The Ballarat City Council has identified eight buildings for decomissioning in it's annual report for 2017. They include the Mount Helen Kingergarten, Budgerigar Club Hut at Ballart Showgrounds, Residence Road Houses at the airport and the Midlands Scout Hall. The Vickers Street Squash Centre has also been identified as costing more than it is worth to renew. Despite the loss of eight assets, the council has identified another 11 new assets. They include the now council-owned buildings at Mars Stadium, the Wendouree Sports & Recreation Centre and The Lucas Community Centre. Council's 672 assets are valued at more than $249 million.