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Council Adopts Proposed Budget 2018/19 For Public Exhibition

Council adopted the Proposed Budget 2018/19 for public exhibition at its Council meeting held last Tuesday night in Trentham.
Mayor Cr John Cottrell said that the 2018/19 Proposed Budget responsibly funds new initiatives and delivers important services for the community.
“I’m pleased […]

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Ararat Triple Zero Hero Honoured

Thirty-one brave youngsters, including a nine year-old Ararat boy, have been honoured this week for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 14th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards.
Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, […]

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City of Ballarat Welcomes Education Funding

The City of Ballarat welcomes a $28.6 million State Government Budget boost to build and upgrade local schools.
City of Ballarat Mayor Cr Samantha McIntosh said announcements of a new $17.1 million Lucas P-6 primary school, $4.5 million to expand Miners […]

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His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl Of Wessex Kc Gcvo Hosts Ballarat Civic Reception To Promote The Duke Of Edinburgh’s International Award

His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO is currently visiting Australia to promote and recognise The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia’s commitment to supporting disadvantaged and marginalised youth across the country, and the growth of funding projects in this area.

In recognition of this support, […]

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Ballarat Resident Stars In New Ad Campaign To Get Women Active

Ballarat local Deb Clark is smashing the outdated stereotype that women should look a certain way while being active in the new television campaign inspiring women to get active This Girl Can – Victoria.
Deb is one of twelve Victorian women […]

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Central Highlands Water Keeping You Cool This Ballarat Begonia Festival

Join Central Highlands Water this Ballarat Begonia Festival to learn more about the importance of staying hydrated.
This year Ballarat Begonia Festival visitors will have a chance to meet celebrity guests and get involved in competitions, with thanks to Central Highlands […]

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Ballarat Council Votes To Defund MADE

Tonight, the City of Ballarat Councillors voted to defund MADE and create a new management structure which returns control of the Museum to the Council.
“The City of Ballarat has made a decision which will essentially close MADE. Over the last […]

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Dayesford Man Convicted Over Firewood Offences

Daylesford man has been convicted and fined for illegally harvesting timber sourced from the Wombat State Forest.
At the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Monday 22 January 2018, the man pleaded guilty to five charges, including conducting an unauthorised timber harvesting operation […]

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Rainbow Serpent Media Statement

The Rainbow team works incredibly hard to keep our patrons safe and to have a legitimate voice in the community around drug law reform and harm minimisation. To see this morning’s report that one of our contractors has been charged with serious […]

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BeyondBlue Launches New Guide To Help Children Learn Resilience

Building resilience starts from day one, and the skills can be learned by all children including our most sensitive little ones, new research has found.
Parents and professionals who work with children can help kids develop resilience by creating safe challenges, […]

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