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Ballarat’s best heritage project – Vote now

The Trades Hall on Camp Street. Photo Alan Marini Droneimaging.

Ballarat residents can vote for their favourite heritage project.

Voting is now open in the National Trust People’s Choice Award as part of the 2019 Ballarat Heritage and Design Excellence Awards.

The popular People’s Choice Award was presented for the first time in 2017. It attracted more than 470 votes, with the Award going to the restoration and adaptive reuse of 208-210 Sturt Street by Colliers International.

The number of votes increased to more than 700 last year, with Alan Phelps and David Young of Central Joinery winning the Award for their work on the restoration of the Old Colonists’ Association Building Shopfronts.

This year, Ballarat residents can vote for the following nominees:

Nominee   Project    Category  
McNiece Building Group

Ryan Adamson Design and Rhino Landscaping

Roswell Retreat

422 Raglan Street

Conservation of a Heritage Place

New Designs in a Heritage Context

Excellence in Heritage Skills

Warwick Smith,

Uniting Ballarat and S.J. Weirs

Former Reid’s Coffee Palace Restoration

128 Lydiard Street North

Conservation of a Heritage Place
Rod and Brendon of Hishon Bros Painting Specialists and Bill Hollick and Andrew Thorn of ArtCare Former Reid’s Coffee Palace Restoration

 

Excellence in Heritage Skills

 

Garry Goyne and Morton Dunn Architects ANA Building Redevelopment

22 Camp Street

Conservation of a Heritage Place

New Designs in a Heritage Context

 

Brett Edgington, Ballarat Regional Trades and Labour Council Incorporated Trades Hall Façade Restoration

24 Camp Street

 

 

 

Conservation of a Heritage Place

 

 

 

Confix Australia and Quadratum Architecture Trades Hall Façade Restoration Excellence in Heritage Skills

 

Arch of Victory-Avenue of Honour Committee Incorporated and Phil Roberts

 

Avenue of Memories book Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage
Integra Group Lucas Ballarat

 

Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

Dr David Waldron The Old Ballarat Gaol Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

Word of Mouth Vocal Ensemble Ariel Songs Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

Wind & Sky Productions Many Roads: Chinese on the Goldfields Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute Amy Tsilemanis-curator Talking Shop Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

Gold Museum Sovereign Hill Museums Association Wonderful Things Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage
David Waldron Katrina Hill Tom Hodgson Tales from Rat City Communicating, Promoting and Celebrating Heritage

 

 

To view details of all of the National Trust People’s Choice Award finalists and to vote for your favourite, go to mysay.ballarat.vic.gov.au. Displays and voting booths are also available at the Ballarat Library, Doveton Street North, and Visit Ballarat in Town Hall from Wednesday 1 May.

Voting closes at 5pm on Sunday 19 May, 2019.

 

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