As part of National Volunteers Week there were displays of a variety of volunteer organisations (including Voice FM) at the Festival of Volunteering on Saturday 26th May -10am-2pm at Housey Housey in Armstrong Street.
We have the most amazing volunteers, and […]
New research shows need for drinking guideline mass education
New research has found that alcohol harm reduction advertisements that provide education about low-risk drinking guidelines could be a key strategy to helping people reduce their alcohol consumption.
The research led by Cancer […]
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 […]
Round Five of the With One Voice Social Franchise Start-up fund is open and will run until the 2nd of March.
Local community groups, social businesses and not-for-profits wanting to promote social inclusion and tackle loneliness, isolation and disadvantage in their […]
The Ballarat community will have access to better court amenities at two popular sporting facilities following recent upgrades.
Aging tennis courts at Mount Helen have recently been upgraded, providing users with a smoother surface for playing.
The three courts at the home […]
26 January 2018
A lightning strike caused a fire at the southern boundary of Rainbow Serpent Festival on Friday afternoon.
Festival staff witnessed the strike and immediately contacted the event’s emergency control centre who enacted their fire plan with firefighting units immediately […]