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Radio Interview on ABC Radio National on Sunday 10 December 2017

Jill Wheeler was interviewed about Linton and its history for the ABC Radio National programme ‘Overnights’ for a segment called ‘Spot on the Map’. Click HERE to listen to the broadcast, which aired at the unsociable time of 5am on Sunday 10 December (but had been pre-recorded with Jill the previous Wednesday). Running Time : approx. 25 minutes

Golden Plains Shire Volunteer Group of the Week – 8 May 2017

Council has recognised the volunteers of Linton and District Historical Society for Volunteer Week (8 – 14 May). Click HERE to read more.

ABC Article – 16 April 2015

Our friends at the Snake Valley & District Historical Society sent us the below information link on an amazing woman born here in Linton who dedicated her life to so many. Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown was one of the first female doctors to complete medical training in Melbourne. Her work as a surgeon in a British military hospital and dedication to her improving the lives of others on her return back to Australia is truly inspiring.
ABC 774 Melbourne Website Article

Radio Interview – Monday 9 March 2015

Jill Wheeler, President of the Linton & District Historical Society chatted with the hosts of ‘Community Voices’ radio program on Ballarat’s 99.9FM. Jill was on air at 10.35am & talked about the Linton Library, the Historical Society and other topics. Listen to the conversation by pressing play ( > ) below.

Fund Raiser – Victoria Welsh Male Choir – 6 October 2013

LDHS – VWMC – Courier Story
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AGM – 3 October 2013

The Miner reported on the LDHS AGM including Life Membership awarded to Alan & Joan Giles as well the talk by our guest speaker, Dr Kirsty Harris. Part A is the photo and Part B is the story.

LDHS – News – The Miner – AGM PartA
LDHS – News – The Miner – AGM PartB