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Ballarat railway station is located on the Serviceton line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the city of Ballarat opening on 11 April 1862.The extensive building complex is of major architectural and historical significance to Ballarat with most of its original 19th-century features intact. Preserved historic features include the largest surviving interlocking mechanical swing gates in Victoria at Lydiard Street, signal boxes and goods sheds and it is one of only three stations in Victoria to have had a 19th-century train shed . The railway complex is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.Disused stations Ballarat East, Warrenheip, Bungaree and Gordon are located between Ballarat and Ballan. Wikipedia

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Grampians National Park Small-Group Eco Tour from Melbourne

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Australian Catholic University, Adelaide Campus, Adelaide

Departing Melbourne at around 8am, you'll pass through Western Plains of Victoria on the way to historic Ballarat. Ballarat boomed in the 1850’s with the widespread discovery of gold in the district. Learn a little about the history and enjoy morning tea at the site of the infamous Eureka Rebellion. Continue the drive through the picturesque western volcanic plains, passing through the town of Moyston, the birthplace of Australian Rules Football. Arrive at the foot of the Grampians Range known as Gariwerd in the local Jardwadjali language and immerse yourself in the Australian bush with a gentle stroll to Silverband Falls. Continue to the township of Halls Gap for lunch. Keep an eye open for the local kangaroos and the abundant birdlife that can be seen in the main street. After lunch, head to the Wonderland Turntable for a short hike to the Grand Canyon. Your last stop is MacKenzie Falls. No trip to the Grampians would be complete without a visit to these majestic falls.

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Sovereign Hill Goldfields and Museum, Ballarat, Victoria

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Australian Catholic University, Adelaide Campus, Adelaide

Ballarat’s Goldrush Days at Sovereign Hill! Is an exciting experience definitely for the bucket list. Sovereign Hill is an outdoor interactive musuem re-creating from 1851 Ballarat’s first decade of GOLD discovery that attracted ten of thousands of international gold seekers to rich Ballarat goldfields, some finding huge gold fortune.

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LGBT+ Friendly 3 Day Tour The Grampians, Daylesford & Ballarat

Australian Catholic University, Adelaide Campus, Adelaide

This is a private LGBT+ tour experience. Visit some of Victoria lesser know, but equally as beautiful areas. From the 'Gay Capital' of Australia - Daylesford, discover some its hidden charms, colourful locals and diverse shops and restaurants. The tour highlight is Grampians National Park. Whilst similar to that of the Blue Mountains in Sydney, this National Park is often wrongly overlooked. It requires slightly more effort to reach, but once there, you will be glad of the effort. We will kangaroo's in the wild, experience local Aboriginal custom and visit some incredible lookouts, walking tracks and waterfalls. You really will be at one, with Mother Nature. En-route back to Melbourne on the final day, we will stop in at the historic town of Ballarat and visit some of its best loved visitor attractions.

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