Last updated:

September 19, 2022

Presented by Public Record Office Victoria in partnership with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the Victorian Community History Awards are held annually to celebrate the people involved in community history projects who are dedicated to telling local stories which help all Victorians to better understand their past. The 2022 award categories include:

  • Victorian Premier's History Award ($5000 prize)
  • Collaborative Community History Award ($2000)
  • Local History Project Award ($2000)
  • History Publication Award ($2000)
  • Small History Publication Award ($1500)
  • NEW IN 2022 Small Organisation History Project Award ($1500) 
  • Community Diversity Award ($1500)
  • Digital Storytelling Award ($1500)
  • Historical Interpretation Award ($1500)
  • Oral History Award presented in collaboration with Oral History Victoria ($1500)
  • History Article Award ($500)

View the 2022 entry form for more information, here

The Victorian Community History Awards are supported by the Victorian Government through the Community Support Fund. 

Entries for 2022 have now closed. The shortlist will be announced early October. 2022 winners will be announced during History Month at a ceremony at the Arts Centre Melbourne on the 21st of October.