Military History & Heritage Victoria

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

What’s Coming Up

  • 05

    Jul, 2020

  • 2020 Reserve Forces Day Ceremony

    The Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue

    July 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    To honour and recognise those who have served as members of the Reserve Forces in Australia.

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  • 17

    Oct, 2020

  • Warbirds Downunder 2020

    Temora Aviation Museum, 1 Tom Moon Avenue

    October 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

    In October 2020 the largest Warbirds airshow in the Southern Hemisphere will once again take flight over Temora, NSW.

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Latest News

In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial by Athanasios Tsakonas

In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial.

URGENT COVID-19 NOTICE

URGENT COVID-19 NOTICE In response to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, some MHHV Member events have been cancelled, suspended or postponed. Due to the number of events publicised, MHHV is unable to confirm all the proposed changes. Please contact the host organisation(s) directly to confirm if the event will be continuing or if any […]

Michael Veitch – ‘TURNING POINT: the battle for Milne Bay 1942’

In his presentation to an audience of 30, Michael Veitch, actor, presenter and author, brought to life the exploits and tragic sacrifices of the Australian heroes during the Milne Bay campaign of 25 August to 7 September 1942.

Latest Articles

In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial by Athanasios Tsakonas

In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial.

Fort Nepean – Understanding the trace – Part 2: The Point Nepean Batteries 1882-1885

In December 1879 the guns at Queenscliff were dismounted to allow for the commencement of permanent fortification works and it was also decided that the four gun 80-pdr sandbag battery at Point Nepean was to be enlarged to six 80-pdr guns – with four of the guns to be replaced with heavier 10-inch RML ordnance, […]

Radio Girl – The story of the extraordinary Mrs Mac, pioneering engineer and wartime legend By David Dufty – Book Review

This little known story grabbed David Dufty’s attention from the moment he discovered Mrs Mac aka Florence Violet McKenzie (nee Wallace) during his research for an earlier book The Secret Code Breakers of Central Bureau.