Agricultural & Pastoral Society

Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society, PO Box 401, Ballarat. Phone: (03) 5338 1877
The Ballarat Show is scheduled every November at the Ballarat Showgrounds. For past information and contact details visit the website. BAPS also schedule expos and events throughout the year - see the website for details.


Brian Pola, BALLARAT.
Brian is an Australian writer, academic and radical community activist residing in Ballarat, Victoria. Author of the autobiography Yarrowee: A Radical Life.


Red Duck Brewery, Ph, (03) 5332 0723. 11a Michaels Drive, ALFREDTON.
Our new brewery is now located in Ballarat. We are usually at the brewery during the day, Monday to Friday, brewing and bottling. We are working on a Cellar Door but in the meantime takeaway sales direct from the factory are very welcome.
Three Troupers Brewery, MT COLE. Phone: 0419 497 379 or 0428 497 377
Locally owned and operated, Three Troupers Brewery is located at the base of Mt Cole. Each brew is made from a generations old family recipe, using the clearest natural spring water and the finest grain and hops from the beautiful Pyrenees region. Our first release is a golden Pale Ale.

Broadband ADSL

CAS Netlink - Phone: (03) 5336 3697
With the rich graphical content, videos and audios that are available on the Internet, fast access is essential. CAS Netlink has a range of residential and business broadband ADSL plans to suit any budget.

Cooperative Development Services

Coperative Development Services, PO Box 24, Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia, 3461 Phone:(03) 5348 1544
Co-operative Development Services Ltd is a Victorian based co-operative that specialises in the formation of co-operatives in Australia. CDS has a network of consultants with a proven track record in forming successful co-operatives.

Holiday Accommodation

Axis@pointlonsdale, 35 Anderson Street, POINT LONSDALE. Phone 0401 321 296
Stylish and spacious, Axis@pointlonsdale offers contemporary accommodation within 300 metres of the main beach and shopping precinct.


D'Altons Resort, Halls Gap, 3381. Phone: (03) 5356 4666
The tranquility and serenity of the Grampians will never be more enjoyable than at D'Altons. The resort is located only 400 metres from the shops; and an easy stroll to many excellent restaurants. You'll have the pleasure of luxury cottage accommodation in the surrounds of the Grampians National Park, and the convenience of Halls Gap.
The Manna House, 142 Grampians Road, HALLS GAP. 3381  Phone: 0418 991040
The Manna House Halls Gap is set in a spacious garden with shady trees and views of the mountains. Shops & restaurants are only 400 metres away and the Tourist Information Centre, with information on walks & things to see, just a short stroll.

Hygiene Products and Services

Vichyco, Ballarat Phone: 1800 335 781
The Victorian Hygiene Company Pty. Ltd. was established in 1989 and specialises solely in the provision of a complete range of rest room hygiene products and services.

Interior Design

Cindy Jones Interiors, 420 Drummond St North, BALLARAT 3350. Mobile: 0409 672259
Cindy Jones Interior and Exterior Design. Contemporary and heritage design solutions for commercial and domestic applications.

Limousine Hire

Automobiles of Yesteryear, P.O. Box 2121, Ballarat Mail Centre Ph: (03) 5336 3376
Offering for hire a range of classic automobiles and limousines for special events. The vehicles are kept in pristine condition and are superbly maintained and detailed. The cars are driven by professional, friendly, uniformed chauffeurs, trained in advanced driving who will transport you in truly elegant style to your function or event.
Deluxe Limousines Ballarat, Delacombe. Vic 3356 Ph: 0428 730 369
Enjoy arriving in style in a late model chauffeur driven stretch limousine. Experience the friendly and personalised service offered by our uniformed staff. We offer a range of special services for Weddings, Winery Tours, Heritage Tours, Special Occasions, Formal Events and Race Meetings.

Marriage Celebrants

A Ballarat Marriage Celebrant, Ballarat. Phone: (03) 5342 4113
Julie Dober, Ballarat’s most experienced civil celebrant offers reassurance that your ceremony is in safe hands. Each ceremony is different, authentic to you, includes many unique ideas, is interesting and welcoming for guests. The ceremony can be simple/brief, traditional/modern, casual/formal and meet all legal and Code of Practice requirements.
Celebrate Your Love * Tracey Patterson *, Phone: 0431 489 512
I Love being a Celebrant...working hard to Guide and Assist my couples to the very Moment of their Ceremony is an Absolute Pleasure! I will Provide and Take Care of EVERYTHING for you....Design and Deliver your Service in a Style to Suit your Personality in a Friendly, Professional and Skilful manner. Please contact me or visit my website for full details including Pricing and the Process of Creating your Very Own Wedding Ceremony.... I would love to hear from you! Travel to All Areas.
Celebrations for the Generations, Ballarat. Phone: 0409 950 233
Allow me to help you create a unique ceremony that reflects everything you desire for your special occasion … I will help you to choose your ceremony and readings, write your own vows and then I will help you put it all together and make it yours.
Ceremonies By Kate - Kate Leduc, Commonwealth Authorised Civil Marriage & Funeral Celebrant. Phone: 0430 081 479
Every couple deserves the best for their big day! I have been a Finalist in the 2011, 2012 & 2013 ABIA - Australian Bridal Industry Academy Awards and in 2013 have finished in the Top 13 Victorian Celebrants. The awards are 100% voted by previous clients. I am an experienced Celebrant of 6 years and I pride my self on my professionalism. I love my job, meeting new people and always feel so fortunate to be able to be a part of something as special as a Marriage. Please take a tour of my website and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.
Joan Duffy Marriage Celebrant, Ballarat. 3350 Phone: 0417 503 076
Creating ceremonies that say ' I Love You'. Let me help you to create a truly unforgettable day in your life. Your Ceremony is your special moment. I am only here to assist you and help you fulfil your dreams.
Anastasia Meek, Ballarat. 3350. Ph: 0407 556 025.
An enthused civil marriage celebrant devoted to happy couples for their wedding day; to support them in planning, creating and delivering perfect ceremonies. Also happily assisting in Renewal of Vows, Commitment Ceremonies, Naming Days....or any event worthy of a big celebration!
David Ward JP, Ballarat. Phone:(03) 5337 6340
A professional registered Civil Celebrant working with clients to create a personalised and individual ceremony. Specialising in Weddings, Commitment Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, Naming Ceremonies, Important Events and Funerals.

