Brown Hill Community Hub

Brown Hill Community Hub

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.


19 August Brown Hill Post Office closed at short notice.

31 July Council has committed to develop a Local Area Plan for Brown Hill.

1 July Are you new to Brown Hill? We have useful information for new (and old) residents plus the latest Census 2016 stats.


Waterwatch in Brown Hill

Brown Hill Waterwatch August 2017

On Monday 21 August, Deirdre Murphy from Waterwatch Victoria showed a few children from Brown Hill Kindergarten some water bugs from the Yarrowee River. Thanks to Heath, Nate, Jeremiah and Chariss for taking part.

The next day, there was an article in The Courier about federal funding that has been received by Waterwatch Victoria and Federation University to develop the 'National WaterbugBlitz: citizens assessing Australian waterways' project.

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Vale John "Kelly" Thurling 28.03.1930 - 18.06.2017

John Kelly Thurling - Image 1

On 18 June, at the age of 87, Kelly passed peacefully at Nazareth House, Ballarat, surrounded by his loving family. Kelly was the loved husband of Heather for 64 years, dearly-loved father of Cheryl, Diane and Vicki, loving Pop of Angela and Matthew, Troy and Sarah, and Dale and Kasey, and special loved Poppy to Zach, Oliver, Ned and Max.

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Diary dates

Information about these activities can be found in Edition 8 of the Brown Hill Community Newsletter

October 2017

Saturday 21: Top Katz Rockers - Rock and Roll Dance

Friday 27: 5.00-7.30pm, 2017 Brown Hill Community Festival, Brown Hill Reserve 

Saturday 28: 2.00-4-00pm, Brown Hill FireAware Cluster Information Sessions for Russell Sq Cluster & Finlay/Bradbury St Cluster - Caledonia Primary School, Thompson St. Details: Hazen 0408 690 493

November 2017

Saturday 4: 2.00-4.00pm, Brown Hill FireAware Cluster Information Session for Janson Rd/Stringybark Drive Cluster - 14A Janson Rd, Brown Hill. Details: Hazen 0408 690 493

Sunday 5: 2.00-4.00pm, Brown Hill FireAware Cluster Information Session for Coorabin Estate Cluster - Glen Park Primary School, Ralston Rd, Glen Park. Following on from Glen Park Fire Brigade Open day. Details: Hazen 0408 690 493

Coming Up



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


Ballarat Highland Dancers: 4:30pm during school term, Federation University Pipe Band Hall.


Ballarat Wholefoods Collective: 9:00-11:00am and 5:00-7:00pm, during school term.

Caledonian Playgroup: 9:00-11:00am, during school term, Caledonian Primary School.

Ballarat Masters Football Club: 6:00pm (until 27 September), Russell Square.

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