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.

Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network Submission FMC Meeting, Tuesday May Agenda item 6.4 Report to the Future Melbourne Committee Draft Greenline Implementation Plan

A $300 Million, Four-Kilometre “Greenline” Proposed for Melbourne Likening it to the High Line in New York City, Lord Mayor Sally Capp said it would be one of the largest developments Melbourne has undertaken since Southbank Promenade was completed in 1990 and Fed Square opened in 2002 ...
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MMHN Update April 2021

MMHN Update April 2021 Greetings The past month has seen progress on a wide range of issues with great potential to enhance recognition of Victoria’s maritime heritage. At the same time, there is ongoing lack of clarity around future plans for Victoria Harbour and Central Pier and indications of some ...
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MMHN Submission – Seafarers Rest Park

Seafarers Rest Park We were very pleased to see the council adopting the resolution last night for the new design of Seafarers Rest Park alongside the Mission to Seafarers. The Park will recognise maritime heritage as well as providing a lovely green space for the community. MMHN Director Ross Brewer ...
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MMHN Update March 2021

MMHN Update March 2021 Greetings There is a clear sense of the ‘new normal’ opening up as we 'slowly sail' our way out of COVID. A timely quote about the benefits of ‘slow sailing’: The brutal crisis of the coronavirus is precipitating us into a paradoxical time; urgent need to stop the ...
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February 2021 MMHN Update

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City February 2021 MMHN Update These are clearly perplexing, unpredictable and unprecedented times. Just when we thought ‘it safe to go back into the water’ so to speak and that the pandemic tide had ebbed enabling a return to near normality, yet another COVID variant mysteriously ...
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Progress with Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network (MMHN) January 2021

Melbourne – A Great Maritime City January 2021 MMHN UpdateA belated Happy New Year to all! Fortunately, Victoria seems to have averted yet another debilitating COVID Lockdown episode during January. With interstate and overseas travel curtailed, and ‘intra-state’ tourism booming, more Victorians spending time around coastal Victoria may result in ...
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Central Pier

Despite evidence of incompetence over decades, the State Government continues to entrust Development Victoria (DV) with custodianship with Central Pier – the heritage-listed, ostensibly protected and Victoria’s most significant examples of maritime infrastructure. Yet DV continues to demonstrate zero commitment to heritage preservation. Indeed there is there is clear evidence of the ...
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2020 MMHN Museums & Heritage SAG Intern

MMHN Museums &; Heritage SAG Intern Dates of internship: 8 June – 12 July 2020 Institution – Victoria University Supervisor – Dr Liz Rushen Student name – Rebecca Mitrevska Title of the Project – To develop a concept for a virtual museum for Melbourne Brief Description This project took place ...
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2020 MMHN Commerce &; Industry SAG Intern

2020 MMHN Commerce &; Industry SAG Intern Dates of internship: October 13 th – December 2020 Institution: Victoria University Supervisor: Haya Daghlas & Ross Brewer Student name: Jack Nyblom-Price Academic major: Supply chain & logistics management Title of the Project: Melbourne Water Transport Database Brief Description: The Melbourne water transport ...
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2020 Commerce & Industry SAG Intern Oct-Nov 2020

MMHN Commerce & Industry SAG Intern Dates of internship: October 9 th – End of November 2020 Institution: Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network Supervisor: Haya Daghlas & Ross Brewer Student name: Sam Wunjo Kaspar Curtis Academic major: Double Major in Supply Chain & Logistics Management + International Trade Title of the ...
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