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PRO BUSINESS ELECTION POLICIES KEY 15 May 2019

As Australians head to the polls this weekend, many businesses will be keenly watching for pro-business promises from the elected party. The most recent Survey of Business Trends and Prospects from the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, released today, shows business sentiment is at a three-year low, with only 14 per cent of businesses anticipating stronger national growth in the year ahead. In metropolitan Melbourne, a key battleground for the major parties, just one in ten businesses expect Australian economic activity to increase over the next 12 months. Read more... Read more »

BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 15 May 2019

For over a decade, Ballarat Heritage Weekend has been delivering an immersive, engaging and fascinating experience for visitors. With a storied history and incredible streetscapes, Ballarat is an exciting place to explore and this event delicately intertwines the past and present to create a unique offering unlike any other. Over the weekend of May 25-26 experience something for the whole family, to see full program click here. Read more »

DANCING WITH OUR STARS 15 May 2019

The Ballarat Foundation is bringing the Swing, Glitz and Glamour back to the newly renovated Civic Hall on June 22nd. Ten well-known and much-loved local identities will battle it out on the dance floor for the glittered crown, and bragging rights to be named the inaugural winner of Ballarat's 'Dancing With Our Stars'. While our stars may be comfortable in classrooms, boardrooms, sporting fields and council chambers, they will all be working hard to be comfortable on the dance floor. For more information, click here.  Read more »