Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2018 - Page 28

Talks DAVID HUNT - THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN INNOVATION David Hunt tells stories from Australia’s past that are still relevant today, exploring the factors that have made Australians so successful on the world stage. He’s a TEDx speaker and best-selling, award-winning author of Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia and the sequel, True Girt. David also wrote and co-presented the ABC Radio Australian history podcast, Rum, Rebels and Ratbags, which was one of Rolling Stone’s four hottest podcasts of 2016.      WHERE: Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute, Sturt Street  WHEN: 10am, Saturday and Sunday COST: Free NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN HERITAGE INTERPRETATION Join David Hunt, Sue Hodges and George Fong as they discuss new technology and methods being used in discovering more about our past. WHERE: Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute, Sturt Street WHEN: 12pm, Saturday and Sunday COST: Free HERITAGE EXPO TALKS Join this year’s captivating speakers, who will be covering diverse topics such as the 20th century medical innovation; a Q&A with Ancestry.com; a demonstration of Microsoft HoloLens for heritage interpretation, and much more. Check the Ballarat Heritage Weekend website for the full program.    WHERE: Heritage Expo at the Ballarat Town Hall, Sturt Street WHEN: Check website for times COST: Free 28 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2018