Society Objectives & Policies

The purposes of the RHSV, as approved at the AGM in June 2023, are to:

2.1 foster interest in and enjoyment of Victorian history;

2.2 promote all aspects of Victorian history;

2.3 recognise and acknowledge outstanding achievement in Victorian history;

2.4 act as an advocate in the conservation and promotion of Victoria’s cultural and built heritage;

2.5 support affiliated historical societies throughout the Victoria; and

2.6 acquire, preserve, develop and disseminate resources so as to be recognized as a leading Victorian history resource.

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is managed by the Council that operates under the Society’s Constitution.



June 2020

What to do with our Monuments and Statues

Press release regarding the humanities in Australia