Member Directory    

Support other members where you can, as this will increase the reach of our organisation to benefit all members with exposure, promotional opportunities, greater networking and business opportunities.

Accounting Services

Lindy Packer
People & Performance Manager

Ph: 5332 6577
​Mob: 0448 801 606

Our focus is to deliver professional accounting and business advisory services that are personalised, professional and one where trust and mutual respect results in long term partnerships. This is what we do.

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Meegan Dunne Director
​& BBW Board Member

Ph: 5331 2322
​630 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350

"Our clients are our extended family and we are dedicated to putting our clients first"

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Nicole Simmons Accountant

Ph: 5309 3925
​Mob: 0422 896 107

Unit 54, Level 1, 
17 Armstrong Street South, 
Ballarat Central 3350

(by appointment only)

You know your business the best, so we listen to you. We are a full service accounting firm with over 20 years experience.

Jess Duggan

Ph: 5331 2322 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350

"Our clients are our extended family and we are dedicated to putting our clients first"

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Gabby Howlett
 Chartered Accountant

Ph: 5304 5700
​Mob: 0404 072 037

Level 2, 909 Sturt Street, Ballarat 

For accounting, tax and business advice, visit Gabby Howlett at Findex Ballarat.

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Elissa Hargreaves


CountPro is a locally owned and operated professional services firm providing tailored accounting, audit, tax and strategic services to businesses and business owners.
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Sally McEldrew


CountPro is a locally owned and operated professional services firm providing tailored accounting, audit, tax and strategic services to businesses and business owners.
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Kim Montgomery


Ph: 5331 2333

CountPro is a locally owned and operated professional services firm providing tailored accounting, audit, tax and strategic services to businesses and business owners.
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Business Services & Trades

Simone Anderson
Centre Manager

​& BBW Board Member
Ph: 5364 2900

The Ballarat Business Centre (BBC) provides low cost business premises across 3 sites, advice, services, events and support to new and emerging businesses to assist them to become established and profitable.

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Helen Stephens
​Ph: 1300 309 237

​Mob: 0478 435 728

Simplex Insurance Solutions is a locally owned and operated, multi award winning insurance brokerage who has been providing clients Australia wide with professional advice on their insurance needs since 2005. From Ballarat to Brisbane, Davenport to Darwin, Penrith to Perth, the Simplex Insurance Solutions team are proud to be bringing Business to Ballarat and helping our city stay strong.

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Samantha Davies
​Mob: 0421 140 854

Platypus Coworking provides work spaces for businesses to lease short to long term with a CBD Ballarat address. Let us provide you the right environment to concentrate on your business while surrounded with like-minded individuals

at an all inclusive cost.

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Laura Meyer
Insurance Broker

Mob: 0435 345 030

Providing peace of mind and exceptional customer experiences with every interaction. MeyerInsure is your Insurance Advocate from start to end. If you can’t trust your broker to get the best outcome possible, they haven’t done their job.

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Wendy Winzar
BBW Board Member
​Retired Entrepreneur & Small Business Manager for 
​NEIS Program

Mob: 0483 843 612

I worked in the Small Business sector helping new business people get their businesses up and running, mentoring them and stirring them in the right direction to success.


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Susan Bailey
Office Manager
10/18 Gregory St West
​Lake Gardens
Ph: 03 5368 2094
​Mob: 0429 000 715

Bailey Technologies are locally based Electrical, Solar and Battery, Security system and Smart Home experts. We employand train local young people, so by working with us you help support the local community.

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Caylene Vincent
Safety Xperts
Health, Safety & HR Consultant
Mob: 0419 119 912

I am funded by the Government to provide 8 hours of OHS Consulting if you have 60 employees or less and a WorkCover policy. I specialise in Safety, HR, WorkCover and ISO systems of Safety, Quality & Environmental. I can provide advice and assistance on WorkCover to ease you mind on this complex process.  
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Kellie Marshall
Virtual Assistant

Mob: 0427 576 295

Administration Solutions is a bespoke service that can provide short or long solutions to help manage and streamline
your business or personal affairs.. We tailor packages on a daily, weekly, monthly or ad hoc basis dependent on requirements.

