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RHSV COVIDSafe Plan

All staff, volunteers, contractors & visitors should read the RHSV COVIDSAFE PLAN attached here
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RHSV urges further consultation before more tree-felling on the Western Highway Duplication project

The RHSV are calling on the state government to pause and reconsider the felling of trees on the Western Highway...
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A Coode time on the Yarra & QVM in 1901

Our researchers Cheryl Griffin and Ashley Smith have great articles in the latest CBD News and Docklands News respectively. Cheryl...
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Amanda Scardamaglia wins Premier’s History Award

Amanda Scardamaglia has won the 2020 Victorian Premier's History Award for her splendid book, Printed on Stone The Lithographs of...
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VICTORIAN COMMUNITY HISTORY AWARD WINNERS

As part of History Month, PROV & RHSV announces VCHA winners

On 28 October, Catherine Andrews announced the winner of the Victorian Premier's History Award and the winners of 9 other categories were also announced.

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STAY @ HOME FESTIVAL

JOIN US - FOR THE DURATION OF COVID19

The Stay @ Home Festival is a collection of activities for you and your family to engage in whilst we are all socially isolated. (click on the image)

Upcoming Victorian History Events

  • Clan Winter-Irving Gathering

    October 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Note! Due to current outbreak of COVID + border closures, event has been rescheduled for 2021 This inaugural 1 day event (16/10/20...

Featured Books

Vera Deakin and the Red Cross by Carole Woods

This is a biography of Vera Deakin, daughter of the Prime Minister Alfred Deakin, focusing on her work with the Australian Red Cross. At the outbreak of war she...
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The Ghosts Have Never Left – Victorian Gold Rush Towns and the Stories They Could Tell by John & Marie Watt

In words and images this book seeks to capture both the glory days and haunting reminders of 21 Victorian gold Rush towns, which today are either small, sleepy, or...
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Australia: The Vatican Museum’s Indigenous Collection by Katherine Aigner

From the ancient Etruscans and Romans, to the Renaissance masters of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums represent an aspect of the history of humanity through art. The Indigenous Australian...
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