Sep 1, 2009

New Local History Book

The Merri Creek and Environs strategy 2009-2014 is based on a review and revision of the 1999 Merri Creek and Environs Strategy undertaken by Merri Creek Management Committee with input from Councils, State Government Agencies, Friends Groups and the wider community. The 1999 strategy was facilitated by Melbourne Water.

Family History Feast 2009 Podcasts

The State Library of Victoria has made available the lectures and information sessions from the Family History Feast for 2009.

Don Grant Lecture 2009, Professor Patricia Grimshaw examines how family history and women's history intersect.
Geelong Heritage Centre. Mark Beasley explains how family historians can make use of the unique Geelong Heritage Centre collection.
PROV Online. Tara Hossack explains the on-line and in person resources available at the Public Records Office Victoria.
Multicultural Australia. Mark Brennan presents immigration records available in National Archives of Australia.
Redmond Barry Collections. Vicki Nelson talks about how the collection can assist family history researchers from a social and historical perspective.