Lectures

The RHSV holds regular lectures during the year, between February and November. Lectures for this year have finished. Past RHSV lectures can be listened to on the Podcasts page.

A Sense of Place: Australian Style in the Post War Years

When: Tuesday, 15 April, at 5:15 PM
Cost: Members Free, Non-Members $10
RSVP:   office@historyvictoria.org.au or phone o3 9326 9288

Dr Anne Vale will discuss the new breed of designers to emerge after World War II who accepted, valued and embraced the Australian landscape and Australian flora.

These alternative garden-makers, led by Peter Glass, Alistair Knox and Gordon Ford, amongst others, had a different perspective of the Australian landscape than their prewar predecessors. The natural landscape designers of the middle years, Stones, Ford and Maloney and Walker, crystallised and expressed the perspectives of their times, but did so in significantly different ways. Read more…

The Podcast of last RHSV lecture Richard Broome- Aboriginal Activism and the Aborigines Advancement League is now available – see the Podcasts Page.

RHSV Lecture Podcasts

RHSV Lecture May 2013 - Paul Strangio speaking about the history or Political Labor in Victoria

Many of the past RHSV Lectures are available as podcasts from the Podcasts page, in MP3 format to listen to or to download.

Lectures and other events of the RHSV are in our What’s On page and the Events Calendar.