A laid-back city with modern conveniences

A city in Victoria where you can enjoy a peaceful retirement, beautiful heritage buildings, nature, culture, great food and wine.

Ballarat is located only an hour and 30 minutes from Melbourne CBD. It allows you to escape the stress of the city and at the same time offers you the facilities and services you may need during your retirement years.

Living in Ballarat can help you enjoy a healthy over 50s lifestyle. There are great outdoors activities that you can do, like taking a leisure stroll around Lake Wendouree and visiting the Botanical Gardens to admire the vegetation and the beautiful Italian statues.

There’s also a thriving art scene. You can see high quality productions at Her Majesty’s Theatre and discover valuable art pieces at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Senior citizens and retirees have an important role in the community. The Ballarat Council provides a range of useful services through the Commonwealth Home Support Program, including in-home services, delivered meals, social connections and volunteering opportunities. Their goal is to help older residents to stay active, healthy, connected to the community and living independently when possible.

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A laid-back city with modern conveniences

A city in Victoria where you can enjoy a peaceful retirement, beautiful heritage buildings, nature, culture, great food and wine.

Ballarat is located only an hour and 30 minutes from Melbourne CBD. It allows you to escape the stress of the city and at the same time offers you the facilities and services you may need during your retirement years.

Living in Ballarat can help you enjoy a healthy over 50s lifestyle. There are great outdoors activities that you can do, like taking a leisure stroll around Lake Wendouree and visiting the Botanical Gardens to admire the vegetation and the beautiful Italian statues.

There’s also a thriving art scene. You can see high quality productions at Her Majesty’s Theatre and discover valuable art pieces at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Senior citizens and retirees have an important role in the community. The Ballarat Council provides a range of useful services through the Commonwealth Home Support Program, including in-home services, delivered meals, social connections and volunteering opportunities. Their goal is to help older residents to stay active, healthy, connected to the community and living independently when possible.