The Western Victorian Association of Historical Societies Inc. is a group of around 50 Historical Societies.
The member groups have a wide range of interests, all with a historical emphasis. These include such things as:
● Collecting artefacts to house in Museums
● Collecting paper records
● Collecting photographs
● Some are combined Historical and Genealogical Groups
Most of the groups are willing to allow the public to carry out research or will do so for them at a fee.
The Association allows interchange of ideas and information between groups, relating to such things as:
● Fund Raising
● Storage Methods
● Attracting members
● Insurance Issues
● Grants Available
● Charges made
● Guest speakers
● Burglary prevention
A quarterly newsletter, The Western Historian, is produced.