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Enjoy top Ballarat beer and gin in Melbourne

LEARN about the art of brewing craft beer and distilling gin while sampling some fine drops at Melbourne's Made of Ballarat Pop-Up Shop this Saturday,...


The original Boomtown Rat visits Ballarat

BALLARAT rolled out the red carpet last week for singer/songwriter, political activist and philanthropist Sir Bob Geldof.

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Meet the makers of Ballarat in Melbourne

UNLEASH your inner artisan at the Made of Ballarat Pop-Up Shop's Meet the Maker Melbourne experiences.

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Getting creative with toasties

BALLARAT'S cafes and restaurants will put their best toasties forward this May as part of Plate Up Ballarat.


Below the surface: Chelsea Bourke

DESPITE racking up almost 11,500 Instagram followers, Ballarat's Chelsea Bourke shakes off the term "social media influencer".

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Satu the tiger arrives in Ballarat

THE Ballarat Wildlife Park has welcomed a second tiger to its Tiger Sanctuary conservation display.


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...

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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...