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A two-day spring holiday itinerary

HEADING to Ballarat for the school holidays? Here is how we think you should spend your time.

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Spring holiday fun at Sovereign Hill

IF A TRIP to Ballarat is on the cards these spring school holidays, then a trip to Sovereign Hill is also in order.

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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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Ballarat's best and most beautiful outdoor spaces

 SPRING is the perfect time to pack a picnic and make your way to one of Ballarat's most-loved outdoor parks and spaces, cheese board in tow!

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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...


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.