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Eat and drink

Native tastes - the Saltbush story

EVERY country has certain herbs, spices and flavours that make their native dishes exclusively theirs. So when Brigid Corcoran was researching a busin...


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...

White Night

A night of light and music - our White Night top picks

THE options available to you this White Night can get overwhelming. Here, we attempt to digest all the wondrous offerings and give you a starting poin...

White Night

A White Night Ballarat family itinerary

Explore the wonder that is Ballarat as the city becomes illuminated in a kaleidoscope of light, movement and sound as part of White Night.

White Night

4 reasons you should head to white night ballarat

Here are four reasons why you need to visit Ballarat for White Night, according to festival director David Atkins.

Eat and drink

Where to find the perfect cup of inner city coffee

BALLARAT'S cafe offering is well on the way to becoming on-par with its city counterparts. Find out some of the top inner city spots to get your Melbo...

Six things to discover in small-town Creswick

CRESWICK itself is a township that is full to the brim with charm and you’ll find plenty to see and do during your next stay.

6 things to do at the ballarat begonia festival

THE Ballarat Begonia Festival is fast approaching, and here's how we think you should spend the weekend.

See + Do

Your Ballarat gallery trail

THERE'S no denying Ballarat is home to one of regional Australia's most vibrant arts scenes, and here's how you can experience it for yourself.


The Presenter

SHE’S one of the most recognised faces on Australian television, so it’s no surprise that I was feeling a certain sense of apprehension upon my meetin...