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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Archival snapshot: war emergency nurses

  A nurse is a gift sent from above In 1915 there was increased need for nurses to help with the war effort so nurses were asked to sign up as “war emergency nurses” in the military hospitals.  When these nurses signed up as “war emergency nurses”,   they could not have imagined that the register which authenticates […]

Celebrating 150 Years of Sebastopol, Victoria, 1864 to 2014

Sebastopol was a long, thin, little township, strung out along the gold mines between Buninyong in the south and Ballarat, the bustling town just over Rubicon Street, in the north.  Shops and houses shared the township with mines and mullock heaps. On 1 October 1864, the Borough of Sebastopol separated from Buninyong Shire. The first […]

Update on VERS refresh

The work on renewing the VERS standard continues and is expected to be completed around February 2015. Work is currently underway to produce software tools to construct, analyse, and view the new style VEOs. We are producing these tools for two reasons. The first, long term, reason is so that agencies and vendors can easily […]

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