Eltham Pioneers Collection

Eltham District Historical Society kicks off its 2015 program of events on Wednesday 11 February highlighting photos from the Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photograph collection. This collection of over 400 photos in total includes a large geographic area extending from Kinglake to Lower Plenty. It is hoped that interested audience members will share their own…
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Local Historians acclaimed

Foundation Member and Newsletter Editor of Heidelberg Historical Society John Adams is retiring from his position as editor after compiling 285 The Heidelberg Historian. Folder 3 (Feb. 2000) editions over the past 48 years. Heidelberg Historical Society Secretary Janine Rizetti was acknowledged by Jenny Macklin MP at the recent Australia Day community awards. Helen Kenny of…
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New newspapers on Trove

The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce that the following newspapers, digitised by the National Library through the Australian Newspaper Plan program, have been recently added to Digitised newspapers and more on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly. New South Wales…
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Yallambie

Yallambie is one 21 suburbs in the City of Banyule and is perhaps best known for The Australian Radiation Laboratory in Lower Plenty Road. It takes its name from "Yallambie Park", the estate of John and Robert Bakewell from 1840.  The area has transitioned from being located on the edge of the former City of…
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Genealogy Software

One of the keys to successfully researching family history is to stay organised.  In the beginning a lot of information can be fairly easily gathered in a short time.  Blank family group sheets are a terrific first step to document each family, but soon you will be looking for something better.  Consider then a software…
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