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May 17

The Exceptional Tree Register

A great initiative from the City of Ballarat. The Exceptional Tree Register. I encourage all Easties to have a look around you and if you see an exceptional tree (and i know you will) please ensure you have it added to the register. Here are some I saw on my walk today… Ballarat has […]

May 17

Zoning Advisory Panel

During the week the zoning panel met and took submissions. The Residential Zones Standing Advisory Committee – Ballarat Planning Scheme was convened to ensure that changes to zoning were in place by July this year. The City of Ballarat planners got together a proposal which included where they could produce evidence enough for proposing where […]

Apr 29

Let them hear the East!!!

Dear Sir/Madam RE: BALLARAT STRATEGY CONSULTATION ‘TEN GAME CHANGING QUESTIONS’ Recently we sent you information on our ‘Ten Game Changing Questions’ consultation for the Ballarat Strategy.  The submissions period has now commenced and I am writing to let you know about the ways you can get involved: Online Participate in our interactive online activity which […]

Mar 23

NBN on its way!

Great news Easties. Have you been seeing these yellow things appearing around the neighbourhood? It’s the NBN, couldn’t be happier! The guys in the know have said its coming all the way to your house! We must have made it in before the current government changed their minds…  

Mar 22

New Zones

We’ve been talking about the rezoning for a while now… Crunch time has arrived. Great news for the buffer for Canadian State Forest we have wanted, an area of Neighbourhood Residential Zone has been proposed for Ballarat East, and runs along beside Canadian State Forest from the highway to south of Bennett Street, not quite […]

Jan 10

Were you notified??

The folk who are mounting the charge against the developers looking to demolish most of the Old Orphanage site are interested in hearing from you. If you made an objection regarding the site did you received notification from the developers firm, St Quentin’s, informing you about the challenge at VCAT? If you did then you […]

Dec 17

Fire Restrictions this summer

FIRE RESTRICTIONS The Fire Restricted Period will begin at 0100hrs (1am) Monday 23rd of December and set to cease unless varied at 0100hrs (1am) 1st of May 2014. Some helpful links for this summer are: Restriction Information – Emergency Information – Preparation Information – Weather Information – Mark Cartledge | Fire […]

Dec 4

Ballarat’s Future

BALLARAT’S FUTURE – THE STATE GOVERNMENT’S PERSPECTIVE BRIEFING As a member of the Ballarat Strategy Community Reference Group, l would like to invite you to ‘Ballarat’s Future  the State Government’s Perspective’, a briefing by State Government officials on recent State Government policies that affect Ballarat. This briefing is a great opportunity to raise awareness and […]

Oct 19

Public Meeting Agenda Oct 23 2013

Hello Easties, it’s worth noting that this weeks council meeting has a lot of info of interest to Ballarat East. Get along if you can, otherwise at least have a read of all the info: 23 October 2013 Public Agenda (PDF – 2.5MB) 12.1 PLP/2013/119 Demolition of Majority of the Buildings, Structures and Trees at 200, 200A, 200B […]

Oct 5

International Symposium on Historical Urban Landscapes in Ballarat

Ballarat has been graced with an international symposium about the Historical Urban Landscape. BE Net was there, you’ll remember we did some work with the initial working party who are looking at Ballarat as a place to pilot UNESCOs recommendations. Here is the invite with all the details of the day: Invitation to HUL Symposium […]

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