OMNI men from Diamond Creek and Hurstbridge visited the Chinese Museum in Chinatown on Tuesday. Our guide Nick took us through the history of the Chinese people in Australia then a walkthrough of Chinatown.
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An enjoyable final meeting for the year followed by a BBQ. Anointing of the Rose Petals
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A very enjoyable visit to the Old Treasury Building was had by OMNI men on the third Tuesday of the month ( 30 August ).Built in 1858-1862 it was a product of the 1850’s gold rush. Built in the Renaissance Revival style from Sandstone from Bacchus Marsh and Bluestone mined from Footscray.
The architect was John James Clark, a 19 year old immigrant from Liverpool who also designed Government House, the Royal Mint, City Baths and the Queen Victoria Women’s Hospital.
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On Tuesday we visited Science Works in Spotswood and treated to a behind the scenes tour of the pumping station and workshops with volunteer engineer Tom. Thanks Tom, a most enjoyable day.