Directors Dr Dorothy Wickham, Clare Gervasoni and Wayne Phillipson established Ballarat Heritage Services, in February 1998, a boutique publishing house  using the imprint BHS Publishing.

Our team of experts now include professional historians, archivists, curators, family historians and educationalists. BHS offers an extensive range of heritage and education related services including consultancy, publishing, mentoring, training and assistance, and oral histories.

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A Pre-Eureka Incident

A Pre-Eureka Incident   Dorothy Wickham   28 November 1854 “The onslaught upon the troops appears to have been unprovoked and savage, and it excited general disgust in the minds…

Notre Dame de Vire

Notre Dame de Vire, France   Dorothy Wickham   As the leaping flames engulfed the steeple we watched in horror as the spire crumpled and fell on the roof of…

Eureka a Multicultural Affair

Eureka: A Multicultural Affair   Dorothy Wickham & Clare Gervasoni   The Victorian goldfields boasted a community comprised of a large number of different nationalities. People held multifarious political and…