Talks with the La Trobe Society (2019)

Join us and hear from our very own La Trobe Society members, who will be presenting on Victorian colonial development and life in early Melbourne.

Secure your place at a number of talks presented by the La Trobe’s Society and learn more about Victorian colonial development and aspects of life in early Melbourne and beyond.

Select your talk from the list below

Tickets:
Bookings are essential.

Admission is $10 payable at the door (cash only, no EFT at venue)
To book, email talks@latrobesociety.org.au or call (03) 9592 5616
Or book online

 

Getting there: 
Please note  that parking may be difficult so allow sufficient time if driving.
Public Transport is via any St Kilda Road tram (except Route 1) to Domain Interchange and take a pleasant walk up past the Shrine to the Herbarium.

William Henry Foster, his family and life in Victoria from the gold rush years

Speaker: Tim Gatehouse, researcher into Victoria’s colonial era.

This talk will be held on 16 June 2019 from 2.30pm until 4.00pm.

Refreshments will be served at 3.30pm and all are welcome. Please note that bookings are essential.

Location: Mueller Hall, National Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne.

Cost: $10 per person including National Trust members.

‘The Parson’s Wife’: in search of Harriet Bean, daughter of Empire

Speaker: Loreen Chambers, Vice-President of the C J La Trobe Society Inc.

This talk will be held on 28 July 2019 from 2.30pm until 4.00pm.

Refreshments will be served at 3.30pm and all are welcome. Please note that bookings are essential.

Location: Mueller Hall, National Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne.

Cost: $10 per person including National Trust members.

Charles Hotson Ebden, Victoria’s first Auditor-General

Speaker: Carolyn Brown, President, Black Rock House Inc

This talk will be held on 15 September 2019 from 2.30pm until 4.00pm.

Refreshments will be served at 3.30pm and all are welcome. Please note that bookings are essential.

Location: Mueller Hall, National Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne.

Cost: $10 per person including National Trust members.

Bookings

To secure a spot please ensure you book beforehand.

Book via email: [email protected]

Online: www.latrobesociety.org.au/events.html

Or phone: (03) 9592 5616

Planning your visit

Address:

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

Phone:
Bookings Office on 03 9656 9889 Mon-Fri