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  • Ballarat Applies For $5M Regional Airports Funding

    Ballarat City Council has voted to submit a $5 million application to the Federal Government’s Regional Airports Fund to extend the Ballarat Airport’s main runway at its December 11 meeting. An extension to accommodate larger CODE 3 C planes would allow the airport to create $426.1 million in economic output … Read more

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  • Ballarat Attracts Commercial Investors In 2019

    As 2019 draws to an end it is timely to reflect on the positivity in the Ballarat commercial market during the year and look ahead to likely trends in 2020. 2019 was a year of highlights for Ballarat as it continued to attract national media commentary as a market showing … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot – Mount Clear

    The size of Mount Clear is approximately 9.9 square kilometres and has nine parks covering nearly 9.4 per cent of total area. The population of Mount Clear in 2011 was 2905 people and by the 2016 Census it was 3365, showing growth of 15.8 per cent. Mount Clear is an … Read more

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  • The White Paper – August 2019

    What to make of another month of mixed signals and activity? There were lots of very positive signs. Sales volumes up for the second month in a row, all our auction metrics strengthening further, and average days on market great 12 months lows. Loan Market also had a record month … Read more

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  • Slight Increase To Ballarat Vacancy Rates During August

    The Ballarat residential vacancy rate has seen a slight increase during August to 1.6%, up from 1.5% in June according to the latest figures released by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria. Median rent for houses in Ballarat has dropped slightly during August to $333 per week, while median rent … Read more

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  • The White Paper – July 2019

    What a financial year that was! We started it with a fair degree of concern, being pounded by headlines predicting we would have a shocker. It would have been easy for us to lose our nerve and find excuses, just when our customers needed us to work hard and provide … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Brown Hill

    The size of Brown Hill is approximately 7.9 square kilometres and has five parks covering nearly 10.5 per cent of total area. The population of Brown Hill in 2011 was 3078 people and by the 2016 Census increased to 3565, showing a population growth of 15.8 per cent. Brown Hill … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Lake Gardens

    The size of Lake Gardens is approximately 1.2 square kilometres and has one park covering nearly 16.5 per cent of total area. The population of Lake Gardens in 2011 was 1665 people and by the 2016 Census it had grown to 1708, showing a rise of 2.6 per cent in … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Linton

    The rural hinterland town of Linton is approximately sixty-five square kilometres and has six parks covering nearly 3.2 per cent of total area. The population of Linton in 2011 was 591 people and by the 2016 Census it was unchanged. Linton was first occupied for pastoral purposes in 1838 by … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Redan

    The size of Redan is approximately 2.2 square kilometres and has seven parks covering nearly 25.6 per cent of total area. The population of Redan in 2011 was 2975 people and by the 2016 Census it had declined to 2893, or 2.8 per cent, during that time. Redan is immediately … Read more

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