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March 2, 2024

Vouchers to support children in need

THIS year will see one thousand back to school vouchers given to vulnerable children and families in the region. The vouchers come via a program...

March 2, 2024

International recognition for oncologist

A LOCAL medical oncology specialist has become a fellow with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

The honour was achieved by Dr Wasek Faisal...

March 1, 2024

Respect Cup comp returns

THE football games all about respect are returning to Mars Stadium next Wednesday. Known as the Respect Cup, the day sees Loreto College take on...

March 1, 2024

Ballarat becomes bushfire base

MIRIAM LITWIN & AAP

BALLARAT has played a central role in fighting the bushfire at Bayindeen, located northwest of Ballarat, which has burned more than...

March 1, 2024

Works on track at Her Maj

THE current phase of the Her Majesty’s Theatre redevelopment project is on track to be completed in August as Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison,...

March 1, 2024

Primary school has special visitor

AUSTRALIAN landscape gardener and television presenter Costa Georgiadis visited Buninyong Primary School’s Scotsburn campus last Friday to share his passion for protecting the environment.

Students...

March 1, 2024

Mount Helen kinder to go bush

GOODSTART Early Learning in Mount Helen is set to receive a one-off grant from the State Government, aimed at allowing the organisation to run...

February 29, 2024

Magical unicorns return to the castle

A MAGICAL long weekend of unicorns is returning to Kryal Castle and bound to provide fun for people of all ages. Unicorn rides, arts and...

February 28, 2024

Discover the dark side of the gallery

THE Art Gallery of Ballarat is opening its doors at night with two Australian indie bands playing alongside viewings of Nan Goldin’s the Ballad...

February 28, 2024

Centre promotes love of learning

FOSTERING a love of learning and building connections are at the heart of Haddon Community Learning Centre, and the organisation has recently released its...

February 27, 2024

Groups team up for women in need

MIRIAM LITWIN EMPOWERING Our Community Ballarat has collaborated with the Nappy Collective and a local Rotary Club to ensure women fleeing domestic violence have access...

February 27, 2024

Clinic kicking goals for girls’ footy

THE region’s future AFLW players are being invited to attend a clinic at Smythesdale. The event, hosted by the Woady Warriors, is for girls who...

February 25, 2024

Annie ready to charm

THE curtain is ready to open on Lyric Theatre’s production of Annie, premiering at Civic Hall next Thursday. The musical is about Annie who escapes...

February 24, 2024

Paving the way for women in politics

THE decriminalisation of abortion, introducing voluntary assisted dying laws, and helping small businesses make it through the COVID-19 pandemic are just some of the...

February 24, 2024

Cities fight for dragon rights

IN two regional Victorian cities live two processional dragons, both of which are claimed to be the oldest of their kind. Housed at Sovereign Hill...

February 23, 2024

Call for peaceful activism

MIRIAM LITWIN ONE of the key campaigners behind Richmond’s medically supervised injecting room will be heading to Ballarat next Thursday with the aim of encouraging...

February 23, 2024

Curiosity celebrated at old shop

THE completion of a project more than six years in the making was celebrated with a garden party last week. The Old Curiosity Shop, located...

February 23, 2024

Community rallies to support Nora

IT was a seemingly normal Monday at kinder in January for Nora, when suddenly one of her teachers noticed the four-year-old had a distended...

February 23, 2024

More works underway at Mount Rowan

MEMBER for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, joined the Mount Rowan Secondary College community last week to mark the beginning of construction for the next stage...

February 23, 2024

Fed Uni boss backs higher ed changes

MIRIAM LITWIN FEDERATION University head Professor Duncan Bentley has welcomed the development of the National Skills Agreement, or NSA, which will bring together TAFE and...

February 23, 2024

Vic Park hosts best young cyclists

YOUNG cyclists took to the road last Saturday at Victoria Park as part of the Victorian Interschool Cycling Series Summer. The event, hosted by Ballarat...

February 21, 2024

Total fire ban declared for tomorrow

THE Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, South West and Central regions of Victoria will be under a total fire ban tomorrow with hot...

February 20, 2024

New telehealth business comes online

A NEW telehealth psychology practice has been established in Ballarat and there's currently no waiting list. Therapy from Home, run by psychologist Beth Fernandes, is...

February 19, 2024

Landscaper returns to garden show

BALLARAT-based landscaper designer Daniel Althaus is set to have his work on display at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this March. With his...