Historical information

There is a brief history of the Lake including discussion of the problems with the water supply over the years and then in 2006 during the millenium drought.


The two articles give some perspective on longstanding concerns about the water supply for Ballarat and particularly Lake Wendouree.

Physical description

1 page, both sides of newsprint. p.1 is entitled "Our Love Affair with the Swamp". There is a coloured picture of the Swamp, top lefthand side of the page. Overleaf, "The Lake: it's a Dry Argument". There is a coloured picture of the Lake, top lefthand side of page and the bottom lines have been cut through.

Inscriptions & markings

p.1, top left, written in blue biro "Courier, 18/3,2006.