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READING ROOM ACCESS: THE BRAC READING ROOM WILL REOPEN WITH ACCESS CONDITIONS FROM WEDNESDAY 3 NOVEMBER. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

 

Welcome to the Bendigo Regional Archives Centre

A repository and research centre for North Central and Western Victorian history

FEATURED NEWS & EVENTS

Merry Christmas!

We would like to wish all our patrons and researchers a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. BRAC will remain open over the festive season on our usual days though we will be closed for the Australia Day holiday.

 

BRAC Summer Newsletter

A wealth of information, updates and events - download it HERE.

Suburban Detective Agency

BRAC is pleased to 'open the doors' to the Suburban Detective Agency - an interactive project for the public to help us collect and record the history of various parts of our district... Interested in becoming a suburban detective? Take a look HERE.

History Never Repeats? The Sandhurst Smallpox outbreak in 1872

Read our piece about the history of pandemic responses in the district HERE.

Celebrating the Olympics through the archives...

We're celebrating the Olympics this fortnight, with a series of sports-related stories starting with the Olympic Torch relay in 1956 - take a look HERE - and following into rowing HERE, and Central Victoria's equestrian past HERE

 

Such Sweet Sorrow: The Darker Side of Our Chocolatiers & Confectioners

To celebrate International Chocolate Day, BRAC's latest exhibition, Such Sweet Sorrow, will open on Thursday 8 July, both in the library display area upstairs and online, accessible HERE