Victoria University Archives: Melbourne Technical College of Hairdressing

In summary

Established: 1975, when Melbourne School of Hairdressing was renamed

Ended: 1984, when it was renamed Flagstaff College of TAFE

Located: 553 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 


The Melbourne Technical College of Hairdressing operated between 1975 and 1984. It was the successor to the Melbourne School of Hairdressing (1960-1975) and was subsequently transformed into the Flagstaff College of TAFE (1984-1993). In 1981, the College was separated from the control of the Education Department of Victoria and became part of the TAFE network.

Holdings in the archives

The Archives holds the following records relating to the Melbourne Technical College of Hairdressing:

  • Council minutes, 1960-79
  • Examination results register 1970-79
  • Apprentice reports and record cards 1966-86
  • Course pamphlets and leaflets
  • Handbooks 1976-84
  • Certificate Registers