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Introduction of Ballarat

Ballarat is located inland in central victoria, about 110 kilometers from the victorian capital Melbourne with a permanent population of about 100,000, and is the third largest city in victoria after melbourne and gillon (Geelong).

Ballarat is australia's most famous gold-seeking city, as early as 1851, gold miners first found gold in australia's southern mainland, so set off a gold rush around the world, for a time, a large number of european, american and asian gold-seeking treasure hunters poured into Ballarat, rich gold reserves also made the city once rich. At the beginning of the 20th century, the gold here had been wiped out, so the 50-year gold rush became history.

With convenient Ballarat, roads, train and airport facilities, Victoria is an important industrial city with a number of well-known local companies. Important local industries include gold, clay, potatoes, wool and meat processing. The Ballarat's tourism services are also well-developed and have become an important tourist city in victoria, a theme park transformed from abandoned gold mines: shufen mountain gold-mining history park (Sovereign Hill Historical Park) is Ballarat's most popular tourist attraction. house 、 schools, churches, shops and streets in the park retain the appearance of the 19th century gold rush, while staff wear their costumes and visitors come to the park like a time tunnel, quiet in the old gold rush fun.

Ballarat is also home to the main campus of the Federal University of Australia (Federation University Australia), which was merged in 2010 by the University of Ballarat (University of Ballarat) and the University of Monash (Monash University) Gyibugland, founded in 1870. The main campus is the Helen Hill Campus (Mt.Helen Campus), located in the southern suburb of Ballarat, which covers an area of about 110 hectares and has nearly 25,000 students. Australian Federal University offers courses academic degree from specialist, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.


How to arrive:

  • Self-driving;
  • Take the Yalara-Melbourne Line (Ararat-Melbourne) directly at Melbourne's South Cross Station (Southern Cross Station) Ballarat, about 1.5 hours one way.


Monthly weather averages of Ballarat

     
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Visitor centre of Ballarat

  • Addr: Town Hall, 225 Sturt St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350
  • Tel: (03) 5337 4337
Alias:
巴拉腊特、巴拉兰特、柏拉瑞特
State:
Population:
100k (2016)

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