Researching the State's archival collection can be a rewarding research journey. We offer monthly tours and training throughout the year to help you navigate archival research and find the records you're looking for. If there are no events scheduled below please check back. 

 

Discover the Archives: Ballarat

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Ballarat Town Hall
Trench Room, 225 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Do you love history? Our vast collection includes memories of events and decisions great and small that have shaped the history of Victoria. On Wednesday the 22nd of August we are visiting the Ballarat Town Hall with members of our Public Records Advisory Council and invite you to come along and learn about our collection including the fabulous local records available to research at the Ballarat Archives Centre. Bookings essential.

FREE
FREE
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Alexis Wright: Tracker as part of MWF

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Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

We are pleased to be hosting Alexis Wright at the Victorian Archives Centre for the Melbourne Writers Festival. Discover the research behind her Stella Prize–winning book Tracker

$22/$19
$22/$19
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Deep Dive into the Archives as part of MWF

photo of a book Training
Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

We are pleased to be hosting Gideon Haigh for a writing workshop at the Victorian Archives Centre for the Melbourne Writers Festival. Tour our vault and view original records, exploring their potential with writing exercises and group presentations, and hear from Haigh on his own research for Scandal in Bohemia

$22/$19
$22/$19
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Complete your book in 2019

photo of book with glasses Training
Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

Author Hazel Edwards is offering a year-long non-fiction masterclass with the aim of participants completing their books by December 2019. The workshop will run in the Victorian Archives Centre conference room on the first Friday of each month throughout 2019, with the first session to take place on the 4th of January.

$660
$660
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