Welcome to the Ballarat & District Genealogical Society in the Goldfields Region of Central Victoria, Australia
If you have any membership queries or newsletter items visit our Contacts page. Use our Research Service, Help Wanted or Names pages for research queries. Links to Ballarat visitor information, travel, etc., on the right of this page.
View a Ballarat Timeline, read some advice on getting started in family history, find a map on Google Maps, or visit other societies.
The Society is working on the identification of the names of those from the Ballarat area who signed the 1891 Women's Suffrage Petition. Go to the 1891 Petition Project.
The Ballarat and District Genealogical Society's entire library collection catalogue is now accessible and searchable on-line on the Ballarat Central Library or direct from the link - B&DGS Library Collection