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From Ballarat with love: Father’s Day gift ideas

Visit Ballarat

23 Aug 2021

Filed underMakers & Growers

More time at home means more time for online shopping in the lead up to Father’s Day on Sunday 5 September.

So shop small and support local businesses with our special Ballarat gift guide – all of which can be purchased online and delivered Australia-wide.

Travis Price

Travis Price posters and tees

Over the past 20 years, Ballarat’s Travis Price has built a reputation as a leader in the Australian illustration industry, working both nationally and internationally.

His CV includes music posters for Queens of the Stone Age, The Pixies and Blink-182, plus t-shirts for Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder and more.

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Big Jims Chilli Co

Big Jims Chilli Co hot sauce and jerky

If your Dad likes it hot, he’s going to love Big Jims Chilli Co‘s handcrafted range of beef jerky and slow-cooked hot sauces.

There’s even a bee sting red gum chilli honey in the mix which was crowned best hot honey at the 2021 Mr Chilli Awards.

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Red Duck Brewery

Red Duck Brewery beer

Ballarat’s Red Duck Brewery is focused on making beer that is good for you, using all natural brewing processes and ingredients.

The independent brewer is renowned for inventing new brewing techniques and re-inventing long forgotten ones.

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Lucky and James

Lucky and James chocolate

Chocolate is always a winner on Father’s Day, but take it up a notch with Ballarat’s Lucky and James, which uses the best couverture from Switzerland.

The handmade range of traditional flavours includes fruit & nut, rocky road, cherry coconut, honeycomb, cookies & cream, and cinnamon pecan crunch.

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Wootten

Wootten leather products

Handcrafted in Ballarat, Wootten‘s premium range of leather products includes shoes, wallets, bags, aprons and other accessories.

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Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris winemaker John Harris works closely with growers in the Ballarat, Pyrenees and Macedon wine regions to craft wines that display distinctive varietal expression and reflect individual vineyard, vintage and regional character.

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Saltbush Kitchen

Saltbush Kitchen salts, rubs and spices

Give Dad the taste of Australia with a Saltbush Kitchen giftbox full of salts, rubs and bushfood spices.

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Sovereign Hill’s raspberry drops

Sovereign Hill’s sweet treats hamper

If your main man has a sweet tooth, you can’t go past Sovereign Hill‘s sweet treats hamper packed full of boiled lollies, including Ballarat’s iconic raspberry drops.

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Karon Farm Coffee

Karon Farm Coffee subscription

Crafted in Gordon (just outside of Ballarat), Karon Farm Coffee uses specialty-grade green coffee beans from socially-responsible distributors and only roasts to order.

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Larrikin Gin

Larrikin Gin

Produced at Ballarat’s Kilderkin Distillery, Larrikin Gin’s artisan blends are distilled with different botanicals from around the globe as well as some unique Australian botanicals. 

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Michael Unwin Wines

Michael Unwin Wines

An advocate for sustainability, Michael Unwin has built his Windermere cellar door, winemaking, barreling and bottling sheds on an earthen floor to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the site.

The winery is also run on solar power, enabling the operations to be entirely off-grid. 

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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.