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A free night of Christmas shopping at Sovereign Hill

VISITORS are in for a real treat this month, as Sovereign Hill opens its doors for free as part of its annual Christmas Shopping night.


Weird and wonderful places to stay in Ballarat

IT'S SAFE to say Ballarat is one of the only places in Australia where accommodation options range from a caravan to a castle. Here we give you a list...

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Acclaimed Dutch photographers exhibit in Ballarat exclusive

THE BALLARAT International Foto Biennale (BIFB) has joined forces with one of Ballarat’s most acclaimed accommodation spaces to host a series of exclu...

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Where to find the best vegetarian meals in Ballarat

HERE'S one for the oft-forgotten vegetarians and vegans in the house!

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...


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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A series of jazz events in spring

FOLLOWING the success of Ballarat's winter program, the Jazz Series returns as part of the spring season of events!

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From ancient Rome to WWII - The Timeline Festival

HISTORY will come to life this month as part of the annual re-enactment event - The Timeline Festival.

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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.