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GovHub to provide entry level jobs for students

A GovHub manager says the facility will offer a number of opportunities to students and university graduates. Operations manager at Consumer Affairs Nick Eaton says contact centres within the facility will provide entry level pathways into...

Organisations benefit from state-funded solar systems

The Ballarat Table Tennis Association has a new state-funded solar system. A system worth upwards of 20k has been installed at the centre as well as at McCallum Industries and Ballarat Child and Family Services.   They...

Vax roll-out ramps up in Ballarat from today

  Ballarat Health Services have revealed plans to extend the Covid vaccine roll-out to over-50s from next week. Chief Executive Dale Fraser says the age-group will be eligible from May 3 at their Mercure Hotel Hub, provided...

Drizzle fails to dampen Ballarat Anzac spirit

Despite less than ideal weather at times, crowds of around 2500 were reported at both the dawn and 11am Anzac Day services in Ballarat at the Sturt Street Cenotaph yesterday. By comparison, the 11am service normally...

Coaches to replace trains on Ballarat line from Tuesday

Ballarat trains will be out of action for eleven days from Tuesday as part of annual maintenance works.  Coaches will replace rail services for the entire journey on the Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough lines. Spokesperson for the...

Mercure Covid clinic to expand services from Monday

The Mercure Covid-19 vaccination facility in Ballarat will be open to anyone over 70 from Monday. People will receive the AstraZenica jab and will no longer have to go through a GP referral. Walk-in’s are permitted, however...

Old CBD buildings to go under hammer

Two well-known buildings in Ballarat’s CBD are set to go under the hammer. The old state savings bank at 48 Sturt Street will be auctioned off on June 18.  Meanwhile the building which once belonged to Berry,...

Ballarat RSL urges last minutes Anzac Day registrations

Crowd registration numbers are lower than the normal numbers expected for Ballarat's Anzac Day services at the Cenotaph in Sturt Street. After being cancelled because of the pandemic last year both the 6am dawn service and...