Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Published since 1961, Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ) is a refereed journal for the publication of Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand graduate work in history. It is open to new approaches and aims to present original graduate work to a wide and responsive readership.

The MHJ usually publishes one issue per year and the occasional MHJ Research Series. The journal features themed articles by prominent, established historians, and presents new and exciting research by talented, emerging historians.

Based in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, the MHJ is published by a volunteer collective of graduate and early career scholars. History graduates at The University of Melbourne have worked together as editors of Melbourne Historical Journal for over fifty years.


Section Policies

Feature Articles

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Delayed Open Access

The contents of this journal will be available in an open access format 24 month(s) after an issue is published.