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Carol Morley
Business Consultant

Mob: 0413 263 836

Entheos Consulting can help you realise your operational goals and strategies, by focusing organisational energy and

resources through pragmatic and effective planning and delivery.

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Education, Employment, Training, & Career Development Services

Margi Cousins
Ballarat Local Jobs Program Facilitator /
​BBW Chair
Mob: 0423 312 098

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Bec Ware
Ballarat Local Jobs Program Support Officer /
​BBW Vice Chair
Mob: 0413 406 030

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Nicole Bayly
Staffing Solutions

Ph: ​5561 9000

Ballarat Technology Park
Suite 3, 106 Lydiard Street South

Are you about to finish school and worried about your future job opportunities?

We'd love to help.

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Alli Hill
Business Development Officer
Mob: 0437 072 800

EGF Solutions match employers with people with disabilities who are keen and ready to work.

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Cheryl Kennedy
​Career Practitioner & Transition Coordinator

Mob: 0408 302 698

WYSAN Consultants Career Practitioners assist clients to discover their career options and opportunities. Through personal consultations we are here to support our clients to be prepared for the next pathway along your career journey as they transition into a role that identifies their skill, knowledge and values.

We work with secondary school student through to those looking to transition into retirement or volunteer roles.

Emma Murphy
​Disability Employment Service Manager

​Ph: 03 4313 5600
Mob: 0472 860 628

If you have an illness, injury or disability that impacts your work, MatchWorks can support you to keep your job through Work Assist.

We work with you and your current employer to identify funding options or other support so you can remain employed. Work Assist is a no-charge service. You don’t need to receive Department of Human Services payments or have an

Employment Services Assessment to access Work Assist support.

Lynette McClenaghan Tutoring Service

Lynette McClenaghan
Private Tutor and 
Fiction Author
Mob: 0488 602 692

English tuition provided to students from years 5 to 12 for 18 years. I have extensive classroom teaching and scholarship assessment experience. Over the past 4 years this service has been exclusively online. Published author of Supernatural and Gothic fiction.

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Laura Young
Employment Consultant
Ph: 03 5332 4792 Mob: 0459 996 798

Qualify is a regional training and employment provider, specialising in delivering practical, individualised employmentservices to people facing disadvantage. We are an RTO and proud Jobs Victoria partner, providing tailored support tohelp people reach their employment goals.

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Christine Phillips
Irlen Diagnostic Clinic Ballarat

​Teacher, Tutor, Consultant
​56 Lydiard Street Sth, Ballarat
Mob: 0417 593 416

Christine is a fully qualified teacher with over 30 years’ experience. She has also tutored many children and adults who have learning difficulties. Christine is now a qualified Irlen consultant – able to diagnose and treat Irlen Syndrome - a visual processing disorder preventing bright children and adults from learning and working effectively.

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Emily Hamilton

Apprenticheship Field Consultant
​4 Little Bridge Street, Ballarat
Mob: 0447 379 709

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting employers, apprentices, trainees and job

seekers for almost 40 years.

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Fashion, Beauty & The Arts

Skye GoddenOwner / Director
​Elysium Day Spa / 
Medspa Elysium 
​& BBW Board Member
​Ph: 5332 9772
Mob: 0433 368 628

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Ann Gorfine
Fashion Stylist
Mob: 0413 262 010

FREE 1:1 or group fashion styling appt service. I offer an unique customer service for those ladies who need help with fashion, hate shopping or just can’t find what
they need in the stores
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Lee Martin
Lingerie Retailer / Mums Who Wine Tribe Support / BBW Board Member
Mob: 0439 312 204

We wear our bras everyday. We deserve to be comfortable and feel great as we do. My passion is to get you fitted in the right bras for you and help you feel fantastic.

