Calendar of Events

Royal United Services Institute of Victoria – Lunchtime Address

ANZAC House 4, Collins St, Melbourne

Professor Damien Kingsbury was the Director of the Master of International and Community Development Course, held a Personal Chair and was Professor of International Politics until he retired from Deakin at the end of 2020. TOPIC: Australia and East Timor. Damien is Deputy-Chair of the Balibo House Trust, a small NGO operating in Timor-Leste, where […]

Kokoda 80th Anniversary Exhibition

East Malvern RSL Stanley Grose Dr,, Malvern East, Victoria

Visit East Malvern RSL on to view the 80th Anniversary of Kokoda-exhibition. The exhibition is curated by Neil Sharkey from the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne and follows on from his work during the seventieth anniversary of Kokoda in 2012. On display will be many artifacts and memorabilia from private collections including that of David Howell […]

Celebrate HMAS Castlemaine 80th Anniversary

HMAS Castlemaine Commonwealth Reserve, 120 Nelson Place, Williamstown, Victoria

Originally commissioned in 1942, HMAS Castlemaine is celebrating its 80th Anniversary on Sunday 9 October. This celebration will include a program of events taking place on the HMAS Castlemaine and on Commonwealth Reserve and Gem Pier, which will also mark Navy Week. The exciting program includes the opportunity to climb aboard the HMAS Castlemaine, performances […]

The Almost War: The Empire and the Chanak Crisis, 1922

Online via Zoom

September this year will be the centenary of the Chanak Crisis of 1922, when Lloyd George and Churchill almost took the Empire to war with Kemal Ataturk's Nationalists—Gallipoli 2.0 they'd probably be calling it today. The event was characterised in Australia particularly through the enthusiasm of the ex-Diggers, and how they were lining up in […]

MHHV AGM 2022

East Malvern RSL Stanley Grose Dr,, Malvern East, Victoria

Members of MHHV are invited to Join the MHHV Committee for the Annual General Meeting at the East Malvern RSL on 12 October at 1800hrs (6pm). Notice of Meeting Annual General Meeting 2022 Wednesday 12 October 2022 6pm East Malvern RSL - Stanley Grose Dr, Malvern East VIC 3145 AGENDA 1. Attendance 2. Apologies 3. […]

Grecian Adventure – Book Launch

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

The Pammessinian Brotherhood Papaflessas invites you to attend the launch at Melbourne’s iconic Shrine of Remembrance of historian and author Jim Claven’s latest book, Grecian Adventure: Greece 1941 – Anzac Trail Stories and Photographs. All interested in the Hellenic link to Australia’s Anzac tradition will not want to miss this important event. The book will […]

Defending with Pride – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

This special exhibition is the first of its kind for an Australian war memorial. It reveals the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people in service. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people have been proudly defending Australia through their military service since the formation of the armed forces. Today, anyone identifying […]

Lust Love Loss – Exhibition – Last Week

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

The complex issues surrounding matters of love and sex profoundly affect people everywhere, every day. Wartime is no exception. Indeed, the disruptive nature of war and the extraordinary situations it brings about magnifies human experience in these areas. Service personnel are sent to distant, often exotic, locales. They interact romantically with people they would never […]

Kokoda 80th Anniversary Exhibition – Last Days

East Malvern RSL Stanley Grose Dr,, Malvern East, Victoria

Visit East Malvern RSL on to view the 80th Anniversary of Kokoda-exhibition. The exhibition is curated by Neil Sharkey from the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne and follows on from his work during the seventieth anniversary of Kokoda in 2012. On display will be many artifacts and memorabilia from private collections including that of David Howell […]

Benalla Airshow

Benalla Airport Benalla

The skies over the Benalla Airport will roar into life with the unforgettable sights and sounds of an action-packed airshow! This event is to be run in conjunction with the Benalla Festival which is a celebration of the Benalla Rural City’s lifestyle, its community, country living and community spirit. It will be a great day […]

Soldiers Under Sentence

The Geelong Gaol 202 Myers St, Geelong, Victoria

We are thrilled here at the Geelong Gaol to be hosting the outstanding and original new Theatre production: “Solders Under Sentence” by @someonenewtheatrecompany Right here within the walls where all the action originally took place 77 years ago! In 1945, 22 young soldiers serving sentences at the Army Detention Barracks here at The Geelong Gaol, […]

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