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THE official opening of the original Buninyong Police Station took place on Friday. The building, which was constructed in 1859, was used for many years as a police station before new facilities were built...

THURSDAY 21st April 2016, the Ballarat Trades and Labour Council, supporters and friends gathered at the Galloway Monument in Sturt Street to celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the EightHour Day. The Galloway Monument, erected in...

LIEUTENANT Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel was born in 1915 and died in 2000. On Monday, Anzac Day, Soroptimists International Ballarat, honoured the former nurse with a memorial plaque at the Prisoner of War Memorial. President Ilona...

IN a coup for organisers and festival-goers alike, former Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh and Australian journalist and correspondent for Sky News Australia, Stan Grant are confirmed as guest speakers at this year’s 10th...

AFTER more than two years of painting, primping and priming the Bannockburn Station is looking a treat and is open for business. The café was closed to the public as Fiona Kaiser put her...

Sport

A FOURTY-FIVE point win to Gordon against Ballan on Saturday ensured the MaharMurphy Shield stayed at the club. Ballan was outclassed and looked pretty lack luster, with all teamwork thrown to the wind and it...

Buninyong, missing a couple of key players, paid the price to the reigning premiers Springbank last Saturday. Springbank seems to have retained their superiority so far in the season, as have Skipton who are minor...

By: Shane Stevens BALLARAT Fly Fishers Club member Russell Eldridge recently won the Lake Wendouree Two Competition and Jim Thomas Trophy for the longest fish during the competition. The Lake Wendouree Two Fly competition now...

Older Editions

A strong turnout by community members last Tuesday night in Meredith revealed real concern for the future of the lower Moorabool River. Over a hundred people filled the Memorial Hall to hear speakers from the...

THE Garden of the Grieving Mother project is progressing well. Design has been completed by Setsquare Studio of Brunswick and documents to enable advertising for tenders for development of the site are expected to be...

By Russell Luckock A LIMITED edition print of a photograph that recorded a momentous time in Australia’s war history has been presented to the Buninyong RSL by Serhan Demirceviren. This print is number 1951...

FROM high teas to fashion shows, tours and carriage rides make mum the focus this Ballarat Heritage Weekend. City of Ballarat Councillor Samantha McIntosh met with a few passionate participants of this year’s Heritage Weekend...

BALLARAT City Council has endorsed the city’s 10 new Multicultural Ambassadors. The Multicultural Ambassadors will work with and represent the City of Ballarat for the next three years, until 2018. Ballarat’s population is becoming more diverse...
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