Australia's 21st Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam led the Labour Party to power for the first time in 23 years before being controversially dismissed by the Governor General, Sir John Kerr.
Come along to the Whittlesea Library this Saturday 18 October from 9.00am - 1.00pm for some special activities as part of the official opening of the Whittlesea Community Activity Centre.
Meeting Room 1
9.00am – 9.30am
Letters between six sisters edited by Charlotte Mosley is now available as an eBook from YPRL’s Overdrive service. It features a selection of unpublished letters between the six legendary Mitford sisters and has been compiled by Diana Mitford's daughter-in-law, Charlotte Mosley.
Who were the Mitford sisters?
High on Hawthorn : the road to the 2013 premiership by Phillip Taylor
Still good for 2014 and available from our Overdrive service!
The highlight of many children’s year - the Royal Melbourne Show is now on. This year the show runs from Saturday, 20 September to Wednesday, 1 October at Melbourne Showgrounds,
If you feel you want to find out more about life in rural Australia how about these selections from out Bolinda sevice?
The Whittlesea Courthouse celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2014. Built in 1864, the Courthouse is one of the oldest functional buildings in the municipality. Operating as a Court of Petty sessions until 1989, it was later restored and reopened to the public in 1996. The site features a single-cell lockup, which was built in 1859 to serve the Yan Yean area.