Vision Australia Heritage Team Exhibition:
The Visionary Life of Tilly Aston
The PMI Library is excited to be hosting the Vision Australia Heritage Team exhibition The Visionary Life of Tilly Aston from Thursday 3 November – Wednesday 30 November 2016. The Visionary Life of Tilly Aston will be on display in the William Moss Room during library opening hours. Read more…
In particular, we would like to congratulate Pam Baragwanath and Ken James who were the overall prize winners for ‘These Walls Speak Volumes’ and our Vice President, Judith Buckrich who was the recipient of the Local History – Small Publication Award for ‘The Village of Ripponlea’. Read more…
Announcement: 2016 Short History Prize Winner
The Prahran Mechanics’ Institute would like to congratulate Neville Lee from the Camberwell Historical Society for his entry The Story of Ashburton Through the Ages.
This year’s winner is a well-researched and detailed description of the development of this little known area of greater Melbourne. Interestingly told with detail of the wider history as well as what happened locally, it is also well illustrated with maps and photographs.
The author receives $500, a certificate and a PMI voucher and the nominated historical society also receives $500. Read more…
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