Ballarat Major Events Precinct


The Ballarat Major Events Precinct will be a vibrant events and sporting hub capable of hosting premier cultural, entertainment, recreation and sporting events.    

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COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION

A community information session about the Ballarat Major Events Precinct was held in December, 2015.

Residents and interested people were invited to drop-in and view information about the precinct redevelopment and the Eureka Stadium upgrade.

 

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Major Events Precinct overview

In June 2015, the Victorian Government committed $31.5 million to the Ballarat Major Events Precinct


The $31.5 million includes:

$15 million for Eureka Stadium

$9 million for Ballarat Sports and Events Centre

$5 million for the Ballarat Showgrounds

$2.5 million towards C.E Brown Reserve

The City of Ballarat has committed $5 million towards the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre.  


The funding will support the development of the precinct as a vibrant events and sporting hub capable of hosting premier cultural, entertainment, recreation and sporting events.    

The City of Ballarat finalised the Ballarat Major Events Precinct Master Plan to enable works to commence.

The master plan provides an exciting and viable vision of a precinct that delivers a major events and regional capital city experience.

Key stakeholders including sports user-groups, the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society, VicRoads and private landowners were extensively consulted during the Master Plan's development.  

Eureka Stadium

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TIMELINES:

Eureka Stadium 

September 2015: Stage 1 of construction underway. Involves the realignment and upgrade of Eureka Stadium’s playing surface.

November 2015: Design concept for Stage 1 of the stadium’s redevelopment is unveiled and future community consultation process is announced.

February-March 2016: Tender for construction of grandstand and spectator facilities advertised.

2016: Further development of grandstand and spectator facilities

2017: AFL games to be staged.

 

North Ballarat #2 Oval

August 2015 – February 2016:  Construction.


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Ballarat Sports and Events Centre

Project will deliver:

A project to redevelop the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre.

To date, the State Government has provided $10 million and the City of Ballarat has contributed $5 million. 

 

Timelines:

Mid/Late 2016:  Tender to be awarded

Late 2016 – Early 2018:  Construction.

 

Ballarat Showgrounds

Project will deliver:

A project to refurbish or relocate the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society showgrounds. 

To date, the State Government has provided $5 million. 

 

Timelines:

  • TBC.

 

C.E.Brown Reserve - Clubrooms

Project will deliver:

$2.5 million State Government-funded project to redevelop C.E. Brown Reserve’s club and change rooms.

The change rooms will provide access for all user groups at the reserve including the Lake Wendouree Football Netball Club, Lake Wendouree Junior Football Netball Club, Wendouree Cricket Club and Wendouree Athletics Club.

The Project includes the following core elements -

-       Senior AFL standard change rooms with supporting amenities.

-       Junior AFL standard change rooms with supporting amenities.

-       Compliant netball change rooms with supporting amenities.

-       AFL standard umpires change rooms with supporting amenities.

-       Public toilets for the reserve.

-       Adequate storage for the reserve tenants including maintenance equipment.

-       Refit of the existing social facilities, kitchen and bar.

 

Timelines:

August 2015:  Design.

Early 2016:  Construction tender to be awarded.

Early/mid 2016 – Late 2016:  Construction.


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