Archive for the ‘Light Pollution’ Category

Oct 18
2014

Path to Nowhere

With so much development going on, its impacts are being felt in our streets, neighbourhoods and skies… Yes I said skies. Have you noticed that new developments (in already settled areas) are adding footpaths, lights and no trees? Residents in Fussell Street have reported new street lighting, and council officers have confirmed that a new […]

May 24
2014

Developer Discretion #2

And the hits keep coming on this theme… This development in York Street is called ‘New York’, I kid you not. What are developers thinking exactly? That Ballarat East has the services, population and infrastructure of New York, which is laughable. They go further ‘Upper East Side Living’. No sir, we are proudly Ballarat East! […]

Mar 16
2013

Light Pollution

Recently we met Judith from the Ballarat Observatory at the Friends of Canadian Corridor gatherings.  We were really interested in the information she had on light pollution and how lucky we are in Australia to be able to view our amazing night sky. Did you think everyone in the world had the ability to view […]

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