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Bright Future for Social Housing in Ballarat

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.

Basketball Bonanza Bound for Regional Victoria

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.

Storm Set to Cause a Sensation in Ballarat in 2022

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.

Wendouree BMX Track Officially Open

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.

Western Bulldogs to Bark in Ballarat until 2024

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.

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.