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May 3
2016

What we found…

What we found…

So Far… you’ll remember we were looking for particular places http://ballarateast.net/imagine-update/ We have the following info coming in from the community about sites the City of Ballarat are trying to locate for the Imagine Ballarat East Project. Thanks to everyone who contributed both here at BE Net and at our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ballarateast.net/ Ballarat East Train Station […]

Apr 29
2016

Public Art for the East

Public Art for the East

Dear BE Net, The drawing workshops have been going well and have been a good way to draw people to the park (no pun intended, but it is a bit funny). Several people who live close by have commented that they did not go to the park much, but after spending an hour or so there […]

Mar 24
2016

Art in the East

Art in the East

Art Project for Pennyweight Park. The City of Ballarat is creating a new public art project and we need the help of the community of Ballarat East to help realise it. Stone sculptor, Joe Pratt has been commissioned to carve designs into 20 bluestone boulders sited at Pennyweight Park during April and May. Artist Forest […]

Mar 22
2016

Tour to Imagine

Tour to Imagine

As part of the Imagine Ballarat East consultation with the community, a request went out for community members to take a tour of ‘their’ Ballarat East. I took up the offer, and here are some places I visited. You can take the folks on a tour too by contacting the Deakin researchers kristal.buckley@deakin.edu.au   Kicked off the […]

Mar 16
2016

Time Capsule Additions

Time Capsule Additions

We have just added the following icons of Ballarat East to the Time Capsule of Ballarat. What else is needed to be added? Check it out here: http://timecapsuleballarat.com and add your own places and photos and memories. Ballarat East Town Hall (historic) Ballarat East Town Hall Gardens – under threat The Tammy Fence Arthur Kenny Avenue of […]

May 19
2015

Ballarat Strategy – have your say

Ballarat Strategy – have your say

The Draft Ballarat Strategy is on exhibition until June 5th 2015.  Have Your Say! Ballarat Imagine gave us the community’s vision for Ballarat in 2040. Ballarat will grow substantially by 2040 – this is unavoidable. We need to find ways to grow and achieve our vision at the same time. The ‘Draft’ Ballarat Strategy (April […]

May 1
2015

fingers working overtime

fingers working overtime

A few things that are running out of time: St Pauls Way – your feedback is due by Friday 1st May at 5pm all info here: http://ballarateast.net/have-your-say-on-st-pauls-way/ Telstra Tower – to have impact at VCAT the team need you to join as a party, you need to do this by May 6th all info here: […]

Apr 16
2015

A park by any other name…

A park by any other name…

You’ll have been following the work being done to ensure Canadian State Forest is protected. Now its up to you… Have your say… The Open House is at the Earth Education Centre, on Friday 17 April 2015, 3.30pm to 7.30pm; and Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11am to 4pm. If you can’t make it, then do […]

Apr 13
2015

A Park by any other name…

A Park by any other name…

The Friends of the Canadian Corridor (FoCC) would like you to know their thoughts on the possibility of a park. We wrote about it earlier here: http://ballarateast.net/a-new-park-for-the-east-what-do-you-think/ The closing date for submissions is 5pm, Thursday 30 April, 2015. FoCC has welcomed moves to establish the Canadian Park in Ballarat East. The establishment of a Canadian […]

Apr 9
2015

Does anyone know?

Does anyone know?

Does anyone have any information for Mary? Hello BE Net, I am a descendant of David and Mary Cox who arrived in Melbourne on board the Ontario in 1854, with their son, Walter Cox (a.k.a. Walter Scrivener), aged 7 years. They were living in the Ballarat East area when their daughter, Rose Cox (later married […]

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