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Ballarat Italian Association Incorporated
A multicultural social club for people with Italian ancestry and for people keen to embrance Italian culture and language.

* Billiards, cards, bocce with bar open on Saturdays from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
* Italian food and cultural performances.
* Italian film festival.
* Italian conversation group 'Il Mio Libro and special festivals throughout the year.
* Petanque played every second Sunday afternoon - 1.30pm to 4.30pm.
* Bimonthly newsletter is available - email :
Contact Information
Contact Name : Evie Dichiera
Mailing Address : PO Box 167
Phone (BH) : 03 5330 1830
Mobile Phone : 0438 290 751
eMail Address :
Last Updated : 29-Aug-2011   Update Details
Venue / Accessibility
Venue Can Be Hired : Yes

* Venue Notes :
Ballarat Scottish Country Dancing Group Inc
Scottish Country Dancing is a form of social dancing which has proven health benefits. It consists of set dancing in lines or square sets, where the participants perform a learned set of steps and formations which vary from dance to dance. There is no caller, but dancers are trained to remember the steps or formations for each dance. There are no dress requirements, just a pair of soft shoes and comfortable casual clothes and a desire to have fun. Partners are not required, but welcomed.

Weekly classes and dancing. Opportunity to attend social and dances at other clubs throughout Victoria, Australia and the world! Scottish Country Dancing is a world-wide phenomenon being a popular activity in Asia, North America, Australasia as well as Europe.
Contact Information
Operating Hours : Weekly on Monday nights - 7.30pm to 9.30pm from February to November in the hall of the Neil Street Uniting Church, Ballarat North.

Beginner classes also held on Thursday afternoons under the U3A programme. Details available from U3A.

Mailing Address : 23 Russell Street
Phone (BH) : 03 5332 6614
Mobile Phone : 0416 153 463
Website Address :
eMail Address :
Last Updated : 21-Jan-2016   Update Details
Sri Lankan Association
To respond first and foremost to the needs and concerns of the Sri Lankan community living in Ballarat. The actively promote the Sir Lankan culture within the Ballarat community. To undertake community education, cross cultural awareness and community harmony and help development of members skills. To actively support International Students, other resident students and their families of Sri Lankan origin in Ballarat. To actively promote links and projects with Sri Lanka.

Committee Meetings

Sri Lankan National Day - 4 February
Sri Lankan New Year - 13 April
Contact Information
Contact Name : Dr Samudra Jayasekera
Mailing Address : 400b Forest Street
Mobile Phone : 0417 368 505
Last Updated : 31-Aug-2011   Update Details