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Winter School Holiday Fun

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Join us for some Winter School Holiday Fun!

Bring the kids along for some FREE Face Painting, running each day from Tuesday 2nd July to Friday 5th July 11am to 2pm daily!

PLUS don’t miss our Kelly Sports Handball Competition from Monday 8th July to 12 July 11am to 3pm. The kids can have fun testing their handball skills with great AFL prizes to be won!
All activities are located in the Food Court!

Flavour of the Month | Gloria Jeans

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Sweeten up your day at Gloria Jeans! ?

This month, treat yourself to our Flavour of the Month: Crème Brûlée. Available as a refreshing chiller or a cozy latte. Come savour this decadent delight—now available at Central Square, Ballarat!


Jurassic World: Chaos Theory

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Get ready to embark on a prehistoric adventure at Boost! We’re celebrating the exciting new series – Jurassic World: Chaos Theory with our new limited-edition collectable cups. From your screens to our stores, there are four colourful designs to collect featuring colossal dinosaurs from the show.

You’ll be able to roam alongside Bumpy, T.Rex, Parasaurolophus or Allosaurus. Watch as they come alive right before your eyes, simply scan the QR code on each cup to bring an epic Jurassic World dinosaur to life.

Discover the wonder at your local Boost today! Available for a limited time, only while stocks last.

Don’t miss Jurassic World: Chaos Theory, now playing only on Netflix.

Terms and Conditions: Four collectable cups available at participating Boost stores for a limited time. Must be purchased in conjunction with a Boost juice, smoothie, or crush.

Get Cosy at Spoils

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Grab some Winter warmers at bargain prices from Spoils.

Gloves, slippers, socks, scarves and much more in store now.

Located on the upper level next to Rivers.

16th Annual Witchery White Shirt Campaign

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Introducing the 16th annual Witchery White Shirt Campaign in partnership with the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.

This year’s campaign features two new styles – the OCRF Cropped Shirt and OCRF Oversized Shirt.

100% of the gross proceeds from every Witchery White Shirt sold goes directly to the OCRF to help fund research to prevent, detect and better treat ovarian cancer.

Our hope is that everyone, everywhere can live free from the threat of ovarian cancer.

Only 49% of women survive ovarian cancer, a statistic that has barely improved in the last 50 years.

Over the past 16 years, Witchery via the White Shirt Campaign has donated over $16 million to the OCRF, contributing to invaluable ovarian cancer research projects and medical advancements that aim to save women’s lives.

Buy your White Shirt today.

CarePark Ballarat Central

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Parking at Central Square Ballarat

Using CarePark Ballarat

The multistory car park adjacent to Central Square Ballarat is owned and operated by CarePark. Entry is via Dana Street (corner Doveton St South). Using the carpark is easy and convenient when shopping at Central Square.

Collect a ticket as you enter the carpark. The Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) system will record your vehicle registration. If you stay less than 2 hours, the boom gate will open automatically as you exit. No need to scan your ticket. If you stay longer than 2 hours, you can pay at the exit station (boom gate) with a credit card (plus card surcharge fee).

If you don’t have a credit card, simply pay for your parking at an automated pay station before collecting your vehicle. Insert your ticket, pay the applicable fee using cash, collect your validated ticket and return to your vehicle then drive to the exit, insert your paid parking ticket to the machine to open the boom gate.  Automated pay stations are located on levels 2 and 6 of the car park.

Contact CarePark 

T: 03 9682 1733
E: [email protected]

PARKING RATES (as at January 2020)

Casual parking – Monday to Friday
0-2 hours FREE
2-3 hours $6.00
3-4 hours $7.00
4-5 hours $8.00
5+ hours maximum fee $10.00

Weekend Parking

0-2 hours FREE
2-4 hours $4.50
4+ hours maximum fee $5.50

Early bird parking – Monday to Friday

In before 11am $8.00 flat rate

Exit between 3pm and 7pm $8.00 flat rate

Must park on levels 9, 10, 11 or 12

Monday to Thursday 6:30 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am to 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Frequently asked questions about CarePark

How does Licence Plate Recognition work?
LPR takes a photo of the customer’s licence plate on entry and should the customer be under the 2 hours (per day), the exit boom gate will automatically raise. Should the customer be over the 2 hours (per day) they will simply proceed to a pay station and pay the fee. Alternatively, pay at the exit station with a credit card only. The vehicle registration information is only stored on the system to verify a patron’s length of stay or conditions of the Early Bird parking.

Is early bird parking available?
Yes. Early Bird customers are required to enter before 11am and park on level 9 and above. To control this, the Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) system will take a photo of their licence plate at the entry and then again on level 9, which will then apply the Early Bird rate on the customer’s ticket. Should an Early Bird customer not proceed past the level 9 LPR camera, casual rates will apply.

Are parking violations and fines issued?
Yes, should a customer not follow the Terms and Conditions for use of the car park, a Payment Notice will be issued. These cases are rare and generally only occur if a customer parks in a reserved car park or disabled park without a permit.

What happens if a customer stays longer than two hours and tries to exit without a paid or validated ticket?
The boom gate at the exit will not open without a validated ticket. If customers experience any difficulty, there is an intercom on the exit station ticket machine providing 24 hour customer service assistance.

If I park my car in the car park for less than two hours in the morning and then return in the afternoon, do I have to pay?
The LPR system will recognise your licence plate each time you enter and depart the car park. You will receive a total of 120 minutes parking on the same day. Yes, you can park for up to an hour in the morning, leave the car park and return later on the same day and you will be able to park for up to a total of two free hours (a combined total duration of both visits). Once this 120 minute time frame has been exceeded (even by a minute), you will be charged for the third hour of parking, so stay and enjoy a coffee or some more shopping!


The AFL Store update

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Locally owned, The AFL Store in Central Square has recently been updated with a gorgeous new shopfront and store fit out.  You’ll find your favourite AFL gear in the store right now and receive personalised customer service from the team.

New merchandise ranges are arriving daily including a huge range of socks, guernseys, beanies, scarves and great new products like lunch boxes, backpacks, luggage tags etc.

If you have a little Auskicker at home, be sure to check out the Auskick bundle which includes a free pair of football boots when you purchase a Youth Bundle*, which has shorts, socks, and a guernsey in your chosen team colours.


* Offer is subject to stock availability.  Bundle offers differ instore.