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. Edwina has worked as a social media management contractor, and has had previous news 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

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May 18, 2021

Grants open to enviro groups

VOLUNTEER Landcare groups working to protect, restore and improve the region’s natural environment can apply for a new round of State Government funding. The Victorian...

May 18, 2021

Clunes hosts a bash for book clubs

CLUNES Booktown Festival will celebrate book clubs at the end of the month. Run by the team behind the Book Clubs Hub website, the two-day...

May 17, 2021

20 slides, 20 seconds at Sovereign Hill

THE first Pecha Kucha presentation on rare arts and forgotten trades will be held later this month at Sovereign Hill. From 5.30pm on Friday, 21...

May 15, 2021

ABC anniversary inspires writing comp

IS a public broadcaster essential in a democracy? Secondary students are invited to present an argument on this topic as part of the Ballarat ABC...

May 15, 2021

Strengthening to reach their peak

FROM athlete to coach, Chris Radford is a long-time member of the FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport community. Originally part of the high-performance program for...

May 14, 2021

A tale of two Tylers

LAST year, Powercor worker Tyler Dittloff bought a postie-style motorbike. Deciding he’d challenge himself and drive it from Ballarat to Cairns for fun, he asked...

May 14, 2021

Wetlands’ advocate working for a better world

SEBASTOPOL’S M.R. Power Park might be known for its iconic mullock heap, or the fast-paced action of its dog park, but many residents may...

May 13, 2021

New system to replace heritage gates

IN their 2021-2022 budget, the State Government has allocated ten-and-a-half million dollars to developing a solution to the Lydiard Street railway gates issue. The Department...

May 13, 2021

Doorknock to combat homelessness

THE Salvation Army Ballarat are encouraging the city to take part in their annual Red Shield Appeal fundraising efforts, with a goal of generating...

May 13, 2021

City releases proposed budget figures

THE City of Ballarat is seeking community feedback following the release of the 2021/22 draft budget, which includes a proposed one point five per...

May 13, 2021

Soldiers Honoured in Lucas

COLTMAN Plaza’s new Honoured in Lucas exhibition remembers approximately twenty-five soldiers that have a place along Ballarat’s Avenue of Honour. As part of the Ballarat...

May 13, 2021

State win for Gay on home dirt

THIS month’s third round of the 2021 Victorian Club Autocross Series was won by Ballarat Light Car Club racer Richard Gay. Driving a Mitsubishi VR4...

May 13, 2021

Funds to finish Centre welcomed

THE Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council has received a funding boost from the State’s Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund to continue renovating the Ballarat Welcome Centre. The...

May 12, 2021

Creating connections over a long lunch

A SUNDAY community three-course long lunch at the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute will mark and celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. A...

May 10, 2021

Walk follows life of world-famous inventor

PUT on your walking shoes and discover all about world-famous inventor Henry Sutton this Heritage Festival, and beyond. Born in Ballarat in 1855, Sutton had...

May 10, 2021

No Fight Tights get legs to run

BALLARAT-born clothing brand No Fight Tights will launch online sales later this month, offering a more practical, comfy alternative to traditional children’s school tights. Inspired...

May 10, 2021

Vella vrooms to inter-state victory

NARINGAL’S Jaxson Vella has won the 2020-2021 Speedway Sedans Australia Junior South Australian State Title at Mount Gambier’s Borderline Speedway Driving his Daihatsu Charade, the...

May 8, 2021

Art sees, hears and believes survivors

OUT of the Darkness: A Survivor’s Journey is the Art Gallery of Ballarat’s new major exhibition, exploring institutional child sexual abuse. Curated by survivor Robert...

May 7, 2021

Shelter’s creatures need their comforts

AS winter approaches, the Ballarat Animal Shelter is seeking donated woollies and tasty treats for the furry friends in their care. Coordinator animal services Clare...

May 7, 2021

Garden guardian for veterans’ centre

IF you make a visit to the Ballarat Veterans Assistance Centre, and you’ll notice a metal soldier in the garden, resting on reversed arms...

May 7, 2021

Awards nod for regatta innovation

THE Inaugural Ballarat Omnium Regatta is a Victorian Sport Awards finalist. A contender in the Sports Accounting Australia Sport Initiative of the Year category, the...

May 7, 2021

Stadium walkers step it up

KEEP cosy, heart-healthy and active this winter with Heartbeat Ballarat by joining their weekly indoor walking group. Partnering with the Ballarat Badminton Association at their...

May 7, 2021

A Mother’s Day moment of remembrance

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a short Mothers’ Day service at Alfredton’s Garden of the Grieving Mother to remember special mums who have passed...

May 6, 2021

Relief for a ‘gasping’ nation

BALLARAT Friends of India Network president Dr Sanjay Sharma has described the COVID-19 situation in India as an “epic human catastrophe...tearing” across the country. In...

May 6, 2021

Local support for survivors of stroke

A CENTRE for stroke survivors will be built in Ballarat to support at least two hundred people in recovery per month. Set to assist patients...

May 6, 2021

Over 50s mass vaccinations underway

AS of Monday, Ballarat Health Services’ Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Mercure Hotel’s Eureka Ballroom has been vaccinating people aged fifty years and...

May 6, 2021

Pickleball state trials in Wendouree

VICTORIAN pickleball team selection trials will be hosted by Ballarat Badminton ahead of June’s Battle of the Border competition against New South Wales. This Saturday,...

May 5, 2021

History alive in Gardens’ natural skyscrapers

THE Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens are celebrating some of earth’s biggest pieces of living history this month. As part of the Ballarat Heritage Festival,...