Shire of Ballarat was Proclaimed in 1863 and to celebrate the 125th Anniversary,the City of Ballarat dedicated this certificate from the Mayor Councilors and Citizens of the city.
Acknowledgement of 125th Anniversary of the Shire Of Ballarat.
Rectangular frame with gold trim.Certificate is set in a burgundy mount and wording painted in red and green.
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SHIRE OF BALLARAT.1863-1988.THE MAYOR,COUNCILORS AND CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF BALLARAT WARMLEY CONGRATULATE THE SHIRE ON REACHING THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS PROCLAMATION AND FOR THE PROUD RECORD OF GOOD GOVERNMENT AND HIGH ACHIEVEMENT IT HAS ESTABLISHED DURING THAT PERIOD. DATED THIS 24TH DAY OF NOVEMBER ONE THOUAND NINE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY EIGHT. Signed Mayor W.Chapman,Councilor A.E.Hancock,Chief Executive Officer A.R.Peile.