Historical information

This is Newsletter No 7 produced in March 1962 by Mr T. A. Sheehy President CMHS The Aims of the CMHS are ‘to record the history of the City, and register something of the Australian Atmosphere, which the necessary speed-up in post-world-war two (WW11) immigration has caused to be lost; to produce a magazine at regular intervals, featuring the work of pioneers and the changing Australian scene; to work constantly with a long range view towards building a hall where records and exhibits can be housed’ The Original Newsletters reflect the history and heritage of the former City of Moorabbin — derived from Mooroobin, ‘a resting place’ in the Bunurrung spoken language. In 1994, the City of Moorabbin was integrated into the Cities of Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston and Monash This Issue - MCC Mayor L.R.Coates Speech; 1862 travel; Historical Volume; St John of God Home; Cheltenham Film Society.


This is Newsletter No. 7 of CMHS March 1962 CMHS obtained a Kingston City Council Community Grant 2016 for the digitalization and preservation of these Original CMHS Newsletters commenced in 1961

Physical description

2 x pages Foolscap paper printed on 1 side.

Inscriptions & markings

CITY OF MOORABBIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER No 7 / ( Affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria ) March 1962 / President T. A Sheehy ..... Secretary Mrs L Harvey ....