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VICTORIAN COMMUNITY HISTORY AWARDS 2023 CLOSEDAward Ceremony at Victorian Arts Centre, Friday 2 Feb 2024
An almost record number of entries were received this year - 167 entries - in a very short 5 week entry period. The judges are now hard at work sifting through all those wonderful entries. Thank you to all the entrants and best of luck.Click here for the online entry form and all details
What's on at the RHSV
- January 14, 2024 - January 17, 2024
RHSV is again partnering with the National Capital Educational Tourism Project and leading Canberra cultural institutions to offer...
- January 23, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Petitioning government is a fundamental right in Australia’s democracy. This seminar will explore citizen activism through petit...
- February 6, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Historian Dr Liz Rushen will take you behind the scenes of our current exhibition, Garryowen's Melbourne which Liz curated. The ex...
- February 29, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
In 2023 we organised a tour of Trades Hall and everyone on the tour said it was exceptional and that Antony Moore, the guide, was ...
Curated by Dr Liz Rushen. Designed by Marianna Berek-Lewis 5678 Design. From 13 July 2023 - March 2024 -
See Melbourne through Garryowen’s eyes – the people and places of early Melbourne. Garryowen’s Melbourne brings to life many of the characters and buildings in early Melbourne. The exhibition incorporates lively descriptions taken from Garryowen’s (Edmund Finn’s) Chronicles of Early Melbourne: historical, anecdotal and personal 1835 to 1852 published in 1888 set alongside images from the collection of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.
Upcoming Victorian History Events
- December 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
Collective City showcases historic photographs of Melbourne from the state and federal government archives, alongside images repre...
- December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Eltham District Historical Society’s Christmas function is a trivia night – put together a table (or join an existing ...
- January 25, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St John Ambulance began its Search and Rescue Squads after WWII to collaborate with Victoria Police and the Country Fire Authority...