The Ballarat Blog

Sovereign Hill wins national sustainability award

BALLARAT'S multi-award-winning tourism attraction has added another accolade to its (already bulging) belt.

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Royal South Street launches for another year

AUSTRALIA'S longest-running eisteddfod had its official launch in Ballarat this week.

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Celebrating The Magic Pudding

ONE OF Australia's most iconic tales The Magic Pudding will celebrate its centenary this month with a special exhibition at the Creswick Museum.

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Visit Ballarat welcomes new marketing and industry managers

Visit Ballarat has welcomed two new managers to its team of staff, enabling the organisation to propel forward with its positioning and development of Ballarat as a premier visitor destination.

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The details in botanicals

A NEW exhibition in Ballarat will put the intricate details of flowers and plants under the spotlight.

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Art around the town - the Soldiers Hill Artist Collective Art Walk

PRIVATE residences, studios and businesses will open their doors to the public in celebration of the art of one of Ballarat's oldest suburbs - Soldiers Hill.

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Examining struggles of female artistry - The Fabulous Maude exhibition

A NEW exhibition at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery will examine the struggles of female artists in Australia. 
 
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Black Cat Cottage and Truffles

There’s something quite special about truffles; their rarity, uniqueness of flavours and history, and whether you like them or not, the process of harvesting and preparing is a real art - something which Andres and Lynette Haas from Black Cat Cottage and Truffles have managed to successfully do over the last ten years.

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Farewelling the ANZAC Day Avoca Races

THE Avoca Shire Turf Club will host its last ever ANZAC Day Races this month with a jam-packed day for the whole family.

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Wimmera Hills Winery 

Just under an hour out of Ballarat lies one of the best-kept secrets in wine, and while most will say it’s because of the quality soil and cool dry climate, for Jane Baker from Wimmera Hills Winery it’s the beauty of the place that makes it so perfect.

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