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...]

Meeting – Mon 24 July 2017, 7.30pm

Society member Margaret Bride will speak at our July meeting on the topic of "Melbourne and its Suburbs". Between 1851 and 1891 Melbourne experienced an amazing growth in population and wealth.”Melbourne and its Suburbs” will explore five factors … [Read more...]

Post War Port Melbourne

This photo was taken in 1947. These children lived in the neighbourhood of Albert Street. Jim Power is on the far right of the front row. The photo was taken by Jack Gould in front of his house in Poolman Street. Jack was well known in Port … [Read more...]

Salt on the Windows by Janice C MacDonald

Author Janice Christine MacDonald neé Morton died on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. A victim of Alzheimer's Disease, she had lost all those memories fortunately recorded in her books on Port Melbourne. An active PMH&PS member in our foundation decades, … [Read more...]

Cable Tram Shed, Port Melbourne, September 1997 by Brian Cleveland

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Port Melbourne, September 1997 by Brian Cleveland

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Cable Tram Shed, Port Melbourne, September 1997 by Brian Cleveland

View of the old cable tram sheds in Port Melbourne looking towards Beach Street. … [Read more...]

Cable Tram Shed, Port Melbourne Beach Street, August 1997 by Brian Cleveland

View of the old cable tram shed in Port Melbourne looking towards Beach Street. … [Read more...]

Beach St Queuing Lane

The second stage of public consultation regarding the separated queuing lane in Beach Street for cruise ship/Spirit of Tasmania passengers and trucks is now open.  Visit www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/queuing-lane.htm for more information and to have … [Read more...]

Linking Us Together by Pat Grainger

Linking Us Together A transport history of the Port Phillip community by Pat Grainger   Soft cover, illustrated, 72 pp $15.00   Produced for SouthPort Daylinks, this book details how changing transport developed the cities of Port Melbourne, … [Read more...]

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