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Role, aims and activities
The Federation of Australian Historical Societies Inc. is the peak body representing the interests of historical societies throughout Australia. The organisation:
encourages the study and publication of Australian history, the preservation, interpretation and promotion of moveable and built heritage, and public access to historical information and heritage collections;
promotes communication and mutual assistance within the historical society movement and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas on historical matters; and
undertakes an advocacy role with all levels of government
assists the work of historical societies in a variety of ways.