Request for research

Our History and Heritage Unit may be able to assist you in researching aspects of the history of the City of Glen Eira and the former Cities of Moorabbin and Caulfield. Complete the online request form below and a member of the History and Heritage Unit will contact you to discuss your request. Please note we are unable to assist with individual family history requests.

Please be aware that we receive many requests from the community and cannot always guarantee assistance. A Council officer will aim to respond to your initial request within five working days and provide a timeframe of action should the requested be deemed feasible.

Description and aim of project

Research requested

Prior research

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The personal information requested is primarily for the provision of the services referred to on this form and will only be shared with those directly responsible for providing that service. If you would like to know more about privacy at Glen Eira City Council, including your right to seek access to any information collected on this form, please contact Council’s privacy officer on 9524 3333.

Please note: Council has obligations to protect personal information and must not breach copyright belonging to third parties or release confidential information, so these issues may limit the information we can provide in response to your request. The Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic) provides another mechanism by which documents held by Council can be accessed, where information is sought for reasons unrelated to a research project or undertaking.