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Ballarat Leaders Delegation

25 Oct 2012

CEO John Kilgour will join a delegation of Ballarat business leaders heading to Canberra for a two-day visit to highlight a number of issues and opportunities for our region. During the visit, which commences on Tuesday 30 October,  the delegation will meet with a number of Ministers and Shadow Ministers. "We are entering an exciting period for Ballarat and it is imperative that we are proactive and work together to ensure we continue to be a leader in regional Australia"  said John Kilgour. Other participating organisations include: City of Ballarat, University of Ballarat, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat Health Services, Harwood Andrews and The Courier. The trip allows leaders to take a united approach in lobbying the Government on issues and projects that will benefit our region. Committee's key priorities are: Creating and growing leadership in the region to deliver long-term community benefits (Leadership Ballarat & Western Region and YAE Young Adult Empowerment program)  Working collaboratively with the City of Ballarat on teh development of a multi-purpose community and major events precinct Promoting regional developments that will facilitate business and community wellbeing through targeted investment and sustainable employment (Ballarat West Growth Zone) Driving connectivity that links and builds better communities (FastTrack Ballarat and Maximising e-Health) Any member wanting to find out more about the delegation should contact John Kilgour Mobile: 0421 342 398