MMHN Networking Progress

The MMHN is committed to facilitating  greater awareness and connectivity amongst the multiple maritime stakeholder organisations in order to   effectively and widely disseminate information and publicity about maritime collections, activities, events etc  with the overarching objective of optimising efforts to benefit to all.

November 2020 MMHN Update

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City November 2020 MMHN UpdateGreetings all, As Melbourne tentatively emerges from Lockdown and the ‘Ring of Steel’  springs open ending months of ‘virtual’ engagement with maritime heritage and allowing the possibility of "actual" engagement, we will again venture forth – if only around our Marvellous ...
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MMHN October 2020 Update

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City MMHN October 2020 Update  Greetings All Is the tide turning in relation to COVID contagion and Lockdown? Seems so? We know that progress is being made in relation to maritime heritage matters and that the MMHN Events Program can re-commence before too long. We live ...
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Station Pier – an Important Melbourne Visitor Arrival Location

Station Pier - an Important Melbourne Visitor Arrival Location The City of Melbourne Tourism Action Plan states: Melbourne’s success as a cruise ship destination also highlights the opportunity for an integrated and overarching approach. The number of cruise ship visits to Melbourne has increased from 56 ships in 2011/12 to ...
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Docklands News September 2020

Opening up Melbourne Waterways The Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network focus on maritime matters includes activation of our vastly under-developed and under-utilized public asset – the waterways of Melbourne. And, of course, Docklands is at the very heart of our waterways. Few people are aware that taken as a whole, Melbourne’s ...
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Response to Ports Discussion Paper

This response is on behalf of the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network (MMHN) and Offshore & Specialist Ships Australia (OSSA). Thank you for the opportunity to make comment on your Ports Discussion Paper. Overall this paper is well presented and extensive in its breadth. We have focused on three areas which ...
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MMHN September 2020

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City Greetings AllMMHN September 2020 Update  Gloom and Doom pervades our daily news - prologued economic and social hardship. Yet around maritime matters there is well-founded optimism particularly in relation to the maritime industry, trade and the MMHN. The sophistication, scale and efficiency of Melbourne’s port ...
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Redevelopment of Mission to Seafarers

MMHN are delighted that the City of Melbourne’s Council last night unanimously approved the passing of the proposal to proceed with a feasibility study and building a business case for the redevelopment of the iconic Mission to Seafarers building. This is a great step forward aligning with the vision of ...
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Proposal for Docklands Container Installation

Short-term to mid-term activation of Docklands 1/8/2020. Proposal for Docklands Container Installation. This project involves Victoria University, ANL and DV - and potentially the CoM, the Docklands Chamber of Commerce and the AFL It is all Shipping container, creative new technologies Genesis MMHN board member, Associate Professor David Goodwin (VU) ...
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June/ July 2020 Update

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City Greetings All MMHN July 2020 Update  Despite the ominous signs of a second wave of COVID-19, activity within the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network (MMHN) continues apace as we bring together our diverse maritime stakeholders - heritage, industry, educators, and ’sailors’ of all types. MMHN ...
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