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Ballarat Regional Network

Living regionally, outside of Greater Melbourne, can affect access to services, and can be socially isolating. We have a vision for connecting and supporting people that live in regional Victoria, and Tasmania.

The Ballarat regional network was launched in early 2015, after surveying people living with SCI in the Victorian Grampians region for their interest and preferences the previous year. The group meets monthly and engages in different activities and events, setting their own agenda and calendar of events as they go along.

Current group members come from Ballarat, Daylesford, Kyneton, Drummond, Bacchus Marsh, Melton and Gordon among others. The group is open and always looking to welcome new members; be they regular or casual drop-ins. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to join the group, attend a meeting or find out more.

You can browse the articles below to follow the activities of the group.

BALLARAT SCI REGIONAL NETWORK - AUGUST 2017
2 September, 2017

The Early Settlers Restaurant Bar and Grill was the venue for this month’s Ballarat SCI Regional Network meeting. After lunch, all attendees proceeded to the Gold Museum for the exhibition, Doctor Blake’s Ballarat.

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Ballarat SCI Regional Network - July 2017
22 August, 2017

The Ballarat SCI Regional Network group met at The Sporting Globe over lunch for their July monthly meeting. Post lunch, everyone proceeded to the Regent Cinema to see the movie, Paris Can Wait.

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BALLARAT SCI REGIONAL NETWORK MEETING - MAY 2017
1 June, 2017

Over two consecutive Thursdays in May, the Ballarat SCI Regional Network group undertook a Sleep workshop held by Dr. Andrew Sinclair from Independence Australia. The aim of the workshop was to improve sleep, through better and healthier sleep practices.

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Ballarat SCI Regional Network March 2017
11 April, 2017

Hand controlled vehicles, electric standing wheelchairs and wheelchair smart devices are just some of the equipment the group could play with at the March Ballarat SCI Regional Network meeting.

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Ballarat SCI Regional Network February 2017
10 March, 2017

The Ballarat SCI Regional network's February meeting was a fun and interesting day out at Alan and Joy's home in Gordon where the group caught-up with each other and inspected some of Alan and Joy's vehicles.

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