Last updated:

November 22, 2016

St Arnaud & District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $2390

Purchase of two lockable, glass display cabinets for safe display of historical records


Tatura Museum

Awarded $2604

Modernise Technology for better conservation of and access to local history


Katandra and District History Group Inc

Awarded $6205

From adversity to prosperity – history of Katandra and District 1930-1960


The Chaffey Trail Reference Group

Awarded $9800

Chaffey Trail Vision


Volleyball Horsham

Awarded $1450

Volleyball Horsham 40 year anniversary history book


Melbourne Health

Awarded $14700

Medical Voices: oral histories of the Royal Melbourne Hospital senior medical staff


Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation

Awarded $15000

Budj Bim Guidebook: stories from the elders


St Paul’s Cathedral

Awarded $2394

Digitisation for conservation of Cathedral Chapter Minute Books 1878-1940


Romsey & Lancefield Districts Historical Society Inc

Awarded $1200

Local history of outlying settlements


Gold Museum Sovereign Hill

Awarded $5744

Lucas Girls oral history project


Australian Aircraft Restoration Group

Awarded $1500

Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation history interpretative display


Disability Sport & Recreation

Awarded $9860

Disabled Sport in Victoria a digital history


Moora Racecourse Recreation Reserve

Awarded $6862

Moora Racecourse Recreations Reserve moments in time


Taggerty Fire Brigade (CFA)

Awarded $250

Taggerty Fire Brigade history


1st Beechworth Scout Group

Awarded $1619

Compilation of the history of the 1st Beechworth Scout Group


Victorian Jazz Archive (Australian Jazz Museum)

Awarded $10800

Digital transcription of historical interviews


Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre

Awarded $9500

Echoes of Layfield Court – where the past merges with the present


Camperdown & District Historical Society

Awarded $6292

Camperdown’s notable Scots


Friends of Hanging Rock

Awarded $12270

Book publication – Hanging Rock, an environmental history


Open Channel Co-operative Ltd

Awarded $2480

Open Channel’s video collection on Victoria’s History: Open for Access


Dookie and District Historical Society

Awarded $6551

Dookie and Katamatite Recorder Newspaper digitisation project


Yarrambat Heritage Museum

Awarded $2590

Yarrambat Heritage Museum Technology


Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

Awarded $4000

Assessment of Significance: archives historical collection


458 RAAF Squadron Association

Awarded $2341

Special squadron 75th anniversary publication


Birchip Historical Society Inc

Awarded $8450

Purchase shopfront showcases to show off Birchip’s culture


Kilmore Historical Society

Awarded $429

Purchase of equipment for WWI soldier project


Flinders District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $7000

Flinders pier precinct museum


Thornbury Primary School

Awarded $3480

Thornbury Primary School Centenary Archives Project


Horsham Historical Society

Awarded $1000

Digitise old films stage two


Connewirricoo Community Centre

Awarded $2250

Walkway signage and historical photograph preservation and display


Royal Geelong Agricultural and Pastoral Society – Vintage Machinery Section

Awarded $1190

Interpretative signage for the vintage machinery display


Inverloch Historical Society

Awarded $7245

Digital recording and cataloguing of photos, documents and other historical items


Wandong History Group Inc

Awarded $3000

Australian Seasoned Timber Company: never before seen photographs exhibition


Geelong Regional Library Corporation

Awarded $3840

Digitising and indexing the South Barwon Town Council Rate Book Records 1857-1960


Nillumbik Historical Society Inc

Awarded $2500

Local history in print


Maryborough Midlands Historical Society

Awarded $1716

Shoulders to the wheel: Maryborough’s 20th century industrial revolution


The Foundling Archive Victoria Inc

Awarded $9033

From this place: an oral history of Ballarat Orphanage


Arapiles Historical Society

Awarded $4998

Establishment of permanent archive facility


Friends of Hawthorn Tram Depot

Awarded $7095

Centenary of the Hawthorn Tramways Trust


Giffard West Hall Reserve Committee of Management Incorporated

Awarded $4000

Giffard Darriman: a community history


Charlton Golden Grains Museum

Awarded $7640

Purchase of display cases to enable the museum to utilise two newly created displays


Trust for Nature

Awarded $12340

Long Swamp: whispers of the past


Mirboo and District Historical Society Incorporated

Awarded $475.50

Conversion of local newspaper The Gippslander already on CD to searchable DVD


Bendigo Historical Society Incorporated

Awarded $9252

Bendigo Historical Society clothing collection conservation


Kiewa Valley Historical Society Inc

Awarded $645.15

Purchase of storage products from archival survival for conservation of collection


Wycheproof and District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $4975

Mount Wycheproof Ensign – for all time


Bass Valley Historical Society Incorporated

Awarded $4794.88

Bass Valley Historical conservation, preservation and digitisation project


Jeparit Heritage Walk Committee

Awarded $3334

Jeparit Heritage Historical Walk


Thorpdale Mechanics Institute Reserve Incorporated

Awarded $2383.75

Thorpdale Pioneers Stories


Indented Head Community Association Inc

Awarded $3500

Rediscovering Indented Head’s history


Camberwell South Primary School

Awarded $2500

C.S.P.S P.O.S.T: Camberwell South Primary School – piecing our stories together


Murchison & District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $2215

Display of establishment and development of agriculture at Murchison


Thornbury Women’s Neighbourhood House Inc

Awarded $4000

Recording and acknowledging the 30 year history of Thornbury Women’s Neighbourhood


Miners Rest RFB

Awarded $2500

Miners Rest: first 75 years


Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Inc

Awarded $2236.30

The Journal of John Clarke Jr



Kuo Min Tang Society of Melbourne

Awarded $15000

Translate and republish Australia’s first Chinese Australian novel: The Poison of Polygamy


Bendigo Cemeteries Trust t/a Remembrance Parks, Central Victoria

Awarded $9773.08

Remembrance Parks: Central Victoria Notable Graves Walking Tour


Campbell’s Creek Community Inc

Awarded $6490

Campbell’s Creek History and Heritage Walk – information board installation


Gould Group Ltd (trading as Gould League)

Awarded $5000

Gould Archive conservation, preservation and cataloguing project


Victorian Labour History Foundation

Awarded $7000

The Draft Register ‘Safe House’


Terang & District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $5800

“They Served with Courage” history of Terang WW1 service personnel


Tablelands Community Centre

Awarded $4762

Ruffy Recollects – Historic Life and Learning in the Tablelands


Brighton Historical Society Inc

Awarded $2795

A snapshot of Brighton: our pictorial history


Bengworden Hall and Recreation Reserve Incorporated

Awarded $2869

Bengworden’s story and spirit captured in its community hall


Quarry Hill Primary School

Awarded $815

The history of Quarry Hill Primary School No 1165 1857-2015


Rupanyup RSL

Awarded $2743.63

Rupanyup RSL World War One History


Learmonth and District Historical Society Inc

Awarded $4110.88

Restoration and Preservation of photograph collection


Lancefield Branch, Country Women’s Association

Awarded $1803

The Lancefield Country Women’s Association Community History 1936-2016


Gippstown Reserve Board of Management

Awarded $4860

Production of interpretative historical signs for original buildings at Old Gippsland


Cornish Hill Committee of Management

Awarded $5040

Cornish Hill Reserve Heritage Trail


Johnny Mullagh Interpretive Centre Inc

Awarded $968

Crime through time: a glimpse of Harrow’s criminal history