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Change of Venue ! MMHN June Seminar: Ferries of Melbourne

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You are invited!
MMHN June Seminar

Change of Venue 

Ferries of Melbourne:
Past, Present, Future – Good, Better, Best?
Explore the heritage and the potential of Melbourne’s ferries with us.
          
Williamstown Steam Ferry, 1970 – Flickr            Geelong Flyer – Baird Maritime

Melbourne’s ferries have delivered significant social and economic benefit to our community in the past. Today ferries remain a woefully under-developed transport and tourism option. The opportunity to expand ferry services around this state and in this city is great. This potential needs to be unlocked – by government (local and state), by responsible authorities and by relevant private sector and non-profit stakeholders.Our Speaker on Maritime Heritage:

  • Bruce M. Gooley, researcher, writer and lively presenter

Our Expert Panel looking to the Future:

  • Matt McDonald, CEO, Searoad Ferries
  • Murray Rance, CEO. Port Phillip Ferries (Little Group)
  • Brad Roberts, Liaison Officer – Vessels Operations Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • Gareth Johnson, Acting Director Maritime Safety, Transport Safety Victoria
  • Jamie Gillingham Senior Manager, Development Victoria
When: 23 June 2021                    Time: 5.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Magnet Gallery, SC G19 Wharf Street, The District, Docklands
Directions: Free Tram Zone, Stop D11 (last stop). Tram Nos 86, 70 and 35. Car parking available in Waterfront Way and Pearl River Road

Due to COVID-19, numbers are limited. RSVP essential by
19 June: info@mmhn.org.au

It is time now to renew your membership if you haven’t renewed it yet!
If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join now

Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network
The membership form is available on https://www.mmhn.org.au/

Details

Date:
June 23
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue

Magnet Gallery,
SC G19 Wharf Street
Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia