Library of the Royal Services Institute of Victoria

If you enjoy military history, this library is just for you! It has a beautiful collection of historical documents including military ones. The Institute is managed by passionate members of its association, including Major General Mike O’Brien, President and Captain Brian Surtees, librarian.

Major General Mike O’Brien & Captain Brian Surtees

As the library is located inside the Victoria Barracks, Block B on St Kilda Road, you will need to show your photo ID at the entrance.


The library offers a wide range of historical resources, particularly on events such as the Battle of Fromelles.