Committee for Ballarat will influence economic and social agendas to stimulate investment, future-proof jobs and build dynamic, vibrant communities across our region.
To identify the factors impacting the attractiveness and prosperity of the CBD to development
Important to understand the landscape before taking any action
Develop a bold vision to make the CBD a more vibrant place
A more vibrant CBD will encourage more visitors/shoppers and have a positive impact on the local economy
To advocate for developments and projects that will generate social and economic vibrancy in the heart of the city through major projects such as the redevelopment of the Civic Hall site and the Ballarat Station Precinct
Developments/projects will generate social and economic vibrancy in the heart of the city – important to the activation and revitalisation of the CBD
To attract a major employer (private or Government Authority or statutory body) to the CBD.
Having a major employer in the CBD will generate social and economic vibrancy in the heart of the city – important to the activation and revitalisation of the CBD and the economic health and well-being of our community
To support appropriate development for CBD Activation and Revitalisation
Understanding the planning landscape enables the Project Team to better focus its activities/advocacy work
For news and updates on our current work on this project, please see our latest news section
Chair: Lynne McLennan (UFS)
Project Team Members: Stephen Byrne (BJT Legal), Adrian Doyle (Leader Property Practice), Noel Dempsey (Ballarat Regional Tourism), Peter Dunn (Morton Dunn), Rodney Walton, Haymes Paint, Justine Linley (City of Ballarat) David Wright (Colliers/Commerce Ballarat), Janet Dore, (Committee for Ballarat - ex-officio), Melanie Robertson (Committee for Ballarat - ex-officio)