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2019 Bendigo Cup Closure
BRAC will be closed as part of wider library closures for Bendigo Cup Day - in the meantime, read up on a little Cup history and stories of some past winners of the prestigious event.
Read our piece on a few selected Bendigo Cup winners HERE
Locals Shortlisted for Victorian Community History Awards
Congratulations to these local groups who have been shortlisted for the Public Records Office Victoria - Royal History Society Victoria's annual awards series; winners will be announced at a special event to launch History Week on Monday 12 October:
East Loddon P-12 College, East Loddon Historical Society and East Loddon Shire, East Loddon Remembers Memorial
The school, historical society and Loddon Shire worked together to research, plan and create a World War One memorial. Eight pillars include stories and images of local service men and women, a timeline of the local home front and an honour roll which links to the East Loddon Remembers website.
Castlemaine Historical Society, Gold Diggings map
This indexed map of the Castlemaine Gold Diggings is a compilation of historic and modern place and gully names. It was produced by Castlemaine Historical Society member Clive Willman. The index includes place names from numerous 19th century sources enabling easy access to information that is often hard to find.
Bendigo Art Gallery, Vale exhibition
'Vale' was an exhibition presented at Post Office Gallery in Bendigo from 13 December 2018 to 31 March 2019, supported by a publication of the same name. The exhibition explored the protocols, practices and systems for managing human death in Bendigo's history.
Read more about the 2019 Awards HERE
2019 Spring Newsletter
Download the Spring newsletter HERE