Wednesday, 23 October 2013

More photos from the Awards Ceremony 2013

Winners and Commendations booklet, 2013

You can download the booklet of Winners and Commendations from here.

The RHSV News Blog was not able to catch up with all of the Winners and Commendations on Monday, but here are some with whom we did:

Valerie Wilson was the winner of the multimedia History Award for her website A Guide to Pioneer Graves in the Mornington Cemetery.

Fran Henke collected a Commendation in the Collaborative Community History Award on behalf of the Polio Network Australia for their book Iron Wills, Victorian Polio Survivor's Stories.

Rod Charles won the Judges' Special Prize for his book A Whirr of Many Wheels Cycling in Geelong: a chronicle from 1869 to 1980, volume 1, 1869-1914.
Cheryl Scott received a Commendation in the Small Publication Award for her book The Osborne House Story.
John Kirby collected a Commendation in the Historical Interpretation Award category for An Exhibition on the First Hundred Years of Port Melbourne.
Jan Wositzky and John Ellis collected  the Winner's Historical Interpretation Award for the Chewton Domain Society with their CDs and booklet of The Monster Meeting, The Great Meeting of Diggers 4pm, 15 December, 1851.
Winners and Commendations in the category Historical Interpretation Award.
The Winners, Commendations and selected other entries of the Victorian Community History Awards are currently on exhibition at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.  Many of these are also available for sale at the RHSV.  You can see the list of what is available here.  This list will continue to be updated as additional books come in.

Congratulations to all our Winners, Commendations, and everyone who entered a book in the Victorian Community History Awards for 2013.  Local history is alive and well in the State of Victoria. 

1 comment:

Linda said...

There's another lovely lot of photos at

Some faces I know there. :)

Congratulations to all.