Events

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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 donation. Open Saturdays 2 pm – 4 pm, Sundays 10 am – 12 pm  The newest museum celebrates the history and pioneers of Sale’s water […]

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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 Street, was built 1864- 1865 by the Victorian Government for the storage of black powder. Black powder or gunpowder was used to blast rock in […]

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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 donation. Open Saturdays 2 pm – 4 pm, Sundays 10 am – 12 pm  The newest museum celebrates the history and pioneers of Sale’s water […]

Excursion to the Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre

The Warracknabeal & District Historical Society is planning an excursion to the Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre. Gather at the Agricultural Machinery Museum at 12:30pm, car pool, and then head off to Nhill. Afternoon tea will be provided so please bring a small plate of food. Contact Lesley Stephan 0437 393 876 to check that this […]

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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 Street, was built 1864- 1865 by the Victorian Government for the storage of black powder. Black powder or gunpowder was used to blast rock in […]

Victorian Collections: Introduction to Digitisation

Online

*Please see the note section for information regarding multiple booking discounts and procedures.* This online workshop provides an introduction to the principles of catalogue photography/digitisation and digital file management. Topics covered in this workshop include: Digitisation project workflows Equipment and resources Files and formats Basic photography Basic photo editing Uploading and digital file management Copyright […]

$15 – $30
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Tour of Murderers Hill, Dunolly

The Goldfields & Historical Arts Society tour will be to sites connected with the Murderers Hill murders of 1857. This will include the site of the murders (which is not on Murderers Hill), where the bodies were dumped and the murdered men's hut site in Long Gully. Travel by private car and bring your own […]

$5 – $15

History Roadshow – online lectures for VCE students

Online

History Roadshow What is the History Roadshow? The History Roadshow is a free program of presentations tailored to regional Victorian students of History in Years 11 and 12. The program aims to provide VCE students with rich curriculum-related opportunities to engage with specialist academic and professional historians. 2021 This year the History Roadshow is fully online, with bookings […]

Free

The Boyd’s of Murrumbeena

Online

What do you get when you bring together detailed knowledge of the history of Murrumbeena, the Boyd Family, and Merric Boyd’s artistic legacy? Join expert Colin Smith for a fascinating ‘armchair’ tour of the Boyd’s story and their enduring connection with the Murrumbeena community. Click here to book: https://www.trybooking.com/BUACL

Free

Writing Effective Policy

Online

#22 WRITING EFFECTIVE POLICY 9.00AM - 12.00PM (AEST) Trainer: This workshop will assist you in your journey to creating effective policy by discussing: Basic concept of policy Getting started with writing a policy Writing the policies Implementing and communicating the policy Reviewing policy COST (EX GST) Members: $150.00 Non-members: $250.00 Click here to register: https://www.rimpa.com.au/eventdetails/10378/online-training-writing-effective-policy-19102021

$150 – $250

PHA – Online Drop in Session

Online

Catching up over a cuppa with PHA colleagues over zoom has proved a great way to meet other members, learn about their current work and share ideas. PHA (Vic & Tas) Drop-In sessions will be run every month (alternately between morning and evening). All members new and established welcome. Sign up to become a member […]

No Regard for the Truth : Friendship and kindness. Tragedy and injustice. Rowville’s Italian prisoners of war.

Online

In March 1946, the war was over. The Italian prisoners of war who had been captured several years earlier in northern Africa were interned in camps around Australia and were waiting to be returned home. One Saturday evening, the commandant of the Rowville internment camp, Captain Waterston, shot and killed a prisoner, Rodolfo Bartoli, who […]

Free
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“How to Research” with Public Record Office Victoria

Online

In this online training session we'll take you through the new features of Public Record Office Victoria's collection interface - from tips and tricks for searching, through to keeping track of your orders in the dashboard. Each of the three sessions will provide the same information, so you only need to choose one. Register for […]

Free

Family History Group

Online

Learn about the resources available for family history research and how to use them. This session will give the opportunity for everyone to share their family history stories, as we help each other through roadblocks, give ideas for what to do next and answer questions. Click here to register: https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/family-history-group-10

Free
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DISCOVER SLM: TALK SERIES

Online

DISCOVER SLM: TALK SERIES Join Sydney Living Museums’ curatorial team as they take you behind-the-scenes and discuss their current research in this free online talk series. Each week a different curator will tackle subjects ranging from architecture to cookery. Click here to get the zoom details https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/events/discover-slm-talk-series Tuesday 12 October, 4pm-4.30pm Shady ladies - women of […]

Free

The Women of Little Lon

We are delighted that historian, Barbara Minchinton, will deliver our History Month lecture on this remarkable but little-known chapter in Melbourne’s history Sex workers in nineteenth-century Melbourne were judged morally corrupt by the respectable world around them. But theirs was a thriving trade, with links to the police and political leaders of the day, and […]

$10.00

Talking History Online: Telling the Stories of the Holocaust

Online

The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre About this event Talking History is a series of monthly lectures hosted by The History Trust of South Australia. Each month you can hear about a different aspect of South Australia's history. We have a range of speakers from various disciplines, from history and archaeology to […]

Free

But is there more? Researching our colonial history in the Hawkesbury area

Online

Adjunct Associate Professor Carol Liston AO and Christine Yeats will discuss ways of making the best use of the recently digitised Australian Joint Copying Project material, the Court of Claims records and related land and property information to learn more about the life and times of the Hawkesbury’s early settlers. Michelle Nichols OAM will speak about […]

Free

Transforming histories of violence in contemporary Australian women’s fiction

Online

LLCL Seminar Series Transforming histories of violence in contemporary Australian women's fiction: Anna Krien’s Act of Grace and Claire G. Coleman’s The Old Lie For Zoom link email arts.admin.llcl@monash.edu Presenters Emerita Sue Kossew (Monash) & Anne Brewster (UNSW)   Event Contact E-Mail mridula.chakraborty@monash.edu

