Congratulations to Sue Ryan our member from Organised by Sue from recently graduating as a Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization (CPO-CD®). These credentials are awarded to a professional organizer who has been educated in depth on the issues of chronic disorganization. The CPO-CD® program is for intermediate and advanced professional organizers who are looking to develop their skills, techniques and knowledge that can be applied in a practical way when working with clients who are affected by chronic disorganization. This is an internationally recognised qualification and Sue is one of only two organizers in Australia with the high level of training! How amazing. Read more »

POWER FM LADIES DAY 2019 16 October 2019

Thursday the 24th October the 2019 Power FM Ladies Day will kick off at the Ballarat Turf Club. For a fun filled day of fun, fashion, friends and racing make sure you book by Friday October 18th. Tickets include a 2 course meal plus champagne, cocktails and beverages throughout the day, racebook and entertainment, punters club, market stalls and fashion parades. The day commences from 12:30pm and tickets are $75 for Ballarat Turf Club Members, or $85 for non-members. To book, call 53334 6273 or email Read more »


Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service is seeking expressions of interest to join the Committee of Management. The Committee of Management has particular interest in attracting people with skills in strategic planning, policy, finance, grant seeking and fundraising. BGCLS is committed to ensuring the diversity of their Committee represents the diversity of their communities. Women, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, young people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To find out more, or make an application please click HERE. Read more »


RJMS Wine Bar is proud to present an evening of European style wine tasting. Mingle with your friends and other wine lovers while tasting superb local wines and cheeses. Our cheese platters will be placed on central tables in each of the three rooms to coincide with booking times ranging from 6 – 8 pm. Enjoy the warmth and ambience of our charmingly unique alfresco area. Sample some of the sixteen outstanding quality wines on offer, many of which are not usually available by the glass. For more info Click Here Read more »

HOPATHON 16 October 2019

Hop Temple are holding the second annual Hopathon on November 9th! 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, pint of beer and completion medal to show off to all your family. The event is proudly supporting the Special Care Nursery. Last year they raised $7,472.45, and this year they want to beat it! Get you TICKETS HERE Read more »


Ballarat Car Sales are happy to announce their next education session to help you get to know your vehicle. In this workshop, get hands on with the basics, including checking your oil and water, changing a tyre, jump starting your vehicle and much more. It will be held on Wednesday 16th October (tonight!) from 6pm-7pm at the Ballarat Car Sales Workshop. To RSVP CLICK HERE Read more »

BALLARAT IS OPEN 16 October 2019

The Ballarat is Open (BiO) project is about better understanding what our various brands and identities are throughout the city as well as looking more broadly at how the city ticks, what drives its growth, how we present the city to others, and how a greater number of our businesses and residents can share in the prosperity that a rapidly growing regional city brings. Commerce Ballarat members have an opportunity to be part of this project with a creative human-centred design sprint scheduled for next Tuesday 22 October:    A Vision and Identity for Ballarat Tuesday 22 October, 10.00am - 12.00pm This will explore what Ballarat's unique identity and personality is, what we want for our long-term future, and what might be holding us back from getting there. Click Here to Register If this time is not suitable, you are welcome to register for any of the other workshops being held throughout the city (see for details and links) Read more »