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BARKLY SQUARE OPEN DAY THIS FRIDAY 13 November 2019

The Barkly Square precinct has been a hub for learning since 1862. It is being transformed into a vibrant and green community centre focusing on education, training and employment outcomes in the Central Highlands and surrounding regions. BGT Jobs + Training are proud to be leading this transformational change. This Friday the 15th they will be holding an open day for everyone to come and experience the fantastic space. The day will include a twilight market, face painting and the Four Corners Cafe will be open! For more information, click HERE. Read more »

SNAP FITNESS BALLARAT 10 YEAR BIRTHDAY! 13 November 2019

In addition to the world class facilities, Snap Fitness Ballarat has a team of qualified personal trainers to keep you motivated to ensure you reach your fitness goals. Group Fitness classes and outdoor bootcamps are also available. They have something for everyone, regardless of your fitness level or your age.Snap Fitness is celebrating their 10th birthday from 12th Nov - 14th Nov. To celebrate they are giving away a heap of prizes, discounted memberships, and freebies! Click HERE for more information. Read more »

2019 CAFS CHRISTMAS DRIVE 13 November 2019

Whilst retailers are decking out their shelves with the latest toys, decorations, cards and wrapping paper, the team as Cafs are putting together 'wish lists' from children in their care. They're sure you'll agree that everyone deserves something special on Christmas Day however they need your help. It's only thanks to generous donations from companies, staff, customers and the community that Cafs can continue to provide Christmas cheer to children in need. If your business, community or sporting group would like to donate to Cafs this Christmas, you can find out more information HERE. Read more »

GRANT APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR LOCALS BY LOCALS 13 November 2019

Funding opportunities for local organisations are available as Ballarat Connected Communities announces the first round of grant applications are open. Ballarat Connected Communities (BCC) is an independent body overseeing charitable grants derived from the three Bendigo Bank branches across Ballarat. It is a not for profit company, providing a platform for community groups and organisations to apply for funding across a number of different sectors, located in the Ballarat area. For more information, click HERE. Read more »

2019 SPORTSBET BALLARAT CUP 13 November 2019

Saturday November 23 2019, Sportsbet-Ballarat hosts the 2019 Sportsbet Ballarat Cup. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, with prize money increasing in the Sportsbet Ballarat Cup to $500,000, making it the richest regional race in Victoria! The day will be actioned packed on and off the track, highlighted by the Central Square Fashions on the Field. Marquee and hospitality packages are selling fast. Contact the club on (03) 5334 6273 or visit  here  Read more »

LIVE MUSIC FRIDAYS 13 November 2019

Music Fridays at Inexterior! For the next 6 Friday go along after work to unwind after a long week with some live music, drinks and a yummy tapas menu, starting from 5:30pm - 9:30pm at Inexterior, 401-403 Mair Street 🎤🍸🍻🥂 They are also child friendly! More info CLICK HERE www.inexteriorballarat.com.au Read more »

GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA TO VISIT BALLARAT 13 November 2019

Federation University Australia has the pleasure of inviting you to hear Her Excellency, the Honourable Linda Dessau, Governor of Victoria present at this year's Sir Albert Coates Oration, on Thursday, 28 November 2019. This is a rare opportunity for the Ballarat community and its leaders to hear from the Governor of Victoria. Please RSVP via this email by Monday 18 November. A dinner has also been organised by the Albert Coates Memorial Trust to follow the free public address. If you wish to attend please phone 0438 422 455 and speak to Neil to book. The dinner is $58.00 per person.  Read more »

CAN YOU SPARE SOME CHANGE? 13 November 2019

Help A Little Change, A Big Difference break a Guinness world record for the longest line of coin! The record is currently held by Austria at 75km, time for Australia, and Ballarat, to take the title! All donations go to help support the BRICC Wellness Centre which helps support cancer patients within the Ballarat and Grampians region. They encourage businesses to run their own fundraisers and/or put a coin jar in their place of business (these can be dropped off to your business just contact A Little Change, A Big Difference). On December 6th, 2019 they will meet at Llanberris Athletic Track and all that have participated will be invited along to start the official attempt. Find out more information here Read more »