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EUREKA MEMORIALS, OLD BALLARAT CEMETERY

Location

904 MACARTHUR STREET BALLARAT CENTRAL, BALLARAT CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1007

Heritage Overlay Number

HO182

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 1995, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended ... more

Statement of Significance

The diggers' and soldiers' memorials were erected in the Ballarat Cemetery to commemorate those miners and members of the 40th and 12th Regiments who died as a result of the fighting at the Eureka Stockade on 3 December 1854. The diggers' memorial was built in 1856 and the soldiers' memorial in 1879 and, together with associated marked graves, they commemorate a significant event in Australian history. This confrontation between soldiers and miners occurred as a ... more

Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality BALLARAT CITY

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