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Aimee Carroll
​Founder Aimee Carroll Singing
​Private Teacher of Singing and Performing Arts (IBCLC & RN1)
Mob: 0402 279 633

Aimee is a teacher of singing and performing arts for all ages. She is passionate about helping students find and express their real voices in both singing and speech. She has been singing, dancing and acting for as long as she can remember

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Sarah-Jane Sloane
​Melissa Sloane
​Second Dance Fashion Hire

Mob: 0413 383 341

Giving fashion a second dance on the floor at affordable prices for the budget conscious

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Carmel Walter
​Carmel's Hairdressing

29 Dorset Drive, Alfredton 
Mob: 0407 180 365

I have 42 years experience. My salon is based in Alfredton. I love giving personal service to clients and also have Pump hair care products in my salon to help them to care for their hair at home as well.


Heather Barclay

Mob: 0428 332 990

All of my millinery is a hand made bespoke, so your headwear will be a unique one off piece. Completed pieces for saleor I can design that special piece to match your outfit for your special occasion.

Angela Pike
​Lucida Boutique Dress Hire

Mob: 0400 325 792

We have a huge range of designer dresses available to hire for your special event. CHOOSE from a range of the latest designer styles WEAR to your special event and feel one in a million!
RETURN without the hassle, we’ll take care of the dry cleaning

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Billie Rose
Jewellery Designer 
& Laser Designs
Mob: 0437 339 941

I design and make laser cut jewellery!

I also make other custom laser cut products.

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Financial Services

Stacey Price
​Financial Coach, Accountant and Bookkeeper

​Mob: 0410 405 052

Healthy Business Finances is a small agency providing Financial Coaching, Management Accounting, GST and Accounting Software Training.

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Heather Carr
Home & Investment Lending Manager - ANZ
​& BBW Board Member

​Mob: 0423 780 378

Heather is an experienced Lending

Manager skilled in Mortgage Lending, Banking, Credit and Financial Analysis, and Credit Risk.

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Zeta Locke 
Finance Broker

​Mob: 0413 701 439
Ground Floor, Flecknoe building
​124 Albert Street, Ballarat

ResiCorp Finance is a 100% family-owned non-franchised business, specialising in lending solutions. Our clientele includes a range of first homeowners, investors, families and business. We work with you and walk you through the lending process to ensure you understand all the stages and what can be expected.

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Modupe Oyekanmi
GTM Finance Lending

​Mob: 0481 373 804

Modupe provides opportunities to all Australians to get into their first home and also climb the property ladder by providing the best available lending options.

Jae Sanders
 Finance Broker

Mob: 0410 943 338

Specialising in asset finance, Loans 4 Wheels is here to help with your next purchase. From new to used, from a dealership to privately, we have a wide panel of lenders to suit.

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Katrina Abrams

Ph: 03 5331 4454
​Mob: 0411 691 040

We offer assistance with property transactions anywhere in Victoria. Our aim is to ensure that everything is kept simpleand stress free.

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Kate Kennedy
MCP Financial Services
​Finance Partner - Residential Mortgage Broker

Mob: 0402 194 940

For over 20 years MCP have supported people looking to finance buying a home and refinancing through to morecomplicated scenarios. Our team have backgrounds in accounting, legal, financial advice and banking so we can handlea diversity of situations. MCP are your specialists in Residential, Commercial and Equipment Finance with offices inMelbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and Ballarat

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Health, Wellness and Medical Professionals

Tessa Murdoch
Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Myotherapist

Ballarat Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Centre
​131 Albert  Street, Sebastapol 3356

Ph: 5332 0911
Mob: 0430 571 050

Tessa's goal is to support women through each of the female life stages; providing them with guidance, education and the exercise tools which will enable them to successfully navigate the many unique health challenges they will encounter.
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Ruth Bollard

​General Surgeon - Breast and Endocrine Specialist

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Michelle O'Brien
Equine Assisted Learning
​Mob: 0409 628 085

Achieve Healing, Growth, Personal Breakthroughs & Increased Potential with Equine Assisted Therapy.

