Local History

Connected Libraries plays a key role in preserving the rich histories of Casey and Cardinia for both current and future generations.

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Local History

Our Local History Librarian oversees local history resources for the library service and maintains the Local History Archive at Cranbourne Library, as well as supporting those interested in researching local history.

Links To Our Past

Our Local History Librarians write interesting and informative articles about the local history of the Casey and Cardinia areas, which is published on our blog – Links to our Past. Click below to read!

Commemorating Our War Years

Casey and Cardinia individuals and organisations have made significant contributions to Australia’s war efforts over the decades. We revisit these in posts to our blog: Casey Cardinia: Commemorates our War Years.

Our Local History

Explore the wealth of information available on the local history of the Casey and Cardinia areas. From articles on people, places and events, to reports and compilations, there is much to discover and learn about your local area.

Oral Histories

Discover the local history of towns, properties and events in Casey and Cardinia, straight from the people who lived here and experienced life in this area.

Heritage Groups

Casey Cardinia has a rich heritage, which includes many local groups whose aim is to preserve and promote the rich history resources available in our community.

Family History

Need help researching your family history? This page will connect you to resources offered by our library and other organisations.

Local History Newsletter

Do want to receive local and family history content, handpicked by our local history librarians, straight to your inbox?