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.

Bicycling

Join this Vicfix campaign to lead historic cycling articles over the finish line

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

About  bicycling

Bicycling became a popular activity for young people in the late 19th century, thanks to affordable improvements in technology and design.

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. 

Lost children in the bush

Join this Vicfix campaign to learn the fate of children who became lost in the Victorian bush

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

The Elizabeth Street fire

Join this Vicfix campaign and illuminate details about the fire that destroyed an entire city block in 1897

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

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.