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Ballarat's Arch of Victory celebrates 100 years today


Ballarat's Arch of Victory celebrates its 100th birthday today.

Arguably Ballarat's most famous built structure, it was built in only 4 months in 1920.
Garry Snowden, President of the Arch of Victory Association says it's a proud day given it's the largest arch of its type in the country. It is so significant that it is featured in an international display of arches in the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
The pandemic has forced any events to celebrate the milestone to be cancelled, although the Arch of Victory Committee says it hopes to have some form of joint commemoration possibly on Remembrance Day.
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