NEWS

History Matters Spring Edition

Spring is in the air. As we start another season, TMWW has published another issue of History Matters. There is a great story about the Torquay Improvement Association, formed in …

Big Thanks

As historians of our local area, we recognise that we have in the past focussed on the development of our town post the arrival of the first European settlers. Our …

Winter Edition Out Now

The winter edition of History Matters is out now. A great story on how the Torquay Motor Yacht and Angling Club was formed then evolved into separate organisations and the …

Education Week

Torquay State School This year’s theme for Education Week ‘150 Years of Public Education’ is about Victoria’s public education journey. Our participation in Education Week, starting on Monday, showcases Victoria’s …

Thank-You-Postcard

Grant Success

TMWW is excited to announce the success of our Grant Funding application for $1000 to purchase a new printer and computer consumables. This funding will support the production of our …

Grant Success

Keep an eye out for our upcoming ‘pop-up’ exhibitions in Gilbert Street. We plan to do displays during the Easter and School holidays. Find more information in the upcoming History …

Darwin Bombing

Bombing of Darwin

The bombing of Darwin occurred on the morning of 19 February 1942, when 188 Japanese aircraft appeared over Darwin. The aircraft had taken off from four aircraft carriers in the …

Ash Wednesday Anglesea

Remembering a day of terror

Today marks 39 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires devasted large parts of the Surf Coast. There were over 100 fires fanned by hot winds of up to 110 km/h …