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Input invited into $7m Wendouree West Reserve project


Young people are being invited to have their say on exciting plans for the Wendouree West Reserve.

$7 million will be invested in the facility to create a street soccer zone, skate areas, a synthetic cricket wicket, sports lighting, coaches boxes, new Men's Shed and ReCranked workshop.

The new community hub incorporating a sports pavilion will also include community spaces for Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, Ballarat YMCA Youth Programs, Forest Rangers Soccer Club and a community kitchen.

“The new developments at Wendouree West Recreation Reserve are another great example of the many impressive projects taking shape in Ballarat, in partnership with the Victorian Government,” Ballarat Mayor Cr Daniel Moloney said.

“The Council is committed to meeting the community’s need for sport and recreation infrastructure. We can all look forward to this development and many others adding to the enjoyment of our community and residents.”

You can have your say on certain elements of the project at councils My Say web-site up until December 18.

The project is expected to be completed by June 2022.
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