Local History Collection

Post Office building historical photo

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 catalogue including the On Broadway Index, Waverley Street Index and Local History Resources in the Monash area.

For more information and links.

Please contact Oakleigh Library on (03) 9563 4138 and ask to speak to the Local History Librarian for more information on accessing the collection.

For access to the History Monash Inc. (Oakleigh & District Historical Society) collections, please email info@historymonash.org.au


Contact Us

·         Oakleigh Library (For appointments): 03 9563 4138

·         Email: mpls@monash.vic.gov.au

·         History Monash:

·         Email: info@historymonash.org.au




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Last updated: 21 May 2021