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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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What Are They Hiding?

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests over the Ballarat Station Redevelopment are being ignored, stalled and denied by government bodies. SOS Ballarat members have made 5 FOI requests over the past eight months, with only one being answered, and 4 going […]

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Grants to help Western Victoria get healthy and active

Media Release – Monday, 20th February, 2017.
Sporting clubs in Western Victoria looking to accommodate more female participants  are being urged to apply for a VicHealth funding grant.
Labor MP Jaala Pulford today announced applications for VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program are […]

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World’s Greatest Shave aims to beat blood cancer

The World’s Greatest Shave is back this March and registrations are now open for anyone willing to make a hairy sacrifice to support Tasmanian’s with blood cancer.
World’s Greatest Save is an exciting event that tackles a very serious issue. A […]

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Media Release – FEBRUARY 22, 2017
Federal Member for Ballarat, Catherine King, will today renew a pledge by Labor at the last Federal Election to fund research to find a cure for ovarian cancer.
Ms King, who is also Shadow Minister for Health, […]

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Table Tennis For Seniors

The Ballarat Table Tennis Stadium has a special program called Keenagers designed for those over fifty years. We meet twice a week Tuesday and Friday 1-3pm. Anywhere from 20 to 50 people come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. Sounds of […]

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Firewood Collection Season

The Autumn Firewood Collection Season for 2017 starts across Victoria on Wednesday the 1st of March and will close on Friday the 30th of June.
Forest Fire Management Victoria spokesperson Peter Kambouris said: “Once the firewood collection season is underway, it’s […]

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BRICC Charity Ball
The VRI Delacombe Cricket Club is proud to again host the Annual BRICC Charity Ball.
This year the event will be held at the Miners Tavern in Lydiard Street on the 25th February 2017 from 7pm till 11.30pm.
Tickets include a 2 […]

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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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