Tag Archives: Media Release

Don’t Get Caught On The Fly This Spring

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is reminding Victorians that some bird species, including Australian Magpies (Cracticus tibicen), have started to swoop people as part of their normal breeding behaviour.
DELWP Senior Wildlife Officer, Suriya Vij, said: “The […]

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Celebration for Sam Rizzo

The City of Ballarat recognised the incredible efforts of Buninyong wheelchair athlete Sam Rizzo with a celebration held today.
Sam, 17, recently returned from the World Para-Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, with four medals, including silver in the T54 400 […]

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Ballarat – Transforming Aspirations Into Reality

Media Statement – Monday, 28 August 2017
Ballarat is making its mark.
2017 has been an incredibly successful year for our great City.
Ballarat is a city not afraid to embrace new challenges and opportunities.
And the results speak for themselves.
We have secured $330 million in […]

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City of Ballarat Grants Policy

MEDIA ALERT – Thursday 24 August 2017
 In February 2017, the City of Ballarat Grants Policy was approved to replace previous sponsorship and funding arrangements.
The policy provides a more streamlined, transparent, consistent approach for the large range of community groups and organisations […]

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Do You Know The Dangers Of Mixing Medicines?

Media Release – 22 August 2017
Australians are being urged to be careful about inappropriately mixing their medicines to reduce the risk of harmful medicine interactions. As part of the annual NPS MedicineWise campaign – Be Medicinewise Week (21–27 August) people […]

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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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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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Ballarat resident takes her ‘Monster Petition’ to the steps of the Victorian Parliament

MEDIA RELEASE – 20 August 2017
Concerned Ballarat resident Maureen (Min) Myers has created a ‘Monster Petition’ using the signatories of concerned users of the Ballarat Railway Station, which was presented to the Victorian Parliament on Wednesday 9 August by Joshua Morris, […]

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Council Launches A New Arts & Culture Facebook Page

We are pleased to announce that Council has launched a new Arts & Culture Facebook page.
Mayor Cr Sebastian Klein said social media platforms have become an important way for local governments to communicate.
“The Arts and Culture Facebook page will help […]

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Council Partners With Solar Savers To Help Pensioners Install Solar

We are pleased to introduce a new program that is helping pensioner households in Hepburn Shire to install solar with no upfront costs.
“We recognise that many households are interested in solar but are put off by the upfront costs and […]

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