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SHINE A LIGHT ON THE LAW: HARSH NEW PENALTIES FOR COVID-19 BREACHES 12 August 2020

Employers are now required to notify WorkSafe Victoria immediately after they become aware a staff member has received a positive coronavirus diagnosis.  Failing to notify WorkSafe can result in fines of up to $39,652 for an individual or $198,264 for a body corporate. The new laws are designed to incentivise employers to do the right thing. More information can be found HERE. - Leah Hickey Shine Lawyers Ballarat, Legal Practice Manager. Read more »

BALLARAT CONNECTED COMMUNITIES 12 August 2020

The Connected Communities program is a Bendigo Bank initiative that aims to assist in providing grants for projects that will enhance the prosperity of a broad range of local not for profit community organisations who can clearly demonstrate the social benefits of their project for their own members and/or the broader Ballarat Community. Ballarat Connected Communities currently has its next round of grants available. The grant's are open until next Monday. There are special grants this time around, to support Not for Profits that have been impacted by COVID-19. Read more HERE. Read more »

THE LIFESTYLE CHASE 12 August 2020

With plenty of time at home over the coming weeks, instead of completing another puzzle in lockdown, Lifestyle Travel Ballarat have created The Lifestyle Chase - their very own virtual race around the world! Over the next 5 weeks, completing each leg of the Lifestyle Chase will be an opportunity for you to discover inspiring destinations from all over the world, keep your brain ticking with online challenges, enjoy some healthy competition with fellow travellers to win weekly prizes, whilst supporting our local travel business. For more info and to join them and register your spot here Read more »

LEYROY MAC AWARD NOMINEE 12 August 2020

Leroy Mac Designs need your help. Rebecca has been nominated for four awards in the prestigious AusMumpreneur Awards - congrats! Two of these are peoples choice and are voted by the public. Bec is in number 5 And number 8 and it will only take you two short minutes (if that) to vote. LeRoy Mac appreciate their customers so very much, with out you they wouldn't be where we are today. You can vote HERE. Read more »

GARDENIA MAGNIFICA POP-UP SHOP 12 August 2020

Gardenia Flowers will have a pop-up shop in the courtyard at Webster's Cafe this Saturday from 8am-1pm. Come and say hello and enjoy the selection of fresh bouquets and indoor plants. Webster's will have you covered with coffee and brunch while you're there! Read more »