Victorian democracy school program at Old Treasury Building

Discover how gold rush immigrants helped shape democracy in the new colony of Victoria and the struggles for recognition of voting rights. Discuss the Ballarat Reform League, Eureka and the origins of the secret ballot, women’s suffrage and Aboriginal rights. Visit the Executive Council Chamber to discuss the role of the Governor and the Executive Council, both past and present.

Levels 7 to 10
Civics & Citizenship