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Saturday, November 01, 2014

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Roland Rocchicceli

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Lucas welcomes first primary school

Published on: 29-10-2014
Lucas welcomes first primary school INTEGRA has signed a contract with the Catholic Education Office and the Cathedral Parish for land to establish a new Catholic Primary School at Lucas, Integra’s newest community. The proposed new school will provide families with contemporary facilities to meet the needs of residents seeking a Catholic education in Lucas and the surrounding commun...

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AN exhibition of small format artworks from Arte Ramelau

Published on: 29-10-2014
AN exhibition of small format artworks from Arte Ramelau AN exhibition of small format artworks from Arte Ramelau, Ainaro, Timor Leste; Northern Queensland Aboriginal artists; and Ballarat and region artists will be opening at the Backspace Gallery on October 30 (‘Nine By Five More or Less’).All funds raised from the Arte Ramelau exhibition support the development of Arte Ramelau, a Ballarat-Ainaro youth...

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St Francis Xavier Primary School centenary celebrations

Published on: 29-10-2014
St Francis Xavier Primary School centenary celebrations St Francis Xavier Primary School centenary celebrations took place over the weekend, culminating with a celebration of mass in St Patrick’s Cathedral, followed by an afternoon tea.Originally established as a boy’s boarding school in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy, it officially opened as a school in 1914.In the mid seventies the school became co-educ...

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Gold Rush Comes to Ballarat Regional Cancer Centre with Sovereign Hill

Published on: 29-10-2014
Gold Rush Comes to Ballarat Regional Cancer Centre with Sovereign Hill THE Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC), the Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre (BAROC), and Sovereign Hill are celebrating the gold standard in cancer care as they came together to mark National Radiographers and Radiation Therapists Week, held from 3-8 November.The week will provide an opportunity to educate the community an...

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Rokewood CFA Annual Dinner & Award Presentation

Published on: 29-10-2014
Rokewood CFA Annual Dinner & Award Presentation ON Friday 10th of October, 2014 the Rokewood Rural Fire Brigade held their annual dinner and award presentation evening. Approximately 90 CFA members, families and guests attended the event.CFA Service Awards were presented by Bob Barry, Assistant Chief Officer, and Ian Beswick, Acting Operations Manager District 7, to the following members: Peter ...

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Arts Minister announces Archies for Ballarat in 2015–16

Published on: 29-10-2014
Arts Minister announces Archies for Ballarat in 2015–16 THE Art Gallery of Ballarat will be the next Victorian regional gallery to host one of the country’s most popular touring exhibitions, the Archibald Prize. It was announced today that the Ballarat Gallery will present the touring version of Australia’s most famous art prize in 2015 and 2016.Minister for the Arts, the Hon Heidi Victoria MP visited t...

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Ballarat Fly Fishing

Published on: 29-10-2014
Ballarat Fly Fishing THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club held the Wastell Competition, the club’s major competition of the year last weekend.Club president Alan Townsend said the competition was named after one of the club founder’s, Victor Wastell.“This was our major club competition and it involved other fly fishing clubs from around Victoria,” he said.“There were about si...

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Hey,Coach Hayes

Published on: 23-10-2014
Hey,Coach Hayes FTER eighteen years as a player for the Ballarat Miners Eric Hayes has signed on as head coach for the next two years.Hayes has had an impressive career with the Miners and is the all-time leader for SEABL (South East Australian Basketball League) games played, and holds the same record at the Miners, where he is a leader for points, assists and st...

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THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club

Published on: 23-10-2014
THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club held the Wastell Competition, the club’s major competition of the year last weekend.Club president Alan Townsend said the competition was named after one of the club founder’s, Victor Wastell.“This was our major club competition and it involved other fly fishing clubs from around Victoria,” he said.“There were about si...

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North Ballarat City Win Back to Back Flags in the BFL

Published on: 25-09-2014
North Ballarat City Win Back to Back Flags in the BFL IT”S not how you start but how you finish in North Ballarat City’s books, as they overcame a slow first half to claim back-to-back premierships in Saturdays Ballarat Football League grand final, demolishing Ballarat by 53 points.Eastern Oval was all noise and colour as the two local teams fought it out but North proved too strong in the third drawi...

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Melton Take the title in BFL

Published on: 25-09-2014
Melton Take the title in BFL Coach and GS for melton 2014 PremiersMelissa McCauley in control THE Ballarat Football Netball League season has come to a close with grand finals played on Saturday.Melton netballers claimed their first victory in 13 years after a stellar performance against Sunbury, winning 48-33.Melton was in top form right from the first whistle, sticking to t...

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Skipton dream come true Winning netball Finals

Published on: 17-09-2014
Skipton dream come true Winning netball Finals Skipton Netball coach Stacey Rea  SKIPTON’S fairytale came true last Saturday after a grand final victory against Hepburn – by a mere goal and creating history by becoming the first former Lexton Plains team to claim the premiership.The game could not have been more nail-biting with the winner decided after the final whistle when Skipton goal...

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