• Ballarat Integrated Water Management Plan


    The Ballarat City Integrated Water Management (IWM) Plan (the plan) explores and sets out recommendations for future water management in the City of Ballarat.

    The plan will deliver on broader liveability and community benefits by considering the whole urban water cycle, including management of stormwater, wastewater, water supplies (surface water and groundwater) and waterways.

    The City of Ballarat, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and Central Highlands Water value your input and ideas.

    View the Integrated Water Management Plan and Public Summary and have your say.

    Consultation closes Thursday 30 November 2017.


    The Ballarat City Integrated Water Management (IWM) Plan (the plan) explores and sets out recommendations for future water management in the City of Ballarat.

    The plan will deliver on broader liveability and community benefits by considering the whole urban water cycle, including management of stormwater, wastewater, water supplies (surface water and groundwater) and waterways.

    The City of Ballarat, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and Central Highlands Water value your input and ideas.

    View the Integrated Water Management Plan and Public Summary and have your say.

    Consultation closes Thursday 30 November 2017.

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    Children's Week 2017



    The City of Ballarat is canvassing feedback from families participating in Children’s Week 2017.

    Children’s Week is a national initiative that recognises and celebrates the talents, skills, achievements and rights of all children to enjoy childhood.

    Children’s Week will be celebrated with a wide range of City of Ballarat and community-led events from Saturday, 21 October to Sunday, 29 October.

    Your feedback will help shape the future of Children’s Week in Ballarat.



    The City of Ballarat is canvassing feedback from families participating in Children’s Week 2017.

    Children’s Week is a national initiative that recognises and celebrates the talents, skills, achievements and rights of all children to enjoy childhood.

    Children’s Week will be celebrated with a wide range of City of Ballarat and community-led events from Saturday, 21 October to Sunday, 29 October.

    Your feedback will help shape the future of Children’s Week in Ballarat.

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    Lease and Licensing Policy

    The City of Ballarat is developing a tenancy policy to best meet the needs of council tenants.

    The policy aims to ensure council owned and managed properties are appropriately maintained, developed and occupied in the best interest of both council and the community.

    It relates to properties that council owns, or has delegated authority to manage, and will not apply to casual facility users.

    The policy must also protect the property’s public land status and ensure rights of perpetuity are not afford to any tenant.

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    The City of Ballarat is developing a tenancy policy to best meet the needs of council tenants.

    The policy aims to ensure council owned and managed properties are appropriately maintained, developed and occupied in the best interest of both council and the community.

    It relates to properties that council owns, or has delegated authority to manage, and will not apply to casual facility users.

    The policy must also protect the property’s public land status and ensure rights of perpetuity are not afford to any tenant.

    View the Lease and Licensing Policy and let us know what you think.

    Submissions close 29 September 2017.

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    Lake Wendouree Master Plan Final Draft


    The Ballarat community is encouraged to have its say on the Lake Wendouree Master Plan Final Draft.

    The final draft of the Lake Wendouree Master Plan builds on the preliminary draft which went on public exhibition in June and July this year. Submissions will be considered for the preparation of the Master Plan, which will then be presented to Council for adoption.

    The final draft of the Lake Wendouree Master Plan achieves the goal of a 20-year strategic plan for the future of Lake Wendouree.

    Additions to the final draft:


    The Ballarat community is encouraged to have its say on the Lake Wendouree Master Plan Final Draft.

    The final draft of the Lake Wendouree Master Plan builds on the preliminary draft which went on public exhibition in June and July this year. Submissions will be considered for the preparation of the Master Plan, which will then be presented to Council for adoption.

    The final draft of the Lake Wendouree Master Plan achieves the goal of a 20-year strategic plan for the future of Lake Wendouree.

    Additions to the final draft:

    • Precinct plans with detailed recommendations for 13 precincts of the Lake foreshore, including the North and South Gardens
    • A Key Improvements Plan, and
    • An Implementation Framework.


    What do you think of the Lake Wendouree Master Plan Final Draft?

    Please view the Master Plan Final Draft and provide feedback by Monday, 30 October.

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    Draft Intercultural Strategic Plan 2017-21

    The City of Ballarat has developed a Draft Intercultural Strategic Plan 2017-21.

    View the Draft Intercultural Strategic Plan 2017-2021 and have your say.

    Feedback must be received by 5pm Thursday 26 October 2017.

    The City of Ballarat has developed a Draft Intercultural Strategic Plan 2017-21.

    View the Draft Intercultural Strategic Plan 2017-2021 and have your say.

    Feedback must be received by 5pm Thursday 26 October 2017.

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    Draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021

    The City of Ballarat has developed a Draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 in conjunction with local health and wellbeing organisations.

    Local government has a large influence over the social, economic, built, and natural environments in which we live, and hence has a large influence over the health and wellbeing of people who live, work, learn and play in Ballarat.

    View the Draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 and have your say.

    Background documents and information are available on the Municipal Public Health & Wellbeing page.

    Feedback must be received by 9am Monday 16 October 2017Continue reading

    The City of Ballarat has developed a Draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 in conjunction with local health and wellbeing organisations.

    Local government has a large influence over the social, economic, built, and natural environments in which we live, and hence has a large influence over the health and wellbeing of people who live, work, learn and play in Ballarat.

    View the Draft Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 and have your say.

    Background documents and information are available on the Municipal Public Health & Wellbeing page.

    Feedback must be received by 9am Monday 16 October 2017.

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    Main Road Draft Plan Community Survey

    Main Road Ballarat


    Main Road is set to be ‘reimagined’ and revitalised with the introduction of new interpretive and streetscape works to encourage more visitors to the area.

    The City of Ballarat has developed a draft plan for Main Road, between Little Bridge Street and Humffray Street, based on preliminary feedback received from local traders and property owners.

    The Main Road Draft Plan outlines strategies to strengthen the street’s heritage and identity, become more pedestrian-friendly and contribute to improving the city’s overall streetscape.

    Download the Main Road Draft Plan and let us know what you think?

    You can view the plan and provideContinue reading

    Main Road Ballarat


    Main Road is set to be ‘reimagined’ and revitalised with the introduction of new interpretive and streetscape works to encourage more visitors to the area.

    The City of Ballarat has developed a draft plan for Main Road, between Little Bridge Street and Humffray Street, based on preliminary feedback received from local traders and property owners.

    The Main Road Draft Plan outlines strategies to strengthen the street’s heritage and identity, become more pedestrian-friendly and contribute to improving the city’s overall streetscape.

    Download the Main Road Draft Plan and let us know what you think?

    You can view the plan and provide feedback until 5pm, Monday 7 August.

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  • Maternal & Child Health and Immunisation Service Survey

    We value all comments you may have as this helps us to shape future changes to the Maternal and Child Health Service to better meet your needs.

    We value all comments you may have as this helps us to shape future changes to the Maternal and Child Health Service to better meet your needs.

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