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Winter in Ballarat | ourballarat winter 2023
Winter is a great time to invite your friends and family from outside the region to Ballarat. From the well-known Winter Festival to Ballarat’s hidden gems, Ballarat In The Know has all the information you need to become the ultimate host to your friends and family visiting from out of town.
Mayor's Message | ourballarat winter 2023
One of the six goals that form the City of Ballarat’s current Council Plan states that we will be ‘a healthy, connected and inclusive community’
New swim teachers | ourballarat winter 2023
With pools across the state closed during the pandemic, many swimming teachers left the profession to find work elsewhere. When pools finally reopened again, there was a chronic short supply of swimming teachers.
Advocating for the community | ourballarat winter 2023
The City of Ballarat’s Youth Ambassadors are putting their passion for advocacy into practice with a new program developed by staff at the Eureka Centre.
Connecting the links | ourballarat winter 2023
Travelling around Ballarat on a bicycle is becoming easier and safer as separated cycling trails begin to link up across the city. The trails are designed to allow people aged eight to 80 to safely and confidently get around Ballarat, providing another convenient transport option for many people to use. The trails also benefit those walking, jogging, commuting and those who just want safer, more accessible and connected links to navigate their co...
Eating well and feeling good | ourballarat winter 2023
Launched in October last year, the trial ‘Eat Well Feel Good’ initiative has added a range of healthy food options to the menu at the Selkirk Stadium café. Now the trial is complete, the healthy food options are here to stay.
Cleaning Ballarat’s streets | ourballarat winter 2023
Unless you are up early in the morning, you may not know about or see the work of the City of Ballarat Street Cleaning team. However, as Supervisor Street Cleaning David James says, you would certainly notice if this dedicated team were not out and about before sunrise keeping the city streets clean.
A dedicated space for guide and assistance dogs | ourballarat winter 2023
For City of Ballarat Disability Advisory Committee member Heidi Biggin, the biggest stress of having her guide dog Freya is finding safe, discreet green spaces to take Freya to relieve herself in public.
A colourful floral welcome | ourballarat summer 2023-24
The majestic Victoria Street gardens provide a bright and warm welcome to hundreds of visitors and residents to Ballarat every day. This grand floral entrance is the work of the City of Ballarat’s dedicated City Entrances team.
Growing a love of Begonias | ourballarat autumn 2023
Since it was first launched in 1953, the Ballarat Begonia Festival has become one of Australia’s oldest and much loved free community events. The City of Ballarat’s nursery gardeners work year round to cultivate and curate our beautiful and rare begonias for the city’s annual celebration of flowers.