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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...

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Ballarat's top live music spaces

AS A thriving hub of art and culture, it makes sense that Ballarat is home to some pretty happening spots for live music. Here we give you some of the...

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A season of art and culture in Ballarat

SPRING in Ballarat is characterised by the blossoming of more than just flowers, with the city's arts and cultural scene in full bloom during the seas...

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5 ways to maximise your Biennale of Australian Art experience

THE BIENNALE of Australian Art (BOAA) will be jam-packed with art exhibitions, music, installations, sculpture and more between September and November...

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Ballarat's best laneway bars and spaces

BALLARAT'S historic laneways are one of its most prized features, especially since they lead to a space of culinary delights and artistic wonders.

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Three days of cycling in Ballarat

BALLARAT is a city renowned Australia-wide as a cycling hotspot. So when you visit our neck of the woods to experience the hype for yourself, here's h...

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How to spend your Royal South Street stay

THE renowned Royal South Street Competitions are set to kick-off in August, attracting thousands of visitors from near and far to Ballarat. If you're ...

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The Red Series - Celebrating our top drops

THE Ballarat Mining Exchange is set to transform into a haven of winter wine as part of The Red Series festival.

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Ball Park Music hits Ballarat for exclusive show

TWO of Australia's most-loved indie bands are heading to Ballarat as part of their national tour, and tickets are on sale now!