Digitisation of Knox and Dandenong Ranges' historical local newspapers on Trove

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Murray Hedgcock
Jun 4, 2020
I'm signing because in 1946-47 I worked after school (Upwey High) helping to sort, pack and deliver the paper. The plan was that I should start a cadetship there after completing Matriculation in 1947. However we moved to Gippsland and that opportunity was lost. But I hold happy memories of my first involvement in newspapers - later to become a lifetime career in Australia and the UK.

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Joan Schmolling
Sep 28, 2019
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Joy Emmett
1 year ago
i'm interested in family history

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Sue Anderson
1 year ago
I think that all the newspapers should be on Trove

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Geoffrey Holden
1 year ago
I am signing this petition because I am interested in having access for genealogy research.

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Beverley Zandbergs
1 year ago
I am fairly new to the area and would love to know more of its local history.

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Valarie Sands
1 year ago
Trove needs funding. Talk to your local Member of Parliament too!

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Michael Gauntlett
1 year ago
I think making these publications publically available will be a source of great interests to those who have grown up on the area or anybody with a thirst for history. I've produced radio programs around historical stories and I see no reason this could not lead to radio or youtube programs about the history of Knox and it's surrounds.,

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Nicole WOMBWELL
1 year ago
I’m signing because my family were early settlers in this area. Also as a Trove user I would love to have access to these newspapers, to help with my family history research.

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chris Thompson
1 year ago
What a great idea