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Historic Council Meeting Minutes

Historical Council meeting minutes are a rich and varied primary source of information detailing the development of the City of Goulburn and surrounds, and providing unique insight into decision making, planning, and staffing processes over a long period of time.

Records of meetings, committee reports, and details of important decisions provide invaluable information about the history of our community, showing 'how it happened', 'when it happened', 'why it happened', and 'who did it' in real time.

A browse through the volumes below provides fascinating details on all aspects of Goulburn's history, and some wonderful gems of language, information, and life in Goulburn.

This collection contains the minutes of Council from 1859-1959. The volumes also contain committee and sub-committee reports, some Mayoral minutes, and Council election information.

Early hand-written minutes are not searchable, however all type-written volumes are searchable using the ctrl+f function.

Please Note: clicking the links below will automatically download a PDF file. These files are large, so please use caution when choosing to download files.


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