Delivering for Ballarat

Upgrading Community Facilities

The Morrison Government is delivering vital funding to improve liveability and community facilities in the Ballarat electorate.

UPGRADING LOCAL PARKS AND TRAILS

  • Clunes trail loop upgrades;
  • Daylesford – Coomoora Trail construction;
  • Doug Lindsay Recreation Reserve security upgrades;
  • Lidgett Street, Bacchus Marsh landscaping works; and
  • Sports field, Bacchus Marsh works.

SUPPORTING LOCAL COMMUNITIES

  • Supporting returned soldiers through the Saluting Their Service  Program including the Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch and the Discharged LGBTI Veterans Association;
  • Backing regional shows including the Clunes and District Agricultural Society in Ballarat
  • Supporting local charities with $315,593 in recent community support grants to local charities including:
  • The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust;
  • The Uniting Church (Victoria and Tasmania);
  • Anglicare Victoria;
  • Catholic Care Victoria Tasmania;
  • The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust;
  • The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Co-operative Limited;
  • VincentCare Victoria;
  • Anglicare Victoria;
  • Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc.;
  • CatholicCare Victoria Tasmania;
  • Community Information & Support Victoria Inc.;
  • Sacred Heart Mission Inc. and

IMPROVING COMMUNITY SAFETY

  • $450,000 community safety upgrade for central Ballarat including CCTV cameras

BUSHFIRE SUPPORT

  • The Morrison Government is providing $225,000 to the City of Ballarat to support its bushfire mitigation works.
Media Releases

Funding boost for local volunteers in regional Victoria

Eighteen local community groups across the electorates of Ballarat, Bendigo, Corangamite, Corio and Gorton will benefit from a share of $2.7 million from the Morrison Government to support the work of local volunteers. The grants awarded are between $1,000 and $5,000, and will enable local organisations to better support their

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