The Miners Rest Plan

The City of Ballarat is partnering with the Miners Rest community to deliver The Miners Rest Plan: Our Township Towards 2040. Miners Rest is one of six local townships participating in the City of Ballarat's Local Plans for our Townships Program.


The plan will:

  • Give the community a collective long-term vision and action plan
  • Help community groups make a strong case when applying for grants or lobbying for funding
  • Give the City of Ballarat and Miners Rest community an in-depth understanding of the availability of, and need for, local services and infrastructure
  • Assist the City of Ballarat prioritise its investment in Miners Rest
  • Include actions the community can deliver itself
  • Assist the Miners Rest community and City of Ballarat to manage change
  • Provide the City of Ballarat with a detailed understanding of local planning issues that are important to the community and establish a direction to guide these challenges


The City of Ballarat invites you to have your say on the What You Said Report.

The City of Ballarat is partnering with the Miners Rest community to deliver The Miners Rest Plan: Our Township Towards 2040. Miners Rest is one of six local townships participating in the City of Ballarat's Local Plans for our Townships Program.


The plan will:

  • Give the community a collective long-term vision and action plan
  • Help community groups make a strong case when applying for grants or lobbying for funding
  • Give the City of Ballarat and Miners Rest community an in-depth understanding of the availability of, and need for, local services and infrastructure
  • Assist the City of Ballarat prioritise its investment in Miners Rest
  • Include actions the community can deliver itself
  • Assist the Miners Rest community and City of Ballarat to manage change
  • Provide the City of Ballarat with a detailed understanding of local planning issues that are important to the community and establish a direction to guide these challenges


The City of Ballarat invites you to have your say on the What You Said Report.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    What You Said Report


    Thank you to 123 residents who responded to the community survey in April and 40 community members who participated in a consultation session at the Miner Rest Primary School on 21 March 2017.

    The full results of the consultation have been collated, along with the Draft Vision and Priorities, in the Miners Rest Plan ‘What You Said’ Community Consultation Report.

    Download the What You Said report online, with paper copies available at City of Ballarat Customer Service, 25 Armstrong Street South; and Ballarat Library, Doveton Street North.

    Residents are invited to have their say on the Community Consultation ReportContinue reading


    Thank you to 123 residents who responded to the community survey in April and 40 community members who participated in a consultation session at the Miner Rest Primary School on 21 March 2017.

    The full results of the consultation have been collated, along with the Draft Vision and Priorities, in the Miners Rest Plan ‘What You Said’ Community Consultation Report.

    Download the What You Said report online, with paper copies available at City of Ballarat Customer Service, 25 Armstrong Street South; and Ballarat Library, Doveton Street North.

    Residents are invited to have their say on the Community Consultation Report with feedback closing at 5pm, Monday 5 June, 2017. Comments may be submitted by mail to: City of Ballarat, 25 Armstrong Street South; or email to: townships@ballarat.vic.gov.au

    All submissions will be considered in the development of the Miners Rest Draft Township Plan.

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