Ballarat & District Genealogical Society

To us Genies, it is the people whom we find the most interesting. Who came to Ballarat? What did they do with their lives? If someone’s ancestor lived in Ballarat or in any of the hamlets in the surrounding districts we promise we can find information about them. We have a treasure trove of records to share at

By looking around our website, you are sure to find something of interest. Try the site-wide search for items of person interest to you or browse.

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Of special interest will be a new article on the 1918-1919 Pneumonic Influenza Pandemic.

The Welcome Nugget page has had more than 35,000 hits. People must love looking at this large lump of gold and discovering the story of the miners who found it.

Browse the archive of newsletters from the past decade.