Free Movie Pass Giveaway: Neon

Win a Free Double Pass to see the Film ‘Neon’


To celebrate the Melbourne International Film Festival Travelling Showcase coming to Ballarat we have three double passes to give away to the film ‘Neon’, screening at the Ballarat Regent Cinemas on Saturday the 19th of September at 3pm.

To be in the running for a double pass, send an email to with ‘Neon’ in the subject heading and your name in the email body. We’ll give passes to the first three.

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Canoe Project Sheds Light on Hidden Aboriginal History

1 July 2015 (revised)

A new project about bark canoes reveals a forgotten history of encounters between Aboriginal Victorians and settlers in the 1800s.

On the rivers of remote colonial Victoria, 19th century European settlers depended on Aboriginal navigators and canoe builders to transport goods, mail and people.

A documentary and multimedia project, now live on Culture Victoria, explores this little known aspect of colonial history through a short documentary film, image gallery, audio interviews and three short educational essays.

The film was screened on the Big Screen at Fed Square every day from the 5-11 July 2015 as part of NAIDOC week 2015.

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‘Memories of War’ Project Now Accepting FedUni Student Submissions

The Memories of War project is now accepting FedUni student contributions. Submissions will be open until August 2015.

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Here. In a field of what I thought was cows.

The VVG Story.

by Lucinda Horrocks.

“How do you bring a story about technology and water science alive? That was our creative challenge with the Visualising Victoria’s Groundwater film.”

The mud sticks to our boots as we follow the cattle track, our heels sinking into the sodden earth, obliterating hoof prints. Thank God we remembered to bring boots, I think, as I cuddle the camera closer to my chest, my arms awkwardly clutched around the fragile box of plastic and buttons and glass it is my job to keep safe from the muck and the wet. The sky is a dark pattern of clouds but Jary has judged it won’t rain. He strides ahead up the hill carrying the tripod easily over his shoulder.

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