Ballarat: Eureka Dawn vigil and commemoration 2010

Contact Phone: 
0439 395 489
Date and Time: 
Friday, December 3, 2010 -
4:00am to 10:00pm
Contact Email:
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Contact Name: 
Joseph Toscano
Eureka stockade site, Ballarat March to Bakery Hill, Ballarat Town Hall, Old Ballarat Cemetery

4am- 10pm FRIDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2010
(Corner Stawell & Eureka Streets, Ballarat, VICTORIA)

Celebrate the important elements of the Eureka Rebellion
Direct Democracy - Direct Action
Solidarity - Internationalism

4:00am Gather at the monument at Eureka Park for the Dawn vigil
6:00am Breakfast Eureka Park (Bring Your Own Food & Drinks)
9am March From Eureka Park To Bakery Hill To Reaffirm Eureka Oath
9:30am Presentation Eureka Australia Day Medals At Bakery Hill
11:00am Eureka Flag Raising Ceremony Outside Ballarat Town Hall
11:30am Walk To Old Ballarat Cemetery To Pay Our Respects To All Those
Who Died In The Eureka Battle Who Are Buried At The Old Ballarat
Cemetery (Please Bring Flowers)
12:30 - 3:00pm Walk From Old Ballarat Cemetery through centre of
Ballarat to Eureka Park for Late Lunch (Bring Own Food & Drinks)

7:00pm Ballarat Eureka Commemoration Dinner - Guest Speaker
Dr. Dorothy Wickham - "The Radical Women of the Eureka Rebellion"
(La Porchetta Restaurant - 825 Sturt St. Ballarat)
Bookings Essential or 0439 395 489
Bookings close 30th November

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