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

Posts by: Edwina Williams

January 22, 2022

Beauty and darkness from digital creative

AS long as a person has a smartphone in their pocket, they’re carrying around what can be a compact digital art studio, full of...

January 22, 2022

Getting a feel for rally racing

THE Ballarat Light Car Club is inviting the community to their annual come-and-try morning on their smooth, graded autocross track in Mitchell Park next...

January 20, 2022

Closing the card on an era of generosity

AFTER thirty-seven Christmases in operation, the Ballarat Combined Charities Card Shop closed for the last time in December. Denise Boyko has been involved for 17...

January 20, 2022

RoadNats vibe loved by locals, visitors

ALTHOUGH spectator attendance was down on previous years, last weekend’s Federation University Road National Championships attracted lots of its long-time regulars. A resident of Buninyong...

January 20, 2022

WNBL festival in full flight

SELKIRK Stadium is seeing some explosive and entertaining elite sport this month as a host venue for the current WNBL festival of basketball. So far,...

January 20, 2022

Basketball’s best hustling to Ballarat

IT’S time to hustle, with more NBL basketball action on the way to the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre this weekend. Set for on Saturday,...

January 19, 2022

Stadium serves sporting open day

JUMP-smash into Ken Kay Stadium this weekend as the Ballarat Badminton Association serves a community come-and-try day. On Saturday, 22 January from 10am to 2pm,...

January 18, 2022

Street Fiesta shares artistic talent

GROWING year-by-year, the free Smythesdale Arts and Music Fiesta is returning next month to bring creatives and art-lovers from the north of the Shire...

January 18, 2022

Book borrowing now fine-free

BOOK-borrowing and returning from the Golden Plains Mobile Library and the Bannockburn Library will be even more pleasant than usual in 2022 and beyond. Operator...

January 18, 2022

Uniting for the welfare of horses

HORSE welfare organisation Project Hope will run two events for the local equine community with money received as part of a State Government grant...

January 16, 2022

Charlie’s concert Wilde and raw

THE Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute will host indie-folk musician Charlie Wilde as he marks the release of his latest EP Allihies. Performing tracks from his fourth...

January 16, 2022

Bold, bright abstractions of the night

WHEN Tomas Lineker moved into a new house three years ago, he thought some art on the walls would bring a needed touch of...

January 15, 2022

Committee advising on LGBTIQA+ issues

THROUGHOUT their most recent council planning phase, the City continued to receive feedback from the public on the need to improve inclusivity, and ensure...

January 15, 2022

Berry fruitful farm celebrates 40 years

A SUMMER favourite for family members young and old, the Buninyong Blueberry Farm is turning forty in 2022. Owners Ernie and Margaret Neale have run...

January 14, 2022

Changemaking board a voice for youth

ACTING as advocates and a support for young people, Highlands LLEN’s inclusive and diverse Youth Advisory Board is seeking new members to be the...

January 14, 2022

Foto finish for booming Biennale

THE lens officially shut last Sunday on the biggest Ballarat International Foto Biennale ever. BIFB general manager Kate O’Hehir said despite it being the most...

January 13, 2022

Children’s vax program underway

BALLARAT Health Services’ paediatric COVID-19 vaccination program for five-to-eleven-year-olds began on Monday morning at the Mercure-based community clinic. Approximately 250 children received their first dose,...

January 13, 2022

Neighbourly support strong following Creswick floods

A SUPERCELL storm, and following days of heavy rain, hid Creswick and surrounds under high flood waters last week. Creswick resident Fiona Watson lives at...

January 13, 2022

Races to see this RoadNats week

ELITE cyclists are currently in Ballarat and Buninyong for the Australian Road National Championships, and you can get amongst the action until Sunday, 16...

January 13, 2022

Club strikes gold as Miners return

AHEAD of the start of the Coles Express NBL1 South season in April, three major basketballers have re-signed with the Ballarat Miners. Zac Dunmore, Will...

January 13, 2022

Seeking the city’s next top athlete

DO you know, train with, or coach an outstanding high-level local athlete? The Ballarat Sportsmen’s Club is seeking nominations for their annual Sportsperson of the...

January 12, 2022

National Boys Choir on the Goldfields

THE National Boys Choir of Australia will bring Ballarat Trades Hall alive in classical song this weekend. As part of their Gippsland to Goldfields series...

January 10, 2022

RoadNats ready and set to race

ELITE cyclists from across the country will compete in Ballarat and Buninyong from next Wednesday as the Australian Road National Championships get on the...

January 9, 2022

Festival offers food-growing ideas

THE Sri Lankan Tamil festival of Thai Pongal celebrates the harvest and the sun. An initiative of Neil Para, the local Multicultural Harvest Festival will...

January 6, 2022

Local COVID cases grow, eight hospitalised

THE number of active cases of COVID-19 in the Ballarat municipality has increased by hundreds overnight to five hundred and thirty-one. There are eight positive...

January 6, 2022

Splish, splash all summer long

THE municipality’s pools and splash parks are open across Ballarat for another summer of fun. Ready to keep families cool and entertained on the hotter...

January 6, 2022

A summer of fun Sovereign Hill style

FAMILIES are invited to participate in a refreshing range of holiday activities at Sovereign Hill until the end of January. The slapstick humour of new...

January 3, 2022

Nursery backs local veterans

AVALON Nursery’s staff love to get into the Christmas spirit of giving. In previous years they’ve run giveaways, but in 2021, the Nursery’s David Winters...