Simone James
Clinical Nutritionist
​Mob: 0448 185 080


Discover how your psyche plays a huge role in preventing you from achieving your health and weight loss goals.

Simone’s knowledge, support, guidance, recipes and friendly professional approach, will enable you to become the

better you.

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Jennifer Kaess
Accredited Hand Therapist (AHTA) Occuapational. Therapist
10 Errard Street Nth, Ballarat
​Ph: 03 5303 0333

We provide specialised treatment of all hand and elbow and arm injuries and issues such as pain, trauma, post surgery

rehab, upper limb dysfunction, sport and work injuries, we also provide custom splinting, ergonomic and joint

protection programs, arthritis care and simple wound and scar management plus more.

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Jodie Wakefield​Emotional Archaeologist
​Mob: 0408 254 141

Through Intuitive Counselling and Get A Grip Bodywork similar to massage, we loosen your grip on the inherited limitations in your life and unlock your life's potential.

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Dementia Australia

Alice Haley
Dementure Support Specialist

​Mob: 0418 594 391

Dementia Australia offers a range of education programs suited to support the specific needs of people living with dementia, families and carers, health professionals and general community.
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Sarah Gladman
Massage Therapist / Midwife
Ballarat Pregnancy Massage
73 Chase Boulevard, Alfredton
Mob: 0400 624 576

Sarah, a practicing Midwife has been a massage therapist for over 12 years. All treatments take place in the privacy and comfort of Sarah’s own home, ensuring a peaceful and relaxing experience. Treatments include, Pregnancy, Remedial, Postnatal and Infant massage.
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Kate Pool
6-8 Lowe Street, Ballarat
Mob: 0451 797 910

Kinesiology (kin-easy-ology), in its simplest form, is a holistic approach to wellness that assists the body in healing itself and achieving more balance. It combines Eastern and Western knowledge and recognises the strong connection between the mind and body, and how balancing the two together are what is required for optimum health and true healing.
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Sara Mangere
Chief Executive Officer

​Step Up Support Services
Ph: 03 4313 4900
​Mob: 0487 308 215

Step Up Support Services is a NDIS Registered Disability provider in the Ballarat Area.Step up provides community access, in home supports, capacity building, respite, gardening and maintenance and allround assistance for those living with a disability and needing extra assistance.

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Crystal Lewis
Marriage, Relationship Coach

Mob: 0419 508 724

I help women restore their relationship and avoid the pain and suffering associated with separation and divorce
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Michelle Kasbach
Chinese Medicine Practitioner
78 Hardies Hill Road

Mob: 0421 696 851

Michelle is a Chinese Medicine Practitioner specialising in Acupuncture, Tui Na Chinese Massage & Qigong Exercise Therapy to assist you in improving your health and well being.
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Becky Chen

​3/11 Coltman Plaza, Lucas.  Vic 3350

Ph: 03 5337 6659
​Mob: 0401 685 138

We are a general dental practice that takes a special interest in working with young and anxious patients. Our goal is to

to empower the community to value and take charge of their oral health. As a practice, we facilitate this through a

team-work approach by creating bespoke, gentle and friendly people-centric experiences.

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Kerri-Ann Batchelor
​Mob: 0493 262 748

I am a specialist palliative care counsellor, Dementia specialist counsellor and Specialist Grief and bereavement

counsellor. I provide counselling to individuals, spouses, carers and their families. My passion is empowering

individuals, couples and families to live their lives well.

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Kellie Cooley
Young Living Brand Partner
​24 Groat Street, Lucas
​Mob: 0407 875 724

As a Brand Partner with Young Living, I can help you make the switch to a low-tox lifestyle by finding the right product to

meet your family’s needs. Young Living’s extensive product range includes 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oils,

and plant-based products for cleaning, personal care, supplements, and more.

