A raft of council facilities will open across Ballarat today following the easing of restrictions at 11.59pm last night.
Civic Hall will remain closed due to ongoing works at the building.
Meantime, one of Australia's premier tourist attractions will re-open tomorrow.
Narmbool and AURA will remain closed to the public until June 19.
In further good news for Ballarat's tourism sector 'Winter Wonderlights' will commence as planned on Friday June 25.
In previous years the outdoor light show has attracted thousands of visitors to Ballarat at traditionally one of the quietest times of the year.