Research the history of your house in City of Port Phillip – is it famous or notorious? 4

http://heritage.portphillip.vic.gov.au/Local_history_services/The_history_of_your_house
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Presented by Kay Rowan – Local History Librarian, City of Port Phillip Saturday 23 August 10am – 12 noon
Find out how to start researching the history of your house or property. Edwards_Ave_Garden_City_1978_pm1868

Design a stamp and the winner will have their design made into a limited edition set of stamps 3

Put your stamp on history and design a limited edition stamp for the Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre.

The image should relate to the activities that take place at the Library & Heritage Centre, or to our location on Emerald Hill, South Melbourne. Include the caption/title, “Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre”, somewhere within your design. You can search the Port Phillip City Collection online database for an image too

The design can be hand drawn, a photograph, a painting or computer generated, whatever your favourite medium is.

All designs will be included in an online exhibition of competition entries. Age categories are: under 12 and 12+ up.

Entries Close on Friday 22 November, 2013

The winner in each category will have their stamp made into a limited edition set of stamps through the Australia Post website.

How to enter
You can use the blank stamp on the back of the entry form for your design or a plain piece of paper. Entries should be A4, either portrait or landscape and include your name, age category and contact details.

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http://heritage.portphillip.vic.gov.au/Emerald_Hill_Library_Heritage_Centre/Stamp_design_competition