ANZAC DAY TRIBUTE

History Monash Inc pays tribute to all Australian service people.  We thank them for their bravery and sacrifices. We respect the decision made by the Returned and Services League (RSL) to cancel local Anzac Day services on 25 April 2020 due to COVID-19.  Instead of laying a wreath at the

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OPENING HOURS FOR HISTORY MONASH INC

We regret that due to the threat of community transmission of COVID-19, the operations of History Monash Inc at the Monash Federation Centre will remain closed to the public at present.  The History Monash Inc Committee will consider re-opening after 21 June 2020, in line with the Victorian Government’s next

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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.  This award recognised Helen’s outstanding service in researching and promoting history in Oakleigh and surrounding suburbs for over twenty years.  Helen has written many publications,

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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 pilgrimage to a little village in France. Nor did I foresee that the task would give the centenary of the World War One armistice a

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