Italian Historical Society

"memory really matters...only if it binds together the imprint of the past and the project of the future" Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino
Primo Levi

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets on aspects of Italian Australian history have been prepared by the Italian Historical Society. They provide key information about issues such as patterns of migration, internment, proxy marriage, and Italians in Carlton.

Research family history

The Italian Historical Society holds collections of key historical records of the Italian presence in Australia. Collections are available for research, and are open to the public by appointment.