Entries are now open for the Victorian Community History Award for Oral History. Presented in partnership with the Public Records of Victoria and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Established in 1998, the Victorian Community History Awards are held annually to recognise the contributions made by Victorians in the preservation of the state’s fascinating history, published during the previous year. Presented by Public Record Office Victoria in partnership with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the awards celebrate the people involved in community history projects who are dedicated to telling local stories which help all Victorians to better understand their past.

Entries close 5pm Wednesday 7 July 2021.

Please visit the Royal Historical Society of Victoria’s website for more information and to apply: https://www.historyvictoria.org.au/victorian-community-history-awards-2021/

Image depicts service men in uniform one of them holds a speaking trumpet.

Courtesy of State Library of Victoria, ca 1937-43, Argus, This soldier brought a megaphone along with which to shout farewell messages.

Please visit our awards page for background information and details of previously short-listed projects: https://oralhistoryvictoria.org.au/ohv-awards/