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Draft Council Plan & Draft Budget Community Drop-In Session

Media Release – Wednesday May 31, 2017
Who: City of Ballarat Mayor Cr Samantha McIntosh, Councillors and senior management
What: Community drop-in session for the Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 and 2017/18 Draft Budget.
The community will be able to ask questions and hear […]

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Valium tablets recalled because of suspected tampering

Media Release – 30 May 2017
A recall notice has been issued for all packs of valium following the discovery of potential tampering, which is being investigated by the police.
Roche Products, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Valium 5 […]

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Peter Kenyon Visits Buninyong!

June 13 – Buninyong Town Hall, 7.30 pm.                                
 Mark your calendar! You are invited to attend an inspirational free event supported by the Buninyong and District Community Association (BDCA) and the Buninyong & District Community Bank.
Internationally known Australian […]

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Avenue Of Honour Centenary

History to be repeated at the Arch of Victory 100 years on.
A bugle call from the Arch of Victory at 3.00 pm on Sunday June 4th will signal the start of the ceremonial replanting of two trees to commemorate the […]

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National Reconciliation Week: Let’s take the next steps

Media Release – 29 May 2017
This National Reconciliation Week, Victorian councils will be celebrating the remarkable legacies of Indigenous Victorians with their local Traditional Owners and Aboriginal communities.
This year marks important milestones of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum […]

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Courageous Young India Is A Junior Triple Zero Hero

MEDIA RELEASE – 29 May 2017
A five-year-old girl from Ballarat East has received an Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) Junior Triple Zero Hero award for calling triple zero (000) last year when her one-year-old brother swallowed a five cent coin.
India Coleman […]

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A stronger future for students in Western Victoria

Media Release – Monday, 29th May, 2017.
The Andrews Government is providing support to make sure young people at risk of disadvantage in Western Victoria can continue their education and face a brighter future.
The Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, […]

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Improving infrastructure for future generations

Central Highlands Water announces a new sewer pump station and wet weather detention storage facility in Kennedys Drive, Delacombe.
Mrs Rachel Thomson, Board Director at Central Highlands Water says that CHW continues to focus on the performance and lifetime of their […]

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Ballan to Host the 15th Annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) today announced that Ballan will join racing history when it plays host to the iconic 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup in 2017.
Ballan, selected for its passion for racing and community spirit, was revealed as a […]

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Cancer Council Search For Bowel Screening Champions

Media Release – 29 May 2017
Cancer Council search for bowel screening champions Cancer Council Victoria has commenced a state-wide search to find bowel cancer screening champions to share their stories as part of a new campaign.
Bowel cancer is Australia’s second-largest […]

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