The Brown Hill Community Hub is a project of the Brown Hill Progress Association supported by the City of Ballarat through the Engaging Communities Program / Brown Hill Partnership. We welcome participation from all organisations and members of the community, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.


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


Keep an eye on the weather for Brown Hill (as well as your own observation)

Keep informed about FIRE RATINGS and WARNINGS for Brown Hill and surrounds

Tune into ABC BALLARAT radio 107.9 FM on high risk days

November 2019 Edition 22 of the Brown Hill Community Newsletter is available online.


Our local fire heroes at Ballarat Fire Brigade

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Two Brown Hill families are dedicated to volunteering with the Ballarat Fire Brigade. Both have fathers and sons on the team.

On Saturday, 3 August, at the Ballarat Fire Brigade's Presentation Night, Brown Hill local Trent Zuidland received his 15-year CFA service medal and a National Medal for 15 years diligent service to the CFA.Trent says, "I was very proud to receive the awards. CFA has taken me across the …

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Diary dates

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

January 2020

Sunday 26: Australia Day

Sunday 26: 8am Brown Hill Australia Day breakfast, Brown Hill Recreation Reserve

Sunday 26: 12.00 noon - 7.00pm, Australia Day Pool Party & BBQ at the Brown Hill Pool

Monday 27: Australia Day public holiday

Tuesday 28: School Term 1 begins (check start date with your school/kindergarten)

Tuesday 28: Ballarat Wholefoods Collective, Barkley St, Ballarat East, opens for 2020

Wednesday 29: Brown Hill Playgroup at Caledonian Primary School starts for 2020

February 2020

Monday 3: Submissions for BH Community Newsletter edition 23 due

Tuesday 4: 7.00pm Brown Hill Progress Association meeting, Brown Hill Hall (rear room). All Welcome

Friday 14: Valentine's Day

Friday 14: DElivery of edition 23

Saturday 22: 9.00am - 1.00pm, safeTALK Workshop, Brown Hill Uniting Church



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


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


Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9.00 am - 11.00 am and 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm during school term, BGT, Ballarat East

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.


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)


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


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

8.00am Wallaby Track parkrun