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March 18, 2024

Celebrating thirty years of music

MAUREEN Davy has loved music ever since she can remember, and this joy and dedication has been fostered by her piano teacher, Lauren Knight,...

March 18, 2024

An afternoon of toasties and gin

TWO Ballarat businesses are coming together to highlight the region's produce and encourage the community to shop local. Tim's Toasties, run by former MasterChef Australia...

March 16, 2024

Empowering women to have a strong voice

DULCIE Corbett's philosophy is that if you educate and empower a woman, you educate and empower a family. Her desire to do so led her...

March 15, 2024

Vixens ready to blitz Ballarat

TOMORROW (Saturday, March 16) is the first day of the Melbourne Vixens' Ballarat Blitz which will include live matches, clinics and workshops. Saturday will kick...

March 15, 2024

Celebrating the region’s women

THE Law Collective, led by director Renee Debono, celebrated International Women's Day with a get-together of some of the region's female leaders. Speakers at last...

March 12, 2024

Wedding fair supports local

THE wedding fair with a focus on supporting local businesses is back for another year. The Ivory Haus Wedding Fair, led by Laura Feldman, aims...

March 10, 2024

Boys choir returns to town

THE Australian Boys Choral Institute is returning to Ballarat this March to celebrate the organisation's eighty fifth anniversary season.

The performance entitled Sweet &Low will...

March 10, 2024

Bright future ahead for musician

EIGHTEEN-year-old Wil Oldaker gradated last year from Ballarat Grammar with a perfect score in VCE VET music performance and his plans to peruse music...

March 9, 2024

Future construction leaders recognised

MASTER Builders Victoria’s Regional Apprentice Awards were held in Ballarat last week with three local apprentices recognised.

The awards ceremony was one of five across...

March 9, 2024

Fireworks moved to NYE despite confusion – City of Ballarat council meeting briefs

AT the City of Ballarat's first ordinary council meeting of the year, a majority of councillors voted to move the municipal fireworks display to...

March 9, 2024

Sewer project underway

THE Ballarat southern trunk sewer project by Central Highlands Water has begun in the city’s west.

The works aim to ensure the wastewater needs of...

March 9, 2024

Donations foster community spirit

WENDOUREE Neighbourhood Centre have received a series of donations from Midlands Golf Club that'll be used at the community organisation's Grove site.

Midlands Gold Club...

March 9, 2024

Funding to protect Yarrowee

THE Buninyong Landscape Alliance with the Yarrowee Leigh Catchment Group are set to receive more than seven hundred thousand dollars in funding.

An announcement confirming...

March 8, 2024

TAFE celebrates high achievers

LAST week Federation University TAFE celebrated its outstanding achievers with an awards ceremony at the Mining Exchange. The event saw 40 winners announced across 33...

March 8, 2024

Cycling fundraiser gets ready to roll

LAST Sunday the Velorats launched this year's Murray to Moyne cycle relay campaign with the aim of raising funds for Grampians Health’s child and...

March 8, 2024

New partnership for egg hunt

EASTER fun is on the way with Power FM’s egg hunt returning bigger and better. The event is set to partner with Integra and take...

March 8, 2024

Begonias ready to bloom

BALLARAT’s annual Begonia Festival is back for another year with three days of fun on offer for the community this weekend. The free event will...

March 5, 2024

A taste of Italy in Victoria

More than one hundred and fifty million dollars worth of classic cars will be travelling through the region this month. The 2024 Targa Classica will...

March 5, 2024

Scholarship to honour vegemite inventor

A NEW scholarship offered at Federation University is aiming to support young people to follow in the footsteps of the inventor of Vegemite, Cyril...

March 4, 2024

Take a swing to support community sport

FOR the first time, Basketball Ballarat is hosting a golf day to raise funds for the sporting organisation's foundation that seeks to provide athlete...

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


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