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Researching the State's archival collection can be a rewarding research journey. We offer occasional tours and other events throughout the year to help you navigate archival research and find the records you're looking for. If there are no events scheduled below please check back. 

 

Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples

Solving a 95-year-old mystery: The identification of Sandy Point Man

Photograph of a man's face and location marker on a beach Talk
Victorian Archives Centre & Online

How can family history research help the police solve cold cases? In 2017, a 95-year-old near complete human skeleton was discovered near Wilsons Promontory. His identity was a complete mystery. Hear from the experts at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine who cracked the case.

 

 

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North Melbourne ghost signs: cultural archaeology in haunted Hotham

Photograph of signwriting on a shopfront Talk
Victorian Archives Centre & Online

Brace yourself to rendezvous with the Sartorial Sultan of Errol Street; gawk at the ludicrous matrimony of milk & cigarettes - the true breakfast of champions; and unravel the cryptic enigma of a “cultural archaeologist”. For Melbourne Rare Book Week 2024 we're hosting a talk by Sean Reynolds, the madcap maestro behind the cult-hit Instagram phenomenon Melbourne Ghost Signs. 

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Bendigo Regional Archives Centre events

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Bendigo

BRAC provides a variety of events that showcase the history of the Bendigo region and the breadth of the region's archival collection, including:

Visit the BRAC website to see what else is coming up.

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