The Courier
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Bad news as Canberra shuns Ballarat again

Updated October 7 2016 - 9:14pm, first published 8:30pm

Ballarat has been let down again by the Federal Government. Hot on the heels of an election campaign that saw almost nothing promised to Ballarat from the Coalition but conspicuous largesse showered on neighbouring marginal seats, the latest round of the National Stronger Regions Fund has turned its back on the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre in Wendouree. Something appears to be very wrong with its workings when a project with this many strong arguments, with this comprehensive and articulated a business case, is rejected for the third time running.

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