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150 years: Eureka Primary School

Learn about the history of Eureka Primary School, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

Eureka Street, Ballarat East, 3350
Opened: 1 November 1870
Closed: 31 December 1993
Primary school
School number: 1071
Other names: Specimen Hill, Specimen Hill Common School, Ballarat (Eureka Street), Ballarat Common School

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The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archive of Victoria's State and local government. They look after some of our oldest school records, and we can use these records to help us understand what school life used to be like.

Now it's your turn to do some detective work. Take a look to see what info PROV have on this school.

Reviewed 19 May 2022


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