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239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
03 9326 9288 https://historyvictoria.org.au

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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January 2019

Putting it Out There: Melbourne in the 1970s – Exhibition Closes

January 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Putting it out there: Melbourne in the 1970s Exhibition Banner
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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We reflect on and explore the ways in which the life of the city and society were shaped by the changing ideas and actions of its citizens. The 70s were a turbulent decade driven by increasing social awareness and cultural diversity. Nothing reflects this better than the slide from the confronting political slogan in the early years of the decade – It’s Time – to the slightly defeated plea, Get Australia Working, by 1977.

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
A collage of two images showing operational women at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

February 2019

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Curator’s talk: Celebrating 35 years of operational women at MFB

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Join us for a lunch-time curator talk and conversation with the team from Way Back When consulting historians and the MFB Director of Culture and Transformation, Dr Corinne Manning, on Wednesday 13 February about the making of this exhibition. Celebrating 35 years of operational women at MFB examines the challenges and achievements of the pioneering women who became the first women to take on operational roles in the MFB. The exhibition also examines the progress made as MFB continues on…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

March 2019

Cold War Games

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Exhibition Opening 5pm, Thursday 7 March 2019 Gallery Downstairs, RHSV. Free event. Curator: Harry Blutstein In 1956, an Olympic year, the world was beset with Cold War anxieties. Tensions between East and West had been heightened less than a month before the Games when the USSR invaded Hungary to crush an uprising. Then Israeli, French and British armies invaded and occupied the Suez Canal. Would the Melbourne Olympic Games be remembered as the “friendly” Games, a sea of tranquillity in…

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