Welcome to the GSV

Discover a world of family history at the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and be part of a community of members, staff and volunteers dedicated to promoting and assisting family history research.

Find out about joining our society to obtain access to our collections, webinars and research services. Benefit from a wide range of supportive special interest groups, workshops, classes and knowledgeable individuals. Check out our opening times.

The GSV Visitor E-Pass gives you access to a huge range of genealogy resources for a short period (6 hours) from your own home at an affordable price. You can buy a Visitor E-Pass for just $25.00.

Please note that if you are a GSV Member, you do not need to buy a Visitor E-Pass because you already have access to these resources (and more).


Help GSV develop new ways to enhance and expand our services for all members.


Annual General Meeting of the Genealogical Society of Victoria
Saturday 7th October 2pm to 4pm via Zoom

My Grandfather's Clock by Graeme Davison (9780522879582) - HardCover - Biographies General Biographies

Speaker: Dr Graeme Davison, Emeritus Sir John Monash Professor of History at Monash University
A great-aunt's bequest - a 200-year-old grandfather clock - sends Graeme on a journey deep into his father's family's past.
21st September, 10.30am to 11.30am via Zoom

GSV Members can watch and listen to over 200 presentations of talks on a wide variety of topics specifically for family historians. All webcasts located via GSV catalogue.