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Reg. No. A 0007322F

Meeting Dates and Events Calendar - 2017



Meetings are held on .kwd_bloack{float:left; width:514px; margin-top:50px} the *:first-child+html .clearfix{zoom:1} second Tuesday of .leftblk img{float: left; margin-top:22px; *margin-top:18px; padding-right: 15px;} every month except January.
Meetings are generally at 7.30pm at the Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat,
except where otherwise advised.



Date Speaker/s Subject/Activity


12 Dec 2017   Lake Wendouree paddle steamer with dinner or supper
Past Meeting Dates and Events for 2017
Date Speaker/s Subject/Activity
14 Feb 2017 Peter Waugh
(tour guide)
Prime Ministers' Walk
Botanical Gardens
14 Mar 2017 Peter Freund The History of background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%,#cdcdcd 100%); #logo p a{color:#ffffff;font-size:11px;text-decoration:underline;} .domain_name{float:left; line-height:34px; font-size:26px; font-weight: normal; color:#fff; padding-top:27px; width:535px} Theatres in Ballarat
11 Apr 2017 Neil Huybregts The Life and Times of #logo{float:right;width:300px;padding:15px 0 0} Dr W B Otway
 9 May 2017 Weston Bate Special meeting as part of #logo p{text-align:right;clear:both;padding:4px 2px 0 0; color:#aeaeae;} Heritage Month
Mechanics Institute
13 Jun 2017 Lucinda Horrocks Local film about attitudes to .content{background:#483d5b; -webkit-box-shadow: 0px -1px 10px 0px rgba(0,0,0,0.75); WWI
11 Jul 2017 Jenny Burrell
(Genealogical Society)
Insight into the .brradius{border-radius:3px; -moz-border-radius:3px; -ms-border-radius:3px; -o-border-radius:3px; -webkit-border-radius:3px} body{font:normal 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background:url(http://i2.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/8243/bg.gif)} World War 1 Project
 8 Aug 2017   Tales and Humspm.com Treasures
Members' Night
12 Sep 2017 Dianne Gow Our Year in Review (AGM)
The National Trust
10 Oct 2017 Nina Netherway Those Familiar Places
14 Nov 2017 Clare Gervasoni Visit to .lst_arr{float:left;width:223px; height:503px; background-position:right 3px; background-repeat:no-repeat} -moz-box-shadow: 0px -1px 10px 0px rgba(0,0,0,0.75); Federation University Historical Collection
7:30 pm FedUnit, Mt. Helen
E.J. Barker Library (Building L)
Past Meeting Dates and Events for 2016
Date Speaker/s Subject/Activity
09 Feb 2016   Visit to the Tramways Museum
08 Mar 2016 Gary Snowden Ballarat's Military History
12 Apr 2016 Anne Doggett Crying in the .arrows{background:url(http://i1.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/8243/lhs.gif)} Colonies
10 May 2016 Nina Netherway &
Zelda Martin
Closer settlement: agrarian ideal or economic reality
14 Jun 2016 Kevin Williams Capturing the .arrowsv2{background:url(http://i1.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/8243/rhs.gif)} Vision
12 Jul 2016 Peter Gilbert A Family Odyssey
09 Aug 2016   Members' Night
13 Sep 2016 Snjez Cosic Annual General Meeting
11 Oct 2016 Brett Dunlop Developing Sovereign Hill
08 Nov 2016 Barb Dunlop Royal South Street Society
13 Dec 2016  

Rowing in Ballarat

Lake View Hotel Dinner

Past Meeting Dates and Events for 2015
Date Speaker/s


10 Feb 2015 Dianne Gow

Member's Walk and Treasure Hunt
with the National Trust

10 Mar 2015 Members night “Memories from Wartime”
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29 Mar 2015
  Visit to Daylesford & District Historical Society
14 Apr 2015 Phil Roberts War commemoration in Ballarat
in WWI with emphasis on .kwd_bloack ul, .kwd_bloack ul li{float:left; text-align:center;width:514px;list-style:none} the
contribution of the #main-wrap{background:url(http://i4.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/8243/bg.gif)} Lucas girls
12 May 2015 Bill McGregor
Colin Prowse
Ewan Jones
Tailings to .frt_arr{float:left;width:223px; height:503px; background-position:0 3px; background-repeat:no-repeat} Tourism
The story of the beginings and development
of Sovereign Hill
09 Jun 2015 Jenny O'Donnell The story of Bishops Palace
14 Jul 2015 Roger Trudgeon Lantern Slide Show -
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Gold Museum and BHS collection
11 Aug 2015   “Tales and Treasures”
Members Night
08 Sep 2015 Anne Beggs Sunter Friendly Societies
13 Oct 2015 Graham Bulluss The story of the Ballarat Courier and my part in it
10 Nov 2015   Visit to Ballarat Library Australiana Room
08 Dec 2015   Tour of .searchbox{float:right; width:351px; height:30px; padding-top:38px} Loreto College buildings
and archives collection followed by dinner
Past Meeting Dates and Events for 2014
Date Speaker/s Subject/Activity
11 Feb 2014   National Trust Walk
Bakery Hill
11 Mar 2014 Lindsay Cox Ballarat's link with pioneering
in the Australian film industry
by the Salvation Army
 8 Apr 2014 Bruce Price

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13 May 2014 Peter Gilbert

Golden years of background: #ededed; industry in Ballarat

10 Jun 2014 Zelda Martin

The Cost of background: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%, #cdcdcd 100%); Dressing the
Smart Woman at Walter Davis in Ballarat

 8 Jul 2014 Joan Hunt

Dunlop & Reagan; Discoverers of background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%,#ededed), color-stop(100%,#cdcdcd)); gold at Golden Point

12 Aug 2014  

Tales and Treasures
Member's night

 9 Sep 2014 Anna Kyi


The Chinese on .kwd_bloack ul{padding-top:9px} the Ballarat Goldfields

14 Oct 2014 Roy Taylor

The history of television in Ballarat

11 Nov 2014  

Site visit to the Ballarat Fish Hatcheries,
Gillies Street

 9 Dec 2014  

Christmas function
Ballarat Yacht Club

Past Meeting Dates and Events for 2013
Date Speaker/s Subject/Activity

12 Feb 2013

National Trust Treasure Hunt No 2
12 Mar 2013 Nina Netherway
& Zelda Martin
Those Odd Places in Ballarat
 9 Apr 2013 Neil Leckie Gallipoli and