Eureka Flag, designed by a Canadian gold miner by the name of "Lieutenant" Ross during the Eureka Stockade uprising in Ballarat, Victoria, in 1854. The blue background is believed to represent the blue shirts worn by many of the diggers, rather than represent the sky as is commonly thought.
Eureka Flag, designed by a Canadian gold miner by the name of "Lieutenant" Ross during the Eureka Stockade uprising in Ballarat, Victoria, in 1854. The blue background is believed to represent the blue shirts worn by many of the diggers, rather than represent the sky as is commonly thought.

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Re-Branding Identities of African Australian Families- Foundation & Cradle

October 25, 2020

…Because we understand that “the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the state; Various concepts of the family exist in different social, cultural, and political systems, but it is recognized that families are basic to the social structure and development of all societies”, […]

Workshop: Economic Shift-Excellence in Employment and Business Arena- Solidarity & Self-Care

September 21, 2020

The facilitators and consultants guided attendees to develop their own self branding while we explored some of the nine principles of Catholic social thoughts.  Opening Remarks from the President  Keynote: Sustainable Community Development: Aim of the Core Principles of Catholic Social Thoughts  Watch-out for more videos here!  Self-Motivation & Branding Self  Solidarity & Self-Care  Living a Life of Purpose: Overcoming Limitations  Self-Care: What […]

Articulated Recommendations for an Effective Co-Designed FDV Programs for CALD Communities

September 6, 2020

In the pursuit of sustainable ‘Prevention & Response’ strategies to Family & Domestic Violence issues across Australia. We continue to advocate and to cause systemic shifts to help all Australians and certainly our community further along with the efforts on eradicating Family & Domestic Violence.  We continue to advocate for the narratives to include a […]

Workshop: Economic Shift- Excellence in Employment and Business Arena (Do-It-Yourself Session)

August 23, 2020

This was a practical Hands-On session where our exceptional consultants and facilitators guided attendees to develop a 2 page career and business advancement blueprint. Case Story: If any One Can, Why Not Me? Sports as a lever for cultural identity rebranding  Exposition on Business & Career Advancement (Part 1)  Exposition on Business & Career Advancement (Part 2) 

Workshop: Economic Shift- Excellence in Employment and Business Arena

August 9, 2020

55 of our members attended an impactful online workshop discussing and acquiring pertinent tools for branding, purpose, business and employment. Please see below for video of recorded sessions. Living a Life of Purpose    Personal Branding  Case Story The Giant in Us. If I can, you can Public Sector Engagements-Getting in and Navigating the Government Landscape  Resilience […]

BAA bags government grant support

June 11, 2020

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

May 31, 2020

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)

May 3, 2020

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

March 14, 2020

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!

March 4, 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