What are Living Corridors?
Why is this work being undertaken?
work is being undertaken to ensure that people, wildlife and vegetation will benefit from the
continuity of natural areas and strong connections between them. Identifying
what 'Living Corridors' are and where they should be located and how they
should be managed in the Ballarat context will be play an important role in
maintaining and rehabilitating the natural environment in Ballarat moving into
What land will be considered in identifying the Eastern Living Corridors?
Will current planning controls be reviewed?
The review of planning controls may include may include current schedules to
the Vegetation Protection Overlay (VPO), Environmental Significance Overlay and
the relationship between these controls and the Bushfire Management Overlay
Will the Living Corridors Action Plan lead to changes to the Ballarat Planning Scheme?
How does this work relate to other projects?
What else is the City of Ballarat doing to manage the natural environment?
City of Ballarat has recently launched the Yarrowee River Masterplan project. This project involves creating a masterplan
seeks to improve, develop, manage and maintain the Yarrowee River and its
tributaries in to the future. .