In 1963 the Shire of Ballarat celebrated its Centenary. This book outlines the history and development of the Shire over the 100 years.Councilor Charles Edward (Ted) Brown was at the time Shire President.The District Roads Board was created on 7th October 1856 and on 24th November 1863 was proclaimed a Shire,thus making it the first Shire in Victoria. The book was compiled by James Mitchell(Shire Secretary) and the staff of the Shire of Ballarat and printed by local printers Waller and Chester.
Celebrating 100 years of the Shire of Ballarat.
A rectangular shaped book (landscape shape).Pale pink background on which is the title in black and,in shades of deeper pink, a photograph of the new Shire Office building and Clock tower in Wendouree
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PROGRESS IN THE SHIRE OF BALLARAT.