Who we are

The Ballarat Dark Sky Community working group was founded on 8th May 2020. BDSC is auspiced by the Ballaarat Astronomical Society and is supported by the following groups along with individual public.

International Dark Sky Association Victoria chapter of IDA

Friends of Lake Wendouree Natural Environment

Friends of Canadian Corridor

Friends of Buninyong Botanic Gardens

Field Naturalists’ Club of Ballarat

Individual Community Members

Would you, your group or business like to support BDSC, there is no cost involved, just committing to the 5 Principles for Responsible Outdoor Lighting at home, at your business, at your institution. By supporting BDSC, together we demonstrate to IDA that we have the support to become and accredited BDSC. Contact for more in formation.