The Stawell Times-News
Sunday, 3 December 2023

J Ward and Aradale history to be shared in new Discovery Centre

John Hall
Updated November 16 2023 - 5:31pm, first published November 14 2023 - 6:00pm

Aradale and J Ward stand as monuments to the history of Ararat, and now locals pushing to preserve that history are planning to make the stories of the lunatic asylums more accessible to the public.

John Hall

John Hall

News/Sports Journalist

John is a news and sports journalist for the Wimmera Mail-Times, Stawell Times-News and Ararat Advertiser. He is a former apprentice mechanic who earned his bachelors degree in journalism from Macleay College in Sydney.