RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE
GOOD NEWS FOR HISTORIC JOHN CURTIN HOTEL
MAJOR VICTORY IN SAFEGUARDING THE ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING & CARLTON GARDENS WORLD HERITAGE SITE
DEMOLITION OF 1864 GREAT WESTERN HOTELRHSV Condemns Decision
Last drinks called at the Great Western Hotel. The beloved 158-year-old watering hole in King St officially closed its doors on May 29th. Current owners, the Argo Group, plan to build a 23-storey office tower, as part of a $95 million redevelopment.Click here to read more
What's on at the RHSV
- August 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
All-day workshops for Victorians interested in writing local history. Participants will: gain new perspectives on local history di...
- August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
We are delighted that Professor Frank Bongiorno will be delivering the inaugural RHSV Hugh Anderson Lecture, a new addition to our...
- August 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
This briefing session, talk & lunch is an invitation-only event. Invitations have been sent to all historical societies which ...
- August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free monthly cataloguing clinics via Zoom. The clinics run for an hour from 11am – 12noon on the 4th Thursday of each month. It ...
Opens Wed 30 Mar 2022 - From 31 March to December 2022
Curated by Cheryl Griffin and designed by Katrin Strohl. Women have always played a pivotal role in the RHSV's long history however their achievements are rarely spotlighted. This splendid exhibition highlights just 50 of those women who have helped shape and nurture community history in Victoria through the RHSV.
Upcoming Victorian History Events
- August 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
On Friday 12 August, the SHAPS Fellows & Associates will hold their first Research Day since 2019. RHSV members are invited to att...
- August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An invitation from The Australasian Mining History Association to join in their next ZOOM talk. The Emperor Gold Mine, Fiji: Mine...
- August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
A prominent photographer in the early days of Eltham was John Henry (Harry) Clark. At the regular Eltham & District Historical Soc...