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August 22, 2020

Buying local made easy

NOW more than ever, Ballarat residents are opting to buy local produce, goods and services in support for the community. As we adjust to another...

August 22, 2020

Working it out online

THIS year’s pandemic lockdowns have forced many small businesses to re-think the way that they operate. Gyms and recreation centres have had to be especially...

August 22, 2020

Art vacancies up for grabs

THE City of Ballarat’s Community Art Pathways program is again set to provide Ballarat’s artists with new and diverse places to show their work. Currently...

August 21, 2020

Mental health support for businesses

SUPPORT for the mental health of Victorian business owners dealing with the emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is coming...

August 20, 2020

Coates covets Central Ward seat

DEPUTY mayor Cr Belinda Coates is set to run once again for candidate for Central Ward in the 2020 local government elections. As Ballarat’s first...

August 20, 2020

Carb up for commerce this lockdown

IN the hopes of boosting the hospitality economy during the city’s second lockdown, Plate Up and Commerce Ballarat have teamed up for the Ballarat...

August 20, 2020

Input sought on lake lights

THE lake is set get a lot brighter as the City of Ballarat’s pushes forward with further community consultation on

August 20, 2020

Father & daughter team up to save ears

FATHER and daughter duo Natalie Tingate and Ray Testa have been busy making smart devices to protect the ears of mask wearing workers. The products...

August 19, 2020

Caring for our critters: How you can help the Ballarat Wildlife Park

COVID-19 brought with it widespread financial devastation for many Victorian businesses with the Ballarat Wildlife Park being no exception. According to its owners, the Ballarat...

August 17, 2020

New blood for RV dealership

JAYCO Ballarat’s RV dealership will continue operations but now under the new ownership of the Blood Motor Group. The new company aims to bring a...

August 14, 2020

Caterer continues Ballarat home run

WITH thirty-five years’ experience in the restaurant and catering industry, renowned chef Peter Ford is once again offering his signature ready-made meals to Ballarat...

August 14, 2020

Pandemic fears haven’t shaken housing market

DESPITE the myriad of social and economic changes that has occurred throughout the pandemic, Ballarat’s housing market continues to stand strong. Whether people are investing...

August 13, 2020

More help for mental health

AS lockdown becomes our new normal once again, many Victorians will be finding it tough. To combat this and the countries growing rates of suicide,...

August 13, 2020

Teddies, rainbows and smiles found around town

TEDDY bears, rainbows and messages of hope are springing up around the city once again to keep kids and parents entertained throughout stage three...

August 11, 2020

Jewels made with love

DESIGNING, creating and selling her creations is just the start of the work done by Georgia Morison at her handmade jewellery business GM Jewellery. From...

August 8, 2020

New podcast airs community matters

THE team at the Ballarat Regional Multicultural Community are excited to launch its podcast series this month. Hosted by BRMC board member Bobby Mehta, the...

August 7, 2020

Extra government support for lockdown

IN response to the statewide COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, Western Victoria upper house MP and Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford has reiterated there’s funding...

August 7, 2020

Shire seeks input on new rules

IN compliance with the updated Local Government Act 2020 passed by the Victorian Parliament in March, the Golden Plains Shire has adjusted its governance...

August 6, 2020

Why masks and lockdown saves lives

AS Stage 3 COVID-19 lockdown amps back up in regional Victoria, health professionals are sending messages of hope. General manager of social support at Ballarat...

August 6, 2020

Uni site set for jobs boost

MORE jobs are set to launch at Federation University’s Technology Park thanks to the expansion of the Concentrix call centre. Currently in the late stages...

August 6, 2020

Less red tape for Ballarat business

IN a move to aid the municipality’s economy, the City of Ballarat is the latest local government area in Victoria to sign the Small...

August 6, 2020

Gallery unveils colour-happy foyer

CELEBRATIONS are underway at The Art Gallery of Ballarat as they welcome visitors to the new and improved space. The front foyer, main staircase and...

August 2, 2020

Proposed traditional name for Ballymanus park

THE City of Ballarat is seeking feedback on the proposed name for the new park in Ballymanus. Funded by the Ballarat West Development Contributions Plan,...

July 31, 2020

Broadcaster’s birthday bash!

WHEN 3BA commenced broadcasting in 1930 it was introduced to Ballarat as the voice of the city. Ninety years on the station still maintains a...

July 31, 2020

GovHub looking to commission art

A CALL out for artists to create works for the new GovHub is currently underway. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle is getting behind the project...

July 31, 2020

A melancholy ode to the Australian bush

CASTLEMAINE artist David Frazer’s new exhibition Another night on earth opens at the Ballarat Art Gallery 1 August. The show includes a series of his...

July 30, 2020

Schools welcome free period products

THE State government’s free tampon and pad program for public schools is complete. In celebrating the statewide $20.7 million program at Phoenix College on Tuesday,...

July 30, 2020

Show Day public holiday no more

THE City of Ballarat council has resolved that this year’s regional public holiday will be 3 November, which is Melbourne Cup Day. The change comes...