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Our stories of kindness
When a city bands together, incredible things happen and that’s exactly what is taking place in Ballarat right now.
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Opportunities to get involved
Events across the region are always looking for additional support. Find out more about how you can get involved.
While you're at home - keeping young ones engaged
As we all stay home to try and stop the coronavirus spread and flatten the curve, it's important to keep young minds and bodies engaged. Here are a few suggestions.
Bury a time capsule
Time capsules are usually things you’ve seen in movies. Childhood friends make a pact to be friends forever and add their treasured items to be opened in 20 years’ time. You might remember the 148-year-old time capsule that was unearthed beneath the Burke and Wills memorial in Sturt Street in May 2011, or the time capsule found at the Ballarat Base Hospital from 1935. Time capsules are a way to record the presen...
The Engaging Children in Decision Making guide was first published in 2013 as a partnership project by Melton, Brimbank, Wyndham, Maribrynong and Ballarat City Councils. Funding was received in 2023 from the Department of Education to update the guide to include Victorian Child Safe Standards, Best Start Guidelines and information, evidence, and best practice examples from the period 2013-2023.The guide is a practical resource for all professiona...
Be Kind Be Connected
Welcome to our page, Be Kind— Be Connected, designed specifically for our casual and volunteer workforce. This platform will provide you with access to up-to-date information, helpful resources and tools to keep you connected with us. We will continue to communicate with you on this platform and encourage you to view the site regularly. Please call the People and Culture team on 5320 5699 or email peopleandcultu...
Start your family research journey while we’re staying home
Have you wanted to start researching your family history and find out more about your ancestors?