Author Archives: Helen Bath

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Million Dollar Run

Today – Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Andrew Biszczak and his family were in Ballarat before continuing their amazing journey.
You may have seen our recent post about their incredible journey to run 3000km from Adelaide to Brisbane as part of his campaign […]

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Sunday Morning Country program changes

We’ve got good news and bad news……Sunday Morning Country is changing.
We’re thrilled for the wonderful changes in Marlene Plater’s life that are giving her a chance to take on some other activities.  Inevitably, as we all know, there are only […]

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Unlocking The Value Of Straw In New Ag Study

Streatham farmer Colin Fraser, Danielle Green MP and Vice President of the World Bioenergy Association Andrew Lang
Media Release – Monday, 8 May, 2017
A group of enterprising grain growers in the Central Highlands will investigate the potential of converting industry waste […]

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Give to Help Hospice Grow

Press Release – 13th April 2017
Ballarat Hospice Care’s medical director Dr David Brumley has presented at the first Parliamentary Friends of End of Life meeting in Canberra.
Friends of End of Life aims to distribute accurate information to federal MPs on […]

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The 2030 Greater Victoria Commonwealth Games

Media Release – Wed 12th April 2017 – Greater Shepparton
A revolutionary approach across Victoria led by the Greater Shepparton City Council would see a potential Commonwealth Games held across eleven regional cities in 2030.
‘The Greater Victoria’ bid concept was announced […]

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Notification Of Planned Burns Next 24 Hours – DELWP Grampians Region

Start date: Sunday 2rd APRIL 2017
End date: Sunday 2rd APRIL 2017
DELWP Forest Fire Management, Parks Victoria and CFA advise that the following planned burning will be carried out, weather conditions permitting:

Burn Number
Burn Name
Burn Type
Size
Spatial Vision Map Reference

5MYY0016
Lethbridge – Boonderoo […]

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Alarming findings from national study into Australians’ understanding of ovarian cancer

Media Release – 22 February 2017

70 per cent do not know ovarian cancer is symptomatic
More than 50 per cent of Australian women incorrectly believe that the pap smear can detect ovarian cancer

Australians have a poor understanding of ovarian cancer, with […]

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We’re hiring!

You may have seen this post on our Facebook page.  Our new Chairman, Dan Anderson is the person to get in contact with.  You can download the Position Description documents below:-
Program Manager – Program Manager PD 300117

Ballarat’s first FM radio […]

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Illegal rave no party for forest managers

Media Release – 15 February 2017 
An illegal rave party held in the Wombat State Forest close to Bullangarook last week has angered the local community and left Forest Fire Management Victoria crews to not only clean up the mess, but also […]

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YMCA Youth Parliament Applications Open!

MEDIA RELEASE – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Celebrating its 31st year, the YMCA Youth Parliament grants young people aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to have their voices heard at the highest level of State Government.
An institution for the youth empowerment movement […]

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