About

Local district historical and resource centre. Collection is based around the original collection by the late Jessie Tillack who was a lifetime resident, as were her parents. The Centre is housed in a building which was given to the group as a permanent home in 2000.

The collection has been added to significantly since with photographs and items etc. from local family histories etc. and other collections. The Centre shares space with the local paper and as such maintains current historical records as well as past.

It is an active historical centre with approximately 20 members. The Centre has produced a number of books and is currently researching material for several books, including, Warncoort History and Houses in Birregurra; Residential History.

Our collection

Local district historical and resource centre. Collection is based around the original collection by the late Jessie Tillack who was a lifetime resident, as were her parents. The Centre is housed in a building which was given to the group as a permanent home in 2000.

The collection has been added to significantly since with photographs and items etc. from local family histories etc. and other collections. The Centre shares space with the local paper and as such maintains current historical records as well as past.

It is an active historical centre with aprox. 20 members. The Centre has produced a number of books and is currently researching material for several books, including, Warncoort History and Houses in Birregurra; Residential History.

Themes: Shaping Victoria's Environment, Connecting Victorians by transport and communications, Transforming and managing land and natural resources, Building community life