We mourn the passing in August of Mirka Mora (1928-2018), Melbourne artist extraordinaire. In 1998 Mirka wrote to me about… Read more Vale Mirka Mora
It’s been a year since our first My Marvellous Melbourne podcast went to air, and we’re thrilled in the Melbourne… Read more My Marvellous Melbourne: Episode 6
I was delighted to be the guest speaker at the launch of the City Gallery’s latest exhibition “Emblazon: Melbourne’s Coat… Read more Emblazon
Environmental historian Pete Minard explores the vexed history of species acclimatisation in today’s Sunday Age piece, and in particular the… Read more ‘Awkward introductions’
Before governments stepped in to provide welfare, friendly societies provided vital financial and social support to many Australian communities.… Read more Australia’s Friendly History
In Episode 5 of the ‘My Marvellous Melbourne’ podcast, Helen Morgan explores the history of women in Victoria Police with Amber Evangelista;… Read more My Marvellous Melbourne: Episode 5
James Lesh : PhD Completion seminar 10 am. Thursday 14 June 2018, 363 Arts West , University of Melbourne This… Read more Heritage preservation, urban transformation and everyday life in the twentieth-century Australian city.
The University of Melbourne Archives has a remarkable collection of photographs, catalogues, account books and correspondence related to the Foy… Read more Welcome to Foy’s
In Episode 4 of the ‘My Marvellous Melbourne’ podcast, Richard Gillespie delves into the diary of Edward White, the man of space… Read more My Marvellous Melbourne: Episode 4
‘Why is Flinders Lane not called Little Flinders Street?’ is a fair enough question, one that has perplexed Melburnians since… Read more Flinders Lane or Little Flinders Street?