Mordialloc is situated on Port Phillip Bay, about 25km south of the CBD of Melbourne.
The name is derived from the Aboriginal term moordy yallock, meaning little sea (lagoon).
Mordialloc is well known for Pompei of Mordialloc Boat building business, which produced Australia's finest wooden boats, general run abouts to 60ft professional fishing Boats.
Jack Pompei OAM is respected for his skill as a craftsman, saving over 2000 people from drowning on Port Phillip Bay and community work.Jack saved the Mordialloc pier from being pulled down, help Mordialloc High School with resources, gave his time to under privileged kids and showed them skills in wood work, gave the Catholic church its lead light windows, helped many people out and gave them his time, and in the 1970s help in the set up of the Victorian Water police and is an honourable member for all time. People from all over Australia would ring him up for the weather report, even Rob Gel the local weather man had shown him respect in this area.
For more about Jack Pompei the Boat Builder and Advocate for Mordialloc Creek see http://localhistory.kingston.vic.gov.au/htm/article/87.htm
On the rope
Mordialloc beach at sunset
Seagulls on shore
Mordialloc sailing club
Boats nudge and jostle, for room to sway
Jonathan the seagull is back
Pier activity below and above
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