The story behind Olive’s Corner

Olive's corner was officially so named on 7 December 2001 as a tribute to the life and values of Olive Zakharov  - humanist and Federal Senator 1929 – 1995 Olive Zakharov was born at home in Kew on 19 March 1929. Olive was educated at Ruyton … [Read more...]

Olive’s Corner

The fences have come down at the revamped Olive's Corner. The small park at the corner of Liardet, Bay and Lalor Streets was opened in March 2002 in honour of the late Senator Olive Zakharov.  It was recently refurbished by the City of Port … [Read more...]

Naming

The earliest streets named on the Street Plan of Sandridge 1849 were those clustered around the foundation place of the early settlement - Bay, Dow, Rouse, Stokes, Graham. They were named from Sydney. Garryowen made this unflattering assessment about … [Read more...]

Women of Port Melbourne

Women of Port Melbourne   PMH&PS 2005, A4 soft cover, illustrated, 64 pp $10.00   The stories of the lives of thirty-four Port women.   Produced in conjunction with the Women of Port exhibition held at Port Melbourne Town Hall, October … [Read more...]

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