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Sigrid Pitkin
Rural Allergy Group
Nurse Practitioner
102A Drummond Street 
​Ballarat Central

Ph: 03 5330 5900
​Mob: 0413 313 687

Allergy service specialising in the diagnosis and management of food allergy, eczema, asthma and allergic rhinitis.

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Hospitality, Food & Beverage Manufacture

Felicity Francis

Ph: 0431 690 869

Frankie’s Craft Beer are passionate about independent, small batch, limited run beer, specially curated and delivered to your door. We get a kick out of chasing the ‘white whale’.

Their vision is to bring beer to the people. Tempting you to find your own whale. If you don’t think you like beer, let them know. They’ll find something you will like.

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Ballarat Business Women
provide networking opportunities to women who own or work in businesses within Ballarat and the surrounding region. Network with other like-minded women.
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Legal Services

Arianne Cross

​Ph: 5331 3100

Specialising in Business Leases and Property Law.

One of Ballarat's oldest and most respected law firms Baird & McGregor incorporating Cuthberts, provides outstanding legal assistance and advice that showcases the extensive industry knowledge of our highly responsive team.

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Carol Grimshaw
​Principal Lawyer/Entrepreneur
​Ph: 5331 3100

Business Law, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Family
Property Law, Estate Planning

One Our Principal Carol provides decidedly different business and personal legal advice that's tailored to meet your needsand ensure you, your business and your family are in good legal health! As a recent residential addition to Ballarat, we can't wait to get to know you.

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Fiona Goodie

Lawyer &

​BBW Board Member

Personal Injuries Law

Fortitude Legal is a team of dedicated legal professionals who have devoted our working lives to serving regional Victorians injured on the road, at work, or on private or public property. If you are injured in such circumstances, you may be entitled to compensation and we can therefore help by guiding you through the relevant laws relating to your injury to provide advice and assistance.

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Leila Chalk
​Ph: 1300 892 237

We do business your way!

We’re an Australian Law Firm promoting a nuanced, personal touch. We have the skills to simplify what is most often a complicated process. We help individuals and businesses with technology and startup law, property law including conveyancing and leasing, commercial law, civil litigation, wills, estates, bankruptcy, insolvency, criminal law, and professionals facing investigations and charges from their regulatory body.

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Melissa Sloane
Authorised Celebrant

​Pure Blessings Celebrancy
​Mob: 0490 540 099

Helping you celebrate life, love and happiness.
Pure Blessings offers a variety of services from weddings, vow renewals, legals only, naming ceremonies, funerals, memorials, pet services and event EmCee.
If you are looking for a celebrant who is fun, down to earth, and a little bit zany, while at the same time amazingly calming and professional then Mel is the celebrant for you!

Manufacturing & Civil Services

Edith Paarhammer
Marketing Manager

Ph: 5368 1999

53 Haddon Drive
Ballan 3342

Since 1990, Paarhammer windows and doors have been setting the benchmark in energy efficiency in Australia. Outstanding quality, security and design flexibility ensures architects, developers and home-owners achieve superior results and energy ratings.

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Dannielle James Director
​& BBW Board Member

Mob: 0437 240 813

Pipe Pro Directional Drilling offers a range of specialised services to provide clients with a drilling contractor that can complete the job from start to finish without the need to enlist additional sub-contractors.

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Jennifer Hudson
Finance Manager
Ph: 5339 1000

Brimarco designs, engineers and manufactures specialised, purpose built and production vehicles, trailers and vehicle bodies.

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Ballarat Business Women
provide networking opportunities to women who own or work in businesses within Ballarat and the surrounding region. Network with other like-minded women.
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Marketing & Communications

Sandy McKinnon
​& BBW Board Member

​Mob: 0407 508 239

We are your marketing assistant with expertise in printing, artwork preparation, on demand graphics and social media management.

