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Locations liaison

Use Film Ballarat & Beyond's local knowledge as your starting point for filming here. We can assist in scouting for specific locations, gaining approvals, and finding facilities, expertise, accommodation, catering and transport. You'll discover everything you need on our comprehensive list of industry contacts... Contact our Locations team

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'Film friendly' is not just a cliché here. Filming activities are backed by strong community support and six enthusiastic local councils - giving you access to locations, permit approval and competitive location fees. We also assist with local travel, accommodation and logistical support... Contact our Locations team

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General contacts

International prefix: + 61
Ambulance
Rural Ambulance Victoria Website
In an emergency phone 000
Fire Brigade
Country Fire Authority Website
In an emergency phone 000
First Aid Training and Volunteers
St John Ambulance Australia Website
Roadside Assistance
RACV (Royal Automobile Club of Victoria) Website
03 5336 1766
State Emergency Service
SES Website
03 5334 2422

Ararat region

Electricity
Powercor (Agent: Cec Hopper and Sons) 03 5381 6400
Gas and fuel
TRU Energy 13 34 66
Hospitals
East Grampians Health Service 03 5352 9300
Pharmacist/Chemist
Ararat Healthwise Pharmacy 03 5352 1114
Police Stations
Ararat Police Station 03 5352 2233
In an emergency phone 000
Water
Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water 1300 659 961

Ballarat region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
Gas and fuel
AGL 131 245
Hospitals
Ballarat Base Hostpital 03 5320 4000
St John of God Hospital 03 5320 2111
Queen Elizabeth Centre 03 5320 3700
Pharmacist/Chemist
UFS Dispensary 03 5331 9811
Police Stations
Ballarat Police Station 03 5336 6000
In an emergency phone 000
Buninyong Police Station 03 5341 3431
In an emergency phone 000
Water
Central Highlands Water 03 5320 3100

Daylesford & Hepburn region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
Gas and fuel
AGL 131 245
Hospitals
Daylesford District Hospital 03 5321 6500
Pharmacist/Chemist
Daylesford Pharmacy 03 5348 2301
Crewswick Pharmacy 03 5345 2004
Clunes Pharmacy 03 5345 3355
Trentham Pharmacy 03 5424 1000
Police Stations
Daylesford Police Station 03 5348 2342
In an emergency phone 000
Creswick Police Station 03 5345 2220
In an emergency phone 000
Clunes Police Station 03 5345 3211
In an emergency phone 000
Trentham Police Station 03 5424 1402
In an emergency phone 000
Water
Central Highlands Water 03 5320 3100

Golden Plains region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
Health Service / Doctors
Bannockburn Surgery 03 5281 1481
Pharmacist/Chemist
Bannockburn Chemmart Pharmacy 03 5281 1519
Police Stations
Bannockburn Police Station )03 5281 1260
Inverleigh Police Station )03 5265 1211
Linton Police Station )03 5344 7211
Meredith Police Station )03 5286 1227
Rokewood Police Station )03 5346 1342
Smythesdale Police Station )03 5342 8524
Water
Barwon Water (Southern end) 03 5226 2500
Central Highlands Water (Northern end) 03 5320 3100

Moorabool region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
Hospitals
Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital 03 5367 2000
Pharmacist/Chemist
Bacchus Marsh, UFS Dispensary 03 5367 2134
Bacchus Marsh, Adam Remboulis Pharmacy 03 5367 4700
Ballan Pharmacy 03 5368 1232
Police Stations
Bacchus Marsh Police Station 03 5366 4500
In an emergency phone 000
Ballan Police Station 03 5368 1303
In an emergency phone 000
Gordon Police Station 03 5368 9202
In an emergency phone 000
Water
Western Water 1300 650 422
Central Highlands Water 03 5320 3100

Northern Grampians region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
SP AusNet 1300 360 795
Gas and fuel
Simply Energy 138 808
TruEnergy Gas 133 466
Origin Energy 132 461
Hospitals
Stawell Hospital 03 5358 8500
St Arnaud Hospital 03 5477 2100
Pharmacist/Chemist
Stawell Brian Hancock's Amcal Pharmacy 03 5358 1400
St Arnaud Pharmacy 03 5495 1911
Police Stations
Stawell Police 03 5358 8222
St Arnaud Police 03 5495 1000
Halls Gap Police 03 5356 4411
Water
GWM Water 1300 659 961

Pyrenees region

Electricity
Powercor 132 206
Hospitals
Beaufort Skipton Health Service 03 5349 1625
Pharmacist/Chemist
Beaufort UFS Pharmacy 03 5349 2504
Police Stations
Avoca Police Station 03 5465 3300
Beaufort Police Station 03 5349 2101
Water
Central Highlands Water 03 5320 3100

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