Bendigo War Memorial




Be drawn by the spirit of long-gone gold diggers to a region rich in heritage and modern-day treasures – Ballarat and Bendigo.

With a lively combo of regional centres Bendigo and Ballarat, plus a nestegg of charming villages all swathed in rich cultural heritage, this region raises the meeting bar.

Major freeways and rail links put the Goldfields region within an hour of Melbourne and once you arrive, it’s easy to get around.

Bendigo effortlessly caters for groups up to 3,000 with a cache of leading edge venues and smaller, more intimate spaces. Ballarat boasts boutique hotels, heavenly vineyard resorts and a generous convention centre with capacity for 1,000 delegates.


Set your group free from the conference room into a world steeped in gold rush heritage, from Bendigo’s beautiful streetscapes and galleries to Ballarat’s award-winning Sovereign Hill.

Other leisure treasures include mountain biking, bush walking, retail therapy, gold panning, golf, fishing or living up the region’s flavours at swank restaurants and funky cafés.

Whether you’re planning a national conference or a cosy product launch, this region promises you’ll do it in style.


Food and WineHistory, arts and cultureAttractionsFestivals and eventsAccredited Visitor Information CentreTours



All Seasons Hotel

Phone +61 3 5443 8166

Art Gallery of Ballarat


Bendigo Exhibition Centre

Phone +61 3 5434 6005

Bendigo Ninesevensix – Tramcar Restaurant

Phone +61 3 5443 8255

Bendigo Stadium

Phone +61 3 5440 6201

Big Hill Vineyard

Phone 03 5435 3366

Central Deborah Gold Mine

Phone +61 3 5443 8255

City Oval Restaurant Cafe Bar

Phone 5332 1155

Comfort Inn Bell Tower

Phone (03) 5334 1600

Comfort Inn Bendigo Central Deborah

Phone (03) 5443 7488

Comfort Inn Julie-Anna

Phone (03) 5442 5855

Comfort Inn Sovereign Hill

Phone 03 5337 1159

Comfort Sovereign Hill

Phone 03 5337 1159

Craig’s Royal Hotel

Phone 03 5331 1377

Elmore Events Centre

Phone 03 5432 6176

Eureka Centre Ballarat

Phone 03-5333 0333

Federation University – Caro Convention Centre

Phone 03 5327 9480

Foundry Hotel Complex

Phone +61 3 5443 6144

GPO Restaurant Bar Functions

Phone +61 3 5443 4343

Her Majesty’s Theatre

Phone 03-5333 5888