Hall Redevelopment

With $100,000 invested by the Brown Hill Partnership and $360,000 by the City of Ballarat, the Brown Hill Hall Redevelopment project is off to a great start.
December 2017

At the Brown Hill Community Partnership meeting on Tuesday 7 November, this update was presented:

  • Preliminary plans have been prepared and approved by the Brown Hill Hall Redevelopment Reference Group, these plans are now with the architect.
  • The extension of the building will encroach on land owned by the State Government. In-principle approval has been given with some provisions. The City of Ballarat is now waiting on formal advice.
  • The work on the Hall will be put to tender.
  • The project is to be completed by 30 June 2018, with minimal disruption to user groups.

At the meeting, requests were made to consider:

  • an external power connection;
  • access to water from the outside of the building.
October 2017

With a head-start of $100,000 from the Brown Hill Partnership, the Brown Hill Community Hall Refurbishment project has had yet another  contribution. The City of Ballarat will invest an additional $80,000 to upgrade the existing toilet facilities. The project now has a confirmed  budget to complete both Stage 1 and Stage 2. The overall amount committed to the project is currently $460,000.

The City of Ballarat expects to deliver the project over the next 10 months.

November 2016

The Brown Hill Partnership Group (BHPG), supported through Council’s Engaging Communities Program (ECP), met on Tuesday, 8 November 2016. The group agreed to allocate financial support to the 'Contribution to Stage One of the Refurbishment of the Brown Hill Community Hall Project'.

Refurbishment of the Brown Hill Community Hall - Draft Plans: Stages 1 & 2 (PDF, 0.8MB), Stages 3 & 4 (PDF, 0.8 MB) .