This is the podcast Look history in the eye produced by Public Record Office Victoria. We interview people who delve into public archives and uncover interesting truths about Melbourne and Victoria's past. Discover the back story to some iconic Melbourne and Victorian people and places, and download the archival record which inspired each episode.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.
Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting.
PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples.
Pentridge and the panopticon
The 1978 Melbourne Landmark Competition
Uncovering Melbourne's infamous madame
When Melbourne got cool
How hard was it to break out of Pentridge?
The women of the munitions trade in Footscray
Advertising and marketing in Marvellous Melbourne