Last updated:

June 24, 2016

The Hon Heidi Victoria MP and Minister for the Arts announced the 2013-2014 Local History Grant recipients on 22 May 2014. 


The Australian National Aviation Museum           

Cataloguing of Australian Aircraft Restoration Group Archive Collection    

Awarded: $1,800


 Ballarat Masonic Centre – Roger Porteous Library and Robert Bell Archive      

Archive Preservation, Digitisation and Online Public Access           

Awarded: $13,000


Ballarat Tramway Museum 

Interpretation Panels on Ballarat’s Trams Heritage: Horsepower and Electric Power

Awarded: $5,000


Bayside Library Service        

Digitisation of Brighton Southern Cross 1896-1913 on Trove           

Awarded: $11,918


Beechworth Arts Council     

The Peace of Our Time Heritage Trail           

Awarded: $3,200


Beechworth Cemetery Trust           

Beechworth Cemetery – Digitising of Archival Records for public access    

Awarded: $8,180


Broadmeadows Historical Society Inc

Digitisation and Preservation Project

Awarded: $6,452


Central Highlands Libraries  

Digitisation of Ballarat directories    

Awarded: $2,800


Churchill and District News

Looking Back: An Oral History

Awarded: $1,233


City of Moorabbin Historical Society – Box Cottage Museum      

Display cabinet and mannequin for Mary Box Wedding Dress c1918          

Awarded: $2,500


Cottage by the Sea   

Conservation and presentation of Cottage by the Sea history          

Awarded: $9,875


Echuca Historical Society Inc           

Conserve 1872 Echuca: Illustrated Photographic Collection 

Awarded: $2,265


Field Naturalists Club of Victoria    

Publication of FNCV History   

Awarded: $8,000


Friends of the McKay Memorial Gardens Inc

McKay Memorial Gardens Oral History Project         

Awarded: $4,960


Goulburn Valley Regional Library Corporation     

Rural Life Stories across the Goulburn Valley

Awarded: $5,360


Greensborough Historical Society Inc

Creation of website for Greensborough Historical Society Inc         

Awarded: $5,000


Harrow Bush Nursing Centre           

Publication of Pathways to Harrow 2013      

Awarded: $3,438


Heide Museum of Modern Art        

Heide Scarred Tree    

Awarded: $9,000


Heytesbury and District Historical Society

Antares Commemorative Plaque       

Awarded: $1,282


Heywood Pioneer Wagon Shed and History Group         

Dairying, Milk Transport and Cheese making in the Heywood District        

Awarded: $5,500


Kilcunda Bass Cricket Club   

A long Innings – Towards 150 Years of Cricket Along the Waterline

Awarded: $3,700


Kingston City Council           

Kingston Indigenous Walking Trail    

Awarded: $8,995


Koonung Cottage Community House         

Koonung Cottage history website      

Awarded: $2,450


Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society Inc

Girls of Our Town       

Awarded: $2,994


Leongatha and District Historical Society  

The Leongatha historic plaque project          

Awarded: $5,345


Lions Club of Camperdown Inc        

Camperdown History Interpretive Plaques Project    

Awarded: $6,660


Mallee Family Care Inc

Preservation & online publication of the Frank Zaetta 1956 flood photography

Awarded: $2,610


Malvern Historical Society Inc        

So I’ve heard: oral recollections of Malvern

Awarded: $2,418


Maryborough Family History Group Inc    

A Social Ramble through the Maryborough Cemetery book  

Awarded: $2,810


Marysville and District Cricket Club

Marysville Clubroom Historic Memorabilia   

Awarded: $2,500


Melbourne‘s Living Museum of the West

Living Museum Product Digitisation  

Awarded: $10,000


Mitchell Community Radio  

The first Coach Stop – series two       

Awarded: $1,055


Mornington Peninsula Family History Society      

The Hall on the Hill: A History of the Frankston Mechanics’ Hall and Free Library 1873 to 2013    

Awarded: $3,000


Mount Rouse & District Historical Society Inc       

Digitisation the Penshurst Free Press 1901-1913     

Awarded: $4,368


Nagambie and District Historical Society   

Conservation and cataloguing the collection

Awarded: $2,855


National Trust of Australia (Victoria)         

Barwon Park Orchard and Wine Cellar Experience   

Awarded: $9,430


Nillumbik Shire Council       

Nillumbik Heritage booklet    

Awarded: $12,940


Port Arts Network    

Portarlington History Trail     

Awarded: $1,200