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COMMITTEE FOR BALLARAT WELCOMES NEW CHAIR 15 August 2018

A big welcome to Nick Beale as the new Chair of Committee for Ballarat, Nick replaces Janet Dore who stepped down from the role on August 8. Janet has been a strong advocate for our city to every level of Government and we thank her for her outstanding contribution. We look forward to working with Nick, Mel and the team into the future.  Read more »

RUNWAY ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS - NOW OPEN 15 August 2018

Applications are now open for Runway Ballarat Accelerator Program - so put down that pick/shovel/caffe latte and jump on our website for more info. Do it! The program aims to take great ideas to a global market. They want startups that have global aspirations. As part of a six-month program, you will gain access to a purpose built co-working space. More information here Read more »

REGIONAL MANUFACTURING CLUSTERS 2018-2020 PROGRAM 15 August 2018

Regional Manufacturing Clusters is an initiative of the Victorian Government, delivered by Ai Group, to support regional manufacturers to invest in innovation, develop capability and grow. This initiative will grow jobs and investment in regional Victoria. Participating businesses will receive tailored support for: improved business processes; new market exploration; skills development; business to business and business to research organisation collaboration; and development of organisational culture which fosters innovation and continuous improvement. For more information click here Read more »

THE HOPATHON 15 August 2018

Hop Temple are super excited to announce that their holding the first annual Hopathon on November 10th! What is it you ask? It's a 0.6KM Fun Run for the rest of us.... And no you don't have to hop. Have you always wanted to say you've completed a fun run, but it's hard when your training schedule consists of brews and food? Then the Hopathon is for you, a 600m run around the Hop block where you'll get a T-Shirt, headband, and completion medal to show off to all your family. The event is proudly supporting the Special Care Nursery.  More information here Read more »

OBESITY MANAGEMENT INTEREST GROUP 14 August 2018

Mr Douraid Abbas from Central Highlands Surgeons invites you to this month's Obesity Management Interest Group. Covering the latest knowledge and research surrounding obesity, diabetes and lipoedema as well as information about the Ballarat Prevention Lab project. Tuesday the 28th of August, 6.30pm - 7.30pm St John of God Hospital Function Room 1, Floor 1. RSVP 5332 8100 or office@chsurgeons.com.au  Read more »

YOU'RE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH OF MADE OF BALLARAT 14 August 2018

Made of Ballarat is a new movement celebrating the creativity and craftsmanship of Ballarat and surrounds. It brings Ballarat's restless energy and progressive spirit to life through the endeavours of the region's makers - our artisans. Made of Ballarat encourages a new generation of culturally engaged visitors to come and experience the real Ballarat for themselves. Join Noel Dempsey and the Visit Ballarat team to learn more about Made of Ballarat, talk about how you can get involved and to preview the cinema ad, which launches on screens in Melbourne the same week. To be held on Friday 24 August from 4pm - 5.30pm at Regent Cinemas Ballarat, Cinema 1, 49 Lydiard St Nth Read more »