Military History & Heritage Victoria

Military history and heritage are an important part of Australia’s national story. MHHV aims to encourage interest in Australian military history and heritage in all of its forms; to develop and engage in activities related to its research, preservation, promotion, education and commemoration; promote cooperation within the military history and heritage community and advance the interests of its members in the community at large.

What’s Coming Up

Toys, Tales & Tenacity – Exhibition
The Shrine of Remembrance
December 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where the Flaming Hell are We? A Public Lecture by Author Craig Collie
ANZAC Memorial – Hyde Park
December 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Latest News

Call for Papers – Game of Dominoes: Australia’s Security and the Cold War 1947-1991

This conference will examine the Cold War period (1947-1991), its impact on Australia’s defence and security posture and Australia’s contribution to the Western alliance during this time.

2023 MHHV Annual General Meeting Notice

Please take notice that a general meeting of Military History and Heritage Victoria Inc. (hereafter MHHV Inc.) will be held online via at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 6 September […]

Visit to Serbia for Anzac Day 2023

At the invitation of the Australian Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia, Kathy Hancock, Richard Cooke and Bojan Pajić participated in the Anzac Day ceremony at the British war cemetery section of […]

Latest Articles

The Chipilly Six – Speaker – Lucas Jordan – Video

The Chipilly Six were extraordinary men in extraordinary times.

The lost ships and men of the Navy

An oft-repeated suggestion concerning Australia’s military history is that there is only one remaining warship not yet located of those sunk in World War II. But how true is that?

The Chipilly: Six Unsung heroes of the Great War by Lucas Jordan – Book Reviews

The Chipilly Six by Lucas Jordan – Capturing the Australian military spirit at its best.