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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September 18, 2021

Life’s a beach in candid captures

ESCAPE to the ocean in Soldiers Hill by visiting the Old Butchers Shop Gallery’s September exhibition. Girt by Sea is a collection of photographs by...

September 18, 2021

Folio development for artists

IN partnership with the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Federation University Arts Academy is inviting budding and experienced artists to challenge what interests them creatively. A...

September 17, 2021

Monthly cabaret magic returns

AFTER making the hard decision to call off this year’s in person events, the Ballarat Cabaret Festival is making a comeback with monthly online...

September 17, 2021

Tourism board appoints new CEO

SARAH Myers has been appointed as the next CEO of Ballarat Regional Tourism. Ms Myers is a strategic marketer with experience in the food, wine,...

September 17, 2021

Headspace donation supports youth

THE Sporting Motorists Association has made a significant donation to Headspace Ballarat. Giving $1500, the group made a choice at their annual general meeting in...

September 16, 2021

Walking to fight the war on waste

A NEW environmental initiative from Alfredton Rotary Club is encouraging residents to clean up waste while they walk, and improve their waistline at the...

September 16, 2021

Foto shutter finally fully open

A SOMEWHAT delayed Ballarat International Foto Biennale full program officially opened to regional audiences yesterday and is set for an extended run until January...

September 15, 2021

Improve your money-mindedness

AS part of its inaugural Women’s Business Month, Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council are running a series of free online workshops titled Money-Minded Training. BRMC is...

September 14, 2021

Advocating for a dementia-friendly Ballarat

THE Bigger Hearts Dementia Alliance Ballarat is marking Dementia Awareness Month, and Dementia Action Week this September. The not-for-profit’s co-founder Anne Tudor said the month...

September 14, 2021

Painters’ nature works shown at clinic

NEW Delacombe doctors’ practice Lotus Family Clinic have taken the opportunity showcase a local artist’s works on their fresh building’s walls. The watercolour landscapes and...

September 14, 2021

Kind couple covers community’s cuppas

A KIND and generous gesture of an anonymous Linton couple has proved the power of community spirit in COVID times. On Friday, 27 August the...

September 14, 2021

ARTpreneurs help creatives escape

VOLUNTEER-run not-for-profit Buninyong Community Events has launched a new sub-committee, aimed supporting artists and craftspeople hit hard by the pandemic. Led by Annie Ross, Trudy...

September 11, 2021

Gigs easy with grant-funded trailer

WITH nearly thirty young people in their training band, and approximately fifty members in total, the City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band is growing. While...

September 11, 2021

Variety and passion key to career

IN February of 1977, a young John Hartigan became a Shire of Buninyong staffer as a surveyor, before the local government amalgamated with the...

September 11, 2021

Challenge champions healthy-eating habits

ARE you eating a healthy amount of fruits and veggies? The Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging Ballarat residents to take part in their LiveLighter September...

September 10, 2021

Kids’ art award entries extended

THE 2021 Ballarat Children’s Art Award entry period will be extended until term four to allow young artists more time to create, after the...

September 10, 2021

Eisteddfod continues through challenge

THE Royal South Street Eisteddfod has begun for 2021. Vocal solo performers have taken to a virtual stage in lockdown, with the Arts for All...

September 10, 2021

Week to celebrate foster care

FROM this Sunday, 12 September, Cafs will be taking part in local celebrations of Foster Care Week. Running until Saturday, 18 September, the seven days...

September 9, 2021

FedUni jumps in global rankings

FEDERATION University has climbed Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings ladder which lists top institutions for 2022. Fifteen hundred universities worldwide are ranked, with FedUni...

September 9, 2021

Funding for growth at specialist kinder

THE Lake Gardens based Ballarat Specialist Kinder has received a State Government Building Blocks Capacity Grant. Worth $1.3 million, the funding aims to support the...

September 9, 2021

Library of the future’s cost grows

THE price of the Ballarat Library redevelopment is now almost seven million dollars. Sydney architects Studio Hollenstein were engaged 12 months ago to design the...

September 9, 2021

Master rowing double to retire

WENDOUREE-Ballarat Rowing Club masters Pat Gabb and Grada Richards are retiring from the sport. Part of the club since 1985 as a parent to athletes,...

September 8, 2021

Co-Lab chefs create three-course meal

A NEW Plate Up Ballarat initiative is bringing the talents, recipes, flavours and creativity of restauranteurs together on one table. Co-Lab Kitchen is a three-course...

September 7, 2021

Wimmera the star of Press’ new book

AFTER the 2020 release of The Mallee, Ballarat publisher Ten Bag Press have produced another book exploring the sights, tales, and personalities of the...

September 6, 2021

Theatre Co offers audience a Cuppa

LADDERFRAME Theatre Collective will stage their original play Cuppa? over three November nights at the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute. President and founder Chiara Angeli said the...

September 6, 2021

Meet for a drink at Midtown

WHEN Jonny Driver and his partner moved to Ballarat last year from Melbourne, they loved the regional feel and lifestyle, but there was one...

September 6, 2021

Poet’s pen is Mightier

EMERGING writer and spoken word performer Megan J Riedl has self-published a book of her poetry. Mightier is a collection of poems that “call for...

September 4, 2021

Photos document city’s historic life

AS the home of the Max Harris Collection, the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute is encouraging more residents and businesses to engage with the photographs in...