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(băl`ərăt`), city (1991 pop. 64,980), Victoria, SE Australia. It is an industrial center; clothing, food products, paper, brick and tile, and other goods are made. The city flourished during the gold rush (1860s), then declined. It was the site of the Eureka Stockade uprising (1854), an armed insurrection by gold miners who resented licence fees. The site now contains a historical park and a memorial to commemorate the event.

Ballarat

a town in SE Australia, in S central Victoria: originally the centre of a gold-mining region. Pop.: 72 999 (2001)
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Some soil physical and chemical properties (mean and standard deviation) in the 0-10 cm depth of the krasnozem soils under forest, pasture, and potato at the experimental site near Ballarat, Victoria Land use Particle size distribution (g/kg) Sand Silt Clay (2000-20 [micro]m) (20-2 [micro]m) (<2 [micro]m) Forest (A 367 393 237 (3.
Image: Acid-tongued pantomime villain Best known for: Being the acid-tongued judge on Strictly Come Dancing Early Life: Born in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, on January 4, 1965.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today announced it will oppose the proposed acquisition by the Woolworths/Lowe s Joint Venture (Woolworths) of an independent chain of three hardware stores owned by G Gay & Co in Ballarat, Victoria.
The unusual weekend delivery in mid-2007 was facilitated by Timken associates based at the company's Australian headquarters in Ballarat, Victoria.
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Established in 1996 by Geoffrey Sparks, Sparx Systems is an Australian company based at Creswick, near Ballarat, Victoria.