Researching the archives
Sir Rupert Hamer Awards
Trams: Moving Pictures
Royal Commission into Child Abuse
Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State’s courts, local councils, schools, public hospitals and other public offices.
The records date from the establishment of the Port Phillip District in the mid 1830s right through to today and include information relating to areas of activity managed or regulated by government such as the administration of justice, immigration, health and welfare, land, education, Indigenous communities, planning, transport, and resource management.
The Annual Sir Rupert Hamer Awards for excellence in records management were held on Thursday 16 May 2013 at the beautiful Queens Hall, Parliament. Around 140 people gathered to share in the celebration, enjoy the nibbles, drinks and music of the Lucca Ensemble before the awards began. As well as being the 15th year [...]Read More
In last nights episode of Who Do You Think You Are? John Howard was taken on a journey which identified significant events of his ancestors over many years including those of his great-great-grandfather John Crane Nottage, an architect who built churches in Castlemaine during the gold rush days including the Tarnagulla Church of England and [...]Read More
The Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room at 51 Little Malop Street Geelong, will be temporarily closed on Tuesday May 28th and Wednesday May 29th. The temporary closure is to enable the relocation of the GHC archive collection being carried out over these days. The Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room will re-open on Thursday May 30th at 11.00 [...]Read More