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The North Kew Progress Association was a community organisation formed in 1939 and disbanded in 1980 that looked to petition the local and state governments on behalf of the residents of Kew to improve the area of North Kew specifically, and also to organise social gatherings between members. The association was highly organised and bureaucratic with a formalised structure as detailed in its constitutions. Part of the association was a failed attempt to create a kindergarten for the area, an objective which failed to materialise. The organisation was created and spearheaded by a Mr. Robert Morhead, and would petition the government for many things, including traffic police, superannuation for the council workers, subdivisions and even an internationally standardised Kayaking Course along the Yarra River. The file includes: A 1951 proposed constitution, a revised 1975 constitution, correspondences from the association between fellow members and the local council, invites to meetings, an account authorisation for the association’s finances, an account book with balance sheets, newspaper articles, and many annual reports ranging from the 30th to the 42nd annual report.