Music and Entertainment

Ballarat Entertainment Services, Ballarat. Phone: 0411 143155
Wedding Bands, DJ’s, Duos, Trios and more, BES represents the highest quality entertainment for all occasions. Utilizing our vast and comprehensive knowledge of the entertainment industry BES are a unique company that offers a diverse range of entertainment options tailored to suit your individual requirements.
Nick Pollock Events, 13 Gale Street  Ballarat, VIC 3350 Phone: (03) 5332 6745
Nick Pollock Events creates an entertainment experience for all ages that will leave a lasting memory for you and your guests to remember and cherish or years to come. From the relaxed feel of a family party to the lavish styling of a wedding, we create the right entertainment to make your event sparkle in the eyes of your guests.
Surf Shadows, Ballarat. Phone: 03 5332 4759
The Surf Shadows have been playing rockin' classics, laid back instrumentals and surf sounds around the Ballarat region for the past ten years. Specialising in weddings, conferences, functions and parties. Songlist available at the website.
The Eureka Strings,  Ballarat. Phone: 0416 026 871
The “Eureka Strings” consists of members of the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra and are available for a variety of functions - Weddings, Engagements, Birthdays, Formal / Corporate Functions, etc. They are able to provide a variety of small string ensemble combinations for your function, ranging from a string duo, string trio up to a string quartet.

Pet Services

Mt Helen Cattery, Bergs Lane, Mt HELEN. Phone: (03) 5341 8097
Our two catteries are designed exclusively for cats’ and are set on a tranquil 10 acre property conveniently located close to the Midland Hwy (Geelong Rd). Recently built and featuring spacious pens, exercise and ‘cuddle’ area, and double pens for cats from the one family.


Andrew Wilson Photo Design, 902 Howitt St, Wendouree. 3355  Phone: (03) 5331 6996
Specialising in wedding, portrait, commercial and digital photography. 
Hstudios Pty Ltd, 19 Yarra Gum Place, Ballarat. Mobile: 0407 569 099
Specialising in Tourism, Commercial and Stock photography using the latest digital photography and lighting equipment.
Image and Light, 131 Underbank Blvd, Bacchus Marsh, Vic 3340 Phone: (03) 5367 5608 or mobile 0411 083 156
Image and Light is an award-winning wedding photography studio featuring AIPP Master of Photography Andrew Samson. Andrew's creative, contemporary and candid style has resulted in many national awards but more importantly many very satisfied clients. With over 15 years of experience, Andrew knows how to capture those once in a lifetime moments so the memories will stay with you forever.
Infocus Photography & Video, 102 Main Road Ballarat, Phone: (03) 5334 4889
Infocus Photography and Video we share a passion for telling stories. What makes us different? Each of us has our own distinct style. Our ability to capture unique photographs and personality enables us to focus on what’s important. You’ll love working with us. We cover locations throughout regional Victoria, Melbourne and the Coast. Our spacious Ballarat studio has easy parking access.
Michelle Dunn Photography, 22 Skipton St, Ballarat. Phone: 0415 090 061
If you’re in need of portrait or commercial photography for your business, give me a shout. We can brainstorm it if you need to and you'll have the shots in front of you before you know it. Easy!
Peter Kervarec, Ballarat. Phone: (03) 5331 4756
Specialising in wedding and on location photography in the Ballarat region.


Greenhalgh Tannery, Greenhalgh Rd, HADDON. Phone: (03) 5342 4304
Tanners of the highest quality leathers for the saddlery and craft trades. A wholly Australian owned family business, founded in 1865 in the Ballarat region. Descriptions of all leathers produced can be viewed at the website.

Team Building Programs

Victorian Quad Bike Tours, P.O.Box 454, DAYLESFORD. 3460, Phone: 5348 6707
For corporate and business groups, social clubs and other team building programs. 3 Tour programs available. No previous experience is required as bikes are fully automatic. Just a desire to do something different, challenging, and above all have great fun.

Oxygen and Mineral Supplements




VitalO2, Knoxfield, Victoria. Phone: (03) 5288 7015
Vital O2 aim to create consumer awareness of a range of great products designed to assist the body in its quest for achieving and maintaining good health & wellbeing.

Wedding Day Accessories

Décor Dress Chairs, 40 Ditchfield Lane, Brown Hill, 3350. Mobile: 0417 576 680
Décor Dress Chairs specializes in Chair Cover Hire as well as the hire of Wedding Day Accessories.