Ballarat's 40 Under 40

ALLISTER MORRISON - Age: 35, Occupation: General manager of Ballarat Real Estate Pty Ltd

ALLISTER MORRISON - Age: 35, Occupation: General manager of Ballarat Real Estate Pty Ltd

KATRINA BEER - Age: 32, Occupation: Vocation program manager, Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative

KATRINA BEER - Age: 32, Occupation: Vocation program manager, Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative

STUART BENJAMIN - Age: 37, Occupation: Property developer

STUART BENJAMIN - Age: 37, Occupation: Property developer

SCOTT BERTUS - Age: 26, Occupation: University of Ballarat student and extensive community involvement.

SCOTT BERTUS - Age: 26, Occupation: University of Ballarat student and extensive community involvement.

SAM BORNER - Age: 24, Occupation: Real estate consultant

SAM BORNER - Age: 24, Occupation: Real estate consultant

JANE BUNN - Age: 33, Occupation: Meteorologist and weather presenter - WIN News Victoria

JANE BUNN - Age: 33, Occupation: Meteorologist and weather presenter - WIN News Victoria

KATE BURROWS - Age: 31, Occupation: Director, Eventique Consulting

KATE BURROWS - Age: 31, Occupation: Director, Eventique Consulting

SIMON COGHLAN - Age: 37, Occupation: Hotelier

SIMON COGHLAN - Age: 37, Occupation: Hotelier

BEN DAINTON - Age: 21, Occupation: Youth pastor

BEN DAINTON - Age: 21, Occupation: Youth pastor

KERRI GORDON - Age: 32, Occupation: Health management team leader and dietician

KERRI GORDON - Age: 32, Occupation: Health management team leader and dietician

STACEY GROSE - Age: 29, Occupation: Director and commercial solicitor of BJT Legal Pty Ltd. Extensive involvement in community organisations.

STACEY GROSE - Age: 29, Occupation: Director and commercial solicitor of BJT Legal Pty Ltd. Extensive involvement in community organisations.

NICK GRYLEWICZ - Age: 37, Occupation: Developer

NICK GRYLEWICZ - Age: 37, Occupation: Developer

TAMSIN HINCHLEY - Age: 32, Occupation: Mum, pro-beach volleyballer, coach.

TAMSIN HINCHLEY - Age: 32, Occupation: Mum, pro-beach volleyballer, coach.

JAALA PULFORD - Age: 38, Occupation: Labor Member of Parliament for Western Victoria

JAALA PULFORD - Age: 38, Occupation: Labor Member of Parliament for Western Victoria

AMY JOHNSON - Age: 25, Occupation: City of Ballarat councillor

AMY JOHNSON - Age: 25, Occupation: City of Ballarat councillor

CHRIS KARAMEROS - Age: 38, Occupation: Physical education teacher , sport co-ordinator

CHRIS KARAMEROS - Age: 38, Occupation: Physical education teacher , sport co-ordinator

ALDONA KMIEC - Age: 35, Occupation: Professional photographer and multicultural ambassador of the City of Ballarat (2012 - 2014)

ALDONA KMIEC - Age: 35, Occupation: Professional photographer and multicultural ambassador of the City of Ballarat (2012 - 2014)

LARELLE KUCZER - Age: 29, Occupation: Youth worker, currently working in youth drug and alcohol

LARELLE KUCZER - Age: 29, Occupation: Youth worker, currently working in youth drug and alcohol

ROGER LE GRAND - Age: 37, Occupation: General manager Victoria, Go Transit Media Group

ROGER LE GRAND - Age: 37, Occupation: General manager Victoria, Go Transit Media Group

ASH LIEB - Age: 30, Occupation: Artist, comedian, writer

ASH LIEB - Age: 30, Occupation: Artist, comedian, writer

TIM MATTHEWS - Age: 33, Occupation: Director, The Forge Pizzeria.

TIM MATTHEWS - Age: 33, Occupation: Director, The Forge Pizzeria.

JADE MORRISON - Age: 30, Occupation: Advertising manager, The Courier, Fairfax Regional Media

JADE MORRISON - Age: 30, Occupation: Advertising manager, The Courier, Fairfax Regional Media

JANE NIELD - Age: 38, Occupation: Radio announcer at Power FM and 3BA Ballarat. Extensive community involvement.

JANE NIELD - Age: 38, Occupation: Radio announcer at Power FM and 3BA Ballarat. Extensive community involvement.

PAUL NOLAN - Age: 36, Occupation: Director of community development at St Patrick's College

PAUL NOLAN - Age: 36, Occupation: Director of community development at St Patrick's College

BRENDAN O CONNELL - Age: 34, Occupation: Partnership,broker,team leader Highlands Local Learning & Employment Network.

BRENDAN O CONNELL - Age: 34, Occupation: Partnership,broker,team leader Highlands Local Learning & Employment Network.

TESS PEARCE - Age: 20, Occupation: Law student

TESS PEARCE - Age: 20, Occupation: Law student

DREW PETRIE - Age: 30, Occupation: Sportsperson (AFL)

DREW PETRIE - Age: 30, Occupation: Sportsperson (AFL)

WAYNE RIGG - Age: 39, Occupation: CFA operations officer instructor

WAYNE RIGG - Age: 39, Occupation: CFA operations officer instructor

BRAD SEWELL - Age: 28, Occupation: AFL footballer

BRAD SEWELL - Age: 28, Occupation: AFL footballer

KATIE SPURGO - Age: 33, Occupation: Editorial manager, Fairfax Regional Digital Media

KATIE SPURGO - Age: 33, Occupation: Editorial manager, Fairfax Regional Digital Media

REBECCA STEWART - Age: 27, Occupation: Youth project officer,producer (radio) / early childhood carer

REBECCA STEWART - Age: 27, Occupation: Youth project officer,producer (radio) / early childhood carer

JARED TALLENT - Age: 28, Occupation: Athlete (race walker), three-time Olympic medallist

JARED TALLENT - Age: 28, Occupation: Athlete (race walker), three-time Olympic medallist

BEN TAYLOR - Age: 36, Occupation: Sales manager at Southern Cross Business Machines

BEN TAYLOR - Age: 36, Occupation: Sales manager at Southern Cross Business Machines

TULLY SMITH - Age: 27, Occupation: Sales and marketing manager, Ballarat Turf Club. Extensive involvement in other organisations.

TULLY SMITH - Age: 27, Occupation: Sales and marketing manager, Ballarat Turf Club. Extensive involvement in other organisations.

STEPH WALLACE - Age: 33, Occupation: Owner of Red Brick art gallery and shop

STEPH WALLACE - Age: 33, Occupation: Owner of Red Brick art gallery and shop

JOSHUA MORRIS - Age: 30, Occupation: Ballarat City councillor and physical education teacher

JOSHUA MORRIS - Age: 30, Occupation: Ballarat City councillor and physical education teacher

JULIA ZASS - Age: 29, Occupation: Breakfast announcer on 103.1 Power FM

JULIA ZASS - Age: 29, Occupation: Breakfast announcer on 103.1 Power FM

NICOLE BARTLETT - Age: 30, Occupation: Events manager at Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute and mum of two boys

NICOLE BARTLETT - Age: 30, Occupation: Events manager at Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute and mum of two boys

JANELLE RYAN - Age: 28, Occupation: Communications and marketing director

JANELLE RYAN - Age: 28, Occupation: Communications and marketing director

JOANNA STEVENS - Age: 37, Occupation: Managing director of a PR company

JOANNA STEVENS - Age: 37, Occupation: Managing director of a PR company