Walking in their footsteps

Discover World War Two sites of significance and the stories behind them.

This map shares some of the diverse stories of life in Port Melbourne, South Melbourne and St Kilda during the war years. On these streets you can discover the impact of war on domestic life, local industry and manufacturing, the presence of armed forces, vital contributions to the war effort through coding, communications and succour, and memorials acknowledging service and loss.

This is a snapshot of the many places that connect us with World War Two and we welcome your contributions to the map – email us at artheritage@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Note some sites are not able to be visited as they are private or commercial buildings or have limited public access.

Click on the map for information.

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