Category Archives: Local News

Council Launches A New Arts & Culture Facebook Page

We are pleased to announce that Council has launched a new Arts & Culture Facebook page.
Mayor Cr Sebastian Klein said social media platforms have become an important way for local governments to communicate.
“The Arts and Culture Facebook page will help […]

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Council Partners With Solar Savers To Help Pensioners Install Solar

We are pleased to introduce a new program that is helping pensioner households in Hepburn Shire to install solar with no upfront costs.
“We recognise that many households are interested in solar but are put off by the upfront costs and […]

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Council Adopts Towards Zero Emissions Roadmap And Will Make The “Take2” Pledge

At last night’s meeting, Council adopted the Towards Zero Emissions Roadmap (TZRM) and committed to making the TAKE2 pledge.
The Council Plan 2017-21 has a strong focus on creating a sustainable environment, particularly responding to climate change by reducing energy use, […]

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Denis Walter OAM named Celebrate Aged Care Week Ambassador

Well-known broadcaster and entertainer Denis Walter has been named ambassador for 2017 Celebrating Aged Care Week, it was announced today.
Walter, who has received the Order of Australia for services to the performing arts and the media, is passionate about improving […]

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The 2017 Ballarat Cabaret Festival brings the best of Australian Cabaret to the Heart of Ballarat

Save the date! Ballarat Cabaret Festival is back in the spotlight, taking centre stage in Ballarat from 5 – 8 October.
For the sixth year in a row, this unique regional festival brings the best of cabaret entertainment into the heart […]

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Ditch Dorevitch!

Did you know you can take your referral to ANY other pathology collection centre?
Here’s a list of your nearest bulk-billed pathology collection centres:
Melbourne Pathology
706 Sturt St (03) 5331 1512 – Open until 4.30pm
63 Victoria St (03) 5331 6372
1021 Howitt Street […]

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Are You Ready To Vote?

Are You Ready To Vote
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City of Ballarat secures White Night for consecutive year

Ballarat will once again be put back in the international spotlight as White Night returns to the region for another year.
The City of Ballarat has successfully lobbied to secure White Night for 2018, with Ballarat officially announced the host city […]

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Win “The Kitchen Kart” To Help Ballarat Kids Eat More Veggies

Media release – 14 August 2017
With less than one in 10^ children and adolescents meeting the Australian Dietary Guidelines* recommended serves for vegetables per day, the Nestlé Healthy Active Kids program is giving primary schools across the country the chance […]

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Take A Walk In The Park And Show Your Support!

Whatever your connection, walk for someone with Parkinson’s.
Sunday 27th August, 2017 at 11.00am
 Thousands of Victorians will show their support for people living with Parkinson’s at A Walk in the Park being held at Federation Square on Sunday 27 August, 2017 […]

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