2016 BALLARAT HERITAGE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Secretary Carol Armstrong holds the Ballarat Heritage Award 2016

THE 2016 Ballarat Heritage Awards have been announced at a formal awards ceremony last Tuesday (May 3). The Awards were hosted by the National Trust of Australia (Vic) – Ballarat Branch and supported by the City of Ballarat. City of Ballarat Mayor, Cr Des Hudson, officially launched the Heritage Awards evening, which recognises those in our community who have demonstrated excellence in innovation and best practice in heritage. Established in 2011, the Awards attracted a particularly high quality of entrants this year.

The Heritage Awards were held at the Miner’s Tavern. THE WINNERS ARE:

CATEGORY: ADAPTIVE REUSE OF A HERITAGE PLACE
Winner: Golden Point Church 506 Grant Street, Ballarat – D & S Hutchinson
Highly commended: CAFS Basement Transformation 115 Lydiard Street North,
Ballarat – Child and Family Services (CAFS)

CATEGORY: NEW WORK / DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A HERITAGE AREA
Winner: The Ballarat Avenue of Honour Overpass, Remembrance Drive, Burrumbeet – VicRoads
Highly commended: St Peter & Pauls Church, Fiske Street, Buninyong
Commended: ‘Salina’ 8 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree – C & S Stone
Commended: ‘The Cottage Ballarat’ 3 Latrobe Street, Ballarat – S Rowan & K McIver Rowan

C A T E G O R Y : CONSERVATION OF A HERITAGE PLACE, HISTORIC COLLECTION OR TRADITION
Winner (Intangible): Arthur Kenny Avenue of Honour Recreation, Fortune Street, Ballarat East – Child and Family Services (CAFS) Winner (Tangible): Golden Point Church, 506 Grant Street, Ballarat – D & S Hutchinson

SPECIAL HERITAGE SKILLS TRADES
Joint winners: Anthony Steinman and Justin Fraser for Golden Point Church, 506 Grant Street, Ballarat Commended: Nick McCann for 23 Victoria Avenue, Lake Wendouree

SPECIAL HERITAGE SKILLS RESEARCH
Winner: Brett Weinberg – Ballarat Benevolent Asylum

HERITAGE INNOVATION
Winner: Ballarat’s First Gold Commissioners Camp Project and Booklet – Kelleher’s Australia
Special commendation: The #Lovely War Project Present Tense/Federation University Australia

AWARD: The Greg Binns Award for Outstanding Community Contribution to Heritage
Winner: Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc

This article originally appeared in The Miner newspaper, 12 May 2016Click here to view the article.

Content restoration in progess

The Ballarat Genealogical Society Inc is currently undertaking a reorganisation and restoration of the contents of this website. This may mean, some links to resources may not work. Try the resource again in a few hours it may well have been restored.

New Members' only resources as being added weekly. Become a member and check them out, in particular the new community pages. Thank you for your patience. BGS Digital team.

The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat and District Genealogical Society Inc Incorporation Number A0022692F ABN 40 041 783 778

Cron Job Starts