Dr Dorothy Wickham has been recognised by the City of Ballarat and the National Trust for her contribution to heritage and the local community. Dorothy was awarded a Eureka Australia Medal in 2010 for her comprehensive contribution in demonstrating excellence in research and publications to promote the ideals formulated at Eureka. A Research Fellow at Federation University, Dr Dorothy Wickham is an educator, publisher, historian, archivist and author. Her interests lie especially within welfare, goldfields and feminist history. Dorothy is also a research assistant in the field of Early Childhood research (New Play, Digital Technologies, and Supported Playgroups in Schools) with LSIA, Australian Catholic University and LaTrobe University.
- PhD University of Ballarat, 2008
- MPhil Australian Catholic University, 2003
- TPTC (Ballarat Teachers' College), 1966
- Member Professional Historians’ Association (Vic and Qld)
- Editorial Committee Member, PHA (Victoria), 2012-2013
- Committee Member, Victorian Association of Family History Organisations, 2003-2013
- President, Victorian Interpretive Projects 2010-2013
- Ballaarat Cemeteries Advisory Committee 2013-2018
- Committee Member, Australian Society of Archivists (Victorian Branch), SIG, 2008 - 2013
- City of Ballarat, Heritage Committees (various), 1993 - 2017
Clare Gervasoni is an experienced museum curator and former art teacher. She has authored and co-authored many books on Art Education, pre-1900 Italian speakers (Swiss/Italian) in Australasia, early European migration, Ballarat School of Mines, and aspects of early goldfields history. Clare has curated Camp to City at Castlemaine Art Gallery, Cuthberts Lawyers at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and numerous exhibitions at the university of Ballarat Post Office Gallery. She contributed to a regular heritage spot on ABC Regional radio. Clare supports many heritage groups including being a member of the committees of Ballarat Reform League Inc., the Old Colonists Club, and president of the Victorian Interpretive Projects Inc. She has taken a keen interest in Central highlands Historical Association and convened many of the Expos and Workshops over many years. Clare has been recognised for her work in the historical field by the City of Ballarat and the National Trust. She was awarded a Eureka Australia Medal in 2012 for her outstanding contribution to the study of Eureka.
- Grad. Dip Museum Stud., Deakin University, 1995
- B.Ed (Art & Craft), University of Melbourne 1984
- Member, Museums Australia
- Member, National Trust, Australia
- President, Victorian Interpretive Projects 2013
- Committee Member, Ballarat Reform League Inc.
- Councillor Old Colonists' Association of Ballarat Inc.