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.


9 February 2021: Complete the Brown Hill Post Office Petition and help to bring back our post office! Remember you can only sign the petition once. The petition will be available for signatures until Monday 15 March 2021. For further details refer to Brown Hill Community Newsletter, February 2021 issue. Please note: The information provided by residents will only be used in accordance with this specific petition. When the petition has served its purpose, all information will be deleted.


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

February 2021

Friday 26: Garage Sale at Caledonian Primary School for Cayden's Greatest Shave.

Friday 26: Brown Hill Uniting Church Op. Shop opens.

March 2021

Tuesday 2: 7.00 pm, Brown Hill Progress Association meeting. All welcome.

Saturday 6 - Sunday 28: Ballarat Begonia Festival, various locations. See:

Sunday 7: Clean Up Australia Day. See:

Monday 8: Labour Day.

Friday 12: Caledonian Primary School, Cayden's Greatest Shave.

Sunday 28: Neighbour Day.

April 2021

Monday 5: Articles for Edition 30 due for Brown Hill Community Newsletter.

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

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11: The North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC) Dog Trials, Brown Hill Oval.

Friday 16: Delivery of Edition 30 across Brown Hill.

Weekly - please note that many activities are currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions


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.


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)

Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon


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


Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon