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June 25, 2024

Farmyard fun at Creswick

THIS school holidays meet Billy the Kid and his sister Bridget at Creswick Woollen Mills. These newest members of the farmyard will be fed at...

June 25, 2024

Shop sustainably at design market

HEAD to the Design Exchange Market next month to discover independent designers, artists and creators. The event held at the Mining Exchange will feature small...

June 23, 2024

Hats off to hub’s milliner

THEATRICAL milliner Rose Hudson is the second artist-in-residence at Art Hub Ballarat. Hudson will be using the space until September, working on new artworks and...

June 21, 2024

Work begins on future Sebas hub

A GATHERING of community members at the future site of the Sebastopol Community Hub last Friday was all about getting a look at the...

June 21, 2024

Funding for equal opportunities

NORTH Ballarat Football Netball Club is set to see a five-million-dollar upgrade to its facilities with State Government backing. The announcement was made by Member...

June 21, 2024

Young leaders speak up

YOUNG public speakers have gathered to take part in the Ballarat round of Legacy's Junior Public Speaking Competition. The event, held last week at Legacy...

June 21, 2024

Grants to encourage emerging creatives

THIS year's Ballarat Arts Foundation grants are now open for applications. The grants aim to support emerging artists who are based in, or connected to...

June 20, 2024

Upcoming election information

CITY of Ballarat's next council election will be in October. The election of nine councillors will be managed by the Victorian Electoral Commission and give...

June 20, 2024

Ballarat Winter Festival: A seasonal spectacular

THE popular Ballarat Winter Festival is set to return for another exciting three-week season – Saturday 29 June to Sunday 21 July – offering...

June 20, 2024

The beauty of local landscapes

AN exhibition by Sarah Stockdale at Art Space Ballarat is capturing the scenery of Ballarat and surrounds. My Beautiful Home features 29 works which have...

June 18, 2024

Eureka! It’s nearly school holidays…

SPARK the imaginations of young minds these school holidays with a creative workshop at the Eureka Centre. As part of Ballarat Winter Festival, children are...

June 17, 2024

Night to spark innovative ideas

COMMUNITY Bank Buninyong is providing the public with a chance to have innovative ideas funded. The SparkTank initiative, which launched this week, will allow groups...

June 17, 2024

Funding for sustainable land management

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority is funding sustainability projects on the properties of small landowners through the Small Blocks Big Dreams initiative. The program, which...

June 16, 2024

A decade of dazzling light delight

It is one of Australia's pioneering sound and light shows which transforms the outdoor museum into a canvas for magical projections. The first event was...

June 16, 2024

New gin turns back time

TO coincide with World Gin Day, Kilderkin Distillery have launched a new gin with old roots. Larrikin's Grin takes drinkers back to the era of...

June 14, 2024

Donation gives light to club

THE Woady Warriors' young netballers now have a flood light to train under at Smythesdale thanks to donations from local businesses. The 600-watt flood light...

June 14, 2024

Milestone for football umps

THE Ballarat Football Umpires Association has celebrated the registration of four hundred umpires. This is the first time the club has seen such registration levels,...

June 14, 2024

New faces join heritage committee

NINE people have been appointed to the City of Ballarat's Ballarat Heritage Advisory Committee. The committee is an advocacy platform for community members relating to...

June 14, 2024

Warming winter fest fun revealed

GET your coats and scarves ready, it's nearly time for Ballarat Winter Festival. Beginning on Saturday 29 June and running until Sunday 21 July, there...

June 14, 2024

New high for jumping champ

WENDOUREE Athletics Club high jumper Yual Reath has become the thirteenth best in the world after taking out the Oceania Athletics Championships in Suva,...

June 14, 2024

Heritage jersey highlights landmarks

THE Ballarat Miners have collaborated with the City of Ballarat to create their Heritage Round uniform. The design uses artwork by Ben Sanders, which is...

June 13, 2024

Students do it for Dolly

TWO students from Ballarat Grammar have led an initiative to raise awareness about bullying and the story of Dolly Everett. Dolly died of suicide at...

June 13, 2024

Changing lives through conversation

WILLIAM Dobell said the most important step veterans can take is to speak up. "Talk, someone will listen," he said. "Always talk." Mr Dobell has been...

June 11, 2024

Plan to reduce transport emissions

THE Federal Government is seeking feedback on options for governments, business and the community to reduce emissions in the transport sector. The Transport and Infrastructure...