Events

Restoring the Victorian Trades Hall Council – A Virtual Tour

Digital Exhibition

With support from the government's Living Heritage Program, architect Lovell Chen has been undergoing conservation, refurbishment, and adaptation works at Melbourne's Trades Hall. The restoration project primarily focuses on bringing the […]

Free

Broadford People of Yesteryear

Online

Everyday during history month, we will feature families that have resided or helped develop Broadford into the township it is today. Every day a different letter of the alphabet, starting […]

Free

The West Gate Project

Digital Exhibition

HISTORY, MEMORY, ACTION Welcome to The West Gate Project. This project researches the West Gate Bridge’s collapse during construction, with a focus on the history of the disaster, how it […]

Free

UNSETTLED Our untold history revealed from the Australian Museum

Digital Exhibition

This land was not peacefully settled - Unsettled uncovers the untold histories behind this nation’s foundation story. In this powerful exhibition, First Nations voices reveal the hidden stories of devastation, survival and […]

Free

Who We Are

Digital Exhibition

Who We Are Online Video Exhibition: https://www.chinesemuseum.com.au/who-we-are-online-exhibition Australians with Chinese Ancestry – Chinese Australians – forged the beginnings of a truly multicultural society that is the Australia of today. Starting […]

Free

Behind the Lines 2020: The year in political cartoons

Digital Exhibition

2020’s disruption and turmoil got more close and personal than most of us ever imagined. From the bushfire summer to the global pandemic, the nation’s political cartoonists had plenty to […]

Free

For the Record #HansART

Digital Exhibition

For the Record #HansART is an all-ages project that shines a light on the records of Hansard. Bring out your sense of creativity and curiosity as you rearrange, remix and reframe the […]

Free

Public History Hour – Video Archive

Digital Exhibition

Way back in March 2020 the Australian Centre for Public History started the Public History Hour, a livestreamed chat about all things history. They've put together an archive of all […]

Free

Flora and the Baron

In Person Event Melbourne

Flora and the Baron A narrative audio tour by Bowerbird Theatre SELF GUIDED TOUR OF THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS Baron Ferdinand von Mueller – eccentric outsider, global scientific powerhouse and […]

Free

Foster Street Museum

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

A special display on the Leslie family and early pioneer portraits by Alfred Bock and others. Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1.30 pm – 4 pm With a diverse […]

Gippsland revealed – an Image a Day from rare archives

Online

The Gippsland and Regional Studies Collection (GRSC) is incorporated into the Federation University Library at Churchill. It holds a highly significant archive, including photographs from the Carlyon Collection. In the […]

Free

The Chaffey Trail and Mildura Day

Digital Exhibition

The beautiful community of Mildura wouldn't be what it is today with the work of the Chaffey Brothers. Mildura Day commemorates the signing of the indenture between George and WB […]

Free

From the Vault video series – State Library Victoria

Online

From the Vault delves into the surprising, poignant and sometimes funny stories behind the unique archival images in the State Library Victoria catalogue. Click on the individual episodes below to […]

Free

History Reflected: Behind closed doors, online curator talks

Digital Exhibition

We’re delighted to bring you History Reflected: Behind closed doors in the lead-up to opening our History Reflected exhibition. Thanks to everyone that tuned into our History Reflected: Behind closed doors online curator talk series, […]

Free

The Last Outlaws – Podcast

Digital Exhibition

The Last Outlaws A Trilogy Podcast from Impact Studios In a History Lab season like no other, we’re pulling on the threads of one of Australia’s greatest misunderstood histories, moving beyond the […]

Free

History Council of Victoria Event recordings

Digital Exhibition

You can access recordings of our past events via our YouTube channel, including all of our Making Public Histories recordings from 2020 and 2021 and our 2020 Annual Lecture with Associate Professor Ruth Morgan, Futures […]

Free

A State of Change – SA History festival podcast

Digital Exhibition

The South Australian History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a five-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival program. Episode one: In episode one, we go […]

Free
Recurring

Sale Railway Signal Box

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

Reeve Street, Sale Rare example of the signalman’s ‘office’. Open Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm The Sale Railway Signal Box stands as a rare example of the railways of […]

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Sale Water Tower

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

Cunninghame and Marley Streets Celebrating the history and pioneers of Sale’s water supply Come and see Sale's most unique and interesting historic attraction - every Saturday. Entry by gold coin […]

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Sale Powder Magazine

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

37-45 Stephenson Street Goldfield related museum in only black powder magazine remaining in Gippsland  Open Saturday and Sunday 2 pm – 4 pm The Sale Powder Magazine, at 37-45 Stephenson […]

Recurring

Sale Water Tower

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

Cunninghame and Marley Streets Celebrating the history and pioneers of Sale’s water supply Come and see Sale's most unique and interesting historic attraction - every Saturday. Entry by gold coin […]

Recurring

Aboriginal Heritage Walk

In Person Event Melbourne

Womin Djeka! Journey into Melbourne Gardens, a significant cultural site for the local Kulin Nation, with an Aboriginal guide. Gain insight into the rich history and thriving culture of the […]

$35
Recurring

Sale Powder Magazine

Regional Victoria Regional Victoria

37-45 Stephenson Street Goldfield related museum in only black powder magazine remaining in Gippsland  Open Saturday and Sunday 2 pm – 4 pm The Sale Powder Magazine, at 37-45 Stephenson […]

Extravagance, Tradition and Power: Governor Latrobe’s Uniform

Online

Date: Sunday November 7th at 2pm Cost: $10 in person, $5 online Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/extravagance-tradition-and-power-governor-latrobes-uniform-tickets-168370008227 ‘Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society' – Mark Twain It can be easy […]

$5 – $10

Weston Bate Memorial Lecture

Online

Date: Thursday 18th November at 6pm Cost: $10 in person, $5 online Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/weston-bate-memorial-lecture-tickets-168363695345 ‘I Find My Sewing Powers of Great Advantage Here': Needlework on the Diggings In 1856, Maggie Hoey wrote to her […]

$5 – $10