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Ballarat again a finalist at Top Tourism Town Awards

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09 May 2022

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Can Ballarat rack up back-to-back wins at the Victorian Top Tourism Town Awards?

After winning the inaugural title in 2021, Ballarat has again been named a finalist at this year’s awards.

Delivered by VTIC, the awards recognise towns that deliver amazing visitor experiences and are committed to growing visitation to their destination.

In the Top Tourism Town category (population over 5,000), Ballarat is competing against Bendigo, Echuca, Frankston, Lakes Entrance, Mildura, Shepparton and Werribee.

Vote for Ballarat as your favourite Victorian holiday destination for your chance to win a weekend for two in Melbourne valued at over $1500.

The prize includes two nights’ accommodation at the luxurious Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, two dining vouchers to some of Melbourne’s best restaurants plus tickets to THE LUME.

Click here to vote

Voting closes on Tuesday 31 May at 9am.

“Ballarat offers a perfect weekend away for anyone who enjoys fantastic food and wine experiences served with history, a dash of culture, and adventure,” City of Ballarat Mayor Cr Daniel Moloney said. 

“There are so many amazing regional destinations across Australia to visit, but Ballarat has something for everyone, with easy proximity to Melbourne.”  

Main image: Ballarat’s Lydiard Street as captured by Matt Dunne


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.