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 appointment.  If you wish to access the archives of History Monash Inc, it would be appreciated if you could contact us by email beforehand to

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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 2019.  Guests included Steve Dimopoulos, MLA for Oakleigh; Monash City Council Deputy Mayor Cr Brian Little and Cr Josh Fergeus; Doug Pendergast, the President of

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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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