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Disability parking permits
Victoria is moving to the Victorian Government's new Accessible Parking Permit (APP) Scheme and online administration system. From 22 March 2021, the City of Ballarat will move to the APP Scheme. Residents and organisations who need a new permit, or to renew or replace a permit, will need to apply with the new application process.
Be Kind Be Connected
Welcome to our page, Be Kind— Be Connected, designed specifically for our casual and volunteer workforce. This platform will provide you with access to up-to-date information, helpful resources and tools to keep you connected with us. We will continue to communicate with you on this platform and encourage you to view the site regularly. Please call the People and Culture team on 5320 5699 or email peopleandperfo...
FAQs and further resources
What should I do? Join the thousands of Ballarat residents who recycle the right way. From 30 September 2019: STOP putting glass is your yellow recycling bin Re-use glass products such as jars when possible Take your glass bottles or jars to one of Council’s free glass drop-off sites OR you can put glass bottles and jars in your rubbish bin and they will go to landfill Clean, plastic containers from your kitchen...
Leave the bag out
In 2019, Ballarat residents heeded the call to ‘pass on glass’ and leave glass bottles and jars out of their yellow-lidded recycling bins. Now it’s time to ‘leave the bag out’.
We provide services through the Commonwealth Home Support Program to residents 65 years and over. Eligibility is determined by My Aged Care. Commonwealth Home Support Program provides the following services: In-home services Social connections programs which provide activities and opportunities to get involved in your community, be active and social with people who share similar interests Delivered Meals - often referr...
Older adults get physical
Ballarat’s older residents can head to Mt Pleasant Reserve to try out the new seniors’ exercise equipment.
The new Pennyweight Dog Park provides Ballarat’s fur community with another friendly and safe space where they can enjoy mixing off lead with their friends, old and new.
Shining the light on energy efficiency
Ballarat’s streetlighting is receiving a major upgrade with 6,750 lights being replaced by energy efficient LEDs along our smaller residential roads.
Turning over a new leaf
Creating compost with your autumn leaves is easy and a win-win. The City of Ballarat is encouraging residents to play their part in our annual autumn leaf clean-up.
A kindness pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented global crisis to Ballarat’s doorstep. Amid Stage 3 restrictions, the City of Ballarat has continued to deliver essential services to the community, including some of our most vulnerable residents, while also spreading some much-needed joy through our heartwarming Be Kind Ballarat campaign.