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Data collection for Western BACE research - 26 March 2014

Researchers at Federation University Australia will be starting data collection this week (26 March 2014) that will contribute to the research, evaluation and monitoring activities for the Western Business Accelerator and Centre for Excellence (BACE) project. More »

Construction Ceremony - 12 November 2013

A sod turning ceremony was held on the site for Western BACE in Toolern on 13 November 2013 to mark the official commencement of the construction of the Centre. Attended by key dignitaries from the region and the State, representatives from each of the project partner organisations were also present to mark the start of the Centre's build - including members of the Western BACE research group from the University of Ballarat and Victoria University. Also attending the event were staff members from the Federal Government Department of Environment, which is funding Western BACE through the Suburban Jobs program. The contract for the construction of the Western BACE was recently awarded to Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd. More »