Author Archives: Helen Bath

Give to Help Hospice Grow

Press Release – 13th April 2017
Ballarat Hospice Care’s medical director Dr David Brumley has presented at the first Parliamentary Friends of End of Life meeting in Canberra.
Friends of End of Life aims to distribute accurate information to federal MPs on […]

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The 2030 Greater Victoria Commonwealth Games

Media Release – Wed 12th April 2017 – Greater Shepparton
A revolutionary approach across Victoria led by the Greater Shepparton City Council would see a potential Commonwealth Games held across eleven regional cities in 2030.
‘The Greater Victoria’ bid concept was announced […]

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Notification Of Planned Burns Next 24 Hours – DELWP Grampians Region

Start date: Sunday 2rd APRIL 2017
End date: Sunday 2rd APRIL 2017
DELWP Forest Fire Management, Parks Victoria and CFA advise that the following planned burning will be carried out, weather conditions permitting:

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Burn Name
Burn Type
Spatial Vision Map Reference

Lethbridge – Boonderoo […]

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Alarming findings from national study into Australians’ understanding of ovarian cancer

Media Release – 22 February 2017

70 per cent do not know ovarian cancer is symptomatic
More than 50 per cent of Australian women incorrectly believe that the pap smear can detect ovarian cancer

Australians have a poor understanding of ovarian cancer, with […]

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We’re hiring!

You may have seen this post on our Facebook page.  Our new Chairman, Dan Anderson is the person to get in contact with.  You can download the Position Description documents below:-
Program Manager – Program Manager PD 300117

Ballarat’s first FM radio […]

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Illegal rave no party for forest managers

Media Release – 15 February 2017 
An illegal rave party held in the Wombat State Forest close to Bullangarook last week has angered the local community and left Forest Fire Management Victoria crews to not only clean up the mess, but also […]

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YMCA Youth Parliament Applications Open!

Celebrating its 31st year, the YMCA Youth Parliament grants young people aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to have their voices heard at the highest level of State Government.
An institution for the youth empowerment movement […]

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Free Social Squad – Cerebral Palsy Support Network

On Saturday, 4th 2017 CPSN will be running a FREE ‘Come and Try’ event for our Social Squad program in the Ballarat/Central Highlands area region, from 10am – 12pm
Social Squad provides opportunities for young people (aged 10-30yrs) with cerebral palsy […]

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$167,000 to drought-proof sport in Beaufort and Waubra

Media Release – Sunday, 12th February, 2017.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping to drought-proof sport and recreation facilities across regional Victoria by ensuring there is reliable access to water even during drier times.  Twenty-five projects across 11 municipalities will share […]

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Clunes to put on another show for booklovers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Australia’s only annual event celebrating book production from old, new, rare and limited editions to book binding, paper making and printing methods.
Clunes Booktown attracts around 18,000 visitors to central Victoria in the first weekend […]

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