NEW HISTORY WALKS AROUND OAKLEIGH

As its contribution to History Month 2020,  History Monash Inc has published five history walks around Oakleigh on this website.  Please see Research and Services/Articles/History

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HISTORY WALKS

History Monash Inc invites you to participate in five walks around the Oakleigh area: Walk One:  Oakleigh’s heritage precinct Walk Two:  Around Oakleigh railway station

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THE OAKLEIGH MOTEL

THE OAKLEIGH MOTEL   The Oakleigh motel enjoys the distinction of being the first motel built in Victoria.  It was opened in 1957 at 1650

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BANKING ON OAKLEIGH

BANKING ON OAKLEIGH Banks are an integral part of local communities.  Through supporting personal and business financial management they help communities to grow and prosper.

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BANK HOUSES

If you live in a smallish (or once-small) Californian bungalow whose external features resemble those of others, then there is a good chance that your

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DOROTHY GIBSON: GARDEN PARTIES IN OAKLEIGH FOR COMMUNISM

Few people nowadays would recognise the name of Dorothy Gibson from Oakleigh, Victoria.  Yet this woman was hailed by Australian historian Stephen Murray-Smith as a

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POLICING IN OAKLEIGH

This article is part of a series of articles based upon information found in “Taking Its Place:  A History of Oakleigh” by H. G. Gobbi, 

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ANZAC DAY TRIBUTE 2020 – THE DIXON BROTHERS

The mood at the send-off for Oakleigh troops to War in 1914 was one of lightness mixed with bravado; it served to keep the ceremony

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“The Old Hospital” in Palmer Street, Oakleigh

This is one of a series of articles based on Taking Its Place:  A History of Oakleigh 2004 and on additional information provided by its

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WHY “ON BROADWAY”?

Why is the History Monash Inc (HM) member journal entitled “On Broadway”? No, it is not because we aspire to having our own stage show. 

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