Projects

Harbour Lights

In WW1 Melbourne a pioneering network of women called the Ladies Harbour Lights Guild supported sailors who risked their lives at sea.

The Missing

When WW1 brought Australians face to face with mass death a group of civilian and military volunteers laboured to help families grieve for the missing.

The David Scott Story

Melbourne activist David Scott created an enduring legacy in a life spent campaigning for social justice.

Collections and Climate Change

In Victoria climate change is already impacting our oceans and our landscapes and our cultural, social and political life.

Data Democracy

We are in an era where communities can interact with data in ways that were impossible to imagine a few short decades ago.

Many Roads: Chinese on the Goldfields

In the 1850s tens of thousands of Chinese people flocked to regional Victoria joining people from around the world who came chasing the lure of gold.

Out of the Closets, Into the Streets

In 1970s Melbourne a group of students made a stand for gay pride at a time when homosexuality was criminalised and discrimination and abuse was widespread.

Exile: Songs & Tales of Irish Australia

This live musical celebration of the Irish in Australia featured documentary visuals and special effects by Wind & Sky Productions. Photo by Benjamin Knight.

Online Farm Trials

Online Farm Trials is a collaborative project putting research knowledge online and linking it to national data, opening up new possibilities for smarter farming and better research.

Memories of War – The Last Goodbye

In 1914 Australia went to war. Thousands of young recruits passed through Ballarat on their way to the front, to prepare for battle and to say a last goodbye.

Seeing the Land from an Aboriginal Canoe

On the rivers of remote Victoria, 19th century European settlers depended on Aboriginal navigators and canoe builders to transport goods, stock and people.

Natural Resource Management Planning Portal

The Landcare Groups in the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority region are trialling a planning model which could revolutionise how communities work together.