Category Archives: Local News

Traffic Alert – Western Freeway works

Road surface works on the Western Freeway will start tomorrow (Wednesday) and are due to be finished by mid-January.
The left lane will be closed with speed restrictions in place across work sites at the following three locations:

The Western Freeway Melbourne-bound […]

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Community Event To Discuss Bushfire Risks in Daylesford, Hepburn and Hepburn Springs

Media Release – 1 December 2017
A community event to discuss bushfire risk and fuel management in areas across the Hepburn Shire will be held on Sunday 10 December.
Forest Fire Management Victoria Midlands District Manager, Jasmine Filmer said: “We are keen […]

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Buangor Residents Will Continue To Receive Their Mail On Time

BUANGOR residents will continue to receive their mail on time thanks to a special delivery from the Ararat’s Men’s Shed and VicRoads.
The Western Highway Project commissioned the Men’s Shed to make replacement letterboxes for residents whose old mailboxes needed to […]

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Raising Community Awareness To Tackle Youth Homelessness

MEDIA ALERT – Monday 5 December 2017

The City of Ballarat’s 2017 Youth Council have their sights set on changing the community’s perception of youth homelessness.
To assist their goal of raising community awareness, the Youth Council have developed a youth housing brochure […]

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Blind Creek Road Realignment Project To Begin

MEDIA ALERT – Monday, 4 December 2017

Works on the realignment of Blind Creek Road as part of the Ballarat Link Road Stage 1B Project will commence today.
The Stage 1B works will include the construction of Ballarat Link Road and realignment of […]

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New Funding A Winner For Local Golf

Wednesday, 6th December, 2017.
Chalambar, Beaufort and Avoca Golf Clubs will share in $9,000 in funding to run golf clinics for young residents, following funding from VicHealth’s Active Club Grants.
The Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, said VicHealth funding is continuing […]

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Mount Pleasant and Wendouree join Engaging Communities Program


When it comes to prioritising projects, no one knows better about what is needed at the local level than the locals. That’s the philosophy behind the City of Ballarat’s Engaging Communities Program.
This year the City of Ballarat has […]

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Positions Available in the Musical Theatre industry !

Maryborough Theatre Company is currently searching for a creative team to help put together a musical production for 2018.
Maryborough Theatre Company (MTC) committee are open to expressions of interest for their next musical Oliver, or Beauty and the Beast, with […]

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Rebels TAC Cup Girls Talent Search !!!

With the second season of AFL Victoria’s TAC Cup Girls competition just around the corner, the Greater Western Victoria Rebels Talented AFL Player Pathway program is offering previously unidentified young female athletes a unique footballing experience to participate in their […]

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