Event held on May 06

The curious place of Mount Pleasant in the Ballarat story

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Event runs from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM


A public lecture by Dr Bill Garner followed by Q&A. Dr Bill Garner explores the history of Mount Pleasant as Ballarat’s first residential suburb and how its distinctive history underpins community identity. Dr Garner is a historian, playwright, screenwriter and author. He grew up in Mount Pleasant in the 1950s and was a founding member and the consultant historian of the Mount Pleasant History Group.