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David LaChapelle headlines Ballarat International Foto Biennale

THE RUMOURS are true. Michael Jackson, Kanye West, Andy Warhol and Lady Gaga are coming to town. Albeit in photographic form. 

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5 spots to get your craft beer fix in Ballarat

SINCE we’ve already determined that Ballarat is the emerging craft beer capital, now we can disclose exactly where you can get your craft beer fix.  


Why Doctor Blake and Ballarat go hand-in-hand

OVER THE last few years, we've fallen in love (and in hate) with several of the characters in The Doctor Blake Mysteries. Lucien, Jean, and Charlie ha...

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5 ways you can unearth the Pyrenees

FIND out how you can stimulate all five of your senses at the annual Pyrenees Unearthed Festival - set to take place over the ANZAC Day long weekend.

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5 things you didn't know about Ballarat's Botanical Gardens

BALLARAT'S Botanical Gardens are a wonder in their own right - glowing with vivid florals, rich history and stunning surrounds. But there's much more ...


Ballarat named as Victoria's leading music city

BALLARAT has been named as the highest ranking regional Victorian council for live music!

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Your Ballarat Easter holidays sorted

IF THERE'S one place you need to be with the kidlets these holidays, it's Ballarat. With an array of things to see and do, you'll find plenty to keep ...

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5 reasons Ballarat is the emerging craft beer capital

A RICH brewing history, a plethora of brew food options, and its very own beer trail - it's no wonder Ballarat is emerging as the craft beer capital o...

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Cars, fashion and murder - Immerse yourself in the world of Doctor Blake

ADMIRE Doctor Blake's vintage automobile, take a seat behind his famous desk, and relax in his coveted loungeroom as part of the new exhibition Doctor...

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What makes Ballarat an arts destination

THE INAUGURAL White Night Ballarat attracted 40,000 festival-goers to the city over a 12-hour period, showcasing exactly why Ballarat is renowned as a...