Victorian Community History Awards 2015

We're thrilled to report that the Port Melbourne First World War Centenary project was shortlisted for the special Centenary of World War One category … [Read more...]

Project Update – 31 August 2015

We've now identified almost 1,900 people connected with Port Melbourne who volunteered for active service during WWI and over 1,700 have pages on this … [Read more...]

Project Update – 20 July 2015

There are now over 1,700 enlistments on the project website and we continue to track events, 100 years later, on the project Facebook page and best of … [Read more...]

Project Update – 14 June 2015

For the past few weeks we have been concentrating on adding enlistments to the website and we now have over 1,500 people listed on the site. We … [Read more...]

Project Update – 5 May 2015

Our total has now grown to over 1,800 Port-connected enlistments and we're sure there are more out there to be identified. We've just passed the 700 … [Read more...]

Project Update – 8 April 2015

We now have over 400 people on the website including the first nurse, Clara Louisa Potter, who was 32 years old when she volunteered in May 1915. … [Read more...]

Project Update – 11 March 2015

Welcome to the Port Melbourne First World War Centenary Project website! As part of this ambitious project, the Port Melbourne Historical and … [Read more...]