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January 31, 2023

Altona Pier To Begin Its Redevelopment

The tender for construction of the Altona Pier was awarded in December 2022, and now works on this exciting project will commence in May 2023. The build is expected to take most of this year to complete and will be ready to showcase to the community during next summer. The […]
November 19, 2022

A Piece of Altona History is Returned

On Tuesday, November 8, Dan Xia and Roger Wang from from the Spacious Property Development Group presented the Altona Hospital plaque to Altona Laverton Historical Society archivist President Own Hyde. Owen expressed the society’s gratitude for the safe return of the historical marker indicating the original location of the Altona Community […]
August 16, 2022

Discovery at Toyota

After recently hearing rumours about an unknown historic plaque somewhere on the Toyota site, in Altona North, members of the Altona Laverton Historical Society and of the Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek were welcomed to the Toyota Centre of Excellence by our host Robert Hutchinson. Robert gave us a short […]
August 6, 2022

Melbourne Street Directories

The Altona Laverton Historical Society is need of your help. We are looking for copies of Melbourne street directories between 1950 and 1966. There were a number of companies producing these including Collins, Morgan, Gregory and UBD. We have access to digitised copies of pre 1952 and post 1966 directories […]
April 21, 2022

Altona Homestead Steps Back In Time

The Late Victorian Society of Melbourne partnered with the Altona Laverton Historical Society for a fully immersive Victorian experience at the Altona Homestead last week. Living historians dressed for the era presented life in that period, giving visitors a sense of stepping back in time to Victorian Melbourne. This was […]
April 4, 2022

Devonshire Teas are back commencing 1 May! BOOK NOW!

Devonshire Teas at the Homestead are back commencing Sunday 1 May 2022. We are continuing with the booking changes that we introduced last year. Are bookings necessary? Yes, due to COVID safety and to limit the number of people, within the Homestead space, we have limited our seating to 30 people […]