Cooee /ku:'i:/ a shout used in Australia, a means of re-uniting those separated, to help to find or bring somebody home - in this case, to help connect us with the past.

COOEE History and Heritage provides history and heritage services to Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. We specialise in unlocking and reconstructing the past for any individual or organisation wanting to do more with history than just file it away.

The Riflemen: A History 1888-1988

The Riflemen: A History 1888-1988

Commissioned by the National Rifle Association of Australia, this history was published by Longueville Media in June 2013.  The history examines the origins and development of the Australian rifle club ...

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Clayton North Primary School No. 734

Clayton North Primary School No. 734

This project is for the research, development and writing of a publication to record and celebrate the 150-year milestone of Clayton North Primary School in Melbourne’s southeast.  School No. 734 is one of ...

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On the Werribee

On the Werribee

Victoria’s first Volunteer encampments between 1860-1863, an article for publication in Soldiers of the Queen, the magazine of the Victorian Military Society. This first in a series of articles on Volunteer ...

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The Great Debate: Conscription and national Service in Australia 1912-1972

The Great Debate: Conscription and national Service in Australia 1912-1972

Cooee’s Dr. A. J. Kilsby appointed convenor of MHHV’s 30 May 2015 conference to be held at the Mechanics Institute, Oakleigh.  Keynote speaker is the Hon. Tim Fischer, AC GCPO and former national ...

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