Author Archives: Helen Bath

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Attention all artists and artisans !

Introducing BOAA Merch…
BOAA will be a Visual Arts Festival, showcasing over 150 of Australia’s most innovative contemporary artists from across Australia.  Ballarat will come alive with large and intimate scaled projects in over 50 different indoor/outdoor locations.  BOAA will tell […]

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National Women’s Health Survey: have your say

National not-for-profit organisation Jean Hailes for Women’s Health today launched one of Australia’s biggest surveys on women’s health.

Now in its third year, the survey is a chance for every woman to fill in the missing pieces of the puzzle on […]

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World Sideshow Festival

After a hugely successful inaugural event in 2015 the World Sideshow Festival is coming back to Ballarat, bigger and better than before.
Last festival saw huge crowds forming lines down Sturt Street and this year is expected to be even more […]

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Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner

As part of celebrations for Harmony Fest 2017, the City of Ballarat is hosting the inaugural Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner on Friday, 24 March at the Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre.
The Gala Dinner officially celebrates Ballarat’s recent acceptance to […]

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Solo Sam – Jenner jets to maiden national crown

NEWS | 
Armidale’s Sam Jenner (NSW) broke through to take the biggest victory of his still young career with a stellar solo victory at the 2017 MARS Cycling Australia Road National Championships in Buninyong.
The 19-year-old Subaru-NSWIS cyclists, who spent the 2016 […]

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A grand fun day in Buninyong for Gran Fondo

NEWS – MARS 2017 Cycling Australian Road Nationals Gran Fondo
Perfect conditions greeted an enthusiastic field of cyclists which lined up on Saturday morning looking to conquer Mt Buninyong in the MARS 2017 Cycling Australia Road Nationals Gran Fondo.
In what was […]

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Summer School Holiday Programs

Wed 4 Jan – Wed 25 Jan
Various times available
The Gallery’s School Holiday Program is an opportunity for students to work with local professional artists to expand their art knowledge and skills while having some fun. All classes are supervised and artists have Working with […]

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Summer of Sound

Ballarat to take centre stage in January with the “Summer of Sound” festival. With some of Australia’s biggest worldwide musical acts stopping by in January, the Summer of Sound is set to make Ballarat the hottest music and festival destination this side of Meredith.
1: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds:
The King of Cool; the Father of Australian Goth-­rock. The Nick Cave name is synonymous with all things brooding and dark, and […]

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The heat is on: Check Keys – Check Kids

Media Release – 06 January, 2017
As Victorians brace for another hot weekend, the state’s leading transport advocate RACV is warning drivers to be vigilant to avoid accidentally locking children in a vehicle.
RACV’s summer Check Keys – Check Kids campaign informs […]

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No Clothes, No Cuddling: Hot Night Survival Guide

Get naked, don’t snuggle and avoid the bedroom until you’re yawning.
Australia’s Sleep Health Foundation is issuing hot tips to get a decent night’s slumber as the mercury climbs to new heights this summer.
“These hot nights can take a heavy toll […]

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