Welcome to the

Ballan & District Community House

The Ballan & District 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.

Our staff members and committee of management work together to ensure the Community House operates efficiently and in the best interests of Ballan and District.

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

The Community House can be accessed through the main entrance of the Mechanics’ Institute Hall located at 143 Inglis St, Ballan 76 Steiglitz Street, Ballan or by the rear entrance entry via Steiglitz St.

The Ballan & District Community House extends to you the invitation to drop in for a chat, a cuppa and the chance to discover a whole new world of opportunities and interests, as well as the guarantee of forming new friendships.

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.

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.

 

Our Staff

Lyn Plummer

Lyn Plummer

Manager BDCH

Rodney Browne

Rodney Browne

Coordinator MIR

Volunteers

Claire Wilson
Michelle Gersch
Phaedra Press
Sue O’Dwyer
Concetta McFall

Board of Management

Norma Jarvis

Norma Jarvis

President

Mary-Lou Spain

Mary-Lou Spain

Secretary

Kevin Healey

Kevin Healey

Treasurer

Steven Mendelson

Steven Mendelson

Board Member

Kevin Harper Esq

Kevin Harper Esq

Board Member

Tony Graham

Tony Graham

Board Member