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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.

Our team

The 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.


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BDCH Volunters & StaffBDCH Volunters & Staff

  • Claire Wilson
  • Sue O'Dwyer
  • Michelle Gersch
  • Concetta McFall
  • Sarah Bertoncello

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

Board of Management

Rod EdwardsRod EdwardsRod Edwards


Steven MendelsonSteven MendelsonSteven Mendelson

Vice President

Kevin HealeyKevin HealeyKevin Healey

Treasurer / Secretary


Ordinary Member

Kevin HarperKevin HarperKevin Harper

Ordinary Member

Mary-Lou SpainMary-Lou Spain

Mary-Lou Spain

Ordinary Member

Ron JoostenRon JoostenRon Joosten

Ordinary Member

Bridget Desmond

Ordinary Member

Norma Jarvis

Ordinary Member


Ordinary Member