Victorian histories revealed in newly opened archives
The 2015 edition of Provenance
Soldier On: WW1 Soldier Settler Stories
Did you miss our 'Transporting Art' exhibition?
Australian Women's Archives Project Women's Day Seminar
Celebrating 'Old Stuff Day' at the archives
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 State Bank Victoria Archives Ephemera Collection holds many fascinating items dating back as far as 1842 all the way to 1992. With ‘Old Stuff Day’ coming up on the 2nd of March, we thought it an excellent time to take a trip back in time with one of the boxes from this collection – […]Read More
This blog post was written by Marilyn Kenny, Public Record Office Victoria volunteer, and was originally given as a speech at the December 2015 PROV Volunteer Event. What a great intimate gathering this is. Just the place to share a few secrets. The first is that my friends don’t understand me. “You go where?” they […]Read More
As of the 1st of January, hundreds of records relating to Victoria’s history have been made public as part of Public Record Office Victoria’s annual opening of officially closed records. The records are of particular interest to family historians waiting on files that mention members of their family tree. Under Section 9 of the Public […]Read More