Ballarat online information and links

Ballarat and District Genealogical Society

http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au/
Online Research Resources, Some digitised material, Unidentified Photo page, Image Galleries: Postcards, Who Made Ballarat, WW1 The Home Front, Inviting community to share images
 

Ballarat Historical Society

http://www.ballarathistoricalsociety.com/
Digitised Collection for viewing, Projects: Capture the Vision-GOT THE PICTURE? & TODAY FOR TOMORROW, Collecting images from the community
 

Ballarat Tramways Museum

http://www.btm.org.au/
Online Exhibitions,Publications, Education, Images and Videos available online
 

Buninyong & District Historical Society

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~buninhis/

Photographs, maps and documents of Buninyong's story to the present day
 

Learmonth & District Historical Society

http://www.learmonthdhs.com.au/
Heritage Walk, Publications
 

National Trust, Ballarat Branch

http://www.nationaltrust.org.au/vic/ballarat-branch
Walks and Books available, Digital Collection for Vic
 

Sebastopol & District Historical Society

http://victoriancollections.net.au/organisations/sebastapol-and-district-historical-society
History Centre in old Courthouse, not digitised, Historic Buildings Plaques project, Publications
 

Creswick Historical Society

http://www.creswick.net/business_directory/community-groups/display/351-creswick-historical-society
Research and encouragement of history of the Creswick District
 

Bungaree and District Historical Society

http://www.bungareehistory.com/
Talks, Walks and local history
 

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (MADE)

http://www.made.org/
Eureka-related resources, Museum, Events
 

Gold Museum and Sovereign Hill

http://www.sovereignhill.com.au/gold-museum-ballarat
Museum, Collections & Research, Digitised Collection, Education, Events
 

Central Highlands Libraries and the Ballarat Australiana Research Room

http://www.centralhighlandslibraries.org.au/
Research assistance and collections, Events
 

Ballaarat Mechanics Institute

http://www.ballaratmi.com.au/
Library, Events, Collections- newspapers, heritage books, Online database in progress
 

Wadawurrung

http://www.wathcorp.com.au/
Traditional owners of most of Ballarat and district
 

Dja Dja Wurrung

http://www.djadjawurrung.com.au/
Traditional owners of land to the north of Ballarat
 

Ballarat & District Aboriginal Co-operative

http://www.badac.net.au/home
Delivers health, social, welfare and community development programs to local Aboriginal people
 

Public Records Office of Victoria

http://prov.vic.gov.au/
Research, collections, education, publications, what’s on
 

Public Records Office of Victoria (Ballarat Collections Network)

http://prov.vic.gov.au/about-us/collaboration/ballarat-collections-network
Formed 2008, members include:, Public Record Office Victoria, Sovereign Hill Museums Association, Ballarat Gold Museum, Ballarat Historical Society, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Friends of the Ballarat Botanic Gardens, University of Ballarat, Central Highlands Regional Library Corporation, Ballarat Mechanics Institute, Ballarat and District Genealogical Society, The Eureka Centre, City of Ballarat, Central Highlands Historical Association, Department of Planning and Community Development – Community Museums Pilot Program
 

Culture Victoria

http://cv.vic.gov.au/
Digital collections
 

City of Ballarat

http://ballarat.vic.gov.au
http://www.ballarat.vic.gov.au/sh/heritage/ballarat-heritage-database.aspx
http://www.ballarat.vic.gov.au/pbs/heritage/heritage-advisory-committee.aspx
Local government functions including town planning, parks and gardens, events, heritage studies and the Heritage Advisory Committee
 

Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre

http://federation.edu.au/about-feduni/our-university/history/art-and-historical-collection
Historical and Art Collection, Collections digitised via Culture Victoria, Ballarat & District Industrial Heritage Wiki
 

Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History

http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-areas/research-centres-and-networks/crcah
New centre for Australian history research
 

Arts Academy

http://federation.edu.au/faculties-and-schools/faculty-of-education-and-arts/school-of-arts-humanities-and-social-sciences/arts-academy
Projects like Living Heritage facilitated by Angela Campbell. Online archives in progress
 

Have you Seen Old Ballaarat Town?

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Have-you-seen-old-Ballaarat-Town/678478752179245
Online image sharing
 

Lost Ballarat

https://www.facebook.com/LostBallarat
Photos and stories of forgotten Ballarat
 

Ballarat & District Information Pinboard

https://www.facebook.com/groups/491889110900159/
Information sharing
 

Wouldn’t Ballarat be a Better Place If…?

https://www.facebook.com/groups/444995118852540/
Ideas about how Ballarat could be better
 

Ballarat

https://www.facebook.com/ballaratvictoria
For promoting Ballarat places and events
 

Loving Learmonth

https://www.facebook.com/groups/LovingLearmonth/
Focuses on the township of Learmonth
 

HistoryHeritagePlace

https://www.facebook.com/historyheritageplace
Live from Ballarat Australia, and anywhere else, perspectives on changing historic urban landscapes
 

Ballarat Collectors Museum

http://www.cv.vic.gov.au/organisations/9754/ballarat-collectors-museum/
Collection of objects.  Not online
 

Ballarat Heritage Tours

http://www.ballaratheritagetours.com.au/
‘Discover the city built by gold’
 

Ballarat Heritage Services

http://www.ballaratheritage.com.au/
Publishing company and heritage services, Speciality in Eureka and Goldfields, Other research areas: Female Refugees, Daylesford & District, Cemeteries.
 

Eerie Ghost Tours

http://www.eerietours.com.au/
Ghost tours
 

Eat Drink Share Ballarat

http://www.eatdrinkshareballarat.com.au/
Cultural tours
 

Ballaarat General Cemeteries Trust

http://www.ballaratcemeteries.com.au/
Online database of graves
 

Royal South Street Ballarat

http://royalsouthstreet.com.au/
The Royal South Street annual Eisteddfod is the longest operating competition in Australia promoting, fostering and encouraging participation and interest in the performing arts.   The Society began in 1879, as a young Men’s Debating Society
 

United Way Ballarat

http://unitedwayballarat.org.au/events/photos
Ballarat, Through My Eyes Photography Project
 

Uniting Care Ballarat

http://www.unitingcareballarat.com.au/?option=com_content&view=article&id=85
Under the Floorboards is a collaborative project where renowned Western District artists created works based on their experiences at one of the diverse programs provided by UnitingCare Ballarat.