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Leadership Learnings - Ballarat Beyond COVID-19 Webinar Two - Economic Recovery

28 May 2020

CEO Michael Poulton talks with, David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank and Beth Jones, Chief Executive, Regional Development Victoria and Deputy Secretary, Rural and Regional Victoria (DJPR) about economic recover

Our carbon neutral future - Grampians New Energy Taskforce (GNet)

27 May 2020

The strategic plan, Roadmap to Zero Emissions for the Grampians Region (R2Z), shows how with clear and targeted actions from within the region and beyond, from government and industry, the region can achieve beyond zero emissions.

Leadership That Transforms

20 May 2020

Committee for Ballarat is now recruiting for an LBWR Program Lead. This role will work in collaboration with LBWR's internal and external stakeholders to continue to lead the development of the 2020 program through a year that has thrown many challenges

Leadership Learnings with Sara Quon and Damien Butler - Sovereign Hill

01 May 2020

Committee for Ballarat Webinar Series. Sovereign Hill Chair Damien Butler and CEO Sara Quon share their leadership learnings following the shutdown of their operations due to COVID-19.

Community Leadership Champion Extends Her Reach

16 Apr 2020

Committee for Ballarat wishes Michelle Whyte, Executive Officer of Leadership Ballarat & Western Region (LBWR), every success as she moves on to a community development role in the Western Region.

Ballarat Beyond COVID-19

09 Apr 2020

As a future-focused organisation with a diverse membership base, Committee has a unique capacity for collaboration and leadership.

#sharethecare part 2

30 Mar 2020

The next video in our #sharethecare series. With some great tips on how to look after ourselves and each other from: UFS Dispensaries Ltd, Ballarat Community Health, Ballarat Oncology

#sharethecare part 3

30 Mar 2020

Our Ballarat community is strong and resilient, by working together we can keep Ballarat safe #sharethecare #bekindballarat

Card Cards

27 Mar 2020

We asked #LBWR19 participant Liv Lorkin from Tech Studio to create a Care-Card postcard to keep people connected and cared for: we want to empower people to do something practical and helpful.


17 Mar 2020

Together we can fight off Coronavirus. Together is about looking after each other, to help in ways that allows others to do what they must do. This starts with our front-line healthcare workers being at work, so they can be at their best. #sharethecare

Health in Focus!

11 Mar 2020

An in dept look at our health sector: Ballarat health providers explored with us what is unique about their work in the health sector, their challenges and what their organisation will look like in a city of 200,000 people.

De-railing Marvellous Melbourne

19 Feb 2020

If we don't seriously invest in our rail network, including fast regional rail, we will rob Melbourne of its most liveable qualities and instead, watch as rampant population growth continues to stretch the outer urban boundaries of the city, geographicall