2018 Past Events

General Meeting

 Sunday 19 August 2018 at 39 Clow Street at 2pm

Guest Speaker: Trish Keilty, Founder of Avocare and Greater Dandenong's 2018 Citizen of the Year.

Annual Lunch

  Saturday 16 June 2018 at Dandenong Club at 12.30pm

 Guest Speakers : Rosemary Reddick and Sue Beazley from the Friends of the Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery.

General Meeting

 Sunday 15 April 2018 at 39 Clow Street at 2.00pm

Guest Speaker: Casey Neill - She is a journalist with the Dandenong Journal and will share her time in journalism. Casey is very supportive of the Dandenong & District Historical Society.

General Meeting

Sunday 18 February at 39 Clow Street at 2.00pm

Guest Speaker: John Woolley - He will recall his memories of the Gartsides and Max Curtain. He has a fascinating story to share about Ken Gartside and the Tooradin to French Island barge!

Christmas Lunch

Sunday  3 December 2017

12.30 pm Dandenong Club.

 

2017 Past Events

General Meeting

Sunday 20 August 2017

2.00 pm Administration Pavilion, Dandenong Showgrounds, Bennet Street, Dandenong

Guest speaker will be one of our Committee members: Jennifer Ferguson.  Jenny  will share with us the process of writing the history of the Springvale Youth Club.

Annual General Meeting

Sunday 19 November 2017

2.00 pm Administration Pavilion, Dandenong Showgrounds, Bennet Street, Dandenong.

Christmas Lunch

Sunday  3 December 2017

12.30 pm Dandenong Club.

 

2016 Past Events

 

U3A Lecture Series:

1 Feb 2016 - Honours & Awards WW1 (part 1) : Chris Keys

8 Feb 2016 - Growing up in Dandenong : Carmen Powell

15 Feb 2016 - Honours & Awards WW1 (part 2) : Chris Keys

22 Feb 2016 - Dandenong Maps + preserving family history : Ray Carter

29 Feb 2016 - Honours & Awards WW1 (part 3) : Chris Keys

CGD Archive Facility

25 Feb 2016 - Official opening Hammond Road Archive Facilities

Annual Luncheons:

Date: 18 June 2016

Speakers: Ms Lee Robson Manager Community Arts Culture & Library Services for the City of Greater Dandenong

Fr Jean Mawal theb2016 Citizen of the year for the City of Greater Dandenong

Community Presentations Exhibitions

Date: 24 Feb 2016 - History of the Town Hall - Chris Keys

Date: 6 Jun 2016 - Ross Family - Herbert St Village - Chris Keys

 

2015 Past Events

U3A Lecture Series:

2 Feb 2015 - Foster Family : Chris Keys

9 Feb 2015 - Floods in Dandenong : Ray Carter

16 Feb 2015 - History of Disaster Aid : Bob Powell

23 Feb 2015 - My Family History : Carmen Powell

2 Feb 2015 - History of the Dandenong High School : Gary Matthews & Greta Jungworth

 

Annual Luncheons:

Date: 20 Jun 2015
Speakers: Margo & Tom Hartley - Our lives in Dandenong

Date: 6 Dec 2015 - Christmas Lunch

Community Presentations Exhibitions

Date: 13-15 Nov 2015 - History of the Dandenong Show
 

2014 Past Events

Member Meetings:

Date: 17 Aug 2014
Speakers: All members are invited to bring one object of personal history and inform the audience with a four minute talk.

Date: 13 Apr 2014
Guest Speaker: "The Keys Family in Keysborough"

Annual Luncheon:

Date 21 June 2014
Speakers: Cranbourne Botanic Gardens

Subject: History and tour of cemetery

  • Speaker: Dr Celestina Sagazio
  • Date: 23 Feb 2014
  • Venue: Springvale Botanical Cemetery

UA3 Lecture Series: History Of Dandenong 

  • 3 Feb 2014 - Early Dandenong 1835-1900, Chris Keys
  • 10 Feb 2014 - The Masters family, Ken Masters
  • 17 Feb 2014 - History of Dandenong Market, Jenny Ferguson
  • 24 Feb 2014  - Floods in Dandenong, Ray Carter
  • 17 Mar 2014 - Max Curtain and his influence on the youth of Dandenong in the 1960’s, Carmen Powell
  • 24 Mar 2014 - Influence of the Keys family from 1841 onwards, Chris Keys

 

 

2013 DDHS 50th Anniversary Celebrations  

Exhibition: "Dandenong Then and Now: 1963 - 2013"

21 September to Sunday 6 October 2013
Laurel Lodge, Heritage Hill

Annual Luncheon: "The Future of Dandenong"

Guest speaker: John Bennie CEO, Greater Dandenong
15 June 2013, Dandenong Club

Open General Meeting: "My Days at Dandenong Tech" 

Guest speaker: Bill Carson
Student and teacher, Dandenong Technical School
21 April 2013, Dandenong Show Grounds

"Linton Family History"  

Presentation by Bev & Frank Hammond
19 February 2013

 

2012 Past Events

John O'Rielly and the Fashion Industry

21 October 2012, Houlahan Centre