Victoria Street Orphanage site
Here is some information about the soon to be ‘development site’ in Victoria Street that was once an Orphanage and school. Forgotten Australians are urging residents to rally to save the last significant buildings on the site. Trees have already gone down here yet no word on permit applications… be vigilant folks…
Ballarat Orphanage / Children’s Home Rally Walk Event
Please show your support: come and walk with us – and sign the petition. All welcome to join in a peaceful Rally Walk event from former Alexandra Babies Toddlers Home crossing the railway bridge to the former Ballarat Orphanage / Children’s Home site.
Bring along something significant for the walk Musical Instrument, School Books, Suitcase etc.
Please help us show how significant this site is for all former residents and the wider community of Ballarat. The rally walk is to save a piece of history, show that the early 1900 buildings shouldn’t be DEMOLISHED.
When: 31st of March 2012
Time : 10.30 am gathering at 187 Scott’s Parade Ballarat East. Anyone unable to walk the rally can meet at the ORPHANAGE site .
Rally Walk Start : 11.00 am , Walking up Scott’s Parade over railway bridge crossing Victoria Street. Finishing at the former Ballarat Orphanage site at 200 Victoria Street Ballarat East.
Refreshments : Sausage Sizzle and bottle water.
Register your interest Contact: Deb Findlay at CAFS firstname.lastname@example.org 03 53371643 or 0426204998
This event is supported by: Cafs Ballarat, Ballarat & District Aboriginal Co – Operative , Care Leavers Australia Network & Open Place Services Support for Forgotten Australians.