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6 ways to beat the heat in Ballarat this summer

WITH the heat of the summer comes the fervent desire to cool off. Here are six options that are sure to take you into the realms of summer serenity.

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A summer of music and entertainment

BALLARAT will play host to several gigs, festivals and events combining music, entertainment and great food over the next couple of months, making for...

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Your Ballarat Beer Festival Weekend sorted

THE BALLARAT Beer Festival is returning to the city for another year, so why not make a weekend of it?

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The newest eateries in Ballarat

IF it's been a while since you made your way to Ballarat, you might want to hit the highway pronto and seek out some of these new kids on the culinary...

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Three days of cycling in Ballarat

BALLARAT is a city renowned Australia-wide as a cycling hotspot, with the FedUni Cycling RoadNats held here every January. Here's how we think you sho...


A paddock-to-plate experience and luxurious retreat

IF YOU'RE searching for a fine dining experience coupled with a luxurious getaway, look no further than Tuki.

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Spring in the Pyrenees

THE PYRNEES will host several events in October and November in celebration of the food and wine of the region. Here are our top picks:


An award-winning Ballarat winemaker

BALLARAT'S Owen Latta has just received a huge accolade - named Gourmet Traveller Wine's Young Winemaker of the Year.

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How to spend your AFL long weekend in Ballarat

WHETHER you're an avid footy fan or not, make your way to Ballarat this AFL long weekend and immerse yourself in art, food, and delight.

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Your three-day BOAA itinerary

WITH the Biennale of Australian Art kicking off in September, you're going to need to know how to best spend your getaway to Ballarat. Here's our idea...