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  1. The Royal Oak Hotel, corner of South and Raglan streets, Ballarat

    …a property manager. She moved with her husband to Beremboke in 1985 and commenced studies at the University of Ballarat, gaining degrees in librarianship, literature and history. Researching Ballarat and its social history led to an interest in family history, particularly among families who immigrated to Victoria during the1850s. Now in her 60s, Helen holds a voluntary position as research convenor for the Ballarat & District Genealogical S…

  2. ‘The most determined, sustained diggers’ resistance campaign':

    …ow the petition from the Chinese immigrants in Victoria – with 3089 signatures including one belonging to Ballarat’s Chinese Protector, William Henry Foster – has been overlooked. 18 AC Cooke, Chinese Quarter, Ballarat, Illustrated Australian News, 18 July 1868. Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria While there are similarities in the basic arguments of both 1856 petitions, the Bendigo Chinese framed their argument…

  3. Playing the Ghost:

    …d in phosphorescent paint. This individual frequently patrolled the area around Sturt Street and Dana Street in Ballarat attempting to harass young women. A search of newspaper articles from this period indicates a wide-spread proliferation of ghost hoaxing, referred to as ‘playing the ghost’, between the 1870s and World War I, with a particular focus on the Ballarat region in central Victoria. This extraordinary behaviour occurred in the context…

  4. The Curious Case of the Wollaston Affair

    …certainly frail in health. In August 1877 a confident Edward requested a transfer to a larger centre at either Ballarat or Melbourne where he could pursue his studies for a university degree. In November he wrote again to the Department, stating his need for time for study. By December he had passed the literary section of his Certificate examination and again applied for transfer to Ballarat. Almost a year passed. By October 1878 he was fearful…

  5. PROVguide 10: Ballarat Archives Centre Records

    Records Information – Ballarat Archives Centre Records Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) was established in 1973 as Victoria’s archival authority. It is responsible for the preservation of public records that are considered worthy of permanent retention as evidence of government policy and activity.  Public records are created by government departments and authorities, the State’s courts, municipalities, schools, public hospital…

  6. Uncover new treasures at Ballarat Archives Centre

    …orough PROV, VPRS 11153/P1 Rate Records, Unit 1 (1857–1868). You may be surprised to learn that the Ballarat Archives Centre collection spans records from Karkarook in the far northwest of the state; Horsham in the Wimmera area; Ararat and Stawell in the Grampians area; and all the way to Daylesford, Trentham and Bacchus Marsh in the Central Highlands. And the collection continues to grow! Here are some of the newly released records n…

  7. Merely Corroborative Detail:

    …Arts (Hons) and an MA in Australian history from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD from the University of Ballarat. She is a member of the Professional Historians Association, and of Museums Australia (Vic.), and serves on the branch committee of Museums Australia (Vic.). Her doctoral thesis examined the role of the Celts in Ballarat in the second half of the nineteenth century. She is employed full time as Senior Historian at The Sovereign…

  8. Feathers, fur and fun: share your Melbourne Zoo memories

    PROV VPRS 8850/P1 Unit 48 C032 – Melbourne Zoo – Various Photographs Do you have photographs or videos of your favourite moments at the Melbourne Zoo to contribute to an online exhibition?  To celebrate Melbourne Zoo’s 150th anniversary this year, Public Record Office Victoria, Culture Victoria and the Melbourne Zoo are working together to create an online story which captures the changing face of the zoo over the years. This onli…

  9. Ballarat Collections Network

    Ballarat Collections Network was formed in 2008 to help historical, cultural and heritage groups within the City of Ballarat to work collaboratively to care for and manage their collections, share knowledge, advice and development opportunities. The network is a dynamic vehicle for historical, cultural and heritage groups within the City of Ballarat to: care for and manage the cultural heritage of the City share knowledge, advice and expertise…

  10. PROVguide 9: Ballarat Archives Centre Service Information

    Service Information – Ballarat Archives Centre Reading Room Opening Hours Monday and Tuesday (except for public holidays) 9.30am to 4.30pm Location Level One, State Government Offices, Cnr Doveton and Mair Streets, Ballarat, VICTORIA 3350 Phone 1800 657 452 Tollfree throughout Australia Map Download a map to the Ballarat Archives Centre Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) was established in 1973 as Victoria’s archival author…

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