Opinion: Old Ballarat myths ready for new era

Updated March 6 2017 - 2:35am, first published 2:27am
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Will Ballarat people really support an all-night event? The prevailing mythology here is that Ballarat is a little conservative and stuck in the past, unable to handle anything remotely out-there or risky.