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Residents Encouraged To Head To Their Local Bunnings To Help Raise Funds For the Victorian Country Fire Authority

Media Release – January 2018
 
Australians will once again have the chance to help raise much needed funds through Bunnings’ annual Emergency Services Volunteers BBQ, taking place at all stores on Saturday 20th of January 2018.
Local Ballarat residents are encouraged to head […]

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Cricket Willow Twenty/20 Cup Division 1 Semi Finals

On Sunday January 14th, the Division 1 Sinclair Meats Semi Final of the Cricket Willow Cup was played between Riddell CC of Gisborne and District Cricket Association, and Muckleford CC of the Castlemaine District Cricket Association at the picturesque Cricket […]

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Parents Warned About Christmas Drones

Parents are being warned that drones are not a give-and-forget Christmas present.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority says parents must teach their kids about drone safety after the presents are unwrapped.
Drones can pose serious risks to people, property and aircraft if […]

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New grants program for volunteer firefighters

Media Release – Tuesday, 9th January, 2018.
Volunteer firefighting brigades in Western Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $250,000, thanks to a new $10 million program funded by the Andrews Government.
The Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, said […]

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What should you do if you find injured wildlife?

What would you do if you found an injured native animal? While it might seem like a nice idea to take it home and care for it, the right thing to do is contact an authorised wildlife shelter.
Department of Land, […]

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Free opportunity to promote local businesses to Ballarat’s newest residents

Media Alert – Monday 8 January 2018
Ballarat businesses have the opportunity to promote their products and services free of charge in the City of Ballarat’s New Residents Welcome Booklet 2018-19.
The glossy A5 booklet features useful information about Ballarat and local government […]

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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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