Dandenong and District Historical Society Inc

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39 Clow Street, Dandenong Victoria 3175, Australia
39 Clow Street Dandenong Victoria 3175 AU

Our mission is to collect, document, research, preserve and make available to the wider community for their enjoyment and education items that show the development of Dandenong and District from early settlement to present day.

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C/- Monbulk Living & learning centre, 21 Main road Monbulk 3793 20.8 km

The society records and documents local history, and to advise our community. To preserve and materials, documents, photographs, tiven to the society for research and publications.

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Jill A'Vard- President
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32 Wilson Street, Brighton VIC, Australia 20.85 km

Since our founding in 1963, we have been working to collect and preserve items and information connected to the history and heritage of Brighton, Victoria.

Located in the Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Town Hall), the BHS is home to an extensive and diverse collection, including photos, documents, maps, art, artefacts and a large costume collection of State significance.

Image: Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre/Old Brighton Town Hall. This is where the Brighton Historical Society is located along with the Bayside Art Gallery, the Brighton Theatre Company and the Brighton Art Society.

PO Box 58 Malvern VIC 3144 Australia 21.39 km
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Stonnington History Centre
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Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia 21.41 km

Camberwell Historical Society Inc. is a Volunteer organization whose purposes are to foster historical interest and knowledge, to compile and keep historical records of the district, to promote the interchange of information among its members by lectures, discussions, excursions and other activities, to facilitate liaison with other history groups in the district and to participate in community projects.

We are affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

The Society holds five general meetings annually, arranges four excursions and produces flyers for forthcoming events.

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George Fernando, President
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Heritage Centre 190A Canterbury Road, Canterbury 3126. 21.47 km

The Canterbury History Group is an active community group that collects, preserves and presents historical material in the Melbourne suburb of Canterbury.

Address – Heritage Centre 190A Canterbury Road, Canterbury 3126.

A networking group for golf club historians to meet, exchange ideas and become aware of what others are doing with their history and memorabilia. The meetings target Golf Club historians but anyone interested in golf history is welcome to attend.

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Ian Rennick, President
PO Box 184, Malvern, VIC 3144 21.65 km

Active group, bi-monthly newsletter, extensive archives, partnership with City of Stonnington.

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Jane Nigrp - Vice -President
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 21.66 km

The Ringwood Historical Society exists to collect, research and disseminate information relating to the history of Ringwood and its environs. Monthly meetings with speakers, local books, photographic displays.

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Russ Haines, President
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 21.69 km

Interested in research and collection of local historical photographs, recollections, etc. With new premises, aiming for increased school and community participation.

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Wendy Britt - Secretary
Croydon, VIC 3136 21.9 km
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Geoff Arnott, President
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The aim of the Balwyn Historical Society is to facilitate and promote an interest in the history of Balwyn and nearby areas. Its objectives are to:

  • Organise speakers on historical subjects and related community interests
  • Publish a regular newsletter
  • Encourage historical research
  • Collect and organise documents and photographs and make them available for research
  • Display historical photographs and documents
  • Conduct events and excursions to places of historical interest
  • Exchange information and work with other historical societies

Suburbs or towns: Balwyn; Balwyn North; Deepdene; Greythorn

2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 22.19 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
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Officer South, VIC 3809 22.81 km

The Berwick – Pakenham Historical Society seeks to promote awareness of the history of our district’s history through the acquisition, preservation and display of historical items; recording of older residents’ knowledge; and undertaking research, publications and displays. We are a member of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Postal Address – PO Box 442, Pakenham VIC 3810

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Balwyn VIC, Australia 22.99 km

Funding was obtained from the Victorian Multicultural Commission in 2005 to establish The Australian Lebanese Historical Society of Victoria. ALHSV was incorporated on July 7 2005 and formally launched at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne, on 4 October 2006.

We welcome as members all who have an interest in the ALHSV goals and activities.

The ALHSV is run by a Council with elections held bi-annually.


We aim to…

  • Foster research, writing and exhibitions on Lebanese heritage, culture and history in Victoria.
  • Identify and record materials related to Lebanese migration and settlement in Victoria.
  • Promote the study and publication of the contributions of the Lebanese Community to Australian society.
  • Liaise with mainstream collecting and displaying bodies such as museums, libraries, archival resource centres and cultural organisations.
  • Build understanding of their cultural heritage among the Australian-Lebanese Community of Victoria.
  • Sponsor and develop applications for projects in support of the above.
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Sam Haddad JP OAM
Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138 23.67 km

Established to produce a book re 30 years of Festivals hold regular meetings, we house a Display at Shop 2, The Terrace, Mooroolbark.

Contact Name
Marion Stott, President
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Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, VIC 3122 23.77 km

The Hawthorn Historical Society was established to foster historical interests, to collect and preserve items of historical interest, to compile a historical record of the district and to work in association with the National Trust (Victoria), Heritage Victoria and Hawthorn Library.

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Elizabeth Yewers - Secretary
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150 Carlisle Street, St Kilda VIC, Australia 23.85 km

The St Kilda Historical Society Inc. is a not-for-profit volunteer run organisation established in 1970 to foster interest and research into the history of St Kilda, Elwood and surrounding areas.

Postal Address – PO Box 177, Balaclava VIC 3183

PO Box 2415 Hawthorn, VIC 3122 Australia 24.05 km
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Victorian Telecommunications Museum Inc.
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Hawthorn, VIC 3122 24.23 km

The Airways Museum houses a collection of national importance that traces the development of Australia’s civil aviation airways system.

PO Box 583 Hawthorn Business Centre VIC 3122 Australia 24.23 km
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Friends of the Auburn Tower Inc
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