Frances Burke Textile Resource Centre

Established in 1994, the Textile Resource Collection is located within the School of Fashion and Textiles at RMIT.

Sale Historical Museum

The museum is housed in a stylish colonial building originally designed as the administrative headquarters of the Borough of Sale. It houses a relatively large and diverse collection. Local government paper-based records and original council furniture are especially outstanding.

Russian Ethnic Representative Council of Vic. Inc.

At the moment the collection is in a bad state of disrepair and is not catalogued. Collection consists of 19mm and 35mm documentary / archival / propaganda in Russian and English. These were initially in the possession of the (Russian) USSR Embassy.150 Russian Films (35mm + 19mm)

Australian Freethought Heritage Library

The library is maintained by the Humanist Society of Victoria. It covers 150 years of local Australian material, associated manuscripts and related records from overseas.

Stawley Athenaeum and Library

The Stawley Athenaeum and Library is an historical brick building, of Main Hall and Back Room, erected in 1874. The main Hall of the building houses the Library collection of books which deal with all types of subjects. The books are housed in shelves around walls of building.

J Ward : Old Ararat Gaol

Friends of J Ward Inc is a volunteer group dedicated to preserving the structure and history of J Ward Ararat. J Ward was for over 100 years the place of incarceration of Victoria's Criminally Insane.

Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum

Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum visitors can experience the sights, sounds and atmosphere of Australia's rich maritime heritage.

Royal Australian Air Force Museum

The RAAF Museum is Australia's biggest collection of military aircraft and memorabilia relating to the rich history of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force. Regular flying displays are held.

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc.

The institute was established in 1973 to promote and encourage the study of genealogy, heraldry, family history and allied subjects throughout Australia. The institute maintains a reference and research library to assist members and the general public.

Dromkeen Children's Literature Collection

'Dromkeen' a graceful nineteenth century homestead, houses a unique collection of original artwork, manuscripts and other pre-publication material from Australian children's books. Artwork from early Australian to contemporary and indigenous works can be viewed in the gallery rooms.

Women's Liberation and Lesbian Archives

This is a substantial collection of material relating to Women's Liberation Movement activities in Victoria from 1969 onwards, including conferences, publications, posters, badges, t-shirts.

Australian Children's Folklore Collection

The Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC), housed in the Museum of Victoria, is Australia's only public archive of children's folklore. It contains games, rhymes, jokes, riddles, superstitions and other kinds of child lore from the 1940s to the present.

Organ Historical Trust of Australia

The Organ Historical Trust of Australia (OHTA) aims to; preserve historic organs and organ building records, stimulate public interest in pipe organs which are of national or local importance, and the encouragement of scholarly research into the history of the organ.

Subjects: Keeping Place, Music
Ellis Cottage

Ellis Cottage, erected 1865, is made of local uncut stone. The cottage is a typical farmers residence of the 1870's. The stone construction is unique in this district as most construction is weatherboard.2 000 Historic photographs, and artefacts.

Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society

The Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society holds a local history collection, housed in the former Port Melbourne Town Hall (1882).

Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum

This outdoor museum presents the technical, social, economic and ecological history of the timber industry in the Rubicon Forest from the period 1900-1950.

Arch of Victory/ Avenue of Honour

The 23 kilometre Avenue of Honour is the longest of its type in the world. Consisting of 3,912 trees, it commemorates those who served in World War I from the City of Ballarat.

Bennetts Mineral and Fossil Collection

Glass display cabinets house one collection of hand-sized mineral specimens and five more extensive collections are displayed thematically. A small collection, thematic by Australian State. There is also a micro-mount collection of minerals; and a special section on Dookie and Cosgrove minerals.

Colac Otway Shire Hammerton Bottle Collection

Displayed at the Colac Historical Centre, the collection of eighty four historic bottles from Colac and its districts is on permanent loan to the City of Colac.84 Bottles