Contact details

Postal address

PO Box 443
Carlton South  Vic  3053

Executive Officer's contact details

Alicia Cerreto

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0422 519 322

Office location - by appointment only

c/- Royal Historical Society of Victoria
239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne  Victoria  Australia

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  • Jane Eldershaw
    commented 2023-02-28 03:34:44 +1100
    Your members may be interested in a new book, “From Elisa with Advice & Kangaroos” about children’s book pioneer. Elisabeth MacIntyre (1916 – 2004) — called Australia’s best-known picture book writer and illustrator by The Sydney Morning Herald in 1966 — travelled the outback the hard way, won awards for her children’s books and wrote YA novels set in three different countries. Yet nothing in her life came easily.

    Elisa’s story is about finding ways to thrive despite the hardships she faced: an absent father, an incompatible marriage, never much money and – perhaps her biggest challenge – profound hearing loss. Her struggles to gain both creative and personal self-confidence are told here in her own words, with humour and compassion, and illustrated by her distinctive and charming artwork. Filled with insights and advice about art, creativity and living life to the fullest, this is a fascinating memoir of an unconventional, adventurous and uniquely Australian life.
  • Mike Kus
    commented 2022-09-14 06:18:16 +1000
    Hi, I’m Mike,

    I just noticed that there is the “server error 500” appearing on some of your website pages. I’m pretty positive that those types of errors won’t be appreciated by your customers and can significantly reduce the number of clicks from the Google.

    I’ve decided to help and created the document for you with a few screenshots of errors and also indicated the links to the pages where they appear, hope it helps.

    Here is the link to the doc:

    Have a good day!
  • Sophia Machin
    commented 2022-07-28 17:08:32 +1000
    Can I have the zoom like for Anna Clark’s zoom meeting
  • Nathan Feld
    commented 2022-05-23 16:57:08 +1000
    I am unable to attend the Thursday lecture and was wondering if it will be recorded and if you can send it to me?
  • Frederick D
    commented 2022-04-24 06:00:50 +1000
    Just wanted to ask if you would be interested in getting external help with graphic design? We do all design work like banners, advertisements, photo edits, logos, flyers, etc. for a fixed monthly fee.

    We don’t charge for each task. What kind of work do you need on a regular basis? Let me know and I’ll share my portfolio with you.
  • Alexandra Pierce
    commented 2022-03-03 09:24:27 +1100
    Hi HCV! I wanted to let you know about something I’m doing on my blog for Women’s History Month. For several years, I have been interviewing Melbourne women who protested against the Vietnam War and conscription. This year, I am posting an excerpt from different interviews every day in March: . As you can see, I’ve used your banner (with attribution). I wondered if this might be of interest to your members.
  • Christina McGrath
    commented 2020-08-27 17:19:54 +1000
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  • Renee Dyer
    commented 2019-03-22 12:35:55 +1100

    I was just wondering whether you could please give me any information about the purposed dates for 2019. I would love to bring my History group to the Warrnambool tour. If you could please let me know that would be amazing.
  • Bruce Burrow
    commented 2018-10-03 13:01:36 +1000
    I would like to register to attend: Curating the ANZAC Centenaries: War, Memory and the Museum. 13-November 2018
  • Hayden Clarke
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-03-01 11:09:28 +1100
  • Hayden Clarke
    commented 2018-03-01 11:08:57 +1100
    Hello. I am a screenwriter attempting to depict the mid-1970s of suburban Melbourne. It is mainly based on Footscray but also some is vaguely based in a rural Victorian town a couple of hours south-west of Melbourne.

    I have been researching for a couple of years and scripted what I am aiming to be a 55-minute pilot episode for a television series.

    During this period, I have most recently become a working member and volunteer of the Footscray Historical Society. The resources l have enjoyed used include the State Library of Victoria, the Public Records Office and the Immigration Museum. I have also conducted several interviews to get anecdotes to cover my bases on my research pursuit. Topics include broad facets of the period like immigtation stories, pop-media, social conventions like mens-only bars and employment/economic situations.

    As explain I have a passion for history and look to see my project progress. Please provide some advice or contact details about what resources are available regarding creative writers and/or historians who can help me.
  • Barry York
    commented 2015-09-17 16:07:45 +1000
    II’m making my book Student Revolt (1989) available for free on-line via my blog, in case your members might be interested. I still receive occasional enquiries about it, but it has been out of print for decades. Regards, Barry York
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