Historical information

The Ballarat School of Mines was estabished in 1870, making it the first site of technical education in Australia.

Physical description

Ballarat School of Mines from Lydiard Street South. From left to right - the Ballarat Uniting Church, School of Mines Museum (Former Wesleyan Church), New Classrooms and Administration Building, Ballarat Technical Art School, Gaol Governor's residence.