The Whitehorse Manningham Heritage Network was established in June 1997 as a collaboration between:

Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation

Box Hill Historical Society Inc

Doncaster-Templestowe Historical Society Inc

Whitehorse Historical Society Inc and

Warrandyte Historical Society Inc

The Whitehorse Manningham Heritage Network aims to create a local history database for the region in order to:
  • Satisfy the the community's heritage needs by improving accessibility to local heritage collections
  • Link the heritage collections in the two municipalities
  • Preserve the local heritage
  • Develop co-operation between the local historical societies and the library in order to provide a comprehensive local history service to the communities of Whitehorse and Manningham and beyond.