Members and non-members are welcome to attend our next 'Ideas and skills exchange' session which is being held online via Zoom on Tuesday 30 November 2021 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
This is the last for the year - of our monthly informal gatherings for those who want to discuss their projects with other oral history practitioners and enthusiasts. It's a relaxed atmosphere where all are welcome.
The National Archives of Australia is coming to Gippsland, virtually – through a free, online open day for Gippsland residents. Presented by staff from the National Archives’ Victoria State Office, the open day will feature seminars on key family history and local history resources available through the National Archives. Reference officers will also be available to answer questions you have about finding immigration and defence service records.
Freak Out How a Musical Revolution Rocked the World in the Sixties Freak Out is Australia’s coming-of-age story, of how we as a nation were dragged into global culture by the unstoppable momentum of rock and pop music. The sixties was an era of extraordinary change and earth-shattering events. The music scene responded with popular anthems that reverberated across the planet. What’s more, the gun was fired on a period of unprecedented musical innovation and creativity, the likes of which have…
London, 1913: A wealthy young woman from a stately country home falls in love with and secretly marries a handsome young diplomat from the Turkish Embassy. It sounds like a plot line from the hit British period drama Downton Abbey … but it is the real-life story of Melbourne socialite Florence Winter-Irving.