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Businessman, forger, convict and author

Businessman, forger, convict and author

August 22, 2011

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In the middle of May, I decided to escape the cold weather of Melbourne for the extremely cold weather of Hobart. Being my first visit to Tasmania, I followed the… Read More ›

John Gollings: eye for architecture

July 18, 2011

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Join us for a free film screening of ‘Eye for Architecture’ and journey into the world of cutting-edge architecture as seen through the lens of renowned architectural photographer John Gollings.… Read More ›

Don Grant (1932 – 2011) – gentleman and genealogist

Don Grant (1932 – 2011) – gentleman and genealogist

July 11, 2011

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Don’s contribution to the Victorian and Australian genealogy world is considerable and has been well documented – co-founder of the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (A.I.G.S), long time member of the judging… Read More ›

Kim Scott wins 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award

June 23, 2011

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The State Library of Victoria congratulates West Australian author Kim Scott for winning the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for his book That Deadman Dance.

Family History Feast 2011 – bookings open next week!

Family History Feast 2011 – bookings open next week!

May 19, 2011

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The Feast is a  day of free information sessions for family history researchers including the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) Don Grant Lecture.  In 2011 the Lecture will… Read More ›

Family Matters celebrates first birthday!

May 9, 2011

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May 2011 marks our blog’s first birthday. One year ago we began with our first post “Hello world!” We looked forward to sharing the State Library’s window on the world… Read More ›

Premier announces Library Corporate Membership Program

February 16, 2011

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The Honourable Ted Baillieu, MP, Premier of Victoria launched the State Library of Victoria Foundation’s Corporate Membership Program today.

Family history highlights of 2010

December 20, 2010

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2010 has been a fascinating and vibrant year for genealogy at the State Library of Victoria. Of course, this blog was created this year and it is a fun and… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

December 8, 2010

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The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm on Friday 10 December and 10am Monday 13 December. During this time some services will be unavailable.

Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

Slovenian treasure donated to the Library

October 5, 2010

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Last night, Minister for Slovenes Abroad Dr Bostjan Zeks presented the Australian nation with a valuable gift from the people of Slovenia.