Free

Oral Histories

Online

Join AMaGA Victoria and a panel of experts to discuss the technical, ethical, legal and logistical considerations of collecting oral histories and utilising oral histories in interactive and online storytelling. Venue Zoom - click here to register: https://amagavic.org.au/event/1638/oral-histories

$30 – $60

The Books That Bring US Together – Seminar Two: family archives: emotional and physical displacement

Online

Seminar Series: ‘The Books That Bring US Together’ ****NOTE: this is a UK based event - AU time is 6:30 am Thursday 21 October 2021 **** Family bibles, scrapbook albums, recipe-books, photograph albums, ‘family books’, and similar productions bring together families across time and place to ‘do’ the work of family life. Through the shared […]

Free

Researching your home

Online

Oh what stories houses would tell, if only they could talk! This brand new webinar will help to answer the questions and curiosities you may have about your family home, whether it’s the house you’re living in now or the scene of your childhood memories. Our talented librarians will introduce you to a range of […]

Free

National and State Archives in Australia

Online

Presenter: Vicki Mongomery. This class will be held online using Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link. These small-group classes are designed to enable you to get the most out of the computer-based resources available in the GSV library and at home. Duration 1 hour. Click here to register: https://www.gsv.org.au/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1916 Free for GSV […]

Free – $20

Low-Code, Low-Touch: Modern Information Management in practice

Online

POWER AUTOMATE | LOW-CODE, LOW-TOUCH: MODERN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICE Data quality is important in information management, modern low-code technologies can help provide guard rails for business processes that facilitate data integrity, accuracy and consistency. In this session we'll provide insight what low-code means to information management and showcase examples of solutions in action. What is […]

Free – $49

Explore Family History Online: A Get Online Week Exclusive

Online

This webinar, presented by historian Benjamin Hollister of History Helper in S.A., will reveal FREE methods of researching family history. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/explore-family-history-online-a-get-online-week-exclusive-registration-166006093695?aff=erelexpmlt About this event This webinar — a Be Connected Get Online Week exclusive — will delve into family history and how to get online to explore free and paid resources. We will include a broad explanation […]

Records Management 101

Online

#01 RECORDS MANAGEMENT 101 12.00PM - 3.00PM (AEST) Trainer: Dianne Jeffery What is a record? Digital and paper records What is records management? Relevant legislation How does records management assist the business? Archiving Responsibilities Benefits COST (EX GST) Members: $150.00 Non-members: $250.00

$150 – $250

The National Archives (UK) online

Online

Presented by Vicki Montgomery. These small-group classes are designed to enable you to get the most out of the computer-based resources available in the GSV library and at home. Duration 1 hour. This class will be presented online via Zoom. Click here to register: https://www.gsv.org.au/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=1917 Free for GSV members. $20 non-members. Non- members should contact the GSV […]

Free – $20

Chinese Australian Achievers 2021 Launch

Online

Online Event 2021年“澳洲华裔杰出名人”百万则故事展 开幕邀请函 点击这里查看邀请函中文版 Located at the Chinese Museum, the One Million Stories Exhibition will take you on a 200-year journey from when the first Chinese Australians migrated to our shores in 1818 to those who have arrived recently. The exhibition endeavours to enable all Chinese Australians to find a place in Australian society and to contribute to building a […]

Free

2021 HCV Annual Lecture

Online

Each year, the History Council of Victoria presents a public lecture that shares fresh thinking and new evidence on an historical topic. This year, Dr Carolyn Holbrook will explore power and sentiment in the Australian Federation. To complete the evening, we will announce the inaugural winner of the Jane Hansen Prize for History Advocacy. ‘I don’t hold a […]

Free

IN CONVERSATION: GLEN EIRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Online

Join Historian Alicia Cerreto as she delves into the Glen Eira Historical Society’s ‘treasure trove’ collection and uncovers a few surprising tales. Don’t miss this special behind the scenes tour, celebrating nearly 50 years of the GEHS. Click here to register: https://www.trybooking.com/BUBKE

Free

Bringing your Diggers back to life: a defence service records seminar

Online

In partnership with the National Archives of Australia and the Genealogical Society of Victoria, the RHSV presents a seminar by Dr Patrick Ferry. In this seminar on researching military service, Patrick Ferry will focus on research methodology and highlighting the range of resources available to help tell the story of a town / suburb / […]

Free

Open House Bendigo weekend

The Centre for Architecture | Open House Melbourne is excited to announce its return to Bendigo on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October 2021. Open House Bendigo invites residents and visitors to celebrate the vibrancy of local contemporary design, the rich history of boom-style architecture, the remarkable social history of Greater Bendigo and wander into […]

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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 long ago and feels like the signalman has just completed his shift and gone home. There are photographs and old railway equipment including operating railway […]

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Tour of Murderers Hill, Dunolly

The Goldfields & Historical Arts Society tour will be to sites connected with the Murderers Hill murders of 1857. This will include the site of the murders (which is not on Murderers Hill), where the bodies were dumped and the murdered men's hut site in Long Gully. Travel by private car and bring your own […]

$5 – $15

Mornington Cemetery Walk

In Person Event Melbourne

Mornington & District Historical Society is hosting a guided walking tour of the Mornington Cemetery. Meet Val at the main gates. Walk takes 1.5 hours with a cuppa afterwards. Please wear comfortable shoes and prepare for whatever the weather serves up. Please check whether this event can go ahead with the MDHS.    

Free
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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 donation. Open Saturdays 2 pm – 4 pm, Sundays 10 am – 12 pm  The newest museum celebrates the history and pioneers of Sale’s water […]