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Damascus Students Head Off To East Timor

Since 2005 Damascus College has nurtured its relationship with the Ballarat Friends of Ainaro Sister Schools Program, and in 2011 Damascus ran its inaugural Immersion Program to Timor-Leste, for a group of Year 11 students to visit the Damascus College […]

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Autumn Firewood Collection Season Nears End

Media Release – 20 June 2017
Forest Fire Management Victoria reminds firewood collectors that the autumn domestic firewood collection season will end across the state on Friday the 30th of June.
Forest Fire Management Victoria spokesperson Peter Kambouris said: “If people are […]

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Grants Open To Honour The Service And Sacrifice Of Veterans In Western Victoria

Media Release – Tuesday, 20th June, 2017.
The Andrews Government will help communities across Western Victoria commemorate the sacrifice of local veterans and educate the wider community about their service.
Labor MP Jaala Pulford today announced the opening of four veterans grant […]

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City of Ballarat Seeks New Public Art Advisory Committee Members

MEDIA ALERT – Tuesday 20 June 2017
The City of Ballarat is currently seeking to appoint new members to the Public Art Advisory Committee.
Interested people with experience in the visual arts, curatorship, public space, architecture, design or related fields are encouraged to […]

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Ballarat Winter Festival – Altered Traffic Conditions

Presented by the City of Ballarat and Visit Ballarat, Ballarat Winter Festival will be held at various locations throughout July. The following traffic alterations will be in place:
Pop Up Ice Skating Rink:
The City of Ballarat will present the pop-up ice […]

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Women In Victoria Aren’t Taking Their Health Seriously

June 2017
Health survey shows the serious side of bladder leakage
Eight in 10 Australian women affected by bladder leakage fail to seek help for the problem, with 72 per cent preferring to laugh off the health issue, according to new health […]

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Improving Kinders And Childcare Centres In Western Victoria

Monday, 19th June, 2017.
The Andrews Government is making sure more families in Western Victoria can access better local kindergartens and early childhood centres by building and upgrading facilities across Victoria.
Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today opened the 2017-18 […]

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Help to manage chronic illness

Monday, 19th June, 2017.
 More people in Western Victoria living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost.
Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today announced applications were open […]

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Daylesford And Creswick Neighbourhood Centres To Receive $10,000 From Powershop Customers To Fund Solar Installations.

Media Release – 21 June 2017
Powershop and Hepburn Wind announce their next collaboration in bringing solar to the Daylesford and Creswick Neighbourhood Centres. The centres will be two of seven new funding recipients to receive support from the Powershop Your […]

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Top Ten Facts About Stroke That Could Save a Life…

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability.
Stroke kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.
In 2017 there will be more than 55,000 new and recurrent strokes – that is 1000 […]

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