Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Mar 27

Counil Mtg Report – Wilson St

A group of Ballarat East residents attended the Council meeting last night where Council was to determine its position in regard to the planning application PLP/2011/683 for 809 Wilson Street at the upcoming VCAT hearing.  The applicant had already elected to take the application to VCAT due to the Council’s failure to determine the application […]

Mar 13

Definition of Planning…

Submissions/Objections can still be forwarded to City of Ballarat for the changes to Tree Protection Areas in Stockade Street. Reference – PLP/2012/946 “I know that Ballarat East residents have been disheartened with the planning of the large development on the corner of Fussell and Stockade Streets and the latest application appears to be too little, […]

Mar 2

Ballarat Imagine

What can you imagine for Ballarat? People are asked to submit their wishes in 100 characters or less in three areas: things you love things you can imagine things you want to retain You can do it here online Or on Facebook or Twitter with the hash tag #ballaratimagine The collectors were also at Backyard Tasters last […]

Mar 2

420-432 Fussell Street

Yet another development to check out… Is it just us or are things heating up again… Stay vigilant folks… DEVELOPMENT NUMBER: PLP/2012/893 DEVELOPER: M P Adriaans SITE: 420-432 Fussell Street Ballarat East PROPOSAL: Staged 24 lot Subdivision and Removal of Vegetation DATE OF DECISION: 16 Days from 28th February 2013 (so make it Friday 15th […]

Mar 1

Meet Martin

Art has an important part to play in connecting people to their environment. Meet Martin Hale a local artist who was inspired by Ballarat East and this website. Martin says “The history excerpt by Weston Bate and the high quality content/design and purpose of the BE Net combined with the recent Canadian Corridor meeting inspired […]

Feb 23

To Protect AND Enhance

Details of a permit currently being applied for to vary tree protection.   This will not be considered by the City Planning Department until March 12th 2013. The “Detailed View ” on the eServices site are not very detailed. APPLICATION NUMBER: PLP/2012/946 DEVELOPER: S Melotte SITE/s: 7, 9 & 17 Stockade Street Ballarat East PROPOSAL: […]

Feb 23

York Street Mediation

Morning, and what a lovely day here in the East… again… All Objectors to the over-development at 307 York Street have received notification of a mediation. Therefore it’s still not too late to get you objections in, you have up until the day of the mediation to get them in and to attend the mediation. […]

Feb 21

What’s up with Offsets? Seminar – Environment Defenders’ Office, Victoria

Wednesday 27 February 2013 5.45pm – 7.30pm In Victoria offsets have been widely used in the context of the regulation of native vegetation clearing. Recent proposals to change native vegetation clearing rules in Victoria foreshadow a major weakening of these laws and much expanded use of offsets. This seminar will provide a critical look at […]

Feb 9

Community Forum

Come and join the Community Forum about Canadian State Forest: Thursday February 14th 7pm to 9pm Earth Science Centre, Olympic Avenue, Mt Clear Organized by the Friends of Canadian Corridor… Dear friend, Below is a flyer announcing a forum on possible opportunities for the future planning and options for a group of former Canadian Forest […]

Jan 17

FoCC Meeting

Just a reminder the FoCC (Friends of Canadian Corridor) are having their second meeting this weekend. You’ll remember them from previous post here about the protection of land near the Canadian State Forest. FoCC has formed and is now gathering facts and ascertaining the level of community interest in the future management of the land. […]

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