Nepean and Wonthaggi Historical Societies are successful with Local History Grants and Community History Awards

The 2016-2017 Local History Grant Program successful applicants were announced on September 28, 2017. Congratulations to the Nepean Historical Society who were awarded $4,840.00 to Investigate the 1803 Collins Settlement Burial Sites.  You can read the full list here The 2017/2018 grants open on November 13 2017 and close January 31 2018.

The Community History Awards were announced on October 16, 2017. Congratulations to Sam Gatto of the Wonthaggi & District Historical Society whose publication ‘Contribution and Conflict: A History of Wonthaggi and the First World War’ received a commendation in the Centenary of World War One section of the awards. You can read the full list of winners here



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