The Immigrants Aid Society

Join this Vicfix campaign to trace the development of the Immigrants Aid Society, founded in 1853

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Coffee palaces

Join this Vicfix campaign to restore reports of Victoria's 1880s coffee palaces to their former glory

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Great Southern Railway

Join this Vicfix campaign to get information about the Great Southern Railway back on track

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Sharks in Port Phillip Bay

Join this Vicfix campaign and help restore details to historic reports of sharks in Port Phillip Bay

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About sharks in Port Phillip Bay

Summertime shark sightings in Port Phillip Bay were common in the first half of the 20th century, with sharks arousing panic among bathers and anglers from Sorrento to Port Melbourne.

The Irish Rising

Join this Vicfix campaign to examine Australia's response to the violent events of Easter Week 1916

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About the Irish Rising

The armed insurrection to end British rule in Ireland began on Easter Monday 1916 in Dublin and ran for six days. More than 2000 people died or were injured during this pivotal moment in the Irish struggle for independence.

Market gardens

Join this Vicfix campaign to germinate missing information about turn-of-the-century market gardens

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About market gardens in Victoria

From Moorabbin to Kinglake and beyond, a breathtaking variety of heirloom fruits, vegetables and grains were grown for markets in Melbourne and throughout the colony at the turn of the 20th century. 

Yan Yean Reservoir

Join this Vicfix campaign to trace the construction of Melbourne's first reservoir

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Join this Vicfix campaign and help today's yachties navigate their way through the club's history

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About the Royal Brighton Yacht Club

The Royal Brighton Yacht Club was one of Melbourne's first sailing clubs, established in 1875. Since those early days, the RBYC's headquarters has grown from a small lean-to shed on the beach to today's large modern beachfront facility.

Rochester Football Club

Join this Vicfix campaign and help unearth intriguing facts about Rochester Football Club

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Mildura's WWI soldier settlements

Join this Vicfix campaign and help uncover the history of Mildura's soldier settlements

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.