Delivering for Ballarat

Upgrading Community Facilities

The Morrison Government is delivering vital funding to improve liveability and community facilities in the Ballarat electorate.

UPGRADING LOCAL PARKS AND TRAILS

  • Clunes trail loop upgrades;
  • Daylesford – Coomoora Trail construction;
  • Doug Lindsay Recreation Reserve security upgrades;
  • Lidgett Street, Bacchus Marsh landscaping works; and
  • Sports field, Bacchus Marsh works.

SUPPORTING LOCAL COMMUNITIES

  • Supporting returned soldiers through the Saluting Their Service  Program including the Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch and the Discharged LGBTI Veterans Association;
  • Backing regional shows including the Clunes and District Agricultural Society in Ballarat
  • Supporting local charities with $315,593 in recent community support grants to local charities including:
  • The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust;
  • The Uniting Church (Victoria and Tasmania);
  • Anglicare Victoria;
  • Catholic Care Victoria Tasmania;
  • The Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust;
  • The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Co-operative Limited;
  • VincentCare Victoria;
  • Anglicare Victoria;
  • Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc.;
  • CatholicCare Victoria Tasmania;
  • Community Information & Support Victoria Inc.;
  • Sacred Heart Mission Inc. and

IMPROVING COMMUNITY SAFETY

  • $450,000 community safety upgrade for central Ballarat including CCTV cameras

BUSHFIRE SUPPORT

  • The Morrison Government is providing $225,000 to the City of Ballarat to support its bushfire mitigation works.
Media Releases

Lights on $500,000 upgrade at Victoria Park Bannockburn

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Media Releases

Major boost for local sport with Russell Square upgrade completed

A major upgrade of local sporting facilities at Russell Square is now complete with AFL Local level compliant female-friendly change rooms, umpires change rooms, netball change rooms, storage space, landscaping and connections, and veranda now in place. Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson and City of Ballarat Mayor Cr Daniel Moloney

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