Family History Feast 2010

Family History Feast 2010

May 25, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

         Family History Feast is a day of free information sessions for family history researchers at the State Library.It includes the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations… Read More ›

Hello world!

Hello world!

May 22, 2010

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Welcome to the Family Matters blog at the State Library of Victoria, one of several new blogs that are available through the Library’s new website. We hope that our posts… Read More ›

Such was life

Eggs for the sick

Digitising The Sun

May 16, 2023 0 comments

The Sun News-Pictorial captured so many Victorian stories. Its extensive coverage of local events, showing familiar places and faces, resonated with Victorians. After 100 years, it’s time to make these stories accessible to all by digitising the daily paper.


Paris is always a good idea

Paris is always a good idea

March 17, 2023 3 comments

Read about the time Paris lost itself in Melbourne. Good thing we found it and gave it back to the world! Here’s the fascinating story of a collection that everyone believed to be lost.