Military History & Heritage Victoria

Military history and heritage are an important part of Australia’s national story. MHHV aims to encourage interest in Australian military history and heritage in all of its forms; to develop and engage in activities related to its research, preservation, promotion, education and commemoration; promote cooperation within the military history and heritage community and advance the interests of its members in the community at large.

What’s Coming Up

Jun
29
The Value of Local History – Into the Future 2024 Conference
Lilydale Lakeside Conference Centre
June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jul
1
Last days – Toys, Tales & Tenacity – Exhibition
The Shrine of Remembrance
July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Latest News

Game of Dominoes: Australia’s Security and the Cold War 1947-1991

Australia’s involvement in Asia in particular, arising from its part in the ANZUS treaty of 1951 and in SEATO from 1954 was examined – its role in the Malayan Emergency, […]

Defenders of the Queen: Imperial and Colonial Defence 1850 – 1901

In this conference, historians and experts on the era presented on both the strategic and the tactical.

Call for Papers – Game of Dominoes: Australia’s Security and the Cold War 1947-1991

Call for Papers now closed

Latest Articles

Game of Dominoes: Australia’s Security and the Cold War 1947-1991

Australia’s involvement in Asia in particular, arising from its part in the ANZUS treaty of 1951 and in SEATO from 1954 was examined – its role in the Malayan Emergency, […]

From Books and Blackboards to Battlefields- Victoria’s State School Teacher-Soldiers in the Great War – Speaker: Rosalie Triolo

All of us have memories of our schooldays, but few Victorians have paused to contemplate the experiences of Victoria’s male State school teachers, mainly ‘primary’ but with some from the […]

Desert Diggers – David Mitchelhill-Green – Book Review

I enjoyed reading this book as the author has managed to achieve something which is very difficult, namely, to seamlessly combine brief excerpts from a large number of letters with […]