New digitised records from Public Record Office Victoria

More than 7000 women are included among the Female Prison Registers 1855–1934 now available online.

The Bendigo Regional Archives Centre website hosts a series of more than 270 digitised ‘Petitions of the People’ ranging from 1870 to 1899. PROV delves deeper into some of the ‘occupation’ category petitions to reveal requested changes to local butchering practices, struggles of local stonebreakers, hairdressers and dairymen.