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48 hours of art and culture in Ballarat

Ballarat is fast becoming a melting pot of art and culture and this spring season you can discover why. The regional city is home to a wealth of galle...

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The Ballarat International Foto Biennale dissected

  AS WE reach the mid-way mark of this year's Ballarat International Foto Biennale, we thought we might break down the elements of the event to make i...

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A goldfields spring escape to Talbot

  BALLARAT is surrounded by dozens of charming, picturesque villages - and Talbot is no exception. Find out the top things to see and do in this quain...

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A season of regional art in Ballarat

AS WELL as the blooming of buds along the iconic streetscapes and landscapes, spring in Ballarat is characterised by the perpetual blossoming of the c...


How to spend your AFL weekend in Ballarat

Wondering how to spend your AFL weekend in Ballarat? Wonder no more.

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Unfurling the exotic life of Lola Montez

 SHE HORSEWHIPPED the editor of The Ballarat Times (for a bad review), she swung down mineshafts on a single rope - bottle of champagne in hand, she e...

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A baker's delight - Hank Marvin comes to Ballarat

MELBOURNE'S iconic Hank Marvin Market is set to grace Ballarat with its presence as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival.

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Celebrating the spud at the Ballarat Potato Festival

Potato gelato, potato gnocchi with lamb Ragu, Japanese potato pancakes, and bangers and mash are carb-loaded tasters of what spud enthusiasts can expe...

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5 things to do in Ballarat these school holidays

BALLARAT will transform into a winter wonderland this July, just in time for the school holidays.

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The little penguin march

IT'LL be a case of Happy Feet in Ballarat when a colony of little penguins takes pride of place at the Wildlife Park.