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  • PublicationsTrudgeon, R.J., ‘Three Dimensional Resources. Artefacts: documented evidence of the colony’s social history’, in Regionalism and Australia. Study Guide D, Deakin University, Geelong, 1979 pp. 75-85
  • Trudgeon, R.J., Museums in Victoria. A Report on the Victorian Museum Survey
  • Trudgeon, R.J., Museums in Victoria. A Report on the Victorian Museum Survey 1982/83, Victorian Ministry for the Arts, Melbourne, 1984
  • Trudgeon, R.J. et al, Cataloguing Kit: General Introduction to the Use of the Kit, Victorian Ministry for the Arts, Melbourne 1984
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Museums in Victoria: An overview of Collection Care and Utilisation’, paper read at Museums Association Conference, Melbourne, 1983
  • White, H. and Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Birmingham’s Gun Quarter: A Skilled Trade in Decline’, in Oral History, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1983, pp.69-83
  • Trudgeon, R. J., Developing the Skills: Issues in Training and Education, in M. Birtley and P. McQueen, New Responsibilities: Documenting Multicultural Australia, Museums Association of Australia Inc (Victorian Branch), Melbourne 1989, pp. 52-62
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Training for Voluntary Workers in Community Museums’ in Papers of the Museum Training Symposium, University of Sydney, Sydney, 1989
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Tertiary Training Courses: What do we Need? What are we Doing?’ in After Street Ryan: Training for the Museums Industry, Museums Association of Australia (ACT Branch) Canberra, 1992
  • Trudgeon, R. J., ‘Training Needs for the Museum Industry’ in After Street Ryan: Training for the Museum Industry, Museums Association of Australia (ACT Branch), Canberra, 1992
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Victoria Moves Towards Accreditation’, Artlink, March, 1992
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Can You Direct Me? Australia’s Plethora of Museum Directories’, Museum National, June 1992
  • Trudgeon, R.J., (ed.) Do Documents and Objects Mix? Proceedings of a Symposium conducted by the Health and Medicine Museums Section, MAA Inc. and Deakin University, published, December, 1993
  • Trudgeon, R.J.,’ICOM Regional Museums Committee’, in inSITE, Museums Australia Victoria, April 1998
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Missing You’ in The Australian Family, Images and Essays, Melbourne 1998
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Creating a Bottler of a Museum’, in inSITE, Museums Australia Victoria, April, 2000
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Signing for safety – Aesthetically’, in inSITE, Museums Australia Victoria, August, 2002
  • PublicationsTrudgeon, R.J., ‘The Ballarat Historical Society Inc. The Early Years’, in Ballaarat Remembers, Vol. 6 No. 2. March/April, 2004
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Albert Coates Memorial Trust: A Brief History’ in Any mug could’ve done it. Sir Albert Coates, University of Ballarat Occasional Series, Vol.1, 2003, pp.13-20
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Ballarat Postcards’, Ballaarat Remembers Vol. 2, No. 6 November/December, 2000
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Regional Museums: Twenty Years On’, in inSITE, Museums Australia (Victoria), October/November, 2001
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘History on Display’, Challenge, 2/2001
  • Sullivan, T.S. and Trudgeon, R., ‘Regional Museums, Visions and Touring Exhibitions’ in inSITE, February, 2007
  • Trudgeon, R.J., ‘Planning for Flood in a Drought’ in inSITE, Museums Australia (Victoria), July, 2007
  • Trudgeon, R.J. ‘An Understanding of Disasters: The Ballarat Experience’, in inSITE, Museums Australia (Victoria), June, 2008
  • Trudgeon, R.J. and Trudgeon, E.A. Researching Ballarat’s History: A Guide, Ballarat Historical Society, Ballarat, 2009, Revised and republished, 2012 and 2015
  • Trudgeon, R.J. ‘How an Egg Bomb Tested the Gold Museum’s Emergency Procedures’, in inSite, Museums Australia (Victoria), Sept – Oct, 2012
  • Trudgeon, R.J. ‘Gold Museum Update’, in inSite, Museums Australia (Victoria), July – August, 2013
  • Trudgeon, R.J. 'Science Museum of Victoria - Early Years of Digitisation, Collaboration and Mentorship', November 2019. Contribution to Martin Hallett Tribute to be published in 2022.
  • Dixon, James Yeomans and R J Trudgeon (Transcriber and Editor), 'Yours a million, Letters Home 1937 - 1940', To be published early 2022