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Heritage Award Winners

2017 Ballarat Heritage Award-Winners

The 2017 Ballarat Heritage Awards including the new National Trust People’s Choice Award were

announced at an official presentation ceremony held last evening, Tuesday 16 May. The Award ceremony

was hosted by the National Trust of Australia (VIC) Ballarat Branch and supported by City of Ballarat.

THE 2017 WINNERS ARE:

CATEGORY: ADAPTIVE REUSE OF A HERITAGE PLACE

Winner: Catherine of Siena Centre, ACU Campus,

102-106 Ripon Street North, Lake Wendouree

Morton Dunn Architects and ACU

CATEGORY: NEW WORK/DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A HERITAGE AREA

Winner (Domestic project): 311 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree

Luke Jennings, Project Now, and owners Paul and

Sharon McCuskey

Honourable Mention (Domestic project): 415 Drummond Street South, Ballarat

Developers Mark Rowan and Clive Gurney

CATEGORY: NEW WORK/DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A HERITAGE AREA

Joint Winner (Non-domestic project): St Thomas Aquinas Chapel, ACU Campus

1200 Mair Street, Lake Wendouree

Jesse Mowbray, Nimbus Architecture and Heritage

Joint Winner (Non-domestic project): The Garden of the Grieving Mother

Arch of Victory/Avenue of Honour Committee Inc.

Highly Commended: Catherine of Siena Centre, ACU Campus

102-106 Ripon Street North, Lake Wendouree

Morton Dunn Architects

CATEGORY: CONSERVATION OF A HERITAGE PLACE, HISTORIC COLLECTION OR

TRADITION

Winner: Restoration of Tram 939, ‘Cuthberts’

Ballarat Tramway Museum

Highly Commended: Loreto College Fence Restoration

1600 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Loreto College and Tom Tung, TG & KM Tung bricklayers

CATEGORY: SPECIAL HERITAGE SKILLS

Winner: Tom Tung, TG & KM Tung bricklayers

For Loreto College Fence Restoration,

1600 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Highly Commended: Nick McCann, NMC Tiling

For 1316 Mair Street, Lake Wendouree

Highly Commended: Jock Maule, Dedicated Building Solutions

For 46A Victoria Street, Ballarat East

CATEGORY: HERITAGE INNOVATION

Winner: Cultural Partnership Chinese Fortunes Exhibition

Chinese Australian Cultural Society of Ballarat

and M.A.D.E

Highly Commended: Restoration of Tram 939, ‘Cuthberts’

Ballarat Tramway Museum

Highly Commended: Gold Bar at The Gold Museum

The Gold Museum

AWARD: The Greg Binns Award for Outstanding Community Contribution to Heritage

Winner: Ballarat Municipal Observatory & Museum

AWARD: The National Trust People’s Choice Award

Winner: 208-210 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Colliers International

 

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