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Ballarat – literally a historical goldmine!

By at January 20, 2017 | 10:57 am | 0 Comment

For much of the 1800s almost everyone in the world wanted to come to Victoria. When gold was discovered in 1823 the flow of wide-eyed prospectors started as a trickle and by 1851 it bad become a full blown torrent. Strikes at the Central Victorian towns of Bendigo, Beechworth and our own Ballarat, sparked a second rush and soon two tonnes a week of the precious metal

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M.A.D.E

By at October 19, 2016 | 4:48 pm | 0 Comment

M.A.D.E is the Museum of Australian Democracy At Eureka, engaging visitors in the compelling and dramatic story of democracy. Discover the stories of the ordinary men and women, past and present who have fought for the democratic freedoms we are afforded today. The museum itself is actually located right on the historic site of the famous 1854 Eureka Stockade in

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