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Victoria Government Gazette - Online Archive 1836 - 1997


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What gazettes are on this site?

  • Victoria Government Gazette (July 1851 - 1997)
  • Port Phillip Government Gazette (1844 - July 1851)
  • Port Phillip Government Notices (January - 12 July 1843)
  • New South Wales Government Gazette (1836 - 1851)

What's in the gazettes?

In the gazettes you'll find information on everything from land transactions, bankruptcies, reward notices and new acts of parliament, to tenders, patent applications, unclaimed letters and monies, shipping and emigration notices, and more.

This online archive of historic government gazettes provides access to over 160 years of official information published in and about Victoria.

You can view images of individual gazette pages, or download and print PDFs of entire gazettes.

Read more about the gazettes.

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Browse the gazettes

You can browse the gazettes by decade, year, month, day and page.

NSW = New South Wales Government Gazette published during these years.

PP = Port Phillip Government Gazette/Port Phillip Government Notices published during these years.

VIC = Victoria Government Gazette published during these years.

After 1997

You can access gazettes published after 1997 at the Victoria Government Gazette website.

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