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.

On the Werribee: Volunteer Reviews and Encampments in Victoria 1860-1862

On the Werribee: Volunteer Reviews and Encampments in Victoria 1860-1862

With the proclamation in 1859 that a Volunteer force would be raised to defend Victoria, it wasn’t long before the idea of reviews or encampments was raised in the popular press. A review in Melbourne in ...

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Australian Army Heritage: From Taranaki to Tarin Kowt

Australian Army Heritage: From Taranaki to Tarin Kowt

The Australian Army has sponsored Dr Andrew Kilsby to compile a detailed look at the hidden treasures, many never before seen by the public, held by the Australian Army’s History Unit in 18 museums around ...

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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, by Helen Gobbi. School No. ...

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A Hot Cold War: In Korea 1950-1953

A Hot Cold War: In Korea 1950-1953

Cooee’s Dr. A. J. Kilsby is convenor of MHHV’s 21 November one-day conference to be held at the Pompey Elliott Memorial hall at the Camberwell RSL.  Keynote speaker is Cameron Forbes, author of The Korean ...

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