Lucas, Victoria

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Lucas
Victoria
Lucas is located in City of Ballarat
Lucas
Lucas
Location in City of Ballarat
Coordinates37°33′11″S 143°46′16″E / 37.553°S 143.771°E / -37.553; 143.771Coordinates: 37°33′11″S 143°46′16″E / 37.553°S 143.771°E / -37.553; 143.771
Population1,014 (2016 census)[1]
Established2011
Postcode(s)3350
LGA(s)City of Ballarat
State electorate(s)Ripon
Federal Division(s)Ballarat

Lucas is a new suburb created on 23 June 2011.[2] It is located in the City of Ballarat.

The population at the 2016 census was 1,014.[1]

History[edit]

Lucas is named after Eleanor Lucas and the staff of her local textile company, who planted Ballarat’s Avenue of Honour after World War I.[3] Shopping chains like Woolworths and the local Wilson's Fruit and Vegetables have opened stores here with more expected

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lucas (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "G25-11.indd" (PDF). Gazette.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  3. ^ Ballarat Council gives details on new suburb of Lucas, By Tom McIlroy, 4 November 2011, The Courier

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