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Welcome to the Bendigo Regional Archives Centre

A repository and research centre for North East Victorian history

FEATURED NEWS & EVENTS

Suburban Detective Agency

BRAC is pleased to 'open the doors' to the Suburban Detective Agency - an interactive project for the publice 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