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BAA bags government grant support

Partnerships that work. Ballarat African Association Inc. in the very heart of Community Development…Juliana Addison MP, Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council – BRMC, Ballarat Council Read the full story here.

Active Citizenship

Many thanks to Victoria Electoral Commission, interested members of the Ballarat African Association had a refresher on Australian core electioneering principles on Saturday 30 May 2020.

Business Workshop: Essentials of Business Planning (Roadmap to Business Success)

Vital for the success of local African businesses in Ballarat, BAA had an online workshop session with Nesan Naidoo on Saturday 2 May 2020. Our members are better for it. 

Event Cancelled: Re-Branding African Australian Identity Project (Final Series Pilot): Economic Shift

Due to COVID-19, the Committee of Management of the Ballarat African Association has taken the decision to cancel uncontrolled gathering of our members for events in a move to encourage safety and wellbeing as it is impractical to predict how individuals might feel or respond to stimuli during a community event where articulated self-awareness items […]

BAA Delegates visited The Victoria Government Parliament House During Question Time on 3 March 2020!

Delegates from the Ballarat African Association visited the Parliament House on a day Question Time Tour with a 10 Point Agenda on 3 March 2020. The agenda included non-political items on improving lived experiences and promoting inclusion of African and Indigenous Australians across public sector appointments. Read More

BAA’s Rebranding African Australian Identity Project-Ubuntu Concept

Click here to view the speech on BAA’s application of the Ubuntu Concept by the Vice President

BAA’s Rebranding African Australian Identity Project Introduction Speech

Click here to view the Project Introduction Speech by the President

Bridging the gap Novelty Soccer Match between old and younger generation African Australians in Ballarat! The younger generation won 7-4.

One of the evils of our days is that of Absent Fathers, who do not mentor their sons. At Ballarat African Association, we are bridging the gap between the older and younger generations for meaningful relationships creating the basis for Respectful Intergenerational and Inter-Gender Communications.

Re-Branding African Australian Identity Project- Session 1

The strategic direction for our re-branding project was reinforced at the inaugural session followed by key practical steps. We were joined by Victoria Police, Victoria Electoral Commission and Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.  Click here to view some of the speeches and presentations

African Association promoting social cohesion

UBUNTU is a Zulu word which means ‘I am, because we are.’ The notion of ubuntu is the idea of community as one of the building blocks of society, a form of social connectedness. Dr Michael Akindeju, President of Ballarat African Association, said it takes a village to raise a child is another way of […]