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June 8, 2024

Hobsons Bay turns 30 (1994-2024)

This year marks 30 years since the Victorian Local Government Board (under the Kennett Government) instigated Council amalgamations throughout Victoria. This saw the elimination of 210 Councils and the creation of 79 new Councils through an amalgamation process. On 22 June 1994 Hobsons Bay City was created with the amalgamation […]
May 30, 2024

Willi Lit Fest comes to the Homestead

The Williamstown Literary Festival brings together readers, writers and book creatives of all sorts for an annual celebration of story-telling, author talks, panel discussions and writing workshops. This year we are pleased to have an event at the historic Altona Homestead on Thursday evening, 13 June with award-winning short story […]
April 10, 2024

Truganina Explosive Reserve

Do you or someone you know have interesting historical stories about the Truganina Explosives Reserve they might like to share? Local creatives Donna Jackson and Megan Slattery are all set to listen and gather these community stories. The aim will be to document the stories that people share, and create […]
March 25, 2024

Family History Discussion Group

Do you enjoy social conversation and learning more about family history? Come along and hear from other group members sharing their knowledge and skills about Family Research in a friendly and supportive environment. Use of the experience of our researchers from the Altona Laverton Historical Society and others. Whether you are […]