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Term Programs

Summer 2020 -TERM 1

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The Ballan Community House is a Learn Local organisation offering a range of education and training programs designed to meet your learning needs.

Community Notice - 26 March 2020

In the interest of protecting our clients, members, staff and volunteers in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19, the Ballan & District Community House, including the Ballan Mechanics Institute, will be closed from the 24th March until 20th April. 

Please see Moorabool' Shire for revised Library hours and activities here.

Due to Government requirements announced in the Stage 2 shutdowns the Mechanics' Institute will be closed for room hire and events indefinitely. However this will be reviewed regularly in accordance with any further updates from the Government. Any updates affecting our services will be posted here or via social media.

Thank you for your understanding and we will continue to work on ways that we may be able to support our community by whatever means we can.

We hope that you, your family and friends stay safe and well.

Lyn Plummer, Manager – Ballan & District Community House

Opening Hours

Next term is scheduled to begin

MON 20th APR

Community House: 

Closed for term break

Mon-Thu, 9am - 3pm

Fri, 9am - 12pm 

Mechanics' Institute:

Closed until further notice

Moorabool Shire Library: 

Closed until further notice

Mon, 1pm - 5pm

Weds, 9.30am -1pm

Fri, 9.30am - 5pm

Sat, 9.30am - 1pm

Welcome to the Ballan & District Community House

The Ballan & District Community House is a hive of activity with a variety of courses, groups and sessions providing the community with a friendly and happy atmosphere in which to develop skills, broaden interests and extend social contacts.

Our staff members and committee of management work together to ensure the Community House operates efficiently and in the best interests of Ballan and District.

A dedicated volunteer group provides invaluable support in the day to day administration and running of the Centre.

The Community House can be accessed through the main entrance of the Mechanics' Institute Hall located at 143 Inglis St, Ballan 76 Steiglitz Street, Ballan or by the rear entrance entry via Steiglitz St.

The Ballan & District Community House extends to you the invitation to drop in for a chat, a cuppa and the chance to discover a whole new world of opportunities and interests, as well as the guarantee of forming new friendships.

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