Warragul & District Historical Society

PO Box 310 Warragul VIC 3820 Australia
68 Smith Street Warragul Victoria 3820 AU
Contact Name
Malcolm Dickson
136 Princes Way Drouin 3818 7.5 km

Public displays, school visits, annual festival display and guest speaking

Contact Name
Rosemary Blackley- Secretary
PO Box 128 Trafalgar Vic 3824 Australia 19.54 km
Contact Name
Janet Cowden
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38 Main Street Bunyip, VIC 3815 19.64 km

A small group of interested persons in late 2011 decided to establish a group that would collate and preserve the local history of our area.

The Bunyip Historical Society’s home is at the Bunyip Hall and located in what is  colloquially known as the “RSL room”. We do not open to the public as yet, but is in our future plans.

211 Lloyd Street Moe Vic 3825 Australia 26.76 km
Contact Name
Libby Scott

The Moe & District Historical Society maintain an extensive archive and museum of documents and memorabilia relating to the area. Specific displays cover various areas and aspects of the region’s history. Our newsletter “Coach News” is published quarterly.

Contact Name
Bill Ringin, Secretary
PO Box 78 Noojee VIC 3833 Australia 31.47 km
Contact Name
William Langoor
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King Street, Korumburra 31.61 km

The society meets on the first Thursday of the month with a guest speaker. The society are usually open each Tuesday from 1.30 – 4 p.m. for people to drop in. There is a wonderful photograph collection as well as books, cemetery records, manuscripts, maps, newspapers and memorabilia.

Contact Name
Janet Wilson, Secretary
PO Box 1 Mirboo North VIC 3871 32.99 km

To preserve local history information for future generations.

Contact Name
Sue Kerr
5 Whitstable Street, Lang Lang 3984 34.3 km

We collect local history, photos, small memorabilia, and preserve them for the future.

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Peter Hayden - Secretary
10 McCartin Street Leongatha VIC 3984 Australia 35.07 km
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South Gippsland Historical Network
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10 McCartin St, Leongatha Victoria, Australia 35.07 km

Formed in 1964 to collect and preserve the history of the area, the society has a large collection of books, photographs, documents, other printed material, artefacts and family history information. Our home is the Mechanic’s Institute, Leongatha, where we store our collection and present our bi-annual exhibitions.

Suburbs or towns: Leongatha; Gippsland; South Gippsland

Opening times Thursday and Friday 12 to 4 pm or at request

Contact Name
Lyn Skillern, Secretary
12-16 Third Street Yallourn Vic 3825 Australia 37.82 km
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David Roberts
31 Tarwin Streets, Boolarra 3870 38.43 km
003 5169 6351003 5169 6351

Housed in the old Boolarra Primary School, the aims and objectives of the society are to collect, record and display the history of Boolarra and district, and to foster historical interest and knowledge. Photographic collection, static displays of memorabilia and a small library of history books. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, featuring guest speakers.

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Judy Webster- Treasurer
325 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup 3981 38.59 km

“Mallow House”, built 1916, is the home of Koo Wee Rup Swamp Historical Society, incorporating a museum, etc. Collects and preserves the history of Koo Wee Rup and the Koo Wee Rup Swamp.

Contact Name
Heather Arnold, President
9 LITTLETON AVE YINNAR VIC 3869 Australia 39.07 km
Contact Name
Phil Williams
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85 Princes Highway, Pakenham VIC, Australia 40.8 km

Our museum is the old 1912 Shire of Berwick Shire Offices which have been relocated and restored. Our holdings, large collection of local and general items, are mainly relevant to the old Shire of Berwick, and we sell publications produced by the society. Monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, except January, at 8 pm at the Museum. The Museum opens on Sundays 2 – 4 .30 pm, except January.

Access is via turning into James St.and then right onto the Princes Highway Service Rd.

Contact Name
Audrey Dodson, Honorary Secretary

Local history society dedicated to preserving and promoting interest in the history of Morwell and district.

Contact Name
Bruce McMaster - president
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1A Pinnacle Drive, Rawson VIC 3825, Australia 46.74 km

The Erica & District Historical Society Inc, is a non-profit community-based organisation formed in 2014. Our aim is to promote a knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the historical, cultural and environmental heritage of Erica; including, but not limited to the towns and settlements of her districts; namely Moondarra, Rawson, Parkers Corner, Coppers Creek, Jubilee, Jacobs Creek, Caringal, Gould and Tyers Junction.

New members Welcome

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Wendy Baillie, Secretary
Foreshore Road, Tooradin 3980 48.72 km

Collects and preserves the heritage of the old Shire of Cranbourne, and manages the Fisherman’s Cottage Museum complex at Tooradin, on behalf of the City of Casey.

Contact Name
Polly Freeman - Secretary
PO Box 211 Yarra Junction Vic 3797 Australia 50.59 km
Contact Name
Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society
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