 'I was there when ...'. Liana spoke of the time when Council was … [Read more...]

AGM – Tuesday 25 August 2020

The PMHPS AGM will be an online meeting starting at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25 August. You can register via the following link. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8s_cc5wgRKyyxi1cldJa3w  A brief meeting, including the election of the … [Read more...]

I’m Glad I Was There

On Tuesday 28 July 2020, unable to meet in person due to the COVID-19 restrictions in place in Victoria at the time, the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society held its first ever online meeting via Zoom. The topic, 'I Wish I Had Been … [Read more...]

I Wish I Had Been There

Tuesday 28 July 2020 @ 7.30pm via Zoom Eight PMHPS members will describe the moment in the history of Port Melbourne they wish they had not missed, some are funny, some quirky and some are inspiring. The Society is making history by hosting our … [Read more...]

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The Executive Committee of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society has decided that it is in everyone's best interests to cancel our March General Meeting which was to be held on Tuesday 24 March. In a letter to members dated 14 … [Read more...]

Meetings Cancelled

With the Port Melbourne Town Hall closed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the Executive Committee of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society has cancelled the Society's monthly meetings until further notice. For up to date … [Read more...]

Meeting Tuesday 28 January @ 7.30pm

Our January meeting will be the first at our new regular meeting date of the fourth Tuesday each month (bar December). Come along and hear from fellow members about some of the items in the Society's collection. We meet in the Council Chamber, … [Read more...]

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