NEW POSTAL ADDRESS FOR HISTORY MONASH INC. The postal address for History Monash Inc is now: PO Box 2254 OAKLEIGH VIC 3166

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MAKING AN APPOINTMENT WITH HISTORY MONASH INC

  History Monash will be open at the Monash Federation Centre from 9 February until 14 December 2021 on Tuesdays, between 10 am and 2 pm, except for Public Holidays.   If you have a specific query about the history of Oakleigh and surrounding suburbs, please firstly send this in an

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Thank you to Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank – Pinewood Community Bank – recently presented History Monash Inc with a sponsorship grant for $800. In these times of heightened community need, History Monash recognises the generosity of Bendigo Bank – Pinewood Community Bank – to many community organisations in the City of Monash. History Monash is

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Monash Community Podcast

The Monash Community Podcast is a weekly podcast for residents, businesses and organisations in the City of Monash.  Hosted by Charles Kovess, the podcast shares information about people, organisations and events in our local area.  Of 30-60 minutes length, the podcast is lively, topical and entertaining. History Monash Inc was

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NEW GRANTS TO HISTORY MONASH INC

History Monash Inc gratefully acknowledges new grants to assist with its work of preserving and showcasing local history: From the Public Record Office Victoria Local History Grants (Round 18), funding to purchase new archival storage shelves and archival preservation materials; and From the City of Monash Community Grants Program 2020/2021,

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Congratulations Helen Gobbi OAM

It is a great pleasure to announce that Helen Gobbi, the History Monash Inc historian and Vice-President, was awarded a Medal (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List on 8 June 2020.  Helen’s award is for “service to community history”.  Her award is very well deserved, as Helen has contributed

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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

If you would like to contact History Monash, please send a message to [email protected]   History Monash will be open at the Monash Federation Centre from 9 February until 14 December 2021 on Tuesdays, between 10 am and 2 pm, except for Public Holidays. If you have a specific query about

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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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