Waverley Historical Society

PO Box 2322 Mount Waverley VIC 3149 Australia
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Jane Turton
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PO Box 261 10.04 km

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc, have an interest in promoting the conservation and appreciation of the St Kilda Cemetery as a place of remembrance, of historic importance and of natural beauty. We conduct regular tours, research and publish many of the stories that can be told of the many pioneers of the settlement of Melbourne, and who are buried there.

PO Box 2415 Hawthorn, VIC 3122 Australia 10.1 km
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Victorian Telecommunications Museum Inc.
1/15 Rice St Moorabbin 3189 10.12 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
PO Box 583 Hawthorn Business Centre VIC 3122 Australia 10.31 km
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Friends of the Auburn Tower Inc
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PO Box 190, Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia 10.46 km

The American Ex-Servicemen’s Association is a social organization formed for the purpose of promoting the welfare of American Ex-Servicemen and women in Australia and to secure better relations between Americans and the Australian Community. We join together to enjoy comradery and remember those who have served our home country

The American Ex-Servicemen’s Association was started in March 1946 by a group of American Service personnel who emigrated to Australia.

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Brighton General Cemetery, Brighton East VIC 3187, Australia 10.76 km
The Brighton Cemetorians are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of Brighton
PO Box 6172 Hawthorn West VIC 3122 Australia 10.88 km
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Melbourne Tram Museum
Schramm's Cottage, Muriel Green Drive, Doncaster 3108 10.93 km

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

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Eric Collyer, President
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To conduct research into the history of Kew, study its records, contact descendents of early Kew residents, bring together those who are interested in Kew Histroy at our monthly meetings. We provide a window display in the Kew Library and collect items including photos, paperwork and objects of signifcance to Kew.

 

 

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Desley Reid- Secretary
C/- 35 Stuart Street Noble Park Vic 3174 Australia 11.5 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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32 Wilson Street, Brighton VIC, Australia 12.11 km

Since our founding in 1963, we have been working to collect and preserve items and information connected to the history and heritage of Brighton, Victoria.

Located in the Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Town Hall), the BHS is home to an extensive and diverse collection, including photos, documents, maps, art, artefacts and a large costume collection of State significance.

Image: Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre/Old Brighton Town Hall. This is where the Brighton Historical Society is located along with the Bayside Art Gallery, the Brighton Theatre Company and the Brighton Art Society.

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150 Carlisle Street, St Kilda VIC, Australia 12.34 km

The St Kilda Historical Society Inc. is a not-for-profit volunteer run organisation established in 1970 to foster interest and research into the history of St Kilda, Elwood and surrounding areas.

Postal Address – PO Box 177, Balaclava VIC 3183

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39 St Edmonds Rd, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia 12.39 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.

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Gary Bester, Treasurer
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39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran VIC 3181 12.39 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.

Charman Road Cheltenham 12.39 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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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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Dr John V. Basarin OAM, Chairman
415 Church Street, Richmond 3121 12.75 km

Collecting, preserving information and materials about the history of Richmond and Burnley. Conducting research, walks and talks to promote understanding of our heritage.

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David Langdon, President
St Leonard's Uniting Church Hall,Wolseley Grove, Brighton 3186 (meeting place) 13.08 km

The purpose of Club is to further the interests of members in the study, research and knowledge of antiques and other collectibles. Most members reside in metropolitian Melbourne. Meetings are held at St Leonard’s Uniting Church Hall, New St, Brighton.

Laura and Charles Ferguson Museum, Old Bakery Lane, Mentone 3194 13.29 km
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Small museum with considerable amount of photographs, documents, and papers on local history.

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Richard Fowler, Treasurer
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