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Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

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'The changing face of Victoria' exhibition tour

Australian Curriculum years/ AUSVELS levels: 3-VCE/VCAL
Learning Areas/Domains: history
General capabilities: literacy, creative and critical thinking, personal and social capability, intercultural understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia, sustainability
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: $5.50 per student (inc GST)

Ever wondered where Melbourne's street names came from, who John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner were or what is Hoddle’s chain?

Students will be guided through The changing face of Victoria exhibition to develop an understanding of the arrival of European settlers in Victoria and the Aboriginal people who preceded them.

Students will view artifacts from key events in Victoria’s history, including the gold rush and the life of Ned Kelly. They will also explore Melbourne’s modern identity and what has made the city unique.

Request a student visit

Requests for student visits must be made at least four weeks prior to your intended visit. 

Once we've received your request, you'll receive an email containing details of your request. We will then contact you within five working days to confirm your booking.

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