Residents are encouraged to join in a community planting weekend in an effort to create a more sustainable future for Ararat from 15 -17 July. The Ararat Landcare Group, in partnership with Ararat Rural City Council (ARCC) and neighbouring Landcare groups in Stawell and Beaufort, received $55,000 funding from the Department of Environment Land Water […]
COUNCIL has officially launched four digital wayfinding signs in Ararat, helping visitors find their way around town and further promote the region’s unique attractions.
Ararat Mayor Jo Armstrong said the digital signage investment is part of a larger plan to position Ararat as a strong and attractive tourism destination.
ARARAT’s Vinnies op-shop is doing its bit to help reduce the amount of second hand electrical equipment ending up in landfill. Vinnies Victoria launched their Electrical Test & Tag ‘Green Sparks’ Program dedicated to giving quality electrical goods a second chance at life. Previously, most second hand electrical equipment donated to charities was ending up […]
ARARAT commuters appear unlikely to be able to use the MYKI ticketing system anytime soon, despite the technology being available at Ararat Railway Station.
MYKI readers were rolled out across the Victorian rail network in 2007 – including at Ararat Station – but 15 years later the electronic ticketing system remains unavailable to travellers beyond the major regional centres.
THE Blue Light Foundation is raising funds in the lead-up to summer to purchase an inflatable pool.
The pool will be used for Blue Light events within the local Blue Light branch area, which includes Ararat and Lake Bolac, and covers towns as far as Speed in Victoria’s north-west, Sergeant Shane Allgood said.
Ararat’s Community Opportunity Shop volunteers (pictured) also donated 1,000 dollars to go towards the inflatable pool, which will cost $35,000 to purchase.