Last updated:

June 24, 2016

Recipients of the 2014-2015 Local History Grant Program have been awarded. 


3CR Community Radio         

Radical Radio – 40 Years of 3CR        

Awarded: $8,500.00


Castlemaine Historical Society Inc  

Fryerstown Court Records      

Awarded: $1,430.00


Axedale Our Town – Our Future Inc.           

‘A Town Once Divided, Now United’ – Axedale Historical Loop App 

Awarded: $12,051.60


Ballarat and District Genealogical Society Inc       

Taking Ballarat Courier to the world 

Awarded: $7,500.00


Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League

Ballarat Base Hospital, School of Nursing Educator Project 1888-1988       

Awarded: $3,300.00


Beaumaris Primary School  

Retracing Beaumaris Primary School’s lost history – a preservation, publication and heritage panel project         

Awarded: $10,956.00


Bellarine Historical Society Inc.

Digitise Shire of Bellarine Rate and Valuation books           

Awarded: $3,520.00


Benalla Historical Society Inc.         

Conservation of Edward Harcourt Paintings  

Awarded: $8,584.40


Euroa Agricultural Society Incorporated   

The publication of 130 years of the Euroa Agricultural and Pastoral Society 1885-2015     

Awarded: $6,050.00


Yaapeet Community Club    

Yaapeet History Trail Stage 1

Awarded: $4,985.20


Birchip Historical Society Inc           

Purchase of archival quality storage products and display cabinets for railway research   

Awarded: $397.10


Bruthen & District Citizens Association Inc

Bruthen Heritage Precinct – Development of historic displays         

Awarded: $6,930.00


Stratford and District Historical Society    

Tyers Street Walk Book          

Awarded: $1,400.00


Korumburra & District Historical Society Inc.        

Digitising the Great Southern Advocate

Awarded: $8,250.00


Korumburra Golf Club Inc.   

A History of the first 100 years of the Korumburra Golf Club           

Awarded: $3,000.00


Poowong Football & Netball Club Inc.       

Poowong Football & Netball Club – Celebrating 125 Years   

Awarded: $5,500.00


Toora Bowls Club      

History of the Toora Bowls Club publication 

Awarded: $2,200.00


Wodonga District Girl Guides

The Past, the present and the Future: Protecting & Preserving our History 

Awarded: $3,477.00


Yackandandah & District Historical Society Inc.    

Unlocking the Yackandandah Primary School WW1 Memorial Journal         

Awarded: $2,035.00


Burke Memorial Museum    

The Early Beechworth Potteries        

Awarded: $2,556.00


Chinese Museum      

Cantonese opera in Australia: Bridging communities and cultures  

Awarded: $10,200.00


JOY 94.9         

History of JOY 94.9    

Awarded: $14,357.00


Melbourne Library Service  

Graeme Butler Heritage Image Collection    

Awarded: $12,632.00


Societa’ Isole Eolie    

90th Anniversary Aeolian Commemorative Project   

Awarded: $6,325.00


Travellers Aid Australia        

Travellers Aid Australia’s 100th Anniversary

Awarded: $15,000.00


Friends of Flagstaff Hill         

Flagstaff Hill Collection cataloguing 



City of Warrnambool Rowing Club 

Warrnambool Rowing Club- 140 years on the Hopkins River

Awarded: $2,812.70


Kerang Pony Club Inc           

55 Year History of the Kerang Pony Club       

Awarded: $3,520.00


Lalbert Progress Association Inc     

Lalbert Primary School 2990 History Preservation    

Awarded: $1,650.00


Nyah District Primary School          

Memories of the Rail School  

Awarded: $5,475.00


Pyramid Hill & District Historical Society   

Preservation of fantastic old photographs    

Awarded: $2,411.20


Cohuna A. P. & H. Society    

100 Years of Showing Off      

Awarded: $9,159.70


Commonwealth Clydesdale Horse Society Victorian Branch       

The Centenary of Clydesdales at the Royal Melbourne Show 1914-2014    

Awarded: $6,930.00


Darebin Libraries      

Digitising Darebin – 1980’s Northcote images          

Awarded: $6,700.00


Devon Meadows Primary School    

DMPS Centenary Celebrations           

Awarded: $5,500.00


Emerald Community House Inc       

Emerald Heritage Walk – Stage 2      

Awarded: $8,680.00


Mount Evelyn RSL Sub-branch       

The Vagabond in the Yarra Valley Publication          

Awarded: $6,000.00


Yarra Ranges Regional Museum      

Oil Paint and Ochre: The Story of William Barak and the de Purys  

Awarded: $14,080.00


Southern Sherbrooke Historical Society Inc          

Oral History Preservation And Access           

Awarded: $5,500.00


Upwey Belgrave RSL Inc       

Museum Workshop Archive Project   

Awarded: $2,684.00


Gippsland Heritage Park

Cataloguing of Buildings and Collections at Old Gippstown

Awarded: $1,340.00


The Committee for Drouin  

‘Stories of Drouin’ from our Local Knowledge Identities       

Awarded: $10,454.40


Harrow Bush Nursing Centre           

Pathways to Harrow 2015      

Awarded: $3,238.00


Horsham Historical Society Inc.      

Digitise old Films       

Awarded: $1,100.00


Horsham Saints Cricket Club           

Horsham Saints Cricket Club Premiership Photos Refurbishment    

Awarded: $931.70


Heidelberg Historical Society Inc    

Map Backlog Completion Project      

Awarded: $1,063.70


Kew Historical Society Inc   

Survey Maps of Kew   

Awarded: $3,081.10


Knox Historical Society Inc  

Audio Recording Digitisation 

Awarded: $2,057.00


Multicultural Arts Victoria  

Stories from The Pier

Awarded: $9,956.00


Theatre Heritage Australia Inc

Digitising J C Williamson Ltd Scene Books c. 1890s-1930s  

Awarded: $9,894.50


North Wangaratta Community Group       

North Wangaratta’s Walking/Bike Trail from Reedy Creek to The Vine – reliving indigenous & early European stories

Awarded: $10,326.00


Riddells Creek Social History Group           

Heritage Walk

Awarded: $5,401.00


Scout Association – Victorian Branch (Scout Heritage Victoria)  

Digitisation of Australia Jamboree Newspapers/Book Conservation           

Awarded: $4,455.00


United Jewish Education Board      

UJEB 120        

Awarded: $4,880.00


St Anthony’s Parish  

Preserving the Past    

Awarded: $600.00


Toorak College          

Toorak College Archive Image Digitisation Project   

Awarded: $2,076.00


Victorian Women’s Cricket Umpires Association Inc        

Victorian Women’s Cricket Umpires Association 80 Seasons 1936/37 – 2015/16   

Awarded: $2,979.90


West Gippsland Relic, Mining and Heritage Protection Inc

Aberfeldy Tracks        

Awarded: $5,500.00


Yallourn Association

Yallourn – Open Cut Timeline, Countour Lines on Map & Housing   

Awarded: $10,725.00


Yarrambat Heritage Museum

Yarrambat Heritage Museum Development

Awarded: $3,520.00


Geelong Heritage Centre

Digitising and indexing of the Geelong Valuation and Rate Books Records

Awarded: $9,000.00