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Wimmera coach services receive a boost
Cr Tony Driscoll (Northern Grampians Shire Council Mayor), Cr Mary-Ann Brown (Southern Grampians Shire Council Mayor), Cr Gwenda Allgood (Ararat Rural City Council Mayor), Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan, Sarah De Santis (Labor Candidate for Ripon) and Cr Pam Clarke (Horsham Rural City Council Mayor).
19th Century rail service behind the times
$100,000 Skate Park Grant Successful
Skate Park Committee member John Cranstoun, Executive Manager Community Life Angela Hunt, Design and Project Management Coordinator Alison Tonkin, Independent Concrete Construction contractor Trevor Brown, Skate Park Committee member Shane Allgood and Acting Executive Manager Planning Joel Hastings.
Funding for Fountain Restoration Project
Group working on Alexandra Oval development plans
Some of the representatives of the Alexandra Oval Redevelopment Project Development Group survey the potential site of the new netball courts at the rear of the Community Centre. From left, Lisa Haddow (Ararat Eagles Football-Netball Club), Gary Cunningham (Grampians Cricket Association) and Robyn Hemley (Ararat Rural City Council).
Building & Planning, Community, Services
Redeveloped Moyston Hall officially opened
Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green MP cuts the ceremonial ribbon, watched on by Moyston Hall Committee members Brian Kennedy and Ann Marshall, and Ararat Rural City Council Interim CEO Colleen White and Councillor Jo Armstrong.
Building & Planning, Community, Major Projects
Youth share thoughts with Ministers
Representatives from Ararat College with the Minister for Regional Development and Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford, Central Highlands Regional Partnership Chairman George Fong, Ararat Rural City Council Interim CEO Colleen White and Ararat Rural City Councillor Jo Armstrong.
Community, Consultation, Council
Ararat Abattoir set to expand in a win for local jobs
Construction tender and additional funding awarded for Arts Precinct redevelopment
Nicholson Construction Director, Richard Nicholson and Ararat Rural City Council Mayor, Cr Paul Hooper join Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford for the ceremonial removing of the first brick to commence the Ararat Town Hall upgrade.
Announcement, Ararat Performing Arts Centre, Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Major Projects
Council on track to award Ararat Arts Precinct construction tender
Bulldogs looking for young Ararat leaders
Viva Multicultural Festival a cause for celebration
Ararat Rural City Customer Service and Information Officer Marina Melenhorst, who will be running an information booth at the festival, joins Ararat Police Senior Sergeant Damian Ferrari and Ararat Rural Council’s Events Development and Marketing Officer Belinda Ryan and Tourism and Community Information Officer Tim McDougall.
Community, Tourism & Events