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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Preston Library, 266 Gower Street, Preston VIC 3072 21.85 km
1300 655 3551300 655 355

Please Note: The Preston Historical Society no longer operates. The resources are now held by Darebin Libraries. Contact 1300 655 355

The Preston Historical Society was established in 1965 and held local history, object and photographic collections.

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Darebin Libraries
PO BOX 6007 WANTIRNA MALL VIC 3152 Australia 21.96 km
03 9800 553503 9800 5535
0417 104 1970417 104 197
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ MUSEUM
PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 22.13 km
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MR ANDREW CARLILE
PO Box 295 Pascoe Vale South Vic 3044 Australia 22.15 km
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MARILYN MOORE
3/6 Charles Street West Preston Vic 3073 Australia 22.49 km
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Cycling Victoria History & Heritage Committee
PO Box 720 Sunshine Vic 3020 Australia 22.74 km
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Dr Wally Zielinski
1 Edgar Johnston Lane, Essendon Airport 25.25 km

Archive and museum relating to infrastructure of Australian civil aviation history.

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Roger Meyer
4 Jenna Close Greensborough Vic 3088 Australia 25.95 km
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Noel Withers
1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 26.52 km

Formed to preserve, conserve and promote history, particularly the history of Knox and the former shires of Berwick and Ferntree Gully. The society’s MAP accredited museum and resource centre is based at Ambleside Park homestead and with the property next door set up as a resource centre is accumulating a collection of historical data, memorabilia, photographs and pioneer information relating to the area.
Open to the public 1-4 pm on Sundays or by arrangement. Local research conducted by application and fee.

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Sue Anderson- Secretary
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 26.53 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
2 NORMAN AVENUE FRANKSTON SOUTH VIC 3199 Australia 26.55 km
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HEATHER ARNOLD
728 Main Road, Eltham, 3095 26.71 km

The society operates the Historical Research Centre at the 1860 police residence at 728 Main Road, Eltham. Open by appointment.

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Russell Yeoman, Secretary
Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Road, Frankston 27.35 km

Frankston Historical Society Inc is a non profit organisation, formed in 1961. Established to preserve the history of the local area, our base is Ballam Park Homestead, Cranbourne Rd, Frankston. Open each Sunday 1-4, except the 5th Sunday when 5 in a month, or by appointment. Phone 9789 5529

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Glenda Viner- President
3 Merchant Avenue, Thomastown Vic 3074 27.43 km
Horseshoe Bend Road, Keilor 27.83 km

Researching the Pioneers of Horseshoe Bend Farm and Keilor Plains.

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John Shorten, President
Harrick's Cottage, Harrick's Rd, Keilor 27.85 km

Research, record and promote the history and heritage of the Keilor region whilst collecting, preserving, enhancing and enjoying its artefacts and memorabilia. Exhibitions, publications and a digital project is part of our agenda.

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Peter Ward
Croydon Library Complex, 5 Civic Square, Croydon 28.36 km
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Les Hutchinson, President
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 28.41 km
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Phil Garland
PO BOX 67 WARRANDYTE VIC 3113 Australia 29.03 km
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WARRANDYTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
c/- 30 Arndell St. Thomastown 3074 29.32 km

Identifying graves without headstones where possibleCemetery Camp Road Broadmeadows

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Beryl Patullo- Secretary /Treasurer
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