Services and Amenities in Buninyong

ANIMAL WELFARE:

BADGAR (Ballarat and District-Greendale Animal Rescue) ... Emergency wildlife rescue operates 24/7 ... 1300 223 427 (emergencies only) ... Web: BADGAR

Leigh Valley Hawk and Owl Sanctuary ... Martin Scuffins ... Hardies Hill Rd, Garibaldi ... 5341 4623 or 0417 279 868 or 0427 414 623 ... E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. web: www.hawkandowl.com.au

Koala Rescue Australian Koala Foundation ... 5342 8141 ... Rolph Schlagloth ... PO Box 655 Ballarat www.savethekoala.com/ or www.ballarat.vic.gov.au/sh/native-wildlife

Possum Paws Wildlife Shelter ... Ballarat ... 0424 579 736 ... Facebook page: Possum Paws Wildlife Shelter

Wildlife Victoria Emergency Rescue ... 0417 380 687 or 03 8400 7300 ... web: wildlifevictoria.org.au ... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ATM

Buninyong & District Community Bank ... 401B Warrenheip Street, Buninyong (Bendigo Bank)

Buninyong Newsagency ... Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 2154

Foodworks Supermarket ... Learmonth Street, Buninyong (Bendigo Bank)

BUS (& Train)

Timetables and Route maps

Buninyong 21 bus
Buninyong-Ballarat bus route 21: Buninyong 21 bus timetables and route map
Bus runs between Buninyong and Ballarat Station via Federation University

Geelong-Ballarat-Bendigo V/line bus
Runs via Mt Helen and Buninyong: Geelong-Ballarat-Bendigo V/line bus timetable

Ballarat-Melbourne V/line train
Melbourne trains and coaches connect with Buninyong 21 bus at the Ballarat Station: Ballarat-Melbourne train timetable

Airport Shuttlebus (Ballarat-Melbourne): Fares, bookings and timetable: Tel 5333 4181 or online:Airport Shuttlebus

Public Transport Victoria - Tel: 1800 800 007 or web: PT Victoria
V/Line - Tel: 1800 800 007 or web: V/line

CEMETERY:

Buninyong Cemetery Trust - Contact number: ... 0415 929 571
Web: buninyongcemetery.com.au

CHILD CARE

Buninyong Child Care Centre and Kindergarten ... 309 Learmonth St, Buninyong ... (03) 5341 2641 ... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ... buninyongchildcarecentre.com.au

Good Start Early Learning Mount Helen ... 1848 Geelong Road, Mt Helen ... 1800 222 543 ... web: www.goodstart.org.au/centres/mount-helen ... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CHILD HEALTH CENTRE

Maternal and Child Health Centre ... 208 Learmonth Street, Buninyong ...  5320 5155... AH: 13 22 29 (Victorian Maternal and Child Health line)

CHILD SERVICES

Buninyong After School Program(YMCA)

3.30-6pm Mon-Fri ... Gymnasium, Inglis Street, Buninyong ... 0409 790 689

Buninyong Community Playgroup

Buninyong Community Facility, cnr Cornish & Forest Street
Community based playgroup where everyone is welcome. Casual or term fees. Thurs 9.30-11.30am, 0-5yrs.
Contact: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook or Instagram

Ballarat Steiner Playgroup

Cnr Moss Ave & Sebastopol Road ... 5341 8188 ... www.ballaratsteinerschool.com.au 

CHILDREN'S CENTRE

208 Learmonth St, Buninyong
Buninyong Pre-School: 3 and 4 year old kindergarten. Enquiries: 5341 3415 or UnitingCare Ballarat: 5332 1286
Web: Buninyong Pre-School
Buninyong Maternal Child Health:5320 5155 or 13 22 29 (24/7 line)

Buninyong Childrens centre

CHURCH SERVICES

Ballarat South Uniting Church

Learmonth Street, Buninyong 
Sunday Worship: 9.30am 
Enquiries:  5341 3200
Open House on Wednesdays 10am to 12noon (School terms)
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www.ballaratsouth.unitingchurch.org.au

Baptist Church

Meets in Buninyong Uniting Church Hall
Services: Sundays - 10:00am
Enquiries: Bruce Morley - 0400 966 677

Buninyong Anglican Church

706 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong
Sunday Services: 8.30am and 10am
Rector: Mark Schnerring ... 5341 3281 or 0401 022 107 ... E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web:www.buninyonganglican.org.au

