Ballarat Tool Library launched

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BREAZE is delighted to announce Ballarat's latest sustainable community enterprise, the Ballarat Tool Library opened for borrowing on Saturday 6 February. The brainchild of a group of Ballarat residents keen to assist locals in reducing waste and cost savings, the Ballarat Tool Library is a part of a global movement that aims to assist the development of the circular economy.

Potential borrowers will have to join the Tool Library before they can borrow. So if you want to borrow tools on Saturday you'll have to join online first -


Quoted in an article in the Ballarat Times, BTL Committee member Jay Morrison said

“We’ll start off lending a lot of commonly used garden tools and around-the-house repair tools, as well as some more interesting items ...There’s quite an eclectic mix of stuff. We have everything from a badge maker, through to star picket removers, and almost antique but very well-loved woodworking tools as well. We’ve been lucky to receive a grant from the City of Ballarat to purchase some brand-new tools, like a lawn mower and pressure washer, that people might not necessarily need in their sheds, but need to use them once or twice a year.”

You can find out more about the Ballarat Tool Library from their Facebook site or website