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

Service Area

The Ballan & District Community House is proud to offer support and services to the entire Moorabool Shire including the townships of Ballan, Blackwood, Gordon, Greendale, Korweinguboora, Lal Lal, Mt Egerton, Myrniong, Navigators and Bacchus Marsh.

Ballan & District Community House is one of the 13 neighbourhood houses (click here to see map)  in the Central Highlands Community House Network

Brief History

Initially occupying a small residence in Edols Street Ballan from 1991-2003, the Ballan and District Community House has been an active part of the Mechanics Institute Reserve site located in Inglis Street since it was significantly renovated in 2003. Together the Institute and Community House comprise the Ballan & District Community Centre complex. 

It is a thriving and growing facility responding to community needs by providing a holistic approach to lifelong learning. The Ballan & District Community House offers a range of diverse programs located in modern facilities.