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An event manager is responsible for planning and delivering an event. If you plan to use public space to run an event, they will need to submit an event application.Complete the event application form onlineWhat is a public space?Road, street, footpath, mall, court or alleyPublic garden, reserve, or other place of public recreationSports grounds and facilitiesWaterwaysOpen space to which the public have or are permitted access...
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Ballarat event application guide
Ballarat has many parks, waterways, and sporting reserves that can be used for a wide range of events and activities. To manage these on behalf of our community, event managers (those responsible for planning and delivering the event), must apply to the City of Ballarat for a permit to use the public space (venue).
Ballarat event planning toolkit
Got a great event idea but not sure where to start? We can help with that. The documents below make up our event toolkit – everything you need to organise your event, let people know about it, and to measure your success afterwards. Download a copy of the City of Ballarat Event ToolkitComplete the event application form onlinePart A - Event planning and managementBudget templateCommittee structure templateEven...
Ballarat Sports Events Centre
The Ballarat Sports Events Centre is one of the largest sporting facilities in the region. This $24m project was jointly funded by the federal government ($10m) state government ($9m) and the City of Ballarat ($5m). The new indoor arena, which features a striking modern design, forms part of the Eureka Sports Precinct. The upgrades have significantly changed the indoor sporting experience in Ballarat...
Ballarat Events Strategy 2018-2028
Ballarat's events capture the interest of our community and attract a range of visitors. Our city has some of Australia’s most significant heritage locations and natural landscapes while helps events promote Ballarat to the world. Ballarat's event program is an authentic, bold and dynamic statement of the City’s aspirations.
Ballarat’s hot summer of events | ourballarat summer 2022-23
From a sell-out music festival to an iconic sporting event and fireworks, there are multiple reasons why you’ll want to spend this summer in Ballarat.
Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games. The biggest sporting event in Ballarat’s history | ourballarat summer 2022-23
In March 2026, the eyes of the world will be on Ballarat as millions of sports fans tune in to watch live sporting action at the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games. Ballarat will host some of the world’s best athletes, here to compete in the marathon, boxing, athletics and para-athletics events. We’ll welcome approximately 1,800 athletes and officials, and tens of thousands of sports fans each day, making this the biggest sporting event in Ballarat...
A youth event not to be missed
Ballarat’s young people are encouraged to get involved in the final programs of YOUTH FEST as it draws to a close for 2022. For the entire month of September, Ballarat Youth Services has been highlighting the achievements and contributions of local young people in celebration of Victorian Youth Fest. The final event, a Creative Showcase at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, is expected to be the biggest event of the month and is free ...
Ballarat secures statewide January sporting event
A statewide sport event expected to attract a wave of tourists to Ballarat will take place in January 2024.The City of Ballarat has secured the Bowls Victoria 2024 Regions Sides Championships.The event is forecast to contribute more than $215,000 to Ballarat economy and attract a substantial number of visitors to the city during the January school holiday period.Importantly, the bowls event will be held on 13 and 14 January, a weekend when there ...