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Presentation of Student Citizenship Awards

THE student citizenship awards were presented by the Order of Australia Association Committee at a civic reception last Thursday. Students from Ballarat’s Secondary Schools...

Ballarat Wildlife Park’s own Charlie Parker on Little Big Shots

BALLARAT Wildlife Park’s Charlie Parker will appear on the Channel Seven hit show Little Big Shots this Sunday 24 September 2017 at 7pm. Little...


WITH the Labor Party about to open preselection to secure its candidates ahead of the 2018 Victorian State Election, The Member for Buninyong Geoff...

Asbestos-contaminated waste dumped in Wombat Forest

FOREST Fire Management Victoria faces another hefty clean-up bill after a heap of asbestos-contaminated material was discovered earlier this week, illegally dumped within the...

New Radiotherapy Technique to Fight Cancer Now Available at Ballarat Health Services

BALLARAT Health Services (BHS) through its partnership with Austin Health has become one of the very few cancer centres to offer Stereotactic Ablative Body...


Roosters refused VFL Licence

AT last Friday’s media call North Ballarat Roosters Chairman John Nevett said ‘it has been a troubling time over the last 24 hours’ after...

Ballarat Pride Netball Academy

THE Pride NC gave local netballers the opportunity to compete at State League / VNL level for 20 years 19952015 with several premierships on...

Bacchus Marsh had Lakers on the backfoot

By Sam Young Bacchus Marsh has booked their place in the 2017 Ballarat Football Netball League Grand Final, after a comprehensive display against Lake Wendouree...

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Hindu festival celebrated by the people of Kerala

ONAM is a Hindu festival celebrated by the people of Kerala and on Saturday the local Ballarat community not only celebrated the harvest festival...

New Miners Rest Park Celebrated by large crowd of residents

THE local community is celebrating the transformation of a local public open space into the Miners Rest Community Park. On Tuesday Member for Buninyong...

Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec on show

A fringe exhibition, as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, In the Process of Healing, is still on exhibition in the Ballarat Welcome...

Ich Werde Deutsch

By Fiona Watson The Ballarat International Foto Biennale’s Q & A with Julian Burnside AO, QC and artist Maziar Moradi at the Post Office Gallery...

Labor will create new statutory authority

REGIONAL Development Minister Jaala Pulford was on doorstop visit to the Ballarat Trades Hall on Monday to announcement a new state government scheme that...

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