The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a suite of new projects across regional and rural Victoria to deliver the infrastructure that locals and visitors need.
More regional Victorians recovering from drug and alcohol dependency now have specialised court services and support closer to home with the opening of a dedicated new Drug Court in Ballarat.
The Andrews Labor Government is boosting internet speeds for thousands of households and businesses with upgrades to fixed wireless networks underway.
The Andrews Labor Government will refurbish Federation TAFE’s training restaurant and invest in Australia’s first apprenticeship for wind turbine blade technicians, under a raft of investments to provide better training options for Ballarat jobseekers.
An innovative leadership program will encourage more women to represent their local communities as the Andrews Labor Government continues to support the advancement of women in local government.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced that a Local Adult and Older Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Service will be established in Ballarat and its doors will be open from mid-2023.
The Ballarat station precinct has been transformed into a vibrant commercial, transport and community space, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.
Works are underway to upgrade one of Ballarat’s busiest intersections to better connect cyclists and pedestrians to Ballarat’s centre.
Ballarat’s impressive Eureka Sports Precinct has been given a further boost with the opening of Stage Two of Selkirk Stadium.
Aboriginal Victorians are among those donning the greens in new jobs to prepare the state for this fire season as part of an Andrews Labor Government employment program. Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford today visited the Sebastopol Depot to announce the creation of 50 new..
New life-saving road crash rescue tools have been rolled out across the state to help Country Fire Authority volunteers rescue road trauma victims even faster.
Ballarat’s improved bus network is now up and running with more than 70 extra trips, a new timetable and buses using the station’s new bus interchange for the first time.
More Victorians will have a place to call home thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s social housing investment in the Ballarat and wider Grampians area.
More basketball games are bouncing into regional Victoria in January 2022 as part of a festival of women’s basketball, with seven additional WNBL fixtures confirmed for Ballarat and Traralgon.
Ballarat will host a NRL pre-season match for the first time when Melbourne Storm take on Newcastle Knights on 27 February 2022 at Mars Stadium in a win for rugby league fans and local businesses.
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring families in need can continue putting a meal on the table with fresh food and meals delivered through community food relief programs.
Ballarat’s growing ranks of BMXers and skaters can now take their riding to the next level thanks to the completion of a new BMX pump track complete with skate elements, the latest new sport and recreation facilities to open at the fast-developing Strengthening Wendouree Community Recreation Precinct.
Ballarat will remain the regional home of the Western Bulldogs until 2024, thanks to a new three-year partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and the football club.