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Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
(excl. public holidays)
The second and last Saturday of every month
We will be closed on Monday 26 January for the Australia Day Public Holiday

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  1. Organising Australia Day in the 1970s

    …g sure people will come – is always a challenge. One highlight of the 1978 Australia Day celebrations in Victoria was an enormous motorcade through Melbourne to accompany the unveiling of the History of Transport mural at the Spencer Street Railway Station.  The motorcade was organised through the Australia Day Council (Victoria). In 1979 a National Australia Day Committee was established to work with State and local governments to coordin…

  2. 2014 MAY Records Management Network Meeting

    The Government Services team at Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) would like to warmly invite you and your fellow record keeping and information management professionals to the next Records Management Network  (RMN) meeting. The event will take place on the 5th May 2014 at Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur Street Melbourne. Presentations will commence at 11:00 am and conclude at 2:30 pm.   Over the past year, the team has conducted extensive res…

  3. New South Wales Government Gazette proclamation of reward

    …ales Government and the remaining quarter by certain banks trading in the colony. Simultaneously, the Colony of Victoria was offering a reward of £4,000. Transcribed text Image   79/Q1939 P1905 Date 18 Feb Reg 20 Col. Secy. N. S. WalesForwards copy of Proclamation offering a reward for the apprehension of the Kelly gang of outlawsPublish in Gazette for Gnl. informn.(initials unreadable) 21/2 GAZETTE 21Feby 1879 [End of page 1]…

  4. Student Help

    …s is a website that lets teachers set up projects for the class to work on online, usually about the history of Victoria. The teacher will set up a project, create groups for you to work in and give you some links to other websites to help you research information and pictures. Then you can research and write a story connected to a place on the map and to the project your teacher has set up. Getting Started How to log in How to set up a new story…

  5. Exhibition: School Days

    …public school system based on the principles of free, secular and compulsory education. School Days: Education in Victoria will be on display at the Old Treasury Building from March until September 2015. Visit oldtreasurybuilding.org.au to see what other exhibitions are currently on display.  The Old Treasury Building is located at 20 Spring Street, Melbourne.  Image: Public Record Office Victoria VPRS 14517 P1 Unit 17 school unknown….

  6. Koorie Index of Names

    …oorie Heritage – Koorie Index of Names Project. Accessing the KIN database The KIN database is available at the Victorian Archives Centre Reading Room, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne. The Reading Room is open from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays) and on the second and fourth Saturday of every month. No appointment is necessary to access the KIN database. Alternatively the KRU can provide advice and assistance to rese…

  7. PROVguide 64: City of Melbourne

    …uction of waterworks and water supply. An Act of 1863 gave local government districts responsibility for roads, streets, wharves, cemeteries, public health, water supply, drainage, charitable institutions, recreation facilities, libraries, pounds, licensed premises, markets, slaughter houses, weights and measures. Major record series transferred to Public Record Office Victoria by the City of Melbourne include: Council Records VPRS 8910 Mi…

  8. PROVguide 50: Ships’ Passenger Lists

    Transport – Ships’ Passenger Lists Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds passenger lists for voyages to and from Victoria up to 1923.  Copies of the lists are available on microfiche and microfilm in PROV’s reading rooms at the Victorian Archives Centre and the Ballarat Archives Centre.  Microfiche copies of unassisted (1852-1923) and assisted (1839-1871) inward passenger lists are also available at libraries and genealogical centres…

  9. PROVguide 55: Land Records

    Land, Places and Local History – Land Records Public Record Office Victoria holds a wide range of records that document the administration of Crown lands in Victoria.  The main agency involved in this administration was the Department of Crown Lands and Survey (VA 538).  This PROVguide outlines how to access some of the most frequently used series regarding land selection in Victoria, and other significant land records such as the Historic Pla…

  10. Water Stories

    Water Stories is a Public Record Office Victoria online exhibition. It displays original records from the Victorian government archives to explore the development of the first water storage, the Yan Yean Reservoir, the creation of the four parks that surround the city (Fitzroy, Exhibition, Flagstaff and the Botanic Gardens), the development of an innovative sewerage system for the city at Spotswood and Werribee, and the transformation of the Ya…

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