A small computer business in Blackburn is giving old computers a new life in overseas countries.
Australia’s first telegraph line was erected between Melbourne and Williamstown in 1853 and 1854 by Samuel McGowan, a recently immigrated Canadian telegrapher. The line covered 17km and went into operation less than 10 years after the opening on 1 May 1844 of the first public telegraph line in the world linking Baltimore and Washington DC.
The Phoenix Park Table Tennis Club (PPTTC), established in 2014 by Paul Bronstein and Graeme Scarlett, says it caters for players of all abilities – from beginners to hot shots! Their youngest player is six years old and the oldest is 94 years young.
The Ashburton With One Voice Choir at the Burwood Village Autumn Festival in May this year. Creativity Australia believes it offers a unique arts-health social inclusion program and you are invited to experience the joy, […]
Websites listing locations around Melbourne offering food relief:Health Direct Local Food Connect Community Meals at St Mark’s first Thursdays of the month at 12:30pm. Free hot lunch. Just turn up. No need to book. Transport […]
The Box Hill Art Group’s 67th Annual Exhibition is an eagerly awaited event for art lovers, artists and non-artists alike. On at the Box Hill Lower Town Hall, it features a wide range of original paintings and drawings.
Astolat is an unexpected gem hidden behind a screen of plants on busy Riversdale Road. The elegant and beautifully maintained two-acre garden surrounds an impressive Italianate Victorian mansion, providing a rare glimpse of life in gracious nineteenth-century Melbourne.
Where: 630 Riversdale Road, Camberwell
When: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October, 10am–4:30pm
Umbrella Dementia Cafés (UDC), a new independent charity based in Melbourne, has a vision to improve the social health and wellbeing of couples and families living at home with dementia. UDC believe these individuals can be better supported with the provision of purpose-driven social hubs called ‘Cafés’. Ideally these Cafés are close to the home of the person with dementia as they benefit from familiarity within their immediate environment.