MISSION STATEMENT

The role of the Italian Historical Society is to collect, preserve, interpret and foster an understanding of the history and heritage of Australians of Italian origin within a multicultural Astralia.

The IHS collection is open to anyone interested in the history of Italian migration and is enhanced and supported by professional collection management practices, education programs, and collaboration with mainstream organisations.

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OPENING HOURS

The IHS is open to the public by appointment only

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CONTACTING US

The Italian Historical Society—COASIT Melbourne
189 Faraday Street
Carlton VIC Australia 3053

Tel: 61+ (0)3 9347 9020
Fax: 61+ (0)3 9349 9091
Email: ihs@coasit.com.au

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VISITING US

The IHS can be reached by
train, bus or car.

Travelling time, by bus or tram, from the city to Carlton is approximately 15 minutes.

Our Melways reference is 43:J4.

Car
There is limited one-hour parking near University Street. Visitors are advised to use either the Clocktower or Safeway commercial car parks off Drummond Street or the commercial car park off Elgin Street, between Cardigan and Lygon Streets.
 
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Wheelchair access
There is a four-hour disabled parking space in front of COASIT (7.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday). The IHS is wheelchair accessible, via lift, from the COASIT entrance:

COASIT
189 Faraday Street
Carlton VIC Australia 3053

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FEES

Access
Access to the IHS collection is by appointment only. An access fee may apply on a fee-for-service basis. To access the collection visitors must complete a User Registration Form and either email, post or return it in person to the IHS at least one week in advance of their appointment. The information provided in the form will help us locate the material that meets your needs.

Download User Registration Form (PDF Version) (MWord version)

Photocopying
In accordance with copyright law, selected documents can be photocopied for research purposes for 20c per page.

Reproduction of material
Requests for permission to publish items from the collection are subject to approval. Once your User Registration Form has been processed and you have viewed the collection, you may then submit a Permission to Publish Form. Please note that approval is subject to access and copyright restrictions.

Download Permission to Publish Form (PDF Version) (MWord version)

Reproduction fees
Reproduction of IHS materials will incur charges. Fees are subject to negotiation with the Italian Historical Society. Please contact us for further information.

The IHS Journal
From 2007 (Vol 15) the IHS Journal will only be available online. The online editions of the Journal will be free of charge.

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GETTING INVOLVED

Donation
By making a donation to COASIT – Italian Historical Society you will help us collect, preserve and promote the history of Italian migration to Australia. Donations over A$2.00 are tax deductible.

Download Donation Form

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Italian Historical Society—COASIT, Melbourne
189 Faraday Street, Carlton
VIC Australia 3053
Tel: 61+ (0)3 9349 9020 
Fax: 61+ (0)3 9349 9091 
Email: ihs@coasit.com.au

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