To commemorate the Centenary of Anzac (2014-2018) the City of Ballarat, with the generous support of local institutions, committees, associations and individuals, launched a mobile website titled ‘Honouring Our Anzacs’. This easy to navigate platform enables access to the stories behind the 3,801 brave Ballarat men and women who fought for our country’s freedoms during the Great War. This mobile website is designed to enable access to the information available for those who have a memorial tree planted along the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.
While every effort has been made to ensure the information on this platform is complete, we seek the support of those who have in their possession the stories and photographs of those along the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.
You can also upload your personal stories and photos to the Victorian State Government ANZAC Centenary website.
- June 2 - COVID-19 restrictions have forced the cancellation of a planned public event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Arch of Victory by HRH Prince Edward, Prince of Wales. The City of Ballarat Events Team is planning an on-line offering to recognise the centenary. More information will be provided here at a later date.
- His Royal Highness obviously had fond memories of his Ballarat visit as, on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Arch, the now Duke of Windsor replied to an invitation to respond from the President of the Arch of Victory / Avenue of Honour Committee, Keith Price.
- Arch of Victory / Avenue of Honour Committee
- Mr. Ted Lynes OAM
- Cemetery Trust through "They Answered their Country's Call" written by Garry Snowden
- Federation University Australia
- City of Ballarat
- The Arch of Victory Avenue of Honour Conservation Management Plan. - written by John Wadsley
The site relies heavily on the Australian War Memorial, the National Archives of Australia, The AIF Project.