RHSV wins Community Heritage Grant

The RHSV has been awarded a $14,894 federal Community Heritage Grant to fund museum-standard shelving for our all-important manuscript collection. This is the third and final grant in a three-part process.

The grant was announced at the National Library of Australia in Canberra on October 30.

Grants worth almost $383,000 have been distributed this year to 61 community groups and organisations from around Australia to assist in the identification and preservation of community owned but nationally significant heritage collections.


FRRR grant Project Officer appointed

Our FRRR grant is starting to gain traction and we are thrilled to announce that we have appointed Pam Millist to be the project officer working with 4 historical societies in Murrindindi Shire over the next 5-6 months. Pam is a qualified librarian with qualifications in computer science and vast experience working with information technology. She will be starting in the field shortly.


Date Claimer: Engineering Heritage mini-conference

Celebrating Engineering History

An afternoon mini-conference “Celebrating Engineering History” is planned for Thursday 15 August 2019, 1pm – 5pm, at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, being organised by Engineering Heritage Victoria in partnership with the RHSV.

Engineering has been defined as being “a vital art, working with the great sources of power in nature for the wealth and well-being of the whole of society”.  We often just think of engineering as being something that started when engineers became a separate profession,


Project Officer Murrindindi Shire

The RHSV is looking for a project officer in Murrindindi Shire – someone with librarianship skills, information management skills, their own car and flexibility. It is the FTE of 8 weeks works spread over 4 – 6 months, time and dates negotiable with the 4 historical societies with whom you’ll be working. Closing date: 5 April 2019.

The full position description can be found here:

Project Officer Murrindindi PD