Our aim is to collect published resources about every locality in the state of Victoria, Australia, and every aspect of the history of the state of Victoria.

It is the only lending collection of its kind in Australia that is available for loan to the general public.

The collection includes histories of Victorian:
cities ; towns ; regions ; localities ; schools ; churches ; businesses ; hospitals ; clubs ; bands ; transport ; crime ; police ; politics ; military ; sport ; mining ; immigration ; aboriginal history ; community services ; biographies.
Australian art and literature also feature in the collection.

We have a growing range of indexes and other resources for Victorian genealogy as well as historical material in various formats. We have a growing collection of items relating to the history of places in other states of Australia.

Searching the Collection

Simply click on the 'catalogue' tab above to search our catalogue for historical and general items. Most of the collection is also listed on the Libraries Australia database.

Members can phone 9510 3393 or email to reserve books free of charge.