Mar 15
2012

Come along one and all…

[View the story “Ballarat East is angry my friends…” on Storify]

Mar 13
2012

Victoria Street Orphanage site

Here is some information about the soon to be ‘development site’ in Victoria Street that was once an Orphanage and school. Forgotten Australians are urging residents to rally to save the last significant buildings on the site. Trees have already gone down here yet no word on permit applications… be vigilant folks… Ballarat Orphanage / […]

Mar 13
2012

Council Meeting this Wednesday – about 315 Fussell St

Well this is the development that kick started a movement, and we aren’t finished yet. Simplistic Flashback: Developer seeks permit to erect 16 units (all the same) at 315 Fussell St Residents outraged and put up big number of objections & canvass council and neighbours Council officers approve 14 units Councillors vote proposal down Developer […]

Mar 13
2012

Need action at 213

Do you remember this one? Yes we have been here before – but no matter we will be again. This development slipped through when we only had three objections – well now the developer wants more, and more. DEVELOPMENT NUMBER: PLP/2012/48 DEVELOPER: T G Clark SITE: 213 Fussell Street APPLICATION: Development of 2 Dwellings and […]

Mar 3
2012

The Big Picture – Defining Neighbourhood Character

We’ve been working very hard to ensure this information sharing site is about the big picture for Ballarat East as much as it is about the small battles we fight everyday in our own backyards. We are keen to support a long term sustainable future for Ballarat East, and that means supporting our council to […]

Mar 3
2012

Clean Up Oz (a little bit at a time)

Local residents are invited to help clean up the Pryor Park, Eureka Street and Surrounding area. 10.30 – 12.30 Sunday March 4th 2011 Meet at Pryor Park. Please bring sturdy footwear, gloves, a bucket, hat, sunscreen etc and lots of family members and friends. Some bags and gloves will be available.

Mar 3
2012

Pryor Park News #1

Hi everyone, here is a brief update of what has been going on regarding Pryor Park.This is No 1 Pryor Park Newsletter by email and on the BE Network. Date for your diary,Sunday March 4th Clean up Australia day has been organised by Diane Chester at the park, meet at the notice board from 10.30 […]

Mar 3
2012

At it again at 213

Just when we thought the developer had done all they could – A new planning application has been advertised for 213 Fussell Street PLP/2012/48. When 213 Fussell went to VCAT in 2010, the developers were quick off the mark and got through with 52 blocks because the subdivision was less than 60 blocks. More than […]

Feb 12
2012

Off to VCAT we go – saving Rodier St

Go Hard because there’s no going home if this development goes ahead… You all remember the crazy development proposed for 23 Rodier St (PLP/2011/557), the council refused the permit, as indeed it should have, after residents were outraged… Now we are off to VCAT to support our residents, and our council to tell this developer […]

Feb 10
2012

Pryor Park – got together

Sunday 29th Jan ( Pryor Park get together) find out more about Friends of Pryor Park here Report from Maggie Dannatt: 20 people gathered on the Park to listen to a short history of the friends of group: People for Pryor Park. We also heard Jonathan Robinson talk about his Management plan for the Park, […]

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