If your business needs help with its marketing then we are here to help. Services are tailored to suit each clients' requirements.

Call Sandy for a chat about what you need.

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Pina Worsley
Self Employed

Ph: 0437 457 046

Expertise in
Marketing & Branding.

Previously HStudios

Shahan Campbell
​Copywriter & Content Writer

​Mob: 0433 113 454

Your ideal customers are searching the online universe to find your organisation. They’re real people seeking real solutions to their problems. They’re comparing your company’s offerings to others on the market. Most importantly,

they’re deciding to engage your business or another.
Therefore, what you say and how you say it – is crucial.

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Ashlea O'Loughlin
Digital Marketer / Advertiser
​620 Skipton Street, Redan

​Mob: 0412 018 736

Social Season is a digital marketing & advertising agency that helps event promoters, venues, tourism operators, and experience creators sell out tickets, fill venues, and book out calendars, months in advance.

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Stacey Franklin
​Franklin Copywriting

​Mob: 0400 130 989

Stacey Franklin is a freelance copywriter who uses creativity and critical thinking to help businesses develop their brand and connect better with their customers. Whether it’s through refining your communications strategy, writing words for your website or proofreading your existing material, Stacey can deliver compelling content and promote what you do best.

Bianca Brehaut
Graphic Designer
Bianca Brehaut Design
​Mob: 0400 833 920

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Real Estate & Property Services

Katie Sexton​
​Licensed Estate Agent/
​Ph: 5320 9300

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Yvonne Jackson
CEO & Director
​Ph: 5320 9300

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Christine Browning​
Vendor Coach
​Mob: 0407 590 085

i have been in the real estate industry for over 12 years and sold over $120,000,000 of real estate. My own business is Independently guiding people through what can be a stressful & challenging time when it comes to thinking about

selling. You may need help with selecting an agent or you may already be on the market. I can help you navigate the process of selling your home and alleviate the stress at the same time.

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Retail Businesses

Leanne Stork
Ballarat Embroidery 
Team & Workwear

​​Mob: 0439 301 911

We have been looking after Valued Clients with Product Knowledge & Supply for 30 years.

Turnaround time is usually 2 weeks ish , we pride ourselves on being........ Spot on.... On Time.... Everytime !!

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Roise Yang
Ultech Phone Repairs & Accessories
​12B Central Square Ballarat

​​Ph: 03 5333 2589
​Mob: 0417 988 815

Ultech is a reliable, efficient, friendly mobile phone repair shop, exclusive authorised phone repair shop at Central Square Ballarat. Ultech also provide affordable, advanced technology products and mobile phone related accessories, second hand mobile and tablets.

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Natalie Illingworth
Director & Founder
​Raven Collective 
Services & Training
Mob: 0410 708 176

Raven Collective is and online gifting service that employs women who have experienced Domestic Violence. The women enter a 10-week training program that provides readiness to work skills along with practical hands-on experience. We then work with local organisations to find ongoing employment or education opportunities.  

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Leah Haynes
Chandler & Retail Store Owner
206 Albert Street Sebastopol
Mob: 0438 302 540

A Candle and Retail Shop specialising in gifts for all occasions. Mia & Talbot supports local makers of artisan products,with Australia wide delivery and same day local Hamper Delivery.

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Ballarat Business Women
provide networking opportunities to women who own or work in businesses within Ballarat and the surrounding region. Network with other like-minded women.
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Sports, Entertainment, Accommodation & Travel

Belinda Glass
Chief Executive Officer
Ph: 5334 6273

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Kesh Manton
Business Development Manager
​Ph: 8580 3000
​Mob: 0411 105 927

Quest Ballarat Station offers a stunning new accommodation experience for business and leisure travellers to Ballarat.

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​Van Beek

​Executive Officer

​Ph: 5338 1877
​Mob: 0438 437 493

Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society.

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