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Beyond 2020 - Population Growth, Liveability, Sustainability, Connectivity, Leadership

16 Jul 2020

The centre piece of our priorities is the region’s Liveability, as it relates to sustainability, in the face of inevitable population growth.


Job Keeper - Letter to PM

16 Jul 2020

Committee for Ballarat, along with the City of Ballarat, Commerce Ballarat and Ballarat Regional Tourism, joined a growing list of submissions to the Prime Minster directly, to extend Job Keeper payment beyond 30 September, for those industries who need i


Sustainability and The Million Jobs Plan

16 Jul 2020

Committee has announced its ambition to work with its key stakeholders and the community, to develop Ballarat as a Sustainable City, carbon neutral, driven by 100% renewable energy.


Beyond 2020 with The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull

26 Jun 2020

Recording of our Action Plan Beyond 2020 session with special guest The Hon Malcolm Turnbull.


A time to reflect and reasses

25 Jun 2020

The last few months have been challenging for all of us as we continue to learn lessons in real-time about what it means to be resilient in the COVID-19 era. This time has also provided pause for reflection on my own priorities at my stage of life, and ha


Action Plan Beyond 2020 with The Hon Malcolm Turnbull

19 Jun 2020

On Friday 26 June 2020, as part of our Action Plan Beyond 2020, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull will join us to outline the ambition to inspire business, government and the community to bring to life a new energy future, that will transform local economies, crea


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.