Last updated:

December 19, 2019

Recipients of the 2017-2018 Local History Grant Program are listed below. Congratulations to all recipients!

Ballarat Memorial Concert Band
Awarded $11,590
Ballarat Memorial Concert Band: A Century of Music - Stories of Ballarat

Bendigo Regional Genealogical Society Inc
Awarded $13,453
The Elmore Standard Digitisation Project

Box Hill Historical Society Inc
Awarded $7,650
Chasing the Dragon's Tale: Researching Box Hill's Pioneer Chinese Residents

Box Hill Reporter District Cricket Association
Awarded $2,750
Researching, Collecting and Preserving Over 128 Years of the Association's History

Castlemaine Historical Society Inc
Awarded $850
To Preserve Castlemaine and District History By Digitisation of the Castlemaine

Chinese Australian Family Historians of Victoria Inc
Awarded $13,232
Maryborough and Dunolly Advertiser 1857-1867 Digitisation on Trove

Colac and District Historical Society
Awarded $9,000
Cataloguing of the Johnstone Collection

Dried Fruits Australia
Awarded $7,860
Dried Vine Fruits Industry: Over 100 Years of History and Memorabilia

El Dorado Museum Association
Awarded $11,632
El Dorado Museum Association Collection Storage and Cataloguing Project

Eltham District Historical Society
Awarded $2,530
Furthering the Collection Management Objectives

Essendon Historical Society Inc
Awarded $8,495
Display Cases for Essendon Courthouse Museum Following Major Fire

Falls Creek Historical Society
Awarded $9,598
Falls Creek Heritage, Environment and Arts - Trail Signage Project

Federation University Australia
Awarded $7,000
Mapping Children's Histories in Ballarat

Foster and District Historical Society Inc
Awarded $5,990
Prom Country History Online

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative
Awarded $8,474
Development of a Website for the Krowthunkooloong Keeping Place

Halls Gap and Grampians Historical Society
Awarded $1,687
Halls Gap and Grampians HS Online Cataloguing

Heidelberg Historical Society Inc
Awarded $5,346
Conservation Treatments of Framed Paintings and Historic Photographs

Her Place Women's Museum Australia
Awarded $15,000
Re-imagining the Women's Mural - A Virtual Tour

Horsham Rural City Council
Awarded $6,500
Community Stories - Local Emergencies

Indigo Shire Council
Awarded $4,895
Indigo Shire Digitisation and Cataloguing Project

Kilmore Historical Society Inc
Awarded $3,581
Kilmore Historical Society Textile Assessment and Conservation Project

Kirrae Health Service
Awarded $15,000
Framlingham Digital Tour

Korumburra and District Historical Society
Awarded $14,415
Digitisation of 'Great Southern Advocate'

Kyneton Museum
Awarded $14,232
Upgrading Exhibition Display Cases

Maccabi Victoria
Awarded $7,500
Researching, Collecting, Preserving, Sharing and Displaying over 100 Years of Sport as an Integral Part of Jewish Immigration to Victoria

Mission to Seafarers Victoria Inc
Awarded $3,800
Conservation and Display of Records of the Visitors to the Mission to Seafarers 1907-1951

Morwell Historical Society
Awarded $4,227
Morwell Historical Society Display Cabinets

Museums Australia (Victoria) Inc
Awarded $15,000
Small Museums Cataloguing Manual (5th Edition)

Nungurner Community and Coast Action Group
Awarded $2,000
Nungurner Foreshore History Project

Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail Committee Inc
Awarded $5,500
The Story of the Stations

Powerhouse Rowing Club
Awarded $1,062
Researching, Collecting and Preserving over 85 Years of the Association's History to Produce an E-Book

Queenscliffe Historical Museum Inc
Awarded $2,664
Digitisation of Queenscliffe Historical Museum Collection

Raymond Island History Group
Awarded $4,500
Raymond Island History Group Archival Storage

Red Cliffs and District Historical Society Inc
Awarded $3,900
Red Cliffs Storyposts

Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Awarded $15,000
Private Property - An Exhibition that Explores Human Influence on Victoria's Landscape

Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum
Awarded $6,270
Bendigo 1858-1914 Military Forces Display

Stawell Historical Society
Awarded $594
Creation of a Living History Display

Stick Shed Committee of Management
Awarded $8,646
The Murtoa Stick Shed Informative Website and Signage Project

Tarnagulla Public Hall Committee
Awarded $6,897
Fitout of Town History Archive Room

The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc
Awarded $13,519
Saved: The Archives of the Country Women's Association of Victoria

The Melbourne Camera Club
Awarded $3,687
Melbourne Camera Club Archival Storage Project for Permanent Print Collection

Victorian Canine Association Inc T/A Dogs Victoria
Awarded $13,900
Digitilisation of First 38 Years of Kennel Control Council Gazettes

Netball Victoria
Awarded $2,314
Documenting a Century of Netball in Victoria: Cataloguing, Preserving and Digitising

Women's Art Register
Awarded $9,582
Women's Art Register Preservation Project

Wurinbeena Limited
Awarded $15,000
Oral Histories of Lake Tyers and Surrounds

Yackandandah Golf Course and Recreation Reserve CoM Inc
Awarded $3,500
Interpretative Signage at Yackandandah Golf Course