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Humffray Street Gates Restored and Returned

Work to revitalise the heritage style rail gates at the Humffray Street level crossing has been completed, following extensive consultation with Heritage Victoria.

Regional Victoria’s Unemployment Rate

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more Victorians find work, with new data out today showing near record low unemployment for regional Victoria.

School Boost Pays Off for Delacombe Kids

The Andrews Labor Government is investing to ensure kids in growing Ballarat have the high-quality school facilities they deserve for many years to come.

Support to Restore Historic Rotundas

Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced that the Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Ballarat Cemeteries Trust with a grant of $128,000 to restore two significant rotundas; one at the Ballarat New Cemetery and one at the Ballarat Old Cemetery.  

Much Needed Boost for Ballarat Community Sporting Clubs

Redan and Lake Wendouree Football Netball clubs are among more than 150 grassroots clubs across Victoria that will share in more than $1 million as a reward for playing their part in keeping our roads safe.

More Jobs: Ballarat Manufacturing Precinct Grows

The Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ) is going from strength-to-strength with five new tenants bringing more than 150 new jobs to the precinct – cementing BWEZ as an engine room for growth in regional Victoria.

Pop-Up Vax Clinic in Wendouree

The Victorian Government is bringing vaccines to the areas that need them most, by launching a massive community pop-up vaccination program targeting 100 priority postcodes across the state.

Opening the Doors to our Regional Recovery

The Victorian Government is supercharging Ballarat’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by investing in dozens of projects that create jobs, encourage visitors and support local communities.  

$80 Million In Regional Housing Funding Up For Grabs

The Victorian Government is calling on all developers and landowners in regional Victoria to put forward any developments or vacant land that could be turned into social or affordable housing.

Lockdown In City Of Ballarat To Lift On Schedule

On the advice of the Chief Health Officer, the seven-day lockdown in the City of Ballarat will lift at 11:59pm tonight, 22 September, with public health officials increasingly confident that the spread of cases in the city is under control.

Rolling On With New Jobs For Ballarat

The Victorian Government is supporting local jobs with a new train-building contract with Alstom to design and build 25 new X’Trapolis 2.0 trains in Ballarat. The partnership with Alstom will support around 750 jobs in manufacturing and the supply chain – including a 60 per cent local content quota to support local skilled manufacturing jobs including trainee and apprenticeship positions.