Leongatha Court House Centenary

Leongatha Court House Centenary In late October 2012 Leongatha celebrated the centenary of its Court House The Significance of the Court House The former Leongatha Court House, constructed by Frogley & Smith in 1912 at 2 McCartin Street, Leongatha is part of the most important heritage streetscape in the town Why is it Significant? The former Leongatha Court
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Past Presidents

John Murphy, Lola Bailey, Jennifer Hamilton, Robert Sage (current president) John Hyett, Geoff Michael and Ian Lester  
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The Society celebrated 50 Years.

The Society celebrated 50 Years. February 22nd, 2015 The Society celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 12th. We were fortunate to have, amongst those present, our founding President John Murphy and all other past presidents who are still living. John Murphy spoke about the history of the Society and some history of the Mechanics’ Institute. Wal Cayzer
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The Victorian Community History Awards

The Victorian Community History Awards On October 23rd at the Victorian Community History Awards “From Inkwell to Internet: a century of State Secondary Education in Leongatha” won the collaborative community history section. These awards are organised by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and The Public Records Office of Victoria. They celebrate and reward the
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The VicRoads Centenary Exhibition

The VicRoads Centenary Exhibition June 18th, 2013 2013 marks 100 years since the forming of the Country Roads Board (CRB). This was the Government authority responsible for the maintenance and construction of Victoria’s arterial road network. The first Chairman was William Calder who remained in that position until his death in 1928. The Calder Highway was named in
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