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Ballarat To Showcase Gold Diggers’ Bling In New Exhibition

The Andrews Labor Government is helping attract more visitors to Ballarat by assisting the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) market their exhibition, 19th Century BLING – Goldfields Jewellery. In Ballarat today alongside Minister for Tourism John Eren to promote the Government’s new tourism..

Grass Is Greener At Ballarat’s Eureka Stadium

Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today joined Member for Wendouree, Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong, Geoff Howard to celebrate the commencement of the turf-laying on the newly redeveloped oval at Ballarat’s Eureka Stadium. The project is expected to create 38 construction jobs, attract..

Free Wi-Fi Pilot For Ballarat CBD

Locals and visitors to Ballarat will now be able to connect to a free public Wi-Fi service across a number of outdoor public spaces as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Wi-Fi Project, a new 5-year pilot program.

$8 Million Investment To Revitalise Sovereign Hill

The Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today visited Sovereign Hill to formally confirm the Andrews Labor Government’s $8 million investment in the $12.8 million ‘By Day and By Night’ project that will help the treasured tourism icon attract more visitors and make an even greater contribution to the local and state economy.

Ballarat Comments On Station Precinct Redevelopment

The Andrews Labor Government, in partnership with the City of Ballarat, hosted a community information session for the $25 million Ballarat Station precinct redevelopment project in Ballarat this afternoon. The project delivery team spoke to members of the public on the progress that has been..

Community Consultation On Eureka Precinct Underway

Community consultation on the development of Ballarat’s Eureka Stadium and other nearby facilities have begun with members of the public being given the opportunity to provide feedback on design concepts late yesterday. Preliminary design concepts were released last month and feedback from the meeting will..

New Campaign Shows The Moment Is Now For Ballarat

A new campaign designed to put Ballarat on the map and attract new residents, visitors, students and new industries to the city was unveiled today. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today officially launched the ‘Ballarat – The Moment Is Now’ media campaign, which aims..

Ballarat West Employment Zone Civil Works Begin

In a boost for local jobs, Ballarat’s largest civil construction company, Pipecon, has won the tender to deliver internal roads and services as part of the first stage of works at the Ballarat West Employment Zone. Announcing the contract at a sod-turning ceremony to mark..

Full Steam Ahead For Ballarat Station Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government’s $25 million investment to revive the Ballarat Station precinct has taken another step forward today with the launch of Expressions of Interest to the market. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today opened the project for Expressions of Interest and invited..

Business Day Out To Boost Ballarat Small Businesses

Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today opened the Commerce Ballarat Business Day Out, a key event for small businesses in the Ballarat and surrounding regions. Supported by the Andrews Labor Government, the event promotes excellence, innovation and growth in the regional business community. Around..

Ballarat: Home To New Jobs, Industries And Families

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Ballarat region recover from the jobs crisis and four years of Coalition cuts to local schools, hospitals and services. The 2015-16 Victorian Budget invests in the things that local families need to live a healthy, safe and comfortable..

Labor To Support Community Leaders In Regional Victoria

Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today announced the Andrews Labor Government will secure the Regional Community Leadership Program with $8 million in funding, delivering on a key election commitment. The new funding package, to be provided over the next four years, will be delivered..

Sovereign Hill: Victoria’s Most Valuable Tourist Icon

Sovereign Hill is one of the Ballarat region’s key drivers of economic growth and jobs, making it Victoria’s most valuable tourist asset, according to a new report. The Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today launched the Sovereign Hill Economic Impact Study which highlighted the..