Archive for the ‘Public Areas’ Category

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 […]

Apr 29
2016

Imagine Update

Imagine Update

Maya Dougherty, Strategic Planner at the City of Ballarat, who is facilitating the Imagine Ballarat East project has been working hard to synthesise the comments, feedback and issues being raised by the Ballarat East Community. Go Easties! She is trying to locate the following sites that have been mentioned in the survey: Ballarat East Train […]

Apr 5
2016

Canadian Regional Park

Canadian Regional Park

The Bill to establish the “Canadian Regional Park” passed the upper house of the Victorian Parliament at 9.50pm on Thursday night March 24th  2016. The Park now exists, the boundaries have been secured and Parks Victoria will now be responsible for the future management of the Forest and ex plantation areas. It is expected that […]

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 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 26
2015

FoCC Update

FoCC Update

Hi Friends, A big thankyou to all the Friends who attended the Open House on the Canadian Park last weekend. The Department recorded over 170 visitors to Earth Ed and were very pleased with the range and quality of the issues and wishes raised with DELWP and City of Ballarat Officers. The department has also […]

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 4
2015

A new park for the East – what do you think?

A new park for the East – what do you think?

A new park for Ballarat, comprising the Canadian State Forest and the adjoining former plantation land, is being created in fulfilment of the Victorian Government’s 2014 election commitment. A community consultation process to discuss how the park could be used and the type of activities to be included within the park, has been developed by […]

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