Corporate entry Western District Pastoral and Agricultural Society (1859 - 1873)
- Association, Society or membership organisation and Agricultural industry
The central and western regions of Victoria were rapidly populated in the years following Major Mitchell's explorations of the area in 1836. By 1859 the area had its own agricultural society in the Western District Pastoral and Agricultural Society. In 1873 this Society merged with the Ballarat Pastoral and Agricultural Society from the neighbouring district.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_w.html. Details
Created: 3 March 2000, Last modified: 8 May 2006
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