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A force to be reckoned with

EACH night brings something different for Ballarat’s Gorgi Coghlan. One night she’ll be dissecting the day’s news and events as a regular co-host on W...

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The Plate Up Ballarat story

BALLARAT is fast becoming known as the culinary heart of Victoria and it is for this very reason Kate Davis launched Plate Up Ballarat, the May festiv...

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.

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Serving up Ballarat on a plate

A FIVE-course edible weed feast, a top-secret Dinner in the Dark, and Sugar Republic’s pop-up Aussie milk bar are all on the menu at this year’s Plate...


Below the surface: Natalie Dickinson

MEET Ballarat social media influencer and new Visit Ballarat brand ambassador Natalie Dickinson.


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...

Eat and drink News See + Do

The newest additions to Ballarat's food scene

A NEW year brings with it some new and very exciting arrivals in the Ballarat hospitality world. Think deluxe fried chicken, think artisan pies, think...

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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...