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Kokoda Should Stand With Gallipoli In Our History

Media release – Monday 28 August
A new feature documentary will premiere on August 29 at over 50 RSL Clubs across much of the country, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Kokoda Campaign of WWII.
The producer and director of the film […]

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Survey Launch: Revealing Australian women’s health concerns and needs at 10am, Sunday, August 27

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health talked to more than 10,000 of women across Australia to find out their greatest health fears and needs. The result: a survey offering unique health insights into women aged 18 to 80 across the nation. […]

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L2P Learner Driver Program Celebrates 10 Years

Media Release – 25 August 2017
Over the last ten years, the Ballarat L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program has provided support to over 400 learner drivers, accounting for more than 10,000 volunteer hours. Over 100 local young people have gained their […]

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Life-saving vaccine promoted in new social media campaign

The Victorian Government has launched a new social media campaign to promote its free meningococcal vaccination program to protect teenage Victorians against the deadly disease.
Late winter and early spring are the peak seasons for meningococcal disease and one in 10 […]

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Scientists Seeking Victorian Volunteers To Complete Recruitment For World’s Largest Genetics Of Depression Study

More than two-thirds of Australian study participants have had to rely upon multiple antidepressants to treat their clinical depression – a trial and error approach that remains a major challenge in delivering more effective mental health care.1  
 This interim data […]

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A reason to smile. A simple solution to a serious problem!

Operation Cleft Australia has just completed its 11,000th cleft repair surgery for underprivileged children in Bangladesh. But there is so much more to do with more than 5,000 children born with a cleft each year and no provision in the […]

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MUSIC: COUNT US IN – Register your school now !

Music: Count Us In is Australia’s biggest schools initiative, where students across the country sing the same song, on the same day, at the same time.
Each year, Music: Count Us In brings more than half a million people together in […]

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Nominations open for 2017 City of Ballarat Youth Awards

Nominations close this Friday August 25th.
Submit your nominations!
The City of Ballarat’s Youth Council is proud to present the 2017 City of Ballarat Youth Awards
Do you know someone aged 12-25 who goes above and beyond in our community?
Maybe they excel […]

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Tina Arena To Play Eva Peron In Evita

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced that Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena will play the role of Eva Peron in Tim […]

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New sport funding up for grabs

Monday, 21st August, 2017.
Sports clubs in Western Victoria will be supported to create new opportunities to get women, girls and less active people playing sport thanks to $400,000 in VicHealth grants now up for grabs.
Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala […]

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