Stay involved with the MPH partners!

All who RSVP for a Making Public Histories event will automatically be added to the mailing list for the History Council of Victoria's free E-news bulletin. Explore past editions here.

If you have suggestions for future seminar topics in the Making Public Histories series, please email us.

You can follow us on social media:

Twitter:   #MakingPublicHistories   @History_Vic   @Monash_Arts   @OldTreasuryMelb      

Facebook:   History Council of Victoria   History at Monash University   Old Treasury Building

Here are some additional ways to stay involved with the organisations who make these events happen: 

History Council of Victoria

  • Endorse the Value of History, a statement developed co-operatively by the HCV and the History Councils of New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

  • Sign up as a Friend of the HCV. Friends can add their own history-related events in Victoria to the HCV's shared calendar.

Monash University

Old Treasury Building

  • Provide financial support by submitting your details through the contact form.





The History Council of Victoria Incorporated (HCV) is the peak body for history in the Australian state of Victoria. Its vision is to connect Victorians with history and to inspire engagement with the past, their identity and the world today. The HCV champions the work of historians and the value of history. It recognises that history can be written about any place, any person, any period. The HCV advocates why history matters.

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Our calendar lists all upcoming public events arranged by the History Council of Victoria (HCV), plus events in Victoria, Australia, that are added by our Friends and Members.

If you are organising an event that relates to History, we encourage you to publicise it on our website.

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As the peak body for history in Victoria, the History Council makes submissions on current issues. In doing this, the HCV Board is guided by its Advocacy Policy and by the Value of History, a statement developed co-operatively by the HCV and the History Councils of New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

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Since 2015, the HCV has been pleased to sponsor the Years 9 and 10 category of the Historical Fiction Competition organised by the History Teachers' Association of Victoria.

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Ways to support us:

Subscribe to our free newsletter:
Endorse the Value of History statement:
Find us on socials: Twitter / Facebook / YouTube

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The HCV was formed as an advisory body in 2001 and incorporated in 2003. It comprises representatives from cultural and educational institutions and heritage bodies; history teachers and curriculum advisors; academic and professional historians; and local, Indigenous, community and specialist history organisations.

As the peak body for history, the HCV has both ‘outward-looking’ roles (including advocacy and representation to government and the wider community, consultation, community education, and networking with allied interest groups) and ‘inward-looking’ roles (including member support, information dissemination, and networking between members).





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