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The Presenter

SHE’S one of the most recognised faces on Australian television, so it’s no surprise that I was feeling a certain sense of apprehension upon my meetin...

Eat and drink

Where to have the ultimate dining experience

BALLARAT'S inner circle of restaurants and eateries will join forces next month for a celebration of the region's food and wine, and you have the chan...

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5 things you didn't know about Ballarat's Botanical Gardens

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

White Night

A White Night to remember

BALLARAT artists will be in the spotlight (literally!) when White Night returns to the region in March. 

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4 ways to explore the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

BALLARAT'S Botanical Gardens are comprised of more than simply flowers and trees. Here are four ways to properly explore all that this local gem has t...


the ballarat begonia festival - a brief history

BALLARAT'S begonias have attracted travellers from all over since the flower first arrived here in the late 19th century. But why? What's all the fuss...

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Food Glorious Food

If you have a love for delicious quick food, with an array of options to choose from, then get excited as The Food Truck Carnival Co is coming back to...

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Rock Around The Clock

Get your blue suede shoes out and get ready for another famous street party as the Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival returns to historic Lydiard Stree...

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How to Celebrate this Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is fastly approaching, and with it a string of festivities to help you bring in the year of the dog. The festival, which signifies a ...

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Summer Sundays

As the summer heat rises, so does the volume - on good tunes that is, with Summer Sundays back in Ballarat for another installment.