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GET IN TOUCH with brac


What BRAC can help with:

  • Short, specific queries from interstate or international researchers

  • General advice about the collection (please check our Guides first!)

  • Help with ordering (again, please try the dedicated Guide first)

  • The PROV collection held at the two Bendigo repositories

What BRAC cannot help with:

  • Newspapers

  • Photographs

  • Local history books or other library collections

  • Broad family history research enquiries

  • Significant research enquiries

  • Land titles

  • General PROV collection (i.e. inquests, wills, land records)

  • Records held at North Melbourne 

Click HERE for advice on where to get help with these queries.

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Bendigo Regional Archives Centre (BRAC)


First Floor - Bendigo Library

251-259 Hargreaves Street

PO Box 887


03 5449 2706

PLEASE NOTE: Access to the Bendigo Library's Local History, Genealogy & Research collection and newspaper archives is during standard Library hours (i.e. you can use these resources outside of BRAC's opening hours).



Opening Hours

The BRAC Reading Room is open every Wednesday and Thursday between 10:00AM and 12:30PM, and from1:30PM to 4:00PM. Please refer to the reopening page for information on current processes for visiting the reading room.

Upcoming Planned Closures:

Wednesday 1 November 2023 - Bendigo Cup Day

Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 December 2023 - Christmas Closure

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