How the Melbourne Map was made

November 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online (Zoom)
Cath Bauman

This talk will be given by Melinda Clarke. Melinda is the driving force behind The Melbourne Map website, which includes illustrated maps of Melbourne in both 1991 and 2019.

Listen to Melinda to understand how the illustrated maps were produced. She will explain the project, beginning with the idea’s conception and publication of the first illustrated map back in 1991. She will share the trials and tribulations of bringing the project to fruition from research, design, crowd funding, publishing and product development.

Register your interest by email to the Office ( You will then be sent the relevant Zoom link to your email address (the one registered with U3A) 24-36 hours before the event.

2019 map of Melbourne 1991 map of Melbourne