Historic Ballarat, where communications blackspots take their toll on residents and visitors alike. Photo: Ed Dunens/Flickr

The Ballarat Bugle: Can you hear me? You’ve dropped out. Hello, HELLO?

Historic Ballarat has many charms. Frigid winters aren’t one of them. Nor are the communications blackspots that blight the state’s third largest city. New resident Martin Ditmann files this report – with some difficulty.


Words by Martin Ditmann

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