News from the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network

MMHN Update March 23, 2020 - Greetings All These are extraordinary, unpredictable times for us all. Bushfires, floods and now contagion! Amidst all of this, I am pleased to report as you will discover in this latest MMHN Up-date, the momentum of the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network continues apace. But first, given these are indeed sobering times and the impact of the current pandemic cannot be underplayed, it is fitting for the MMHN to reflect on maritime involvement with two earlier pandemics – and one ship… ...
Contagion - These are extraordinary, unpredictable indeed sobering times for us all. Bushfires, floods and now contagion! It is fitting for the MMHN to reflect on maritime involvement with two earlier pandemics and one shipboard epidemic - namely Black Death, Spanish Flu and Typhoid. Much has been written of these catastrophic events – but not always from the maritime perspective the following brief insight prepared by MMHN Board members.   MMHN Board Member and Historian Liz Rushen writes: “We've all watched the… ...
2019 / 2020 Monash University - 2019 / 2020 Monash University - Work Integrated Learning Program  (Post Graduate Level)   - Commencing 4th Semester 2019  (Post-Grad Level)  Topic : Taxation Status - Towards achieving DGR Several Groups             Supervisor: Richard Foster ...
2019 Monash University - 2019   Monash University - Work Integrated Learning Program- (Post Graduate Level)  Completed mid 2019. Topic :Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network : Recommendations for Governance and an Operational Framework Students: Juit ping Tang, Bianca Walsh, Aditya Malik           Supervisor: Richard Foster ...
2019 Victoria University - 2019   Victoria University   Business School  (Post Graduate Level ) Completed Mid 2019 Topic : Australian Climateworks Experience  - Sustainability Museum explorations. Student: Lorraine Moore   Supervisor : David Goodwin Applied Business Challenge (Undergraduate Level)  Commenced Mid 2019 Topics: Various  investigative projects related to the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network  ...
2018 Off-shore & Specialist Ships Australia - 2018   Off-shore &  Specialist Ships Australia Exhibition at Mission to Seafarers  designed  attract School students and infirm on re careers in the maritime sector    ...
2005 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program - 2005 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. Jointly coordinated by the Parliamentary Library, Melbourne University, Monash University and Victoria University. Parliamentary Research was for  Martin Dixon MP, Member for Nepean Topic: Development of a Victorian Maritime Museum  Student: Christine Duke           Academic Supervisor:  Dr. John Chesterman    Dept.of Political Science Main Recommendations
 include :  Conserve and protect artifacts and vessels important to Victoria's maritime heritage. Research and gain further understanding into Victoria's maritime heritage. Educate and engage all Victorians… ...
2004 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program - Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. Jointly coordinated by the Parliamentary Library, Melbourne University, Monash University and Victoria University. Parliamentary Research was for  Martin Dixon MP, Member for Nepean Topic : Maritime Heritage in Victoria: Maritime Policy Development  Student:  Ariella Webb          Academic Supervisor:  Dr. Andrew Newman  Dept.of political Science Main Recommendations include
: The Victoria Government utilise a new Maritime Heritage Structure which will coordinate, operate and fund maritime entities The Victorian Government establishes a modern, cutting-edge Maritime Museum located at… ...