HISTORY MONASH AT COMMUNITY BANK PINEWOOD PITCH NIGHT

History Monash Inc is thrilled to have received $3200 at the Community Bank Pinewood Pitch Night on Thursday 10 November 2022. This money will enable HM to buy an A3 scanner and archival materials to preserve and catalogue the Looker-Newton real estate collection, which dates back to 1879. (See the

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HISTORY MONTH OCTOBER 2022

History Monash joined other historical societies and organisations at the Victorian Parliament House on 27 October 2022 to celebrate History Month. David Davis MLC hosted the event and led a tour through parts of Parliament House, including the beautiful members’ library. Pictured below in the library is Professor Richard Broome

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HISTORY MONASH CLOSED ON MELBOURNE CUP DAY 2022

History Monash Inc will not be open to the public on Tuesday 1 November, as this will be the Melbourne Cup public holiday. We will be open again at the Monash Federation Centre on Tuesday 8 November, 10 am – 2 pm.

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ROTARY COMMUNITY EXPO

On 16 October 2022 History Monash Inc joined other Oakleigh region community groups at the Rotary Club of Oakleigh Clayton Huntingdale market. Rotary’s Community Expo at the market gave History Monash an opportunity to showcase its work and some of its artefacts. We are grateful to OCH Rotary for their

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NEW LIFE MEMBERS OF HISTORY MONASH INC

At the 2022 Annual General Meeting for History Monash (HM) on 13 September, Carmel Barnewall and Bernie Barnewall were each presented with Life Membership. These awards recognise their long-standing membership of, and significant contributions, to this Society. Bernie is the current Treasurer and Carmel is the current Memberships Officer. Photo

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DEATH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

As the Royal Historical Society of Victoria has done, History Monash Inc extends its deepest sympathies to the Royal Family and the members of the British nation and the Commonwealth on the death of Queen Elizabeth II. History Monash echoes the sentiment of the RHSV President, Richard Broome AM, in

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PINEWOOD COMMUNITY BANK 20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

History Monash Inc enjoyed attending Pinewood Community Bank’s 20th Birthday celebration on 16 August 2022. We congratulate the Bank on twenty years of thriving and of contributing generously to community organisations, including History Monash Inc.

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NEW EXHIBITION: TO CELEBRATE THE CENTENARY OF THE OAKLEIGH CHAMBERS

The Oakleigh Chambers, at 1A Atherton Road Oakleigh (next to the Police Station), was opened in 1921 and was used as the chambers for the Oakleigh Borough then Oakleigh Town Council. It was the main Council meeting place for the City of Oakleigh between 1927 and 1994.  The building was

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EXHIBITION TO CELEBRATE THE CENTENARY OF THE OAKLEIGH MEMORIAL HALL

An exhibition commemorating the centenary of the Oakleigh Memorial Hall was opened on Anzac Day, 25 April 2022, by the President of the Oakleigh-Carnegie Returned Services League (RSL), Doug Pendergast. The exhibition was curated by Helen Gobbi, the historian of History Monash Inc. It included a wide range of artefacts

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LAUNCH OF THE “HISTORIC OAKLEIGH EXHIBITION”

Above: Cr Brian Little opening the exhibition History Monash Inc (HM) launched its “Historic Oakleigh” exhibition on 18 May 2021. The exhibition was opened by City of Monash Mayor, Councillor Brian Little, and was well attended by HM members, sponsors and members of the community. In her welcome, President Helen

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