First Fleet Fellowship Victoria

PO Box 382 Ocean Grove VIC 3226 Australia
83 The Terrace Ocean Grove Victoria 3226 AU
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11 High St, Drysdale Victoria 3222, Australia 11.19 km

The Bellarine Historical Society’s aim is to preserve the history of the Bellarine. Over the years a dedicated team of volunteers has created a unique research centre that contains rate books, church records, and family histories. It also has a small museum which contains items of local significance. Many photos and personal records provide an insight into a world we have lost.

Postal Address – PO Box 53, Drysdale VIC 3222

49 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225 11.97 km

Queenscliffe Historical Museum is located in the main street in Queenscliff, open 2-4 daily. Collections include 8000 photographs, significant documents, textiles and clothing. Family history and buildings research available.

A  limited museum is temporarily located at 18 Hesse Street until early 2022 when the construction of the new museum is expected to be finished.

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Stephen Lee, President
Wharf St, Queenscliff 3225 12.43 km
710 Torquay Road Mount Duneed VIC 3217 Australia 17.17 km
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MARILYN ROSSACK
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40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed VIC, Australia 17.31 km

The Mount Duneed History Group holds meetings at 7:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday in the months of February, March, May, August, October and November in the Mount Duneed Hall at 40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed.

The group aims to collect the history of Mount Duneed and surrounding areas including Freshwater Creek, Connewarre and Grovedale and present this information by posting an article to our blog each week. We usually have a guest speaker at our meetings and conclude the evening with refreshments and a chat. New members are always welcome.

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Gwen Threlfall
8 Price St Torquay, VIC, Australia, 3228 19.32 km

Suburbs or towns: Torquay and surrounding areas

The Society has two rooms for our work and a shared meeting room which we produce and display our photographic exhibition. We are open on Sundays 2 – 4 unless advertised on our Facebook page, web site or “Town by Town” in the Echo and “Whats on” in the Surf Coast Times.

Mission Statement:

To be the focal point for preserving the ongoing heritage of Torquay and the surrounding district. We will support this mission through

  • public education programs, sharing and preserving stories from Torquay’s past;
  • maintaining historical artefacts, collections and a district research centre;
  • promoting the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and
  • by partnering with local and regional institutions.
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Geelong Vic Australia 19.33 km
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North Shore and Norlane Stories
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia 19.54 km

Torquay Museum Without Walls preserves the Torquay region’s past, shares the stories and connects people with history in meaningful ways, for today and for tomorrow.

We provide a wonderful resource for researcher’s of the area that is updated regularly as the information is collected.

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Cheryl Baulch, Secretary
PO Box 1512 Geelong 3220 VIC Australia 19.58 km
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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Geelong & Region Branch
PO Box 1953 Geelong VIC 3220 Australia 19.58 km
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Geelong & South Western Rail Heritage Society Inc
51 Lt Malop Street, Geelong 19.87 km
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827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento Vic 3943 20.23 km

The Nepean Historical Society Inc. was formed in 1965 and established its Museum in the Mechanics’ Institute, Sorrento. The building (classified by the National Trust) was built of local limestone in 1876/77. A multi-purpose Heritage Gallery, including multimedia and lecture facilities, was added in 1994.
Museum and various guided tours are available.

The Society is incorporated as a non-profit organisation and is operated entirely by volunteers, many with professional expertise. There are no paid staff. Members are encouraged to take an interest in the various activities and tasks required in an active organisation. Membership is currently around 300.

51 Swinburne Street, North Geelong, 3215 22 km

A site specific heritage organisation( Osborne House &grounds) dedicated to the preservation and utilisation of Osborne House as a community and arts preinet for Geelong. Specifically Osborne House and grounds, generally the city of Greater Geelong

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Susan Allsop - Secretary
Osborne House, 51 Swinburne St, North Geelong 22.05 km

Heritage trail, museum, displays and information from our region.

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Cheryl Scott
Swinburne Street Geelong 3215 22.07 km
03 5277 380803 5277 3808

Preserving Geelong maritime and naval heritage in the form of artefacts, books, pictures and relevant documents.

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Malcolm Dunn - Secretary
Leggett's Way, Sorrento 22.65 km

History and environment of first British settlement in Victoria 1803.

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Richard Cotter- President
Rye Primary School, corner of Lyons & Collingwood Streets, Rye 3941 28.62 km

Rye Historical Society aims to preserve the history of the area bounded by Canterbury-Jetty Rd and Truemans Rd. The Room is open every Sunday 1pm -3 pm.

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Prue Found - Secretary
PO Box 384 Lara VIC 3212 Australia 29.47 km
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Matthew Van Ingen
Rothwell Road, Little River 33 km

The Little River Historical Society Inc was formed in 2003 with the objective of collecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the Little River area. The Society is presently establishing a collection of historical documents and images, which will in future be available to the community for viewing and research. Regular events, displays , and open days are planned.

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Les Sanderson, President
6 / 1 Noble St Anglesea VIC 3230 Australia 33.4 km
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Surf Coast Family History Group
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