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Hidden Museum - RAAF Museum

RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook Road, Point Cook Tel: (03) 8348 6040 Open Tuesday to Friday 10 AM to 3 PM. Saturday & Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed Monday's. Interactive flying displays are conducted at 1 PM on Tuesday's, Thursday's & Sunday's. The  RAAF Museum , Point Cook is the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, the second oldest Air Force in the world. The museum includes special exhibitions, a Heritage Gallery, Training Hangar, Technology Hangar, external displays, restoration projects and interactive flying displays. Then there's Hangar 180 an absolute must-see for any plane tragic. Hanger 180 is home to a CAC Boomerang, Catalina, GAF Pika, GAF Jindivik, Hawker Demon, Avro Cadet, DH84 Dragon, CAC Sabre, Dassault Mirage 111 an Iroquois UH1 helicopter and a Cessna Bird Dog.

Cyber Issues - Keeping children safe

In this digital age, it is important for parents to remain aware of the following terms and the potential harm that can result. Digital Footprint   The word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online. Geo-location software   This type of software is used to identify someone's IP address, which can reveal which country they are in - right down to city and post code, organisation and specific location.  Lots of devices today also equip with GPS.  It allows the software to pinpoint the exact location of the device. Hacking   The act of someone who breaks into computer and network systems and performs something destructively or illegally. Identify theft   A crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as driver's licence or passport details, in order to impersonate someone else. Phishing   When emails are sent from fake email addresses in order to deceive individuals to reveal personal information

Hidden Museum - Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum

Lorimer Street East, Southbank Tel: (03) 9699 9760 Open 10 Am to 4 PM Daily except Good Friday and Christmas Day Entry costs Adults $16, Concession$3, Child $9.50 Family (2A2C) $43 Family (1A2C) $30. The  Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum  is centred on the restored 1885 clipper ship the Polly Woodside which is displayed floating in Melbourne's original dry-dock dating back to the 1870's. Exhibits are housed in historical wharf sheds and include 3000 maritime artefacts and 10,000 photographs.