Ballarat, Victoria is a regional city of 100,000 people located about 110 km northwest of Melbourne, the state capital. The city’s history includes a gold boom and an armed uprising against government authorities. Below are some recommendations for things to do and places to buy stuff.

Formosa Nursery

Plant nursery

Sometimes you need to buy a few plants when you have exhausted the friends’ and neighbours’ sources. We have found Formosa to be a friendly, reliable place to buy plants[…]

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July 21, 2016 0
Mullahwallah Wetlands closeup

Peace and Brolgas at Winter Swamp/Mullahwallah Wetlands

If you like to check out the avians and other wildlife around Ballarat, a small lake often referred to as Winter Swamp is cool place to take your binoculars.

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July 20, 2016 0
farming together

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective has a wonderful range of dry goods and various other products for sale.

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July 18, 2016 0