Category Archives: Community event

Honouring our ANZAC servicemen and women

On Wednesday 25 April, Ballarat will gather to honour the nation’s servicemen and women at ANZAC Day services around the municipality to mark the 103rd anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.
Thousands of people are expected to gather to pay tribute […]

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Community Grants Program 2018/19 now open

Golden Plains Shire Council invites community groups to apply for up to $5,000 in Council’s 2018/19 Community Grants Program to support the continued improvement and development of Golden Plains’ communities.
Council’s Community Grants Program, which has been run annually since 1996, […]

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The All Electric Home – Ballarat Library, Smart Living Ballarat Sustainability Workshop

The All-Electric Home: Alternatives to fossil fuel gas & wood this winter.
Presenter Tim Forcey will discuss how high-efficiency electric heat pumps for space heating, cooling, water heating and clothes drying are the future for the environment and our hip pockets.
Smart […]

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Make 2018 Your Year To Get Shaving !

Celebrating 20 years and 1.9 million Aussies helping to beat blood cancer!
This year, more than 20,000 Aussies will to come together across the country to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of our most loved fundraising events – the Leukaemia […]

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2018 Ballarat Begonia Festival Highlights

Media Alert – Tuesday 6 March
Considered one of Ballarat’s most popular community events, the Ballarat Begonia Festival is once again set to draw thousands of visitors to the city this Labour Day long
The festival returns to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens on […]

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Finalists announced for 2017 Victorian Sport Awards

Media Release – Tuesday 20 February, 2018
The Victorian Sport Awards is the night of nights for the Victorian sporting community, celebrating participants, coaches and the organisers and volunteers behind the scenes from all levels of sport in Victoria.
Each year the […]

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Nominate now for 2018 Ballarat Heritage Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Ballarat Heritage Awards.
This year, nominations will be made online for the first time via the MyTownHall website in the following three categories:

Conservation of a Heritage Place
Excellence in Heritage Skills
Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

City […]

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Exhibition Raises Important Questions

A new exhibition opening at the Backspace Gallery on Thursday 1 March will reflect on issues of religion, race, gender, orientation, nationality and freedom.
Internationally renowned artist John McRae will present the exhibition, Spot the Arab, until March 18.
Visitors are invited […]

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Mercy Connect – Volunteers needed

Mercy Works is currently recruiting volunteers to support Refugee students in Ballarat Schools through their Mercy Connect Project. 
The Volunteer commitment is for approximately three hours per week for four school terms. 
Experience working in an educational setting is preferred. […]

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Scale Model Exhibition & Swap ‘n’ Sell

Modellers of Ballarat are proud to host their annual “Scale Model Exhibition & Swap ‘n’ Sell”
Sunday 22nd April from 10am to 4pm.
Featuring scale models of Aircraft, Cars, Trucks, Ships, Armour, Figurines etc. Come in and browse, get advice […]

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