Public Notices - Friday 8 December 2023

Notice board with Public Notice Board text over an image of Ballarat Town Hall. Three notes underneath with text saying EXCEPTIONAL TREE REGISTER, ANIMAL SHELTER DONATION DRIVE, BIKESPOT

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Trails and Connections Project Sutton Street 



12pm Noon 





Community Consultation 




Open Space Strategy 


15 January 2024 





Bonty, is an adorable male pup with a sweet nature. He loves to play and would like a home that can provide him with regular exercise.


He will need secure fencing, and some more training, but with time, the one-year old Golden Retriever x Kelpie will become an excellent companion.  




The Christmas Art Trail, starting at the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre at Town Hall. Maps available 8.30am-5pm weekdays and 10am-4pm weekends. 

Santa’s Magical Post Office, Albert Street, next to Parent Place. Where children (or adults) can post a letter to Santa. 

The giant walk-through bauble in Queen Victoria Square, opposite Town Hall, 200s block of Sturt Street. Open 24 hours but even more spectacular at night. 

The giant Christmas tree and floral reindeer, 300s block of Sturt Street. 

Refurbished Waterloo Stars decorations near Grenville Street, at the entrance Bridge Mall. 




The Ballarat Animal Shelter’s annual drive is seeking donations of items to help care for the shelter’s animals, as well as treats and toys to make their holiday season a happy one.   


To donate at the Ballarat Animal Shelter (Gillingham Place, off Gillies Street, Alfredton)  

  • 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday 

  • 8am – 12pm on Saturdays.   


To donate at the Ballarat Town Hall.  

  • 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday.  

  • 10am – 4pm Saturday and Sundays.  


Donations will be gratefully received until 21 December 2023.   


Items specifically needed are:  

  • Treats for cats and dogs.   

  • Sealed wet or dry food.   

  • Toys for cats and dogs.   

  • Pre-loved towels, flat sheets and blankets to be used as bedding for the animals. 


Donations are shared with Not-for-Profit agencies, such as the SoupBus 




Additions to the Exceptional Tree Register for 2023 have now been finalised, with 17 trees being added.


The register helps identify and promote exceptional trees on private and public land across Ballarat, now lists 4,318 exceptional trees, from more than 60 sites.


To view a map of the Exceptional Tree Register listings or to nominate an exceptional tree visit   




BikeSpot 2023 has just launched!


BikeSpot is a map that allows every Australian to say where they feel safe or unsafe while riding their bike. 


The data generated from the project will be made publicly available to help ensure BikeSpot insights have the biggest impact possible in making cycling safe for everyone.


BikeSpot is only open for a limited time. Visit and add your spot to the map.