Meredith Uniting Church

Midland Highway, Meredith 
2nd Sunday at 11am Communion Service 
Enquiries:  5341 3200
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www.ballaratsouth.unitingchurch.org.au

Scotsburn Union Church 

Midland Highway, Scotsburn (opp. Scotsburn Primary School)
1st Sunday of the month at 10 am(non-denominational... Enquiries: Heather: 5341 7609

St. Peter & Paul's Catholic Church 

Fisken Street, Buninyong
Mass - 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays at 10.30am ... Enquiries: Margaret McCarty - 5341 3242

COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORT

Community Residence ... 314 Palmerston Street, Buninyong ... 5341 8253

Buninyong Lodge (Supported Residential Service) ... 7096 Midland Highway, Buninyong ... contact: ww2.health.vic.au

COUNCIL - City of Ballarat

Cr Des Hudson ... 0409 865 093 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cr Ben Taylor ... 0419 507 305 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cr Jim Rinaldi ... 0407 325 693 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

EDUCATION

Pre-school

Buninyong Pre School ... 208 Learmonth Street, Buninyong ... 5341 3415 ... Web:buninyong-preschool

Good Start Early Learning Mount Helen ... 1848 Geelong Road, Mt Helen ... 1800 222 543 ... web: www.goodstart.org.au/centres/mount-helen ... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

United Children Buninyong Ballarat Child Care Centre and Kindergarten ... 309-311 Learmonth St, Buninyong ... (03) 5341 2641 ... www.unitedchildren.com.au/buninyong-centre/

Primary

Buninyong Primary School ... 202 Simpson Street ... 5341 3560
Web: www.buninyongps.vic.edu.au Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Steiner School & Kindergarten ... Cnr Moss Ave & Sebastopol Road ... 5341 8188
Web: www.ballaratsteinerschool.com.au Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scotsburn Primary School, Scotsburn ... 5341 3496

Secondary

The nearest secondary schools are:  Mt Clear Secondary College, Phoenix P-12 Community College (Sebastopol), Damascus College Senior Campus (Mt Clear)

Tertiary

Federation University ... University Drive, Mt Helen ... 5327 9000 ... Web: www.federation.edu.au... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FESTIVALS

See Festivals

FIRE SERVICES

For All Emergencies Dial: 000

Buninyong-Mount Helen Fire Brigade

Enquiries: James Witham (Captain)
Phone: 0439 357 091
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
PO Box 606, Buninyong VIC 3357

VicFire Burnoff Notification Hotline: 1800 668 511

For all enquiries about the local by-laws for burning off, go to the City Of Ballarat's Fire Permits and Restrictions page: http://www.ballarat.vic.gov.au/pc/emergency-management/fire-restrictions-and-permits.aspx rather than ringing the local fire brigade.

Mt Buninyong Rural Fire Brigade
   (covers Clarendon, Scotsburn, Lal Lal, Navigators & Yendon)
Secretary: Rachel Leoncini 0439 838 799

Fire Tower Mt Buninyong: 5341 3833

Victorian Bushfire Information Line: 1800 240 667
   (for information regarding bushfires in your area)

Community Safety ... 5329 5510 (for information about fire safety)

CFA: CFA website

GENEALOGICAL ENQUIRIES (also see HISTORICAL):

Buninyong & District Historical Society
BDHS website
Town Hall, Buninyong
Enquiries: Ann Beggs Sunter 5341 7618 Neil McCracken 5341 2308

Buninyong Information Centre
Old Library, 408 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 8211
(Tuesday-Sunday, 10am - 3pm)

GOVERNMENT:

Federal Member for Ballarat

Catherine King MP, 5 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat ... Tel:  5338  8123  or 1300 131 743 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ... Fax: 5333 7710

State Member for Ballarat

Michaela Settle MLA, 15 Main Rd, Ballarat ... 5331 7722 ... 

