Between birth and death lies history

Celebrate History Month.

Register your event through the ‘Register’ tab above to have your history event included in our History month calendar!

Check out the History Month events calendar.In 2024 we are celebrating 50 years of the Victorian Heritage Register. Protecting our past, enriching our future!This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Victorian state government heritage legislation.In 1974, after many years of campaigning by Victorian conservation activists, the first buildings were included in the Victorian Historic Buildings Register to protect them for current and future generations. The Historic Buildings Register eventually became what we know today as the Victorian Heritage Register.The Victorian Heritage Register provides legal protection for a variety of heritage important to Victorians, not just historic buildings. Heritage can be buildings, objects, collections, archaeological remains, gardens, shipwrecks and more.

History Month 2023 was Amazing!

Across Victoria historical societies, heritage groups, individuals, tourist attractions, local councils, schools, historic houses and libraries all embraced History Month and offered great events. Without a doubt, all events added to our understanding and love of Victoria’s history.

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Find out more about Victoria's fascinating past

Visit The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is home to the most extensive single information resource on the history of Melbourne and Victoria.

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