Archive for the ‘Sparrow Ground’ Category

Mar 16

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: 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 […]

Oct 5

Friends at Work

Here are some photos showing what the Friends of Sparrow Ground get up to on a Sunday morning a few times during the year. This area of bush is along Spencer Street.  The two photos with the yellow flowers (a weed called Broom) is not maintained by FoSG and the other two photos are taken […]

Sep 26

Koala Sightings Ahoy

Here is an image of a Koala in the South part of Sparrow Ground taken by a resident in Canadian Springs Drive. The tree is situated next to the fire break at the rear of the homes. We love to share images of the wonderful wildlife out here in the East, by sharing it we […]

Sep 24

Damage at Sparrow Ground

This is a letter to the city of Ballarat sent by the Friends of Sparrow Ground. To the City Compliance Officer, The Friends of Sparrow Ground are a local neighbourhood group dedicated to maintaining open space, the local environment and recreational opportunities in Ballarat East and Canadian precincts. Two weeks ago a tree was removed […]

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