Via 'Hello Ballarat' blog- SO, we don't want to brag or anything, but we're going to anyway. Sovereign Hill won a national tourism award this week, and we're just going to bask in that fact for a while.
Did you know... a working horse eats a 20-litre container full of chaff nuggets and two layers of lucerne daily! Thanks to our volunteer Chris for this photo of our horses taking visitors for a coach ride :)
Did you attend Sovereign Hill's costume school program? We want to hear from you! We're putting together an exhibition at The Gold Museum of photos and memories to showcase our unique learning environment at an upcoming exhibition at the Gold Museum. http://www.sovereignhill.com.au/costume-school-memories/
"Why do I have to learn about the goldrush?" Well, in essence it changed our country in profound ways which continue to impact on the way we live today. If gold hadn't been found in this region, Australia may have developed a very different system of government, economy and population. Read more on the @goldfieldsed blog!