La Trobe’s Enduring Legacy Talk

Join Dianne Reilly as she discusses the legacy of Charles Joseph La Trobe

A talk covering the achievements that Charles Joseph La Trobe made in his term as Superintendent of the Port Phillip District 1839 to 1850, and Lieutenant-Governor of the new colony of Victoria 1851 to 1854, from which all Victorians benefit today.

Diane Reilly, an Honorary Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne and Secretary of the C J La Trobe Society, has published extensively on La Trobe. Her doctoral thesis is titled ‘Charles Joseph La Trobe: the Making of a Governor’.

Afternoon tea will be served. All welcome.


Admission cost: $5 per person (includes refreshments)

Location: Domain House (next door to La Trobe’s Cottage) Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne

Enquiries: or phone (03) 9646 2112

La Trobe's Cottage - Planning your visit


Corner of Birdwood Avenue & Dallas Brooks Drive, The Domain
Melbourne 3004 VIC

Bookings Office on 03 9656 9889 Mon-Fri

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