Lucas, Victoria

Coordinates: 37°33′11″S 143°46′16″E / 37.553°S 143.771°E / -37.553; 143.771
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Lucas is located in City of Ballarat
Location in City of Ballarat
Coordinates37°33′11″S 143°46′16″E / 37.553°S 143.771°E / -37.553; 143.771
Population2,994 (2021 census)[1]
Location4 km (2 mi) from Ballarat Central
LGA(s)City of Ballarat
State electorate(s)Ripon
Federal division(s)Ballarat
Suburbs around Lucas:
Cardigan Cardigan Lake Gardens
Lucas Alfredton
Bunkers Hill Bunkers Hill Delacombe

Lucas is a suburb of the City of Ballarat. It was created on 23 June 2011 from a former part of Cardigan. The population at the 2021 census was 2,994.[1]


Lucas was created on 23 June 2011 from a former part of Cardigan.[2] 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.[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Lucas (State Suburb)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "General Gazette Number G25 Dated 23 June 2011" (PDF). Victoria Government Gazette. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ Ballarat Council gives details on new suburb of Lucas, By Tom McIlroy, 4 November 2011, The Courier

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