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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

  • Vital records i.e. births, deaths and marriages

  • 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). To contact PROV, email HERE or call 03 9348 5600.

  • 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

(PROV at the Victorian Archives Centre - 03 9348 5600)

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 HERE for information on processes for visiting the reading room.

Upcoming Planned Closures:

Wednesday 20 March 2024 - Goldfields Library temporary closure

Thursday 25 April 2024 - ANZAC Day closure

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