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400 trees under threat

The feisty RHSV Heritage Committee has been active on many fronts recently with support for Buninyong & District Historical Society's...
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Holsworth Grants Announced

The 8 successful applicants for Holsworth Grants have been announced. The full list can be read here.  The Holsworth Local...
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Thoroughly wholesome, absolutely pure.

In the lastest CBD News Cheryl Griffin muses nostalgically about a photo taken in 1900 of a crowd outside Nott's...
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Chinese delegation visit RHSV on study tour

Today we were delighted to host a delegation from the National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China who...
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Victorian Premier’s History Award

2018 Victorian Community History Awards

The arresting title sets the tone for this compelling book. In the 19th century, Victoria had the highest rate of insanity in Australia, not surprising given the turmoil of the gold rush.

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Isaac Selby: Lecturer, Historian, Assassin! - 14 June 2019 - 20 December 2019

This exhibition presents the colourful life and times of Isaac Selby in his own words and pictures. Select the image to view the full exhibition details.

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Waltzing Matilda Australia’s Accidental Anthem. A Forensic History by W. Benjamin Lindner.

Waltzing Matilda started as an accidental collaboration in outback Queensland in 1895 that caused the death of a seven-year relationship and went on to inspire a nation during World...
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