Dimboola and District Historical Society Inc.
 
 
 

The Dimboola and District Historical Society was established in 1967 and is housed in the Old Dimboola Courthouse, now located next to the Post Office in Lloyd Street. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each second month, with another activity taking place in each other month.

Our archives are vast and include records and information from sources such as the Council Rate books, every edition of the Dimboola Banner, Photographic collections and compiled writings.

The society aims to:
collect, record and preserve items of historical interest pertaining to Dimboola and District.
assist other concurring individuals and organisations in the preservation of the community's history.
foster and encourage community interest and pride in their district's history.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Activities We Organise...

The society holds bi-monthly meetings for it's members, which are also open to the public.
The society's rooms are open to the public on Saturdays. The rooms are also opened at any time by appointment for both visiting individuals and groups.
The society regulary changes it's displays so that, where possible , they are related to community events or celebrations.
When appropriate, the society holds exhibitions, seminars or other activities of historical interest to the community, and makes it's facilities available to organisations planning reunions.
The society undertakes research requests for people outside the local community, particulary genealogical queries.
The society produces a monthly newsletter for it's members and subscribers along with other publications.
The society is assisting other community organisations in the collection and preservation of their history.
The society is actively liaising with the local schools in encouraging student interest in their local history.
The society organises and conducts the Dimboola reunion every second year. The last being our very successful third reunion.
The society has been actively involved in the drafting of Ebenezer Mission Management Plan.
The society was actively involved with the archaeological survey conducted at the mission station by Doctor Jane Lydon, a member of the society.
 
 
 
 
courthouse 67 Lloyd Street | Dimboola | Victoria, 3414
postal, c/o secretary 5 Malvern Road | Dimboola | Victoria, 3414
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