About: Edwina Williams

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Edwina is a journalist at the Ballarat Times News Group, and Golden Plains Times, based in Ballarat. She is a passionate art lover and photographer, who enjoys capturing the colour and life of the city in her own time. She also works as a social media management contractor and has had previous experience with the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, Victoria Votes for Channel 31, and Junction Journalism. Contact her at [email protected] Twitter - @edwinawilltweet Facebook - @edwinawilliamsjourno

Posts by: Edwina Williams

June 2, 2020

Dimming pollution to brighten the night sky

IF you ever travel through an urban forest or green corridor at night in Ballarat, it’s worth taking note of stars overhead. Ballarat Municipal Observatory...

June 1, 2020

Everyday connection part of café life

THROUGH February and early March, Jane Miller was watching global news with interest, but great concern. As the owner of Eclectic Tastes Café & Pantry,...

May 31, 2020

Pandemic proving productive for novel project

AS a child, Natasha Carey would often put a pencil to paper, creating short narratives. “I used to grab some loose-leaf paper, scribble out stories...

May 31, 2020

Ernie goes digital to mark 90 years

AS his ninetieth birthday approached, Ernie Wintle knew there would be some fun in store. “My daughters were going to organise to take me somewhere...

May 30, 2020

Busker gigs on digital thoroughfare

MUSIC is Milla Williams’ outlet, as a composer, singer and instrumentalist, playing ukulele, guitar and piano. “I use it to express my emotions. It’s a...

May 30, 2020

Wildflowers, birdlife and history to explore on-foot

A SPARKLING sapphire in Ballarat’s crown, Lake Wendouree is always a hot spot for walkers and runners. But for those keen to keep moving with...

May 29, 2020

Farmgate trade mushrooming in Smythes Creek

THE Shout! Out! Ballarat campaign has encouraged Springmount Fine Foods to boost one of their peers in the food production sector. Springmount’s director, Carmel Masterson...

May 29, 2020

Cosy COVID comp concludes

A VERY warm winner has been chosen for Interknit’s Lockdown 2020 competition, which asked the public to design commemorative pandemic beanies ahead of winter. Amber...

May 29, 2020

Volunteers pivot for food relief

WHEN Phil Waters felt a need to regularly contribute to his community in a different capacity, he found a role with The Ballarat Foundation. Becoming...

May 28, 2020

Reconciliation continues with national campaign

NATIONAL Reconciliation Week has launched, reminding Australians that they’re all ‘in this together,’ sharing, promoting and respecting the histories, achievements, stories, and cultures of...

May 28, 2020

Solar systems for groups, social and sporty

EIGHT Ballarat organisations are to share four hundred and fifty thousand dollars as part of a solar energy package from Sustainability Victoria, and the...

May 28, 2020

Food relief on the move

ONE hundred and sixty people have donated a collective three thousand items to the city’s food relief drop off point since it launched on...

May 28, 2020

Online Heritage Weekend unlike the past

BALLARAT residents and tourists won’t be able to enjoy the city’s annual Heritage Weekend on its streets, so instead, the event is going virtual...

May 27, 2020

The local band with a global significance

ONE hundred years of musical history will be celebrated by Ballarat Memorial Concert Band this weekend when the ensemble releases a commemorative eBook of...

May 26, 2020

Piano performance promotes producers

TOES will be tapping throughout Ballarat lounge rooms when Sturt Street’s Piano Bar streams a performance live into homes on Friday, May 29 while...

May 25, 2020

HR panel talks communication for Business Day In

FINDING strategies to manage a professional team under difficult circumstances is the focus for Commerce Ballarat’s Business Day In HR panel on Wednesday,...

May 25, 2020

Help for uni learners finding their feet

UNIVERSITY students are adapting to full internet learning, which may be very foreign. But considering tertiary institutions have had, within the last two decades, online...

May 24, 2020

Titanic design nod for Fashion’s Prometheus

FASHION design honours graduate, Jordyn Smith has been selected as an iD Dunedin Fashion International Emerging Designer Award finalist. One of 33 makers chosen, the...

May 23, 2020

Giving back and feeling good

THE broad campaign of National Volunteer Week has itself an ambassador close to home. Bannockburn’s Scott Cooper has been recognised for the personal time he...

May 22, 2020

Taste sensations on burger’s big day

THURSDAY, 28 May marks National Burger Day, and Plate Up Ballarat has the area’s hospitality community set to feed the city in celebration. Plate Up...

May 22, 2020

Giving time to guide, listen and care

BALLARAT Hospice Care prides itself on providing quality, holistic palliative care to the terminally ill at home, with a group of specialist nurses at...

May 21, 2020

Funding for shovel-ready school projects

THIRTY-nine million dollars will be injected into four Ballarat schools from the State government’s Building Works package. Ballarat High School, Delacombe Primary School, Miners Rest...

May 21, 2020

‘Well placed’ for teaching transition

AS the first group of primary and secondary students head back on-campus next week, the leadership and staff of local schools are preparing to...

May 21, 2020

Green waste to be binned or burned

THE Country Fire Authority’s fire danger periods are over, but for those clearing green waste from their garden or larger property while in isolation,...

May 17, 2020

Gifting fragrant greenery to cooks you care for

LYNETTE McClenaghan’s green thumbs are playing an important role in how she keeps in touch with loved ones far away. As a member of the...

May 17, 2020

‘Uncertain’ but positive start for fresh GP

DR James Tan did not expect to start his new job during a pandemic. Making his general practice debut in March at the city and...

May 16, 2020

A trip down memory lane without leaving home

MOST of Ballarat has been in isolation for seven weeks, so you may be thinking you’ve run out of home projects. But Mount Pleasant History...

May 15, 2020

United and proactive for those in crisis

CONTINUING to provide their essential crisis support throughout the COVID-19 emergency, Uniting Ballarat has experienced a rise in people needing help due to homelessness...