Royal Historical Society of Victoria : Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria
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The RHSV's mission is to promote among our members, member societies, and the wider public, an interest in and understanding of Australian history, with a focus on the Victorian experience. The RHSV is the peak body for local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria and is the historical society for central Melbourne.
RHSV Heritage Committee: RHSV statements on the Queen Victoria Market: pavilion, and heritage buildings in Therry Street
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections now available ORDER NOW!
- COLLECTIONSThe RHSV collection is a treasure trove including manuscripts, books, pamphlets, ephemera, photographs, artworks and maps.
- EXHIBITIONSExhibitions are held on various historical themes throughout the year.
- VICTORIAN COMMUNITY HISTORY AWARDSClick for details of THE 2018 Victorian Community History Awards.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Mon: Walking tours of Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (u16 yrs free), book: 9326 9288.
Fri 20 Jul: Closing date for Victorian Community History Awards
Sun 29 Jul: Open House Weekend : RHSV HQ - Heritage Listed Drill Hall
Tue 31 Jul: Closing date for Holsworth Local Heritage Trust Grants
Sun 19 Aug: History Victoria Support Group Seminar: Moving Forward
Wed 22 Aug: Book Fair Members Only Preview
Thur 30 Aug: Lunchtime Lecture : Revisiting Catani
Sun 16 Sep: The Biennial RHSV conference : War, Peace, Protest: Fifty Year Reflections on 1968
Sun 7 Oct - Sun 14 Oct : History Week
21/07/2018 - 22/07/2018 Toorloo Arm Primary School Centenery Celebrations 24/07/2018 Visit the Kildara Centre 29/07/2018 Winter Tales from the Grave Tour, St Kilda Cemetery 29/07/2018 OHV 2018 Symposium – Oral History and the Emotions 04/08/2018 Malmsbury Town Hall 150th Celebration 12/08/2018 La Trobe and his Horses: Testing Times 09/09/2018 Gulf Station: a La Trobe era property
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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