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March 11th to 15th 2024

This year 36 of us travelled to Ballarat to explore this historic city. Places we visited included the Prisoner of War  memorial, Tramway museum, Lake Wendouree Paddlesteamer cruises, Eureka museum, Goldacres, Creswick Woollen Mills, Begonia display and Bartletts.

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All smiles at the Tramway Museum

Rose, Marg and Helen on board the tram

Peter Waugh gives us the history of Ballarat Trams

Tim at happy hour

Harry quenching his thirst - it got to 38 on  Monday!!

Eureka museum had plenty to offer

Begonia hot house

Inspecting the Eureka Flag

Lakle Wendouree fountain

Harry and Anna taking shelter while cruising Lake Wendouree

All wearing our high vis vests at Goldacres

Safety talk at Bartlett Manufacturing

Ian and Terry at happy hour

Where is the tram??

Members inspect the P.O.W memorial

The ladies spend up big at the woollen mills while the gents shudder in the carpark

Jodie Saba is thanked by Harry Collins after our tour of Goldacres

Nancy thanks the Bistro staff at Golden Point Hotel

Richard and Rod at the POW memorial

Morning tea at the Creswick Woollen Mill

Jeanette and Rose listen while Jen explains the ins and outs of the woollen mill


Killing time at Tramway Museum

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Floral Clock, Botanical Gardens

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The Begonias are magnificent


This display highlighted the colours of begonias


Mobile spray unit at Goldacres

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