Local History Collection

Local History Post Office
The Monash Public Library Service's local history collections are held in the Monash Federation Centre. The Centre is also the home of the History Monash Inc. (formerly Oakleigh & District Historical Society), its collections and administration.
The Federation Centre is located in the historic precinct in Warrawee Park at 3 Atherton Road, Oakleigh 3166 adjoining the Oakleigh Pioneer Memorial Cemetery.
Access to the library's local history collection is available by appointment and consists of books and bound newspapers.


Digitised Local History Collection

Some elements of our digitised Local History Collections are now available on the library catalogue.
These include:
  • On Broadway Index
  • Waverley Street Index 
  • Oakleigh Street Index
  • Oakleigh Cemetery Index
  • Local History Resources in the Monash area.



Please contact the Monash Federation Centre for more information on accessing the collection.
For access to the History Monash Inc.(Oakleigh & District Historical Society) collections, please email.

Contact Details

Monash Federation Centre on 9563 2823

History Monash: