Tag Archives: Media Release

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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More than 70 cats looking for a new home

The City of Ballarat’s Animal Shelter is nearing capacity with more than 150 cats and kittens in its care, 70 of which are looking for their new home.
The Ballarat Animal Shelter has been inundated with litters of kittens and stray […]

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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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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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Raising Community Awareness To Tackle Youth Homelessness

MEDIA ALERT – Monday 5 December 2017

The City of Ballarat’s 2017 Youth Council have their sights set on changing the community’s perception of youth homelessness.
To assist their goal of raising community awareness, the Youth Council have developed a youth housing brochure […]

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Blind Creek Road Realignment Project To Begin

MEDIA ALERT – Monday, 4 December 2017

Works on the realignment of Blind Creek Road as part of the Ballarat Link Road Stage 1B Project will commence today.
The Stage 1B works will include the construction of Ballarat Link Road and realignment of […]

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Mount Pleasant and Wendouree join Engaging Communities Program

MEDIA ALERT

When it comes to prioritising projects, no one knows better about what is needed at the local level than the locals. That’s the philosophy behind the City of Ballarat’s Engaging Communities Program.
This year the City of Ballarat has […]

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