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The Museum will undergo an extensive testing and
commissioning of all multimedia and education
programs, before an official public opening.
Features of the Museum, incorporating the
Eureka Centre, include:
An extension of the existing Eureka Centre,
A theatre for school programs and
hosting of symposiums, debates and
A new cafe space overlooking the Eureka
Precinct – this facility will be open to the
community and visitors to the centre;
Outdoor dining areas,
A purpose-built room that will host the
Interactive program spaces for delivery of
the museum's content,
A dedicated education space,
Back of house areas,
Reception and information spaces,
Stage for community events, and
A new entrance to the centre from
Expressions of Interest for the cafe operator have
now closed and submissions are currently being
considered. An announcement is expected to be
made in June.
The selection process for the Museum Director
position is currently underway, with an
announcement due in July.
New name and brand
Keep an eye out for the next edition of MyBallarat
revealing more about name and brand of MADE.
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The new Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka - MADE - is progressing
quickly with construction expected to be complete by September this year.
Above: The view from the new entrance back into the Museum. The auditorium
area is on the right, the new ramp constructed near the courtyard is on the left
and the new exhibition space is visible in the background.
Below: The new café area and
the site of the amphitheatre
Below Left: On a recent walk through the site, City of
Ballarat Councillors and Executive stopped near the new
entrance to the centre to look over site plans
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