Migration story – recent arrival

Madiha arrived in Australia in 2013 from Pakistan with her husband and two children. Initially they settled in Glenroy with family and then moved to Fawkner. Madiha is a qualified doctor in Pakistan and worked in a hospital and clinic. Her qualifications are not recognised in Australia so she would need to undertake more study. […]

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History of Rosanna Library

Heidelberg Regional Library was formed in 1967, established with the City of Heidelberg selling library service to the Diamond Valley and Eltham Shires.  The following year Chief Librarian Peter Stansfield began lobbying the Heidelberg Council for a new library. In April 1969, Heidelberg  Council decided to build the new library and bought the block of […]

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Shadows On The Screen

—Bullant 17:59, 22 September 2011 (EST) The author did not identify himself by name but is easily identifiable as William McIntosh, the son of Andrew McIntosh, a long serving councillor and prominent baker in High Street. As the article reveals, William and his great friend James Morris were stalwarts of the cricket club and although […]

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Eltham Library

Originally titled Nillumbik Library.  See also Yarra Plenty Regional Library In the seventies the humble beginnings of the Eltham library was in the redundant red brick Council Chamber building. But behind the scenes, ideas were being thrown around by the people of Eltham, librarians and anyone with an interest in a decent library befitting the […]

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Darebin Libraries

Darebin Libraries was created in 1995 with the amalgamation of the Northcote and Preston library services. It has four library branches stretching from Fairfield in the south, to Northcote, Preston and Reservoir and serves an area of 153.4 km. History The Northcote Library was first established in 1891 and housed in a small office in […]

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