Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter is a historian and Lecturer in the School of Arts at Federation University Australia whose major interests are in Australian social, cultural and political history. Dr Beggs-Sunter’s special interests relate to the colonial era, to the history of Ballarat and its heritage conservation, and she has a national reputation as an expert on the significance and commemoration of the Eureka Stockade.
Anne is actively involved with a number of cultural institutions, including the Art Gallery of Ballarat, the Gold Museum and the Buninyong Historical Society, and serves on a number of City of Ballarat committees. She has written a number of books, exhibition catalogues and articles for different audiences ranging from specialised academic journals to newspapers.
Prior to joining Federation University, Anne commenced her career at the National Library in Canberra.
Conscription and the strange case of Captain Father Thomas O'Donnell
Not For Self But For All: a history of the Art Gallery of Ballarat Association
William Bailey and his haunted mansion
Ballarat's Crusading Evening Echo; Fighting Militarism in World War 1
The Evening Echo commenced publication in Ballarat in 1895, becoming the organ of the Ballarat...
Contested Museum Memories of Eureka
Little Scotland; Presbyterian Enlightenment and Improvement in Buninyong
Eureka: Gathering the 'oppressed of all nations'
Contesting the flag: the mixed messages of the Eureka flag
The battle of bakery hill
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Henry Sutton: The Eureka man
Eureka revisited: The contest of memory
The apotheosis of Peter Lalor: Myth, meaning and memory in history
Contested memories of Eureka: Interpretations of the Eureka Stockade
Eureka and the transformation of the mining industry in mid-nineteenth century Australia
An eminent Victorian: James Oddie and his contribution to Ballarat
Camp street, Ballarat: From Eureka to federation: A guide to its history and buildings
Celebrating 150 years of gold
Celebrating and commemorating nation and empire in Ballarat
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