Lalor: The Making of a Suburb

Posted on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 09:50

Lalor’s remarkable history as a housing co-operative has been brought vividly to life by Australian National University academic Moira Scollay in a new book entitled Lalor: The Peter Lalor Home Building Co-operative 1946-2012. Faced with a chronic housing shortage, returned serviceman from the Australian Army Pay Corps set up a building co-operative in 1946 to help young families fulfil their dreams of home ownership. “Returned . . . more »

Growing up in Lalor, Epping and Thomastown

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 08:56

If you grew up in the Lalor, Epping or Thomastown area from the 1950s onwards a Facebook group invites you to join and contribute your memories. Visit Growing up in Lalor, Epping and Thomastown Memories can also be contributed to Wikinorthia: documenting life in Melbourne's north. If you require assistance with this enquire at your local library. Robert Wuchatsch contributed his Recollections of Lalor Shopping . . . more »

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