A local group plans to tackle social isolation head on with the commencement of regular social nights for Ararat residents. Ararat Suicide Prevention Awareness Group recently received $1,228 funding from Ararat Wind Farm to help fund fortnightly social nights for people experiencing loneliness and isolation. The first social event will be held on Tuesday the […]
IF you’re moving house, clearing out the shed, or just want to make your home safer, then Detox Your Home Day is a great way to dispose of dangerous chemicals for free. Ararat Rural City Council are again partnering with Sustainability Victoria to deliver Detox Your Home Day. Household chemicals can be dangerous if left around the home – posing risks to children and pets.
A popular Ararat eatery has closed its doors, much to the dismay of its local clientele. Ararat Kebab House has been run for the past four and a half years by Eyan Habib and his family, but they recently made the decision to move on. In a post on social media, Mr Habib said it […]
THE cast of Ararat Youth Theatre brings their first production Mystery at Mo’s to the Town Hall stage on March 5. The audience will find striking familiarity in the humble Australian eatery in which much of the play takes place until the story uncovers the best of a modern murder mystery. Originally set to hit […]
TICKETS have gone on sale for the Lake Bolac Eel Festival on the March 25-26, 2022. The program includes impressive local talent headed up by renowned singer/songwriter Neil Murray. After two years in abeyance due to the pandemic, festival chair Rachel Taylor, has announced the return of the ‘little festival with the big heart’. Confirmed […]
ROSIE Nater is the toast of Moyston this week, receiving one of the nation’s highest achievement awards. January 26th is a special day for Ms Nater. Not only is it her birthday, but also the day where she was announced as a recipient of an Order of Australia Award by Governor General, His Excellency the […]
BULGANA resident Kris McMillan has had a small victory against the bureaucracy, with a pothole ridden road finally being graded this week. Kris McMillan approached the Ararat Advocate in December about the condition of Saw Pit Flat Road. The road is used by a number of people to get into Ararat, but in recent years […]
FORMER Ararat Mayor Fay Hull will chair a community panel tasked with guiding the future of water and wastewater services for the region. The role of the community panel is to provide opinion, advice and recommendations on GWMWater’s pricing proposals and matters of significance, for the 2023-2028 water price review submission to the Essential Services […]