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Welcome to the heart of Be Kind Ballarat.

This is your place to discover ways to be kind to others, be kind to local businesses and be kind to yourself.

It's your place to find out about the beautiful acts of kindness that have been happening in Ballarat during this unprecedented time.

Be sure to continue to follow the current restrictions in place at all times. 

Keep reading for more tips on how to #BeKindBallarat.

Changes to Restrictions

Please Be Kind Ballarat and keep playing your part to keep the community safe. If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), get tested. 

Wondering where you can buy a Ballarat-made face mask? Check out our list here


View Victoria's Current Restrictions

Be Kind - Be Creative

A city-wide cultural response to COVID-19

The Be Kind – Be Creative initiative is all about learning, making, doing and being in these changing times – for kids and adults alike.

Highlights include Once Upon a Lockdown – Stories of Ballarat during COVID-19, a podcast featuring Ballarat locals.

Browse the full program of artist collaborations, creative activities, online workshops and more.

Ballarat's COVID-19 Podcast

Once Upon a Lockdown podcast is a series of short stories from the people of Ballarat - examining everything from how we adapted and responded to this weird turn of world events, through how through acts of selflessness and self understanding, we might have changed a city. It was recorded during the first round of stage 3 restrictions.



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Be kind with art

We’re loving this ‘be kind’ creation from @kelsiewhite_designs on Instagram.

A beautiful way to communicate such an important message.



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