New award recognises Victoria’s culturally diverse history


A NEW award celebrates Victoria’s cultural diversity.

The Victorian Community History Awards celebrate the state’s past and those who discover it.

A recognition of excellence in historical storytelling, the Awards feature nine categories which acknowledge that history can be told in a variety of formats, and now includes the Cultural Diversity Award – Small Publication Award, with a prize of $1,500 for the winning project.

The new award is for projects and publications which highlight the cultural diversity of Victoria.

Each Award comes with a prize of between $500 and $2,000.

Organised by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria in conjunction with Public Record Office Victoria, the Awards were established in 1999 with the aim of bringing Victoria’s past into the present to reach and enrich the lives of Victorians through history.

Categories include:
· Collaborative Community History Award
· Local History Project Award
· History Publication Award
· Local History – Small Publication Award
· Cultural Diversity Awards – Small Publication Award
· Multimedia History Award
· Historical Interpretation Award
· Centenary of WWI Award
· History Article

For more information and an application form click on the link here.