Visitors from near and far can now wet their whistles with whisky, gin and vodka at Ballarat’s biggest distillery Itinerant Spirits, thanks to support from the Allan Labor Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today represented Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Steve Dimopoulos to tour the new state-of- the-art venue, which opened to the public last week.
Ballarat families in the Grampians region will continue to receive the best healthcare with a bigger and better emergency department now welcoming patients at the Ballarat Base Hospital.
I rise to speak in support of the Bail Amendment Bill 2023, which makes changes to Victoria’s bail laws to ensure that those accused of minor offending are not subject to harsh bail tests, while at the same time ensuring strict bail tests remain for those who pose a risk to community safety.
Seven Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigades in Western Victoria are now home to new heavy tankers ahead of the upcoming fire season as part of a $3.2 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government.
More than 2,500 Ballarat drivers are using Victoria’s first digital driver licences as the local pilot builds momentum ahead of a statewide rollout.
Well done to Ballarat Clarendon College students Katie Jackson and Lucy Richardson on their success at the World Rowing Under 19 Championships in Paris
Congratulations to Karenne Ann and Heather Horrocks on the opening of their Effacement exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
It is very, very good to have the opportunity to rise to contribute to the debate on the Energy Legislation Amendment Bill 2023, because energy security and supply is an important issue for Victorians. It is an important issue for my electorate of Wendouree.
Newcomers to freshwater fishing will catch tips and tricks from experts next month at the Ballarat Fishing Festival on Saturday 2 September. Minister for Outdoor Recreation Sonya Kilkenny today announced the free festival will mark the opening of the trout fishing season and celebrate all that fishing in the Central Highlands has to offer.
The Wendouree Senior Citizens Club is an outstanding organisation in my electorate, providing social and recreational activities for residents aged 55 years and over. It is so important that older community members remain physically active and socially connected, and the Wendouree Senior Citizens Club plays a vital role in providing opportunities for this.
Thousands of cycling fans are set to line the streets of Ballarat when the AusCycling Road National Championships return in 2024, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government and the City of Ballarat. Acting Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Ben Carroll today confirmed the prestigious tournament will return from 4 to 7 January next year.
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting manufacturers across the state to equip their workers with the cutting-edge digital skills needed to boost competitiveness and create more jobs of the future. Minister for Industry and Innovation Ben Carroll today visited Ballarat manufacturer SEM Fire and Rescue, which is one the businesses benefitting from the Labor Government‘s $4.5 million Digital Jobs for Manufacturing program.