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A Shared Dining Experience

Growing up in his parents' restaurant, José Fernández was always around food, wine and culture - elements that contributed significantly to his identi...

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Celebrating books and conversations

The annual Clunes Booktown Festival will return to the region in May, transforming the iconic goldrush town into a thriving thoroughfare of literary a...

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A visit of wine and serenity at Wimmera Hills

Just under an hour out of Ballarat lies one of the best-kept secrets in wine, and while most will say it’s because of the quality soil and cool dry cl...

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5 ways to spend your holidays at Sovereign Hill

SOVEREIGN Hill will come alive with school holiday fun over the next two weeks. Here's just some of the things to expect at the iconic outdoor museum.

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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 Wine + Food Festival - set to take place on April 21.

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Your two day Plate Up itinerary

Ballarat will transform into a grazing table of food, wine and craft brews as part of the inaugural Plate Up Ballarat. Running throughout the month of...

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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 ways to enjoy Plate Up Ballarat

THERE'S close to 40 events set to take place in May as part of the Plate Up Ballarat food festival. Here's how to make the most out of the experience.

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Native tastes - the Saltbush story

Plate Up Ballarat will give guests the opportunity to indulge in a whole range of flavours from the western region, not excluding bush foods and spice...


Showcasing the landscape of the golden region

TALENTED ceramic artists Ruby and Peter Pilven will have their stunning works on show from this week as part of a new exhibition at the Post Office Ga...