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City of Ballarat, South Ward

Cr Des Hudson ... 0409 865 093 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cr Ben Taylor ... 0419 507 305 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cr Jim Rinaldi ... 0407 325 693 ... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HALLS for HIRE

See

Buninyong Town Hall ... See Town Hall Hire

The Buninyong Town Hall is available for hire at reasonable prices.
Booking enquiries: See the Online booking page

HISTORICAL ENQUIRIES:

Buninyong & District Historical Society
BDHS website
Town Hall, Buninyong
Enquiries: Ann Beggs Sunter 5341 7618 Neil McCracken 5341 2308

Buninyong Information Centre
Old Library, 408 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 8211
(Tuesday-Sunday, 10am - 3pm)

INTERNET ACCESS

Buninyong Information Centre ... Old Buninyong Library, 408 Warrenheip Street ... 5341 8211 ... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-3pm

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

Sundram Sivamalai ... 5 Ferndale Court, Mt Clear ... 0477 198 801
Lindsay Bright ... 0437 366 713
Eric Altmann ... 0427 972 023

LANDCARE

Leigh Catchment Landcare Office ... Royal Park, 1101-1103 Warrenheip St, Buninyong ... P O Box 167, Buninyong 3357
Enquiries: Nick McKinley, Landcare Coordinator, 0455 147 398

MARKETS

See

MENS SHED

Forest St, Buninyong, on old railway station platform, next to Lions'Shed and the tennis courts
web; www.buninyong.shed.org.au email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Buninyong men's shed

MOBILE LIBRARY

In Buninyong every Saturday, 9.30-12.30 (outside St Peter's and Paul's Catholic Church, Fiskin St)
Central Highlands Regional Library Corporation ... 0419 377 702 or 5332 2615

NEWSLETTER

Published monthly. See

OPPORTUNITY SHOP

Lions Litter Opportunity Shop, 202 Warrenheip St, Buninyong. Fri-Sat: 10am-2pm

PARKS, PICNIC AREAS & BARBECUES

Mount Buninyong

PETROL

BP Service Station ... 501 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 2154

Vagg's Automotive ... 206 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 3503

PRE-SCHOOL

Buninyong Pre School ... 208 Learmonth Street, Buninyong ... 5341 3415
Web:Buninyong Preschool

POLICE:

Buninyong Police Station ... 305 Scott Street, Buninyong ... 5341 3431

For emergency attendance by Police ... dial 000

Buninyong Police Station
Buninyong's new Police Station opened in 2011. Much larger than previous stations and fitted out with high-tech equipment, the building is designed to meet Buninyong's needs well into the future.

 

POST OFFICE

403 Warrenheip St ... 5341 8271

PUBLIC TOILETS

Buninyong Botanic Gardens, enter from Scott Street or Yuille St (open 24 hours)

De Soza Park, at rear of Rotunda. Enter from Warrenheip Street, next to the Information Centre (open 24 hours)

Mount Buninyong summit, Mount Buninyong Rd (open 24 hours)

Buninyong BP Service Station, 501 Warrenheip Street (6am-9.30pm)

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Timetables and Route maps

Buninyong 21 bus
Buninyong-Ballarat bus route 21: Buninyong 21 bus timetables and route map
Bus runs between Buninyong and Ballarat Station via Federation University

Geelong-Ballarat-Bendigo V/line bus
Runs via Mt Helen and Buninyong: Geelong-Ballarat-Bendigo V/line bus timetable

Ballarat-Melbourne V/line train
Melbourne trains and coaches connect with Buninyong 21 bus at the Ballarat Station: Ballarat-Melbourne train timetable

Airport Shuttlebus (Ballarat-Melbourne): Fares, bookings and timetable: Tel 5333 4181 or online:Airport Shuttlebus

Public Transport Victoria - Tel: 1800 800 007 or web: PT Victoria
V/Line - Tel: 1800 800 007 or web: V/line

SCHOOLS

Primary

Buninyong Primary School ... Simpson Street ... 5341 3560
Web: www.buninyongps.vic.edu.au Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Steiner School & Kindergarten ... Cnr Moss Ave & Sebastopol Road ... 5341 8188
Web: www.ballaratsteinerschool.com.au Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scotsburn Primary School ...Midland Highway, Scotsburn ... 5341 3496
Web: Scotsburn Campus

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION

Community Residence ... 314 Palmerston Street, Buninyong ... 5341 8253

SPORT & RECREATION

Buninyong has a wide range of s sporting and recreational facilities and associated clubs.
See

TOURIST/VISITOR INFORMATION

Old Library, 408 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong ... 5341 8211 ... (Tuesday-Sunday, 11am - 3pm)

UNIVERSITY

Federation University ... University Drive, Mt Helen ... 5327 9000 ... Web: www.federation.edu.au... email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.