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Tom Houlahan Community Support Centre, 186 Foster Street East, Dandenong 0.33 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
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 0.34 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 4.16 km
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Robyn Robie

A small group of residents committed to researching the history of Dingley Village. Aims to collect documents, photographs etc. We have currently received funding to amploy an author to write the history of Dingley.

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Marion Harriden, President
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The Chelsea Historical Society Court House Museum is the corner stone of continued research, collection, preservation and dissemination of the history of the former City of Chelsea and adjoining districts. It is an enjoyable Museum for the local community and visitors with particular emphasis on the pictorial history of the area through varied displays.

Laura and Charles Ferguson Museum, Old Bakery Lane, Mentone 3194 13.54 km
0438 003 2340438 003 234

Small museum with considerable amount of photographs, documents, and papers on local history.

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Richard Fowler, Treasurer
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 13.72 km
Charman Road Cheltenham 14.51 km

Raising awareness by promoting the conservation and appreciation of the Cheltenham & Regional Cemeteries as places of local, State and National significance.

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Rosemary Reddick - President
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15 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna VIC, Australia 14.68 km

Open Tues & Fri 10am – 3pm

Postal Address – PO Box 6007 Wantirna Mall VIC 3152

Founded in 1996 as the Victorian Jazz Archive (VJA), the Australian Jazz Museum (AJM) came about from the strongly voiced desire to preserve Australia’s jazz heritage, and for it to be readily accessible to musicians, collectors, donors and others throughout Australia.

In 2003 VJA was accredited as a Museum by Museums Australia (Victoria).  In 2014 the VJA changed its name to Australian Jazz Museum – to reflect the Museum’s Australia-wide mission, collection and membership.

1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 14.72 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
58 Williams Street Mt Waverley Vic 3149 14.87 km

Playing , listening and promoting music of the period 1450 – 1750.

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Peter Brewer - Treasurer
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Moorookyle Avenue, Oakleigh VIC, Australia 14.87 km

The Association was formed in 1986.

Our objectives are:

  •  To promote and foster goodwill among Cornish people and people in Victoria
  • To stimulate interest in the History, Family History, Antiquities, Traditions and Social Conditions of Cornwall
  • To aid approved Cultural Movements in and associated with Cornwall
  • To endeavour to arrange contact between relatives and friends of Cornish people both in Victoria and Cornwall and with other Cornish Associations.
  • To further awareness in the Victorian community of the importance of the Cornish emigration in the development of Australia.
  • To assist and to encourage in conjunction with State Organizations, Local Government and the National Trust,  the restoration and maintenance of buildings/areas of importance to the Cornish Heritage in Australia.
  • To be a non-political, non-sectarian, cultural organization.
PO Box 2322 Mount Waverley VIC 3149 Australia 14.94 km
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Jane Turton
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PO Box 2047 Seaford Vic 3198 Australia 15.09 km

The Bomber Command Commemorative Association (Victoria) exists to ensure, in perpetuity, the continuance of the memory of those Australians, and particularly the Victorians, who served in RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War.

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3 Atherton Rd, Oakleigh VIC 3166, Australia 15.24 km

History Monash Inc is the former Oakleigh & District Historical Society Inc., established in 1961. Our volunteers are dedicated to studying, collecting, preserving, exhibiting and publishing local history within the City of Monash, especially of Oakleigh and surrounding districts.

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Helen Gobbi, Vice president
The Casey Complex 1/65 Berwick and Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 15.28 km

Family History Group in Narre Warren with many family history resources. The group is also interested in local history and has local records and family histories. Visitors always welcome.

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Eileen Durdin - Secretary
1/15 Rice St Moorabbin 3189 15.84 km

The Harry Hawker Society’s primary purpose is to promote and maintain knowledge, of the work, exploits and life of Harry George hawker MBE AFC. by exbititions, displays, publications and memorials to Harry hawker, his associates, his partners abd friends that gave him encouragement, pushed him to his great achievements and supported his developments in aviation.

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James A Dale Treasurer Ms Wendy Bradley - 03 9704 8804
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PO Box 7172 Beaumaris VIC 3193 Australia 16.65 km

Beaumaris Modern is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to celebrate, educate and promote public awareness of the importance of preserving the mid-century architecture of Beaumaris.

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1/55 Barry Street, Bayswater VIC, Australia 16.76 km

The museum is located at Factory 1 / 55 Barry Street, Bayswater. It is open for individual, group or club visits by appointment. Vehicles, memorabilia and retired ambulance personnel are also available for public and corporate events and displays.

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Chas Martin - Co-Ordinating Officer
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304-306 Jasper Road, Ormond VIC, Australia 17.81 km

The City of Moorabbin Historical Society preserves the local history and heritage of the former suburbs of the City of Moorabbin. The suburbs include Ormond, McKinnon, Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Heatherton, Moorabbin, Highett and Cheltenham. The Society acts as the custodian of the Box Cottage Museum. Visitors can explore the museum and the eclectic items on display.

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