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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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The Charming Old Town of Talbot

By at May 25, 2016 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

The small charming town of Talbot could easily be missed when travelling in Country Victoria, it’s located on Route 287, about fifty kilometres north of Ballarat. It’s a great place for a day trip and is perfect for Ballarat locals too. Arrive on a quiet weekday afternoon and this small town with it’s population of around 300 could appear to be a ghost town, but

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Pan for gold at Sovereign Hill

By at May 12, 2015 | 3:22 pm | 0 Comment

Step back in time to the days of Ballarat's gold rush at Sovereign Hill.Here visitors can pan for real gold and what you find, you keep.The gold rush began in Ballarat during August, 1851 where gold was discovered at the base of a hill, just metres from Sovereign Hill.In July 2012, three unnamed prospectors discovered a 3.66kg gold nugget valued at $500,000. The nugget,

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