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Eureka Centenary Flag, 1954, Federation University Historical Collection

The Ballarat Reform League Inc. has invited distinguished historians to write essays illuminating different aspects of the events leading up to and surrounding the rise of the original Ballarat Reform League and the events of Eureka and its impact on contemporary Australia.

Ballarat Reform League Inc. Essays

The following essays have been published on the Ballarat Reform League Inc. website:

The Eureka Flag: Our Starry Banner by Dr Dorothy Wickham (2016)

Chartism in 19th Century Britain by Isobel Dowling, Former lecturer in Sociology and Politics at University of Ballarat

Chewton Essay by John Ellis, Chewton Domain Society

Contesting the Flag, the mixed messages of the Eureka Flag by Anne Beggs Sunter

Eureka - The Buninyong Connection by Anne Beggs Sunter, Buninyong and District Historical Society

The Eureka Stockade: Gateway to Democracy by Weston Bate

A Eureka Myth Exposed by Dorothy Wickham (1996)

Australian Democracy was Born at Eureka by Russell T. White (1950)

Anniversary Essays

Eureka 50th anniversary Prize Winning Essay, by J.B. Castieau, Melbourne

Other Essays

Recollections of the Ballarat Insurrection by Montague Miller

Monster Meeting Project

Jan Wositzky's introduction to the Monster Meeting project

Meeting Interview 1 Robyn Annear -

Monster Meeting Interview 2 Doug Ralph -

Monster Meeting Interview 3 Geoff Hocking -

Monster Meeting Interview 4 Dr Marjorie Theobald -

Monster Meeting Interview 5 Professor Weston Bate OAM -

Monster Meeting Interview 6 David Bannear -

Other Sites