The Association was formed in 1986.
Our objectives are:
To promote and foster
goodwill among Cornish people and people in
To stimulate interest in the
History, Family History, Antiquities, Traditions
and Social Conditions of Cornwall
To aid approved Cultural
Movements in and associated with Cornwall
To endeavour to arrange
contact between relatives and friends of Cornish
people both in Victoria and Cornwall
and with other
To further awareness in the
Victorian community of the importance of the
Cornish emigration in the
To assist and to encourage
in conjunction with State Organizations, Local
Government and the National Trust,
restoration and maintenance of buildings/areas
of importance to the Cornish Heritage in
To be a non-political,
non-sectarian, cultural organization.
To achieve these objectives the Association
operates an extensive library and operates
The Association is managed and controlled
by a Committee of Management of 20 members,
representing the various groups including the
Ballarat Branch and the Geelong Branch.
Membership is open to people with an interest in
their Cornish Heritagel and whose applications
are approved by the Committee.
A quarterly Newsletter is produced to inform
members of events here and in Cornwall.