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Local History Library

Local history items are available at the Monash Federation Centre

Local History Resources Online

Start your research at the Local History Portal which allows you to search from one spot.

  • Names and topics in the major books written about the district's history
  • Oakleigh Pioneer Memorial Park Cemetery database
  • History Monash Inc (Oakleigh & District Historical Society) Pictures
  • Land Maps: names and holdings for Mulgrave 1853 and 1891
  • Origin of street names in the Oakleigh and Waverley area
  • The On Broadway newsletter index

The search portal is at the site of the Monash Public Library Service.

Monash Public Library Service has 6 branches in the City of Monash. The library catalogue has holdings of local history books and other material.

The City of Monash has two historical Societies: History Monash Inc. and Waverley Historical Society. Further resources may be available at Waverley Historical Society web site.