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Announcements

13 August 2020: Edition 26 of the Brown Hill Community Newsletter is now available online.

December 2019: NEW PAGE ON HUB: Brown Hill? Are you bushfire ready?

News

2020 Local Council Elections

In October 2020, Brown Hill residents will be asked to participate in a postal vote for the Local Government Elections, held every four years. As Brown Hill is part of both the North and the Central Wards, there are many candidates to consider. Based on the results, the City of Ballarat will appoint three councillors to the North Ward and three to the Central Ward. With an additional three Councillors …

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Caledonian Primary School Principal's April 2020 message

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This article was first published in Edition 24 of the Brown Hill Community Newsletter, April 2020

From the Principal's Desk

To the Brown Hill community,

It’s all so very quiet. The shops are quiet, the streets are quiet and our school is also quiet. It’s an incredible time to be an introvert!

One of the most awkward things I have found is not knowing the new protocols. Every supermarket …

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Diary dates

Information about these activities can be found in the Brown Hill Community Newsletter

August 2020

Friday 28: Enrol to vote by this date for the upcoming local government elections

September 2020

Tuesday 1: 7.00 pm, Brown Hill Progress Association meeting, potentially online, TBC.

Sunday 6: Fathers' Day

Friday 18: Last Day of Term Three

October 2020

Monday 5: First day of Term Four

Monday 5: Voting opens for local government elections (postal)

Monday 5: Articles due for Edition 27, Brown Hill Community Newsletter.

Tuesday 6: 7.00 pm, Brown Hill Progress Association meeting TBC.

Tuesday 20: 7.30 pm, Brown Hill Public Hall Committee AGM, Brown Hill Hall

Saturday 24: Counting starts for local government elections

Weekly - please note that many activities are currently on hold

Mondays

Brown Hill Senior Citizen's Club: 1.30 - 4.00 pm, Brown Hill Hall
Brown Hill Lioness Club: First Monday - business meeting

Tuesdays

Ballarat Highland Dancers: 4.30 pm during school term, Federation University Pipe Band Hall.

Wednesdays

Brown Hill Playgroup at Caledonian Primary School: 9.00 - 11.00 am, during school term, Thompson Street, Brown Hill.

Brown Hill Uniting Church: 1.30 pm, mid-week Communion in the Hall followed by afternoon tea

Brown Hill Lions Club: 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start. Second Wednesday - business meeting. Fourth Wednesday - social dinner meeting.

Thursdays

Brown Hill Uniting Church: 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm, Craft Group on the first and third Thursday each month

Brown Hill Uniting Church Op. Shop: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm. Corner of Humffray Street North & Thompson Street (behind Church)

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon

Fridays

Brown Hill Uniting Church Op. Shop: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm. Corner of Humffray Street North & Thompson Street (behind Church)

Saturdays

Ballarat Community Gardens: 9.30 am, first Saturday each month, Local Produce Swap. Corner of Queen Street and Dyte Parade, Ballarat East

8.00am

Brown Hill Market: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm, every fourth Saturday

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon