Orion Nebula

Astronomy in Burwood

31/08/2017 Perry Vlahos

Have you ever wondered what that bright star is called, twinkling majestically in the early evening sky? Do you want to recognise the shapes of the constellations? Then you may be interested in the Astronomical Society of Victoria. Anybody with a fascination for astronomy is welcome to join, and for a small fee, you get access to the whole Universe!

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ESL (English as a second language)

23/07/2019 Chris Gray

Ashburton Presbyterian Church, 1 High Street Rd. All levels. Thurs 10am–noon, 7–9pm. e: ashburton.esl@gmail.com Samarinda Community Centre, 296 High St. ESL for Chinese seniors. Thurs. 9.30am–2pm. Ph. 1300 591 464 Blackburn North New Hope Comm. […]

Convent of the Good Shepherd

Early Days in Chadstone

16/07/2019 Raine Biancalt

Sofitel’s palatial Chadstone Hotel opening in November, resides on land formerly held by the Convent of the Good Shepherd (1883-1981) which stood on 55 acres of paddocks, complete with grazing cattle.

Watch This Space

16/07/2019 Guest Author

CAMBERWELL Showtime is an annual amateur production by the Scouts and Guides of Boroondara and Yarra (and friends). They perform, write, direct, and organise the whole show as a team. 2019 marks Showtime’s 55th year.

A section of the Kiel wing dormitory (the end bed by the window was Vern's while he was at the Home);

A “Home Boy” remembers

16/07/2019 Chris Gray

“It was a great life. It stood me in good stead. ” – With these words Vern Williams sums up his years at Burwood Boys’ Home in the 1940s – sentiments that may surprise some used to hearing horror stories of institutional life.