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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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Made of Ballarat - Showcasing our artisans

DISCOVER why Ballarat is a hive of artisanal wonder and experience the city's rich creativity first-hand as part of a new project that launched this w...

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A girlfriends getaway at Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa

BALLARAT has some perfectly quaint villages right at its doorstep, and Hepburn Springs is one such example.

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The biggest ever showcase of Australian art

THE BIENNALE of Australian Art will transform Ballarat into a kaleidoscope of art, sculpture, music and installations this spring.

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Underbar - Ballarat's delectable hatted eatery

THE NAME itself means "delectable, divine, gorgeous, great, lovely, marvelous, wonderful". But if that's not enough to convince you that Underbar is w...

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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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Earle Ballarat - Lascelles Terraces

THERE'S a couple of 19th century terraces in central Ballarat that pay tribute to the city's history while celebrating the nouveau. 

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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 ...