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 Jackie Watts. More details will be available closer to the meeting date. … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 27 April 2021 @ 7.30PM

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 beach on our back doorstep and our … [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...]

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...]

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