History

We have available for sale a history of the Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society "GOLDEN SHOWTIME"  written by Phil Roberts from which many of the attached have been taken. Cost of the book is $40.00 plus $5.00 postage.

To place an order please send a cheque payable to "Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society" PO Box 401, Ballarat. 3353

Past and Current Show Photos
2006 - AGM - Group photo
1986 - L to R - William Wallace (Director), Michael Daunt (President)
1984 - Left to Right - Director Keith Hankin, Graeme Archibald (new President), David Lear (immediate past President), Ray Mackay (Treasurer)
Maureen Mewton (left), Breta Fraser
1981 John Molesworth (President), Trevor Negri (outgoing director), Kevin Irvin (new director)
Governor Sir Dallas Brooks (centre) 1960 Show. On  left is John Scott , Robert Strickland (right)
1970 Show - Pat Fisken, Lady Delecombe (wife of Governor), Breta Fraser
Geoff Crick 1962 Chainsaw Competition
Ray Murphy - Sheaf Toss - In 1958 equalled world record of 54 feet
Jean, Wallace,  Breta White - 1935
Debutantes 1938
Andrew Scott (left) with merino sheep expert Jonathon Shaw (centre) c 1865
1984 - L to R - Graeme Archibald (President), Eric Kent - Minister for Agriculture
Sir Henry Bolte and Claude Notman (President 1962 - 1963) at book launch - Of Sheep and Men
1981 - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, AWC Chairman David Asimus, Robert Beggs - at Centenary Sheep Show
1988 - Doreen Britt - Office support
2002 Show - Steve Bracks Victorian Premier with son Will
2004 Show - Lyn Denhert - Ladies Committee
Barry Halsall - Director 1987 - 2000
 Topsy Nevett - President 2006
Gerard Ballinger - Director 2001 to current
1998 - Irene Broadhead prepares ribbons for the Ballarat Show
1994 Show - Gordon Cummings and Frank Broadhead (President 1988 - 1990)
1992 - Gwen Archibald - Ladies Committee secretary
John Philips - President 1996 - 1997
1992 - Narelle Carr Miss Showgirl. (Miss Victoria 1993)
Philip Russell - President 1880 - 1887
Archibald Fisken - President 1870
James Baird - President 1869
Society Council members 1908 - President Greenfield photo top left
Governor Sir Reginald Talbot with President Greenfield 1904 Show
J A Brazenor - Secretary 1904 -1916
Poultry dressing and boning demo at 1903 show
Champion Ploughman William Ross & Horse Team - 1874
George Morton - President 1870 - 1979, 1888-1900
Grain Show 1887
Location of Ballarat Show Yards - 1856 to 1933
Thomas Bath - President 1871
Rudy Ridl with "Wayne" 1200 kgs 2003 Show
1939 Sheep Show
William Hill - Secretary 1916 - 1921
Crowd at 1904 Show
President Greenfield driving his car 1910
John Scott - President 1959 - 1961
Selwyn Scott - President 1948 - 1949
Lyle Blackman - Secretary 1921 - 1954
Arthur Beggs - President 1952 - 1959
1st Armoured Car Regiment. In front of Main Pavilion, Ballarat Showgrounds 1941
Showgrounds 1961
Ronaldson & Company. Howitt St 1905. Future site of showgrounds
Frederic Brawn chairman of society site committee 1933
Lieut Govenor Sir William Irvine and Show Officials at opening of new showgrounds 1933
Grand Parade Ballarat Show 1919
Australian Expeditionary Force soldiers at Ballarat Showgrounds 1915
Grand Parede 1986. Peter Schembri leading.
Phil Franklin President 2013
2012 Gerard Ballinger Director -  Rural Lifestyle Expo - Winner CGU Commerce Ballarat Business Awards - Special Events and Attractions. Accepts award on behalf of committee
2013 Sue Higgs 10 years Service with Geoff and Di Notman, Gerard Ballinger
Geoff Notman President 2011 to 2013
Ken Greenbank Life Member 2013
Executive Committee 2013 to 2014
Mandy Plush Awarded Life Membership 2013. With Phil Franklin and John Molesworth
Topsy Nevett and Pat Fisken - Both Life members
2013 Premier Denis Napthine opens Show. With Geoff Notman and Phil Franklin


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