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Made of Ballarat

Meet the makers of Ballarat in Melbourne

UNLEASH your inner artisan at the Made of Ballarat Pop-Up Shop's Meet the Maker Melbourne experiences.

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Getting creative with toasties

BALLARAT'S cafes and restaurants will put their best toasties forward this May as part of Plate Up Ballarat.

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Satu the tiger arrives in Ballarat

THE Ballarat Wildlife Park has welcomed a second tiger to its Tiger Sanctuary conservation display.

Made of Ballarat

Introducing the Made of Ballarat Pop-Up Shop

THE best of Ballarat's makers and artisans will be on show in Melbourne's CBD from March 29 at the Made of Ballarat Pop-Up Shop.


Autumn racing in Avoca

JOIN the Avoca Shire Turf Club as it celebrates autumn racing against the picturesque backdrop of the Pyrenees ranges.


Unearth: your guide to everything Ballarat

VISIT Ballarat's new seasonal publication, Unearth, is the source of inspiration for curious individuals, couples and families looking for a day, week...

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Four ways to explore the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

THERE'S more to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens than simply flowers and trees. Here are four ways to properly explore all that this local gem has to of...

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Five things you didn't know about the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

THE Ballarat Botanical Gardens are a wonder in their own right, glowing with vivid florals, rich history and stunning surrounds. But there's much more...

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Famous faces at the Ballarat Begonia Festival

CELEBRITY guests dirtgirl, Costa Georgiadis and Paul West will be huge drawcards at this year's Ballarat Begonia Festival.

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Behind closed doors at Sovereign Hill

GET a glimpse behind the scenes of Sovereign Hill's costume department as part of the 2019 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.