The annual Award recipient will be announced at the Royal Melbourne Show.
The Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens hosted a celebratory morning tea for their fellow 2013 recipients of funding through The Telstra Country Wide Ballarat Community Fund. Bill Mundy, General Manager of Telstra Country Wide, when presenting cheques to seven recipient organisations, said, "It is a pleasure for Telstra Country Wide to be able to support these programs, allowing them to be the best resources for our city they can be. It is the community organisations like this years' recipients who make our community a richly diverse and exciting place to live." Further details can be found here.
2013 Funded Programs
Consideration of the numerous applications for funding through United Way Ballarat and The Ballarat Foundation has been a huge job but a team of dedicated volunteers read more
Matthew George Award 2012
The winner of the Matthew George Young Stockman Award for 2012 is Cameron Cutler, a passionate young property and stud cattle manager from Neerim South in Victoria. read more
Cocktail with Wheels Highlights
As part of the Ballarat Festival of Motoring, The Ballarat Foundation played host to the inaugural Cocktails with Wheels evening. Held at the Ballarat Art Gallery on Friday August 31st read more
A Wedding is on!
2011 Ballarat Foundation Community Grants
Matthew George Young Stockman Award Winner 2011
Celebrating 10 years of community support and service
Vital Signs Report Released
National WW1 Hero recognised in Bronze
HAROLD EDWARD "POMPEY" ELLIOTT
CB, CMG, DSO, DCM, CROIX DE GUERRE, ORDER OF ST ANNE, MID, BA, LLB
In a very significant project The Ballarat Foundation, has immortalised Ballarat's greatest military commanders in a bronze 1¼ life size statue in Ballarat's Sturt Street centre gardens.
Major General Harold Edward "Pompey' Elliott CB CMG DSO DCM, who lived his student years in Ballarat and went on to become one of our country's great military commanders serving at Gallipoli (where he was wounded), Lone Pine, the Western Front, Fromelles and Polygon Wood.