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Commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba

The battle of Beersheba took place on 31 October 1917 as part of the wider British offensive collectively known as the third Battle of Gaza. The final phase of this all day battle was the famous mounted charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade. Commencing at dusk,...
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Celebrating 150 years and 150 stories of the Women who shaped and built Ballarat

This year, Ballarat’s New Cemetery celebrates its 150th anniversary when it was formally declared open on 10th June 1867. Today the Ballarat Cemeteries Trust not only provides burial and memorial services to families, but also actively promotes the importance of...
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Cemetery Fee Restructure – Ensuring the future of our communities beautiful and unique asset

Rich in history, Ballarat General Cemeteries is intimately linked with pivotal moments in Australia’s past.Comprising the Old Ballarat Cemetery, New Ballarat Cemetery and Crematorium, we reflect not only life’s progress, but also that of the community and society...
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New Website

Our new website is almost complete, already easier to navigate and search records, we'll be continuing to add new content throughout April and May 2017.
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