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March 4, 2024

Act to tour country-style classics

AN alt-country offshoot of one of Australia’s seminal indie bands are set to bring their sound to the region in support of their debut...

March 4, 2024

Fest to showcase operatic offerings

THE region’s vocal and choral character is set to be explored throughout 2024 with the return of the Ballarat Opera Festival.

Launching this...

March 3, 2024

Solo show to celebrate life

THE legacy of a deceased Ballarat artist is set to go on display as part of a new exhibition at Melbourne’s Koorie Heritage...

March 3, 2024

Permanent place held for printmaker

THE site of a hand therapy service in Ballarat’s health precinct has seen a permanent touch of colour with the walls and outdoor garden...

March 2, 2024

Health orgs call for disaster plan

VICTORIA’S coalition of community health services, operating under the banner of the Alliance of Rural and Regional Community Health, or ARRCH, are calling...

March 2, 2024

Advocate honoured for seeing the invisible

WHETHER it be raising awareness for women’s safety during her time as a student, or to the security of casual contracts while at...

March 2, 2024

Water relief for assistance dog space

UTILITY provider Central Highlands Water has partnered with the City of Ballarat to offer relief for the region’s assistance dogs.

A Choose Tap water...

March 1, 2024

Graves marked to honour Chinese history

A RESTORATION effort aimed at recognising Chinese goldminers buried at the Buninyong Cemetery was unveiled over the weekend after a year of effort....

March 1, 2024

City secures cultural conference

THE Australian Museums and Galleries Association’s annual conference is set to be held in Ballarat for the first time this September.

The event is expected...

March 1, 2024

A greater grasp on Islamic culture

THE Ballarat Islamic Mosque was brimming with activity on Sunday with the site one of more than thirty places of worship to have...

March 1, 2024

Funds flow for revegetation works

A PORTION of the Yarrowee River and its tributaries is set to be restored by members of the Bunanyung Landscape Alliance thanks to...

March 1, 2024

Free arts event set to return

THE region’s creatively-minded will be on full display this weekend with the return of the seventh annual Smythesdale Arts and Music Fiesta.


March 1, 2024

Program providing pathway to pitch

A NEW six-week program led by Hockey Ballarat representatives is aiming to draw in more junior girls’ participation for the sport.

Taking place weekly...

March 1, 2024

New aths club calls for support

WITH a little athletics club on the way for Lucas, members of the new committee are asking people to help build the group. Following the...

March 1, 2024

Cougars hunt for new players

TIM BOTTAMS MEMBERS of the Creswick Cougars Soccer Club are looking to fill their junior girls teams in time for pre-season training at the end...

February 29, 2024

Annual day about healing the environment

GETTING outdoors and doing something for the environment will be a central focus for many when the annual community-led Clean Up Australia Day returns...

February 29, 2024

Call to donate time, effort, and care

VOLUNTEER health service providers with St John Ambulance Ballarat are looking to add new members to their ranks with a recruitment session this...

February 27, 2024

Space created for neurodivergent network

WHEN Megan Johnson was diagnosed last year with ADHD while researching the condition for her daughter, she found there was no support network for...

February 26, 2024

Relay to register for cancer support walk

TIM BOTTAMS WITH the annual Relay for Life fundraising event set to return next month, organisers are calling out for participants to get their walking...

February 26, 2024

Evening talks to educate town

AN annual fixture of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute will be returning with the first round of the Twilight Talks series set to start up...

February 26, 2024

Art to grow sport support

MORE than twenty teams of rugby players are expected to take to the field at Buninyong’s Royal Park next month with many wearing jerseys...

February 25, 2024

Budding shutterbug set for big city

A BALLARAT High School student is celebrating her back-to-back exhibiting debut with her paired photographic pieces shared between the Art Gallery of Ballarat and...

February 25, 2024

IWD event to highlight artistic Irish ties

THE creative efforts of the region’s Irish-descended women are set to be celebrated next month as part of an event by the Ballarat and...

February 25, 2024

Anything goes for new art show

CREATIVE limitations are being thrown to the wayside by members of the Ballarat Society of Artists with the group’s latest exhibition all about exploring...