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In the lead up to Australia Day, Ballarat has been voted the Top Pub Town in’s 2018 Australian Town of the Year awards.
Here’s why!
One of Australia’s most recognised days in January, Australia Day, calls for celebration of all things true blue. Though many of us have put in our votes for triple j’s hottest 100, music isn’t the only thing Aussie’s are pondering over.
In an extensive voting process by leading online travel site,, Australian’s across the nation have revealed some of the top towns that deliver experiences offered distinctly in our country.
With Victoria’s drinking culture so prominent, it comes as no surprise that Ballarat has taken the title for Top Pub Town.
A good old fashioned pub is the essence of any town, especially local pubs that celebrate good food, cold beer and friendly catch ups.
Ballarat, the self ‘Original Beer Capital of Australia,’ is a trek down the road for many Victorians, a great spot to unwind and sink froffies.
A town rich in stories and history, Ballarat is home to countless pubs that were first opened 150 years ago during the Victorian Gold Rush. Existing as the host of the annual Ballarat Beer Festival, has definitely gotten this one right.
Written by Hannah Kenny