Last weekend a busy weekend for sport in Ballarat. The Draft Urban Forest Action Plan has as one of it's goals to increase canopy cover in Ballarat from the existing 17% to 40% by 2040. You can have your say on this plan. Hot weather coming to Ballarat this week. There will be fireworks in Ballarat on the Australia Day long weekend. Special care should be taken with pets and to ensure they do not escape.