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September 18, 2021

Melb lockdown protesters clash with police

POLICE have used capsicum spray to subdue protesters at an anti-lockdown rally in Melbourne that has so far seen several arrests. About 1000 demonstrators have...

September 18, 2021

The key to a happier retirement

WHEN it comes getting older, there are certain things we know contribute to a joyful retirement. But it’s social connection that the experts agree...

September 18, 2021

Reality in retail for shoppers

BY BRADLEY SHAW MANAGING PARTNER/OWNER THE INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE   WITH the full impact of COVID-19 developing over the coming months and perhaps years, small businesses struggle to sustain...

September 18, 2021

All 2021 BJFNL award winners

Robert Allan Medals Under 17 senior - Joel Freeman (Bacchus Marsh) - 15 votes Under 15 senior - Samuel Lalor (Bacchus Marsh) - 15 votes Under 13...

September 18, 2021

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September 16, 2021

Picnics allowed from Saturday as restrictions ease slightly

PEOPLE in Ballarat will soon be able to gather in small groups outdoors as part of a "modest" easing of COVID-19 restrictions to mark...

September 16, 2021

Veteran’s manager on client’s delisting

PLAYER manager Scott Lucas has shed light on Essendon’s decision to delist veteran midfielder David Zaharakis. The 31-year-old was not offered a new contract by...

September 16, 2021

Ricciardo breaks F1 drought

AUSTRALIAN Daniel Ricciardo has won the Italian Grand Prix as McLaren secured a stunning one-two finish in Monza on Sunday. It was Ricciardo's first Formula...

September 16, 2021

Rampaging Dogs secure grand final berth

THE Western Bulldogs have set up a mouth-watering grand final with Melbourne in a fortnight’s time after they too proved a class above, smashing...

September 12, 2021

V/Line trains suspended, more pop-up vax hubs

ANOTHER five COVID-19 infections have been detected in regional Victoria, including one in greater Geelong, one in Mildura, two in Gippsland and one linked to...

September 12, 2021

Top job on local jabs

-LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Local vaccine rates currently exceed the state and national average in the Ballarat and Hepburn regions. In the City...

September 11, 2021

Victoria reports 450 new COVID infections

VICTORIA’S young and unvaccinated remain the most vulnerable as the state reported four-hundred-and-fifty new cases of COVID-19. More than 42,760 COVID tests were taken during...

September 10, 2021

Free sustainability upgrades for homes and businesses

AUSTRALIAN Energy Upgrades are helping locals access free efficient upgrades and installation to their homes and businesses. The Geelong-based energy specialists supply hot water heat...

September 10, 2021

Victoria records 334 COVID-19 cases, one death

VICTORIA has recorded three-hundred-and-thirty-four new locally acquired COVID-19 cases and one death, as lockdown lifts for most of the state's regions. Today, COVID-19 commander Jeroen...

September 9, 2021

Victoria backs jabs call for COVID-hit areas

THE Victorian Government has backed calls to pour more vaccines into Melbourne's north and west, where the bulk of new COVID-19 cases are detected. Of...

September 9, 2021

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September 9, 2021

Hind opens up on exposure site drama

NICK Hind has spoken publicly for the first time since attending a COVID exposure site that kept him out of Essendon’s elimination final against...

September 9, 2021

Unseeded American bundles Barty out of US Open

WORLD number one Ash Barty has fallen in her quest for back-to-back grand slams, losing to American Shelby Rogers in the third round of...

September 9, 2021

Dogs win could come at injury cost

SATURDAY night’s Semi Final between the Brisbane Lions and Western Bulldogs exceeded every possible expectation, with Luke Beveridge’s men the eventual victors by a...

September 7, 2021

Victoria records 246 new COVID-19 cases

A SEVENTEEN-year-old on a ventilator is among the one hundred and ten Victorians in hospital with coronavirus. The state has recorded 246 new COVID-19 cases, including...

September 7, 2021

Guy returns as leader of Victorian Libs

MATTHEW Guy is again the leader of the Victorian Liberals, after toppling Michael O'Brien in a leadership coup. MPs voted 20 to 11 for a...

September 6, 2021

Cash for renters as state records 246 cases

Victorians struggling to pay rent because of multiple coronavirus lockdowns will be eligible for a one-off fifteen-hundred-dollar grant. The State Government announced the grant on...

September 6, 2021

Pyrenees Art Exhibition rescheduled

DUE to COVID restrictions in place in June, the organising committee of the fifteenth Annual Community Bank Beaufort Pyrenees Art Exhibition were obliged to...

September 5, 2021

Despite local exposure site regional lockdowns could ease soon

VICTORIA has one-hundred and eighty-three new cases of COVID-19 as the state announces additional support for vulnerable community members impacted by lockdowns, and points...

September 5, 2021

We can do more on social housing

-OPINION PIECE

BY MICHAELA SETTLE, MEMBER FOR BUNINYONG   AT the age of 47, I was unemployed, newly separated with two young children in tow,...

September 5, 2021

Meet the 2021 WestVic Academy of Sport athlete awardees

Archie Caldow: Athletics Archie has been a WestVic Member for the past two years. The beginning of 2021 was busy for him as he progressed...

September 5, 2021

Creatives offered free career jumpstart

FREE career support is being offered to artists and creatives thanks to a collaboration between eight councils in regional Victoria. Creative Ballarat is among those...

September 4, 2021

Govts announce $2.3b in Vic business aid

VICTORIAN businesses struggling amid extended COVID lockdowns will share in more than two-point-three billion dollars of Government support as the state records one hundred and...