Christmas / New Year 2018-19

Jan 2, 2019 by

Our Research Room is closed until 11 am Tuesday 5 February 2019. However, we will happily open for visitors from outside the Casey Cardinia area during the break if given enough notice. Please contact Lynne to arrange a time.

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NW&DFHG February general meeting

Feb 13, 2019 by

We’ve got a fabulous guest speaker for our first 2019 general meeting. Viv Paine was Site Manager, Pentridge Prison Redevelopment between 2002 – 2009. He will share with his first hand experiences of the time and the story of his research into the history of the site which led him to locate and recover 51 sets of executed prisoners’ remains, including those of Ned Kelly (11 Nov 1880) and Ronald Ryan (3 Feb 1967), the last person to be executed in Australia.

There is no need to book, Viv will be presenting his talk at 7.30, a quick break and our general meeting will follow.

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Christmas 2018 General Meeting

Dec 12, 2018 by

Well, we know a couple of elves who have plans for laughter and merry mischief and not much meeting for the night.

And so, we’re going along with it. Would members please bring a small plate of something delicious to share with everyone.

Visitors are always welcome.

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We’re closed Saturday 1 December 2018

Nov 29, 2018 by

We’re closing the Research Room this Saturday so that all our volunteers can attend our Christmas Lunch. 

Please also be aware that our last Research Room session for the year will be on Tuesday 11th December. The Research Room will close at 3 pm on this day and not reopen until 5th February at 11 am.

Please note that we will happily open the Research Room for anyone visiting from outside the Casey Cardinia area over the Christmas/New Year break if given enough notice.

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November General Meeting

Nov 14, 2018 by

Clay Kruger from the Wendish Heritage Society will be our guest speaker in November.   He will be presenting history from the fifth century of the Wends in Eastern Germany about their Ancestry, migration of their forbears from Hamburg, Germany to Australia from the 1830s focusing on Australian settlement.

No need to book – visitors are always welcome.

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