Welcome to History Monash

Welcome to the website of History Monash Inc., incorporating the former Oakleigh & District Historical Society Inc. This website will progressively build content to showcase the best of the Society’s 55+ year old collection of images, documents and artefacts as well as the community exhibitions held at the Society’s home in the Monash Federation Centre, Oakleigh. We encourage new members, volunteers and donations to help build the collection.

News and Events

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News

The Monash Federation Centre (MFC) will be open to the public from 10 am to 2 pm on Thursdays between February and December, and by

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LAUNCH OF EXHIBITION: OAKLEIGH-CARNEGIE RSL 1919-2019

LAUNCH OF EXHIBITION:  OAKLEIGH-CARNEGIE RSL 1919-2019: A CENTURY OF HONOURING AND SUPPORTING VETERANS History Monash Inc held a launch of this exhibition on 24 October

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AWARD TO HISTORY MONASH INC. HISTORIAN

In May 2019 Helen Gobbi, History Monash Inc’s historian and Vice-President, was honoured by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria with an Award of Merit. 

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Mervyn Knight's grave at Mericourt-L'Abbe cemetery

Mericourt – A Story about a House

When I decided to research the history of my home, a Californian bungalow in Hughesdale, I had no idea that an outcome would be a

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Collection

Publications

Taking its place: a history of Oakleigh

A comprehensive book on Oakleigh’s social, sporting, cultural and civic life. By local author and historian Helen Gobbi. $35.00  

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Taking its place: a history of Oakleigh

A comprehensive book on Oakleigh’s social, sporting, cultural and civic life. By local author and historian Helen Gobbi. $35.00  

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