St John Museum

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Corner of The Esplanade & Garden St Williamstown, Vic 3016
26 Esplanade Williamstown Victoria 3016 AU
Contact Name
Allan Mawdsley KStJ, Museum Secretary

Discover the rich history of St John Ambulance in Victoria from the perspective of the many generous volunteers who are the backbone of the organisation. View displays from 1900 to today of First Aid equipment, uniforms, photographs and more. Visit the St John Museum, open to public across from Williamstown Beach.

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188 Collins Street Melbourne 3000 8.71 km
Contact Name
Susan Westwood
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39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran VIC 3181 8.83 km

Established in 1854, the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia. With more than 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members, we provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.

In addition to our extensive lending and reference library specialising in works about Victorian history, we organise educational activities including lectures, seminars and competitions to encourage and facilitate the study of history.

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39 St Edmonds Rd, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia 8.83 km

The MIV was formed in 1998. It aims to foster the preservation and restoration of the social, cultural and physical heritage of Mechanics Institutes through the development of information exchanges and systems of mutual support.

Contact Name
Gary Bester, Treasurer
69 Bourke Street, Melbourne 9.2 km
Contact Name
Lindsay Cox
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PO Box 272 Yankalilla SA 5203 Australia 9.33 km

The Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc. (A0049425F) was formed in 2006 by a group of dedicated enthusiasts. The aim of the Committee is to:

  • Raise the profile of Adam Lindsay Gordon as Australia’s national poet
  • Facilitate events around Australia on the anniversary of Adam Lindsay Gordon’s death
  • Collate material on Adam Lindsay Gordon’s life and works and make it available to researchers and admirers alike
  • Undertake projects to perpetuate the memory of Adam Lindsay Gordon
  • Do all such other things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the above purposes or any of them.

Image: by Andrew Lutz. The piper is John Houghton from The City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band.

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