Ballarat Victoria 3350 The Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest and largest gallery in regional Australia. The Gallery offers a range of experiences, from exploring the history of Australian art in its stunning permanent collection to seeing some exciting new art in temporary exhibitions.
Visit the Ballarat Aviation Museum Ballarat Aviation Museum has a great collection of aircraft, engines. radios, cameras and aviation memorabilia. Our staff would be delighted to conduct a tour for you or feel free to browse.
The Ballarat Botanical Gardens Reserve, located on the western shore of picturesque Lake Wendouree, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, covers an area of 40 hectares which is divided into three distinct zones. The central Botanical Gardens reserve in the 'gardenesque' style of the Victorian pleasure garden.
Ballarat Central (known as the Central Business Area by the City of Ballarat and sometimes simply as "Ballarat") is the central locality of Greater Ballarat in Victoria, Australia. The population of Ballarat Central at the 2016 census was 5,328, making it the third most populous in the urban area.
The Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail is a 53km, upgraded trail along the old Ballarat-Skipton Railway line. Extensively upgraded in 2008 with a high quality gravel surface, new signage, seating and rest huts, the trail is now an important reserve, which has been preserved for future generations.
Blood on the Southern Cross in Ballarat, VIC. Blood on the Southern Cross is a Galleries, Museums and Collections type of accommodation service provider in Ballarat. Read reviews and ratings and book through online for attractive deals and offers.
A butter factory was started at Buninyong to-day, in the presence of a large gathering. The machinery is on the scale of the Government dairy, worked under Mr. Wilson, the Government dairy expert. The churn is a 6cwt. concussion side pan, and the separator is capable of putting through milk at the rate of 150 gallons per hour.
Buninyong Old Library Grants Many thanks to the Buninyong Community Bank for two grants to the Buninyong Library Trust in 2012-3: one for the purchase of a new computer in the Buninyong Information Centre and the other to assist with the costs of repainting the façade of the Old Library in Warrenheip St.
Burke and Wills Web: digital research archive of records from the Burke and Wills Expedition (1860-1861) from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. This website is a comprehensive digital research archive containing transcripts of historical documents, reports, manuscripts and archives.
Enjoy Ballarat Heritage Weekend by visiting The City Oval Hotel - a truly old fashioned corner pub with the best Publican who still tells a good yarn or two! a good sport Positioned perfectly in between Ballarat’s main thoroughfare the iconic lake Wendouree, and the historic City Oval.
While there is little or no above-ground evidence of the event that took place at Ballarat, and while the exact location is not agreed upon, the Eureka Stockade Gardens are of outstanding heritage value to the nation for their association with this uncommon and highly significant event in the nation’s past.
Paddle boat leaves Gardens Wharf for 45 minute cruise, on the Hour. Cruise sails around the lake through Fairland to view water bird habitat, then past View Point, Boatsheds and Rowing Course Refreshments and meals can be purchased at Restaurant in nearby Gardens.
Payment is via EFT, so we'll be in touch with bank details and to confirm postage so you can start planning your visit. Mountain bikers looking to purchase maps should note, the Goldfields Track Guidebook provides all you need to know; shared track, walking only, and riding only sections and any bike diversions along the track.
The Wendouree campus, like that of Ballarat East, caters for years 7 to 10. Years 11 and 12 are accommodated at the Barkly Street, Ballarat Central, campus opened in 2000. It replaced the Midlands campus, which has since been demolished. Wendouree Primary School (PS 1813) is located on Howitt Street opposite the Howitt Street shopping centre.
Visit Lake Esmond in Ballarat for a tranquil and relaxing afternoon. The lake is situated on the corner of Larter Street and Lal Lal Street. Originally a quarry for the local Eureka Tile Works until 1982, the park was named after the discovery of gold and Eureka Stockade leader, James Esmond.
Mount Buninyong / ˈ b ʌ n ɪ n j ɒ ŋ / is an extinct volcano in western Victoria, Australia rises to 719 metres (2,359 ft) AHD. Within the Mount Buninyong Scenic Reserve 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the town of Buninyong and 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of Ballarat, it is on the regional city's rural-urban fringe.
Mount Warrenheip is an inactive volcanic cone in Victoria, Australia. The mountain has an elevation of AHD. The mountain is a landmark of Dunnstown, Victoria the closest town, with the mountain being located east of the Ballarat central business district, in the suburb of Warrenheip.Mount Warrenheip ceased volcanic activity around 100,000 years ago.
The Eureka Flag is housed on the historic site of the 1854 Eureka Stockade and is surrounded by the scenic Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens. Formerly known as the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, the site is being re-imagined for the community and will remain open for visitors to view the iconic Eureka Flag.
The Ballarat East Library was open on Fridays only. 1973 On 26 October the old library, once the best outside Melbourne, closed after a life of 111 years. The books were taken to the Camp Street Library and the Ballarat Historical Society's exhibits were moved from Camp St to the Old Ballarat East Library.
The walk comprises of 27 Prime Ministers and is a significant tourist attraction for Ballarat and an important part of the history of democracy in Australia. An expression of Interest is now open for the sculptor who will create the next Prime Minister of Australia- The Hon Tony Abbott MP.
Excellent place to visit Sovereign hill would have to be the best open air museum in Australia. It is immaculately kept and maintained and the staff are all very friendly and knowledgeable and eager to share their knowledge and explain about life in Ballarat in the 1850s.
…in the form of the Sovereign Hill Historical Park, at the gold-mining town of Ballarat. Gorée, a small island off the Senegal coast that served as a major entrepôt for the Atlantic slave trade, has been restored as a historic site with a number of supporting museums (see photograph).
One of Australia’s most significant cool climate gardens, the Ballarat Botanical Gardens feature a remarkable collection of mature trees and marble statues set amongst colourful bedding displays. Located on the western shore of Lake Wendouree, approximately four kilometers from Ballarat’s CBD, the Gardens are a popular and invaluable heritage and recreational location for residents and visitors.
The Sturt Street Gardens is a central reservation running along Sturt Street, one of the main thoroughfares of Ballarat, (Victoria, Australia). The formal gardens span 13 city blocks from Grenville Street in the east to Pleasant Street in the west, are 20 metres (22 yd) wide and cover an area of 2.87 hectares (7.1 acres) running east–west.
The Gold Museum is Ballarat’s regional social history museum and part of the Sovereign Hill experience. Opened in 1978, the Gold Museum cares for around 150,000 items, covering a diverse range of collections from mining and military history through to costume and photography.
Keep up to date with the Wildlife Park Six Wombats currently call the Ballarat Wildlife Park home. If you would like to assist us in caring for our Wombats or aid in the upgrade of their habitats you can help by joining our Sponsorship Program.