|Population||2,994 (2021 census)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) from Ballarat Central|
|LGA(s)||City of Ballarat|
Lucas was created on 23 June 2011 from a former part of Cardigan. It is named after Eleanor Lucas and the staff of her local textile company, dubbed the "Lucas Girls", who planted Ballarat's Avenue of Honour after World War I.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Lucas (State Suburb)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2022.
- "General Gazette Number G25 Dated 23 June 2011" (PDF). Victoria Government Gazette. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
- Ballarat Council gives details on new suburb of Lucas, By Tom McIlroy, 4 November 2011, The Courier