Australian Associations, Clubs & Societies
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- Australian Association for Maritime History
The Australian Association for Maritime History was formed in May 1978. Its main aim is to promote the study, publication and general appreciation of maritime history. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in maritime history. The AAMH is not restricted to Australia and Australian maritime history: its membership and field of interest are international in scope. The AAMH is run by an Executive Council that has officers from all States and Territories. It is currently based in Sydney.
- Australian Battle Group
Australian home of “Big-Gun” Radio-Controlled Model Warship Combat. We build and sail 1/144 scale Radio-Controlled Model Warships from WWI and WWII which are armed with CO2 powered cannon and armoured in thin balsa. We have groups in most Australian Capital cities.
- Broadmeadows Model Boat Group
We are an informal group of model boat enthusiasts in Melbourne's north-west who gather once a month to sail their creations at Northcorp's Lake.
Our models include submarines, scale vessels of all kinds, yachts, fast electrics, steamboats and a rescue vessel for when things go wrong! We do not cater for i.c. powered boats. Members' models' have featured in Australian and overseas modelling magazines.
- Canberra Model Shipwrights
The Canberra Model Shipwrights Society (CMSS) was established in Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory, on 21 April 1988. It has the objectives of fostering and maintaining interest in building and constructing scale model ships, boats and associated fittings, gear, equipment, armaments and relevant items and structures and the pursuit of excellence in this field.
- HMVS Cerberus
The "Save the Cerberus" website. The "Save the Cerberus Alliance", representing the major stakeholders, and the "Friends of the Cerberus" consisting of enthusiasts (operating to support the Alliance), share the belief that saving Cerberus is of crucial importance.
- Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre (Garden Island, Sydney)
The RAN Heritage Centre displays museum standard items of the Naval Heritage Collection seven days per week to the public. The Collection contains over 250 000 individual items from the more than 100 years of Navy's history. Many of these items will be rotated through the RAN Heritage Centre display galleries over the years to come.
- Seascape Navigator - Melbourne Maritime Museum
This site lists all the Maritime Museums and places of significant maritime heritage in Australia - see the Home Page for a complete listing.
- Sydney Heritage Fleet (NSW)
A community-based non-profit organisation, the Fleet’s mission is to: build and maintain an internationally recognised centre of excellence in maritime heritage for the benefit of all Australians by presenting through research, acquisition, conservation, restoration, education and operation, our continuing maritime history.
- Tall Ships Victoria
A site to promote, co-ordinate, support and facilitate the activities of Tall Ships within Victoria.
- Task Force 72
The members of TF72 enjoy building and sailing 1:72nd scale model ships. Many of the models are warships but there are a few merchant ships, ferries and the like within the group.
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