Melbourne’s Twenty Decades

Launched: Tuesday 19 November 2019.

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is delighted to announce the release of its latest publication

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades

Melbourne’s Twenty Decades takes the reader on a visual journey, exploring First Nations history and continuing for 200 years, decade by marvellous decade, until we reach our bright future. This book reveals why understanding our past is so important for our future.

The book has a stellar line-up, with some of Australia’s most respected academics and historians contributing to the publication, as well as iconic images from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) archives, which makes for an impressive publication.

Editors: Richard Broome, Richard Barnden, Elisabeth Jackson, Judith Smart.

Contributing authors: Jill Barnard, Richard Broome, Michael Cannon, Graeme Davison, Don Garden, John Lack, Andrew Lemon, Andrew May, Seamus O’Hanlon, Charles Sowerwine and Judith Smart.


The price is again a sensational $28 (pick up from the RHSV), or plus postage and handing for mail orders.

Front Cover of Remembering Melbourne: 1850-1960