Melbourne Wireless began around May 2001 as a website and mailing list. Originally the website was called Melbourne: Digital and Wireless having been created by Steven Haigh and his housemate, Glen Brunning.
Left to right around booth: Michael Borthwick, Tyson Clugg, Dwayne Jones-Evans, Adrian Close, David "Clae" Gason, Tony Langdon, Steven Haigh, Glen Brunning, Micheal Hall. Centre: Nick Sibbing, Barry Park.
The first Melbourne Wireless meeting took place on 14 December 2001 and was organised by Nick Sibbing and others via email.