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STARTUP SUMMIT IN NANJING CHINA

The City of Ballarat is offering two participants in the StartUp Ballarat ecosystem the opportunity to travel to Nanjing, China, to participate in the NEXUS Jiangsu-Victoria Startup Summit on 14–15 May 2019. For more information CLICK HERE To apply, fill out this application form HERE Read more »

COMPETITION!

Be a Ballarat Bulldog Business! Ballarat businesses celebrate the Western Bulldogs, AFL footy and all the economic benefit it brings to our city. Decorate your place of work be it bricks and mortar or mobile in Red, White and Blue to welcome the first game for 2019 on May 11! Your business could win 4 tickets to the Presidents Lunch Function (valued at $275 each) Some decorations are available from the Bulldogs shop in Mair St and must be in place by May 1, Judging will take place between May 1 and 9, email info@commerceballarat.com.au to confirm your participation. GOOD LUCK! Read more »

CB ANNUAL AGM

Our AGM was held Wednesday night at the Red Lion Hotel, thank you to Joe, Daniel and the team for making us so welcome. Thank you to all the candidates that put themselves forward we are absolutely blessed as an organisation to work with so many amazing Ballarat businesses. We congratulate and welcome to the CB Board Alicia Linley - Mitchell Harris, James Robson - On Tap Liquor Consulting & Susan Honeyman - Honeyman & Paton. REPORTS; Annual Chair Report, Treasurer Report & CEO Report. Read more »

CITY OF BALLARAT EASTER/ANZAC DAY CLOSURES 17 April 2019

Several City of Ballarat services will be affected by the Easter break, beginning on Good Friday (19 April) and ending Easter Monday (22 April), along with the ANZAC Day holiday (Thursday 25 April). City of Ballarat offices will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day but all kerbside bin collections will be as normal.  For further information on service closures in Ballarat over the Easter and ANZAC Day breaks, click here. Read more »

ANIMALES ONLINE MOVES TO MAIR ST LOCATION 17 April 2019

After shipping from Ballarat to far corners of Australia and overseas since 2017, Animales online has recently moved their storage facilities to a new location on 75 Mair St East (next to Clark Rubber and Lincraft). The new warehouse is open to the public every Friday and Saturday between 10 am and 5 pm.  Ballarat residents now have the opportunity to Click and Collect or to pop in directly and check out the growing range of beautiful and unique animal themed products.  Animales online stocks over 800 different items form Kids' things, jewellery,  handbags, ceramics, kitchen tools and books to a small selection of pet accessories and more.  Most items are exclusive to Animales online and not available in other stores in Australia. The full range is available here Read more »

ANNOUNCMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR - NEVETT FORD 17 April 2019

Nevett Ford is pleased to announce the appointment of James Remington as a Director of the firm, effective March 2019. James is an experienced commercial litigator and an Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations. James is the only Ballarat-based Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations. When James is not working or spending time with his young family, he is an average cyclist, occasional guitarist, pedestrian cook and terrible golfer. Read complete profile here Read more »

WHAT'S ON THIS EASTER WEEKEND 17 April 2019

Good Friday Jam at The Western: Help them to raise money for the Good Friday Appeal with five hours of live music featuring DJ Vince Peach, Izzy Losi and the Auracles, Immy Owusu and Grim Fawkner from 3.30pm Tickets HERE 2019 Power FM - Mars Easter Egg Hunt: On Saturday April 20 at Alfred Deakin Place they're putting on an egg-citing Easter event for families! Tickets HERE  Ballarat Beer Hop: This Easter Saturday you can work your way through 6 of Ballarat's favourite venues who will be featuring 12 of Ballarat and Victoria's top Breweries, and six of the regions best Wineries! Tickets HERE Read more »

BUSINESS DAY OUT 2019

Wednesday 29 May  Are you looking for ideas and inspiration to take your business to another level? Business Day Out is an annual full day gathering for businesses right across Regional Victoria. Participants will hear from a variety of keynote speakers and have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals throughout the day. This conference is designed and priced to ensure it is accessible for all businesses. Will we see you at Business Day Out, May 29? Early bird price registrations now open!  Check out the 2019 speaker line up here... Read more »