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January 2019

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…

February 2019

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…

2019 Augustus Wolskel Lecture

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cropped portrait of Simon Molesworth AO CQ
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Our first lecture in 2019 is also the first lecture in our new Distinguished Lecturer Series and we are delighted that Simon Molesworth AO QC has accepted our invitation.

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…

October 2019

History Week 2019

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

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