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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 launching a deadly schools program across Victoria!

Exciting news! This year we’re launching Seed Schools, our program for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait high school students across Victoria.
My name is Nayuka. I’m a Gunai/Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. I recently joined the Seed team as the […]

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Big and Little – Art Exhibition

This quirky exhibition presents some of the largest and some of the smallest depictions of similar subjects to be found in the Gallery collection, including works by artists as diverse as Ivan Durrant, Inge King, Lionel Lindsay, William Robinson, Ellis […]

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Get a sneak peak of BHS’ new hospital ward

Media Release – Tuesday 21 February 2017
Ballarat Health Services (BHS) is inviting the community to discover behind the scenes of the new Gardiner-Pittard Building Ward.
A community open day will be held on Saturday 25 February 2017 between 10am and 2pm.
The […]

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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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Miners Rest Primary School and Kindergarten Fete and Cookbook launch

 

Miners Rest Primary School and Kindergarten will hold its biennial fete on Friday 17 March 2017 from 5:30pm.  Principal, Mr Dale Power, said “Each year we organise an activity with a whole school focus, last year it was our production […]

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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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OVARIAN CANCER FUNDING PLEDGE RENEWED

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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