Heidelberg Historical Society’s work to preserve our community history for generations to come has been recognised as part of the 2018 Local History Grants Program.

Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines MP congratulated Heidelberg Historical Society on receiving $5,346 for their specialist work in conservation of framed paintings and historic photographs. They were one of 40 community groups which shared in $350,000 worth of local history grants.

The Local History Grants Program is part of the Public Record Office Victoria’s ongoing support for community organisations and volunteers who work to preserve, record or publish our shared local history.

Quotes attributable to Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines MP

“I have had a long association with Heidelberg Historical Society and recently had pleasure in attending their 50th Anniversary celebrations and was pleased to be able to support their application.

As a member of the Heidelberg Historical Society I appreciate their important work and the assistance this grant will provide in helping preserve paintings and historical photographs for future generations.

Quotes attributable to Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings MP

“Congratulations to all the successful community groups with their fantastic local history projects. This funding will help ensure we can bring their projects to life.”

“Their work to capture the memory of unique aspects of our state’s history, ensures that future generations of Victorians can appreciate and understand our varied and diverse history for many years to come.”