04 May 2016 08:21

The 2016 Ballarat Heritage Awards have been announced a

The formal City of Ballarat Heritage Awards ceremony was held Tuesday 3 May 2016

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 particular 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

 

CATEGORY: 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 Bins Award for Outstanding Community Contribution to Heritage

Winner: Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc

 

 

 

 

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