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Story of Eureka Stockade: Epic Days of the Early Fifties at Ballarat (eBook)

By Ballarat Heritage Services | February 24, 2021
$11.00 inc GST

Annotated by Dorothy Wickham, and transcribed by Chrissy Stancliffe, The Story of Eureka was written in 1895 by John Lynch, an eyewitness to the Eureka battle.  This is in ePub format. You will be able to download one copy. The link will expire in 10 days. This book has 90 pages, and is illustrated with colour images.

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Pioneers in Two Colonies: The Armytage Family in Australia 1816-1876

By Ballarat Heritage Services | January 21, 2021
$66.00 inc GST

Today’s Australian States of Tasmania and Victoria, originally parts of the British Colony of New South Wales, were then known respectively as Van Diemen’s Land and the Port Phillip District. George Armytage, a free settler with ancestral roots in the north of England, founded a family dynasty in the first of these frontier lands, then expanded it in the second, and later beyond. Author Dennis Green traces the momentous social changes through which the family lived and made its fortune. These include the periods of convict transportation, the pastoralist squatters, frontier conflict with Aborigines, bush-ranging, colony separation, the gold rush, and the chaos of belated measures by government to regulate land sales. Many settlers gave up, but the Armytage spirit and achievement thrived.

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Pay Dirt! Ballarat and Other Gold Towns

By Ballarat Heritage Services | October 3, 2019
$20.00 inc GST

Pay Dirt! Definition: something very valuable or very useful that is found after searching or effort.

This publication comprises an eclectic mixture of styles and topics by authors, all leading experts in their respective historical fields. The foreword by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey presents to the reader a tantalising glimpse of the following 19 chapters written by 17 contributing authors with full colour; index; 240 pages; ‘evocative illustrations’; and ‘unexpected topics’.

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EMU Card Sets 1-5

By Ballarat Heritage Services | August 6, 2019
$33.00 inc GST

EMU (Extending Mathematics Understanding) Card Sets 1-5 are for use with primary school children.

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My Country All Gone: The White Men have Stolen It

By Ballarat Heritage Services | June 21, 2019
$55.00 inc GST

A history book about the invasion of Wadawurrung Country 1800-1870. Author Associate Professor Fred Cahir, from Federation University, using the invader’s own words taken from diaries, official records and letters, presents a challenging history between the interactions and relations with the First Nation’s people in the Geelong and Ballarat region – the Wadawurrung with colonial invader’s. My Country All Gone is a culmination of 30 years archival research that chronicles the three waves of invasion in the region from 1800 to1870 by the ngamadjidj – the white strangers from the sea.

Publisher: Australian History Matters. A4 format, 347pages. Paperback, 40 colour illustrations.

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Ballarat Views (eBook)

By Ballarat Heritage Services | September 5, 2018
$16.50 inc GST

BALLARAT VIEWS Full colour, illustrated. Ballarat Views features beautiful full colour photographs, and blends the new with the old, while highlighting many of Ballarat’s features such as grand streetscapes and impressive architecture. Sebastopol, Ballarat East and Wendouree, suburbs of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, are all covered. Lake Wendouree under snow, dry as a bone, and on fire…

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Discovering Central Victoria’s Goldfields (ebook)

By AscetDevTeam | August 31, 2018
$11.00 inc GST

Maps, photos and much much more! Part One gives hints on how to search for gold diggers in the Central Goldfields of Victoria, an overview of the Victorian Goldfields and includes a Goldfields Timeline as well as a list of the official discoverers of payable gold. Part Two gives a selection of records pertaining to…

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A – In the Days when the World was Wide (eBook)

By AscetDevTeam | August 16, 2018
$11.00 inc GST

Stories of the early 1840s to 1856, told through the eyes of an illiterate Irish man, Patrick Costello. An agricultural labourer, he was typical of many who left Ireland under extraordinarily difficult conditions. At least one million people are thought to have emigrated to America, Canada and Australia as a result of the famine.

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Australia Takes Wing 1900-1939 (eBook)

By AscetDevTeam | August 16, 2018
$22.00 inc GST

This history is written in traditional narrative form with extensive endnotes, bibliography and index. It’s chapters are organized to focus on the highlights of the development of Australian civil aviation; beginning with the earliest flights, early attempts to establish a civil aviation industry, government assistance and regulation, the first Australian airlines, the creation of an ‘air-minded’ society, the effects of the great depression, the rapid growth and early maturity of the industry in the 1930s, the introduction of the first air services beyond Australian shores, the two crisis of 1938 that reshaped Australian civil aviation and the industry on the verge of World War II.

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Airways – Stability in Flight (eBook)

By AscetDevTeam | August 16, 2018
$22.00 inc GST

Australia’s domestic and international airlines
*General aviation and recreational flying
*The growth of travel and tourism
*The Department of Civil Aviation

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