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Community Membership Applications Are Now Open!

25 Oct 2018

Applications are now open for six Community membership positions at Committee for Ballarat for people who are passionate about the community in which they live and would like to be involved in Committee's work.


45 Minutes to Melbourne! Opposition Announces $19 Billion Rail Plan

03 Oct 2018

Our Chair, Nick Beale, aka 59-minute-nick, has been outpaced by Opposition announcement. State Opposition leader Matthew Guy announces $19 billion rail plan.


Nick Beale Takes Over the Reins as Committee for Ballarat Chair

15 Aug 2018

After three years as Chair of Committee for Ballarat, Janet Dore handed over the reins to Chair-Elect, Nick Beale, at Committee for Ballarat's Board Meeting on Wednesday 8 August.


Ballarat Foundation Community Impact Grants NOW OPEN!

28 Jun 2018

The Ballarat Foundation Collective Impact Grants Program (CIGP) is one of two annual grant programs delivered by the Ballarat Foundation and its affiliate organisation, United Way Ballarat. They aim to break the cycle of disadvantage in Ballarat.


Our Priorities - State Election 2018

07 Jun 2018

Connectivity, New Energy, Regionalisation, Community Leadership


We really are More Than Gold

16 May 2018

On Tuesday 15 May our More Than Gold book and campaign was launched.


More than Gold

28 Mar 2018

Watch this stunning video on our More Than Gold campaign. We will launch this exciting campaign on Tuesday 15 May 2018.


Melton Train Line Upgrade Listed Among Nation's Top Priorities

28 Mar 2018

The nation's peak infrastructure body has again highlighted the urgent need to get commuters from the outer western suburbs off regional trains in its latest priority list.


Techy Breaky - How Is Technology a Game-Changer for Your Industry?

22 Mar 2018

Committee for Ballarat members were treated to breakfast with a difference this morning (Thursday 22 March) at the new Ballarat Tech School.


Gerard FitzGerald Joins Committee for Ballarat

05 Mar 2018

Ballarat sporting identity Gerard FitzGerald has teamed with Committee for Ballarat in an effort to create and develop opportunities for community leadership and engagement in regional issues.


Reduce Your Risk and Train Your Leaders in Mental Health First Aid

22 Feb 2018

Do the leaders in your organisation know how to properly manage employees showing early signs of deteriorating mental health or a mental health crisis? Mentally healthy workplaces are critical to employee wellbeing.


Appointment of Committee for Ballarat Chair-Elect

21 Feb 2018

At its February meeting, the Committee for Ballarat Board endorsed the appointment of Nick Beale as Chair-Elect. Nick has been a member of the Board since December 2016.