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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...
Older residents honoured in Ballarat Senior of the Year Awards
Ballarat’s shining seniors have been officially recognised for their outstanding contributions to the city in a special ceremony.
Older Adults to Get Physical at Regional Victoria’s First Seniors Exercise Park
Ballarat’s older adults will now be able to enjoy greater outdoor physical activity following the launch of regional Victoria’s first Seniors Exercise Park. Situated at Mt Pleasant Reserve, the Exercise Park allows older adults to engage in physical programs as they also enjoy social interaction with others and is an important part of Council’s vision to become an Age Friendly community. The City of Ballarat has partnered wi...
Ballarat Seniors Festival returns in 2022
Our vibrant and active senior community are gearing up to celebrate the 2022 Ballarat Seniors Festival this October. After some long stretches of isolation, it is more important than ever for our senior community to get together, be social and connect with one another. With specially curated classes, activities, and entertainment for those aged 55 and over, the Ballarat Seniors Festival encourages just that. The month...
Older adults get physical
Ballarat’s older residents can head to Mt Pleasant Reserve to try out the new seniors’ exercise equipment.
Planning our parks | ourballarat winter 2022
Parks and gardens form the hearts and souls of cities and suburbs. They are more than meeting places and are integral to our sense of community.
Ballarat changemakers | ourballarat spring 2022
Anne Tudor paved the way for the creation of Australia’s first dementia-friendly forest and sensory trail in Ballarat. The dementia advocate was awarded the Mayor’s Award in the City of Ballarat’s Senior of the Year Awards in 2017 before being awarded the Premier’s Award for the Victorian Senior of the Year in 2021.