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Ballarat

(ˈbæləˌræt; ˌbæləˈræt)
n
(Placename) a town in SE Australia, in S central Victoria: originally the centre of a gold-mining region. Pop: 72 999 (2001). See also Eureka Stockade

Bal•la•rat

(ˈbæl əˌræt, ˌbæl əˈræt)

n.
a city in S Victoria, in SE Australia. 79,000.
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We have come now out of mere vagueness to the definite conception of an Australian from Ballarat with a grey cloak.
Black Jack of Ballarat was the name I went under, and our party is still remembered in the colony as the Ballarat Gang.
One day a gold convoy came down from Ballarat to Melbourne, and we lay in wait for it and attacked it.
It was in the brave old days of Ballarat and Bendigo, when ship after ship went out black with passengers and deep with stores, to bounce home with a bale or two of wool, and hardly hands enough to reef topsails in a gale.
I have seen something of the sort on the side of a hill near Ballarat, where the prospectors had been at work.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping Ballarat manufacturers grow and innovate supporting the creation of new jobs in the region.
KATIE WALSH headed for Australia last night hoping to emulate her brother Ruby by winning the Grand National Steeplechase at Ballarat, Victoria, on Saturday.
BALLARAT PROVIDES THE STAGE UPON WHICH THE ABC'S RIVETING PERIOD CRIME DRAMA THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES UNFOLDS.
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveiled on Thursday her bronze statue at the Prime Ministers Garden in Ballarat.
Australian contributors describe the work of a professional learning community of university teachers at the University of Ballarat, Australia, as they research and reflect on learning and teaching from a variety of methodological perspectives, such as narrative and critical inquiry.
Production of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Australian Financial Review will then be transferred to existing sites in Ballarat, west of Melbourne, and North Richmond, north of Sydney.
Sydney, June 11 ( ANI ): A young Indian man was bashed and verbally abused by a group of thugs outside his Bridge Mall shop in Australian town of Ballarat in recent racist attack.