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Ballarat Community Awards
The Ballarat Community Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of community members who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives of everyone in the region. The annual Ballarat Citizen of the Year, Ballarat Young Citizen of the Year and Community Activity of the Year Awards are announced in January each year.
The City of Ballarat Youth Awards provide the opportunity to recognise and celebrate our city’s outstanding young people aged 12 -25. Since 2005, the City of Ballarat Youth Awards have recognised the outstanding contributions that young people make in the Ballarat community. We wish to shine a light on the leadership, innovation, kindness, and exemplary commitment to community that young people demonstrate. In 2022 you will see ...
The Ballarat Heritage Awards recognise those who work hard to sustain Ballarat’s heritage and help it to thrive. Nominations for the 2019 Ballarat Heritage Awards close in April. 2019 Winners The National Trust People's Choice Award Winner: David Waldron, Katrina Hill and Tom Hodgson Tales of Rat City podcast series Conservation of a heritage place Winner: Uniting Ballarat and S.J. Weir...
Putting Ballarat's spa industry on the map
On the morning after the World Luxury Spa Awards in St Petersburg Russia, Sarah Emmanuel woke up in a hotel room to her phone buzzing. Still half asleep, she was surprised to see so many congratulatory messages from staff and clients.
Ballarat Senior of the Year Awards
Thank an inspirational older person in your life with a nomination today
The Ballarat Senior of the Year Awards recognise the contribution older people in Ballarat make to our community. The Awards celebrate the people of Ballarat whose volunteer involvement supports and inspires others in our community. We invite you to nominate colleagues, friends or family members to be considered for the 2022 Ballarat Senior of the Year Award categories. The categories are: the volunteering award th...
Victorian Seniors Festival
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Victorian Seniors Festival is being held online this year. This important Victorian Government initiative celebrates older Victorians and the valuable contribution they make to our community. It is an opportunity for older Victorians to enjoy especially curated visual and audio content. To find out more click here
Youth Council builds a brighter future
The City of Ballarat Council is part of our everyday life. It is involved in many aspects of our city. But did you know there is another Council in Ballarat? The City of Ballarat has a Youth Council, which is working to enhance opportunities and outcomes for Ballarat’s youth.
Ballarat named as finalist in 2021 Companion Animal Rescue Awards
The Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal Rescue Awards has just announced the Ballarat Animal Shelter as a finalist in the category of ‘Outstanding Council Animal Shelter’. The Rescue Awards shines the light on rescue groups, animal shelters, and companion animal welfare organisations who continue to save thousands of animal lives during these challenging ...
Ballarat – a finalist in the Top Tourism Town awards 2022
The City of Ballarat is urging community members and visitors to tap into their pride and love of Ballarat and vote for the city in the 2022 Victorian Top Tourism Town Awards. The community vote carries a 25% weighting to the overall result, so lovers of Ballarat are strongly encouraged to vote. Ballarat has been listed as a finalist for its submission which includes a self-drive itinerary through Ballarat and surrounds, d...