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Ballarat Anzacs | Display | Talks | Research

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central

BALLARAT ANZACS | Display At the outbreak of the war in August 1914 Ballarat men were quick to enlist. While most consider the Gallipoli landing on April 25th 1915 to be Australia’s first action of the war, Ballarat’s first casualty occurred on September 14th 1914 with the loss of the submarine AE 1 off the …

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BALLARAT ANZACS: Mining Mud & Medals | A Talk with Yvon Davis

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central

BALLARAT ANZACS | Talks Garry Snowden, President, Arch of Victory & Avenue of Honour will facilitate a talk on each Thursday of the display: Thursday 7 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Stories of Courage Sacrifice & Larrikinism | Garry Snowden Thursday 14 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Mining Mud & Medals | Yvon Davis Thursday 21 …

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Ballarat Film Society – White Riot

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central

In late 1970s Britain, fascists and racists were gaining ground, extending their influence across popular culture. This film documents a vital London protest movement established in response. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed in 1976, during a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation's youth, RAR's multicultural punk and …

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