Friends of Gallipoli

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Hampton VIC, Australia
95 Willis Street Hampton Victoria 3188 AU
Contact Name
Dr John V. Basarin OAM, Chairman

Friends of Gallipoli work with schools and organisations to develop cultural and educational projects. Our programs create opportunities for Australian youth to visit Gallipoli, Turkey and attend Anzac Day ceremonies. The group actively supports fundraising activities to help schools and youth organisations attract sponsorship, grants and donations.

The main organisation goal is broadening the perspective of Australian and Turkish youth. Promotion of international friendships based around a shared Gallipoli history is key to the facilitation and planning of education projects. Youth tours are central to the groups’ activities and open the door for young people to explore each others’ lifestyle and culture.

Friends of Gallipoli is a self-governing not-for-profit organisation. The group has no political or religious affiliations and is run entirely by volunteers. Features of the organisation’s governance include clear accountabilities and transparency in the conduct and outcomes of our activities.

The group’s patron is Major General [retired] Jim Molan and its Chairman is RSL Anzac Peace Prize recipient Dr V John Basarin . For many years, Dr Basarin has been committed to building understanding of the Gallipoli Campaign through Rotary Youth Exchange. Friends of Gallipoli is his most recent youth project.

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C/- 19 Monash Grove, Blackburn 3130 16.74 km
Contact Name
June Whiffin
PO Box 287 Blackburn South 3130 Vic Australia 16.84 km
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ANNE MACLEISH
PO Box 190, Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia 16.94 km
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Edward Bartosh
PO Box 187 Yarraville Vic 3013 Australia 17.18 km
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Steiglitz Historical Society
296 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Victoria 3011 17.21 km

Australian-Polish community services, community organisation

Contact Name
Dr.Zdzislaw A (Andrew) Derwinski
296 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Victoria 3011 17.21 km

The Polish Museum and Archives in Australia was established in 1991 as an initiative of a number of people who saw the importance of collecting and preserving historical materials that reflected the individual and community life of Polish immigrants living in Australia.

128 Queen Street, Altona VIC 17.46 km

The Altona Historical Society was formed in 1961, incorporated in 1996 and in 2000 amalgamated with the Laverton Historical Society to form the Altona-Laverton Historical Society Inc.

Its aim is to encourage the study of the history of Altona and Laverton area through the acquisition of relevant objects, photographs, information and archive material, making these available to members and the community for their research.

The society also hosts a number of events at the Altona homestead and in the park including ghost tours organised by Lantern Ghost Tours and visits by many clubs and schools. Information about these events can be found by visiting the Altona-Laverton Historical Society website.

931 Drummond St, Carlton North 3054 17.48 km

Interest in and research into people, places and incidents in Carlton and Carlton North.

Contact Name
Jeff Atkinson - president - jeffann@bigpond.net.au
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66 Napier Street, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia 17.51 km

The Footscray Historical Society Inc was formed at a public meeting in 1968. The Society actively records, preserves and researches the history of the suburbs within the City of Maribyrnong – Braybrook, Footscray, Kingsville, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Seddon, West Footscray, Tottenham and Yarraville.

The purposes of the Footscray Historical Society are to advance Australian culture by recording and cataloguing the history of the Footscray district. And by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting items of historical significance to the Footscray district for the benefit of the community, advocating for the conservation, restoration and maintenance of buildings and sites of historical significance to the Footscray district for the benefit of the community and fostering public awareness of and interest in, the history of the Footscray district.

Contact Name
Steve Wilson, Secretary

Monthly meetings open to everybody, quarterly magazine for members, research and publication of books, pro-active in the preservation of historical materials or places.

Contact Name
Paul Constantinidis, President
64 Tannock St NORTH BALWYN 3104 VIC AUSTRALIA 18.34 km
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Sam Haddad JP OAM
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 18.93 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 19.41 km

Established in 1963, the Society holds an archive of books, photographs, newspapers and ephemera related to Dandenong. The Archive is open Wednesdays, 11 am to 2 pm, February to November inclusive. Research fees may apply, may be waived for an information exchange. Occasional displays. Publications for sale: ‘Grand old lady of Dandenong’ ($10*, coffee table book about our Town Hall); ‘Reminiscences of early Dandenong’ ($10*); A snapshot of Dandenong in 2001 (over 120 community group historys, $10*). Magazine ‘Gipps-Land Gate’, 2 editions per year subscription $15 per year incl postage & packing; *Add $5 for packing and postage. Membership: Individual $18, Family $26, Corporate $200, Sponsor $500. (Current until 30 June 2009.)

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Chris Keys
PO Box 5052 Brunswick North VIC 3056 Australia 19.85 km
03 9525 369603 9525 3696
0438 077 329 (Could be 677)0438 077 329 (Could be 677)
Contact Name
Peter Johnson
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Old Moonee Ponds Courthouse Museum,768 Mt Alexander Rd,Moonee Ponds 3039 20.58 km

Essendon Historical Society is a non-profit organisation committed to documenting, preserving and promoting the history of the City of Moonee Valley which consists of Airport West, Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Essendon, Essendon North, Keilor East, Kensington, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, Strathmore, Strathmore Heights as well as parts of Keilor and Flemington.

The Society was formed in 1970 by a group of residents who recognised the importance of preserving all aspects of local history for the benefit of present and future generations.

Early meetings were held in private homes and, later, in the Moonee Ponds Town Hall. In 1981, after a long battle, the Society obtained the use of the old Moonee Ponds Courthouse as its headquarters.

Essendon Historical Society has retained the use of the 1890 building since that time. With somewhere to display and store items of local historical interest, the community was encouraged to assist in building up various collections of local significance.

*Image Source: Essendon Historical Society Collection

Contact Name
Mary Cahill
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Old Heidelberg Courthouse, Cnr 15 Jika Street and Park Lane, Heidelberg 20.64 km

We are a varied group of people with a shared interest in understanding and preserving the history of Heidelberg and surrounding suburbs. This includes helping to provide a place for the accumulation of objects and documents that add to the district’s story. We want people to be able to find historic artefacts and information in the future. We want to make sure that these materials are not lost.

Our expertise in history varies greatly. Many (perhaps most) of us have a general interest and have learnt as we went along. Some have skills gained from previous work and study. Others are serious students of history, including post graduate students. Everyone is welcome and everyone’s contribution is appreciated.

We need members to assist in a wide range of ways. Visit our website to see how you can get involved.

Contact Name
Michael Torney, Treasurer
23 Cantala Drive, Doncaster 3108 20.72 km
03 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 53903 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 539

Reunite migrants who arrived in Australia from 1947 to 1971.

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Theo Emmanouilidis
PO Box 106 Mitcham VIC 3132 Australia 20.97 km
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Vicki Jones-Evans
Schramm's Cottage, Muriel Green Drive, Doncaster 3108 21.39 km

Located Rieschieks Reserve, Victoria St Doncaster, Schramm’s Cottage, historical artefacts and museum display. Orchard machinery display.

Contact Name
Eric Collyer, President
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