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

Coming up…

TALK – The Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council & RHSV present “Mapping Melbourne”

When: FRIDAY 29 AUGUST Time: 1.00– 2.15 pm. Where: RHSV, 239 A’Beckett St
What images come into your mind’s eye when we talk about Melbourne? What is your personal cultural map of Melbourne, how did you compose that map and how has it changed over time?

Join us for a conversation with Reuben Berg, Director Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria; Genevieve Grieves, film maker & media artist and recently lead curator of the First Peoples exhibition Bunjilka Aboriginal Cultural Centre Melbourne Museum; and Richard Broome Emeritus Professor of History, La Trobe University, FAHA and Vice President RHSV.

Bookings: 93269288 or office@historyvictoria.org.au

Paul Mullaly and Janine Rizetti will showcase the history behind these rare books and foreshadow the RHSV’s exciting plans for making them accessible online. 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.