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June 21, 2024

Park honours national hero

UPGRADES for Invermay's Rizal Park were opened this week as part of the City of Ballarat's Neighbourhood Parks Program. Completed stage one works for the...

June 20, 2024

Arts group explores expression

WORKS from nearly half the member base of Golden Plains visual art collective, GP Arts, are currently on display as part of their annual...

June 20, 2024

Regional first for swim relay

THE state's best swimmers are set to test their skills in the region with this year's Victorian Relay Competition coming to Ballarat tomorrow, Saturday...

June 19, 2024

The sounds of strings at Craig’s

THE works of some of the twentieth century's most iconic musical artists are set to be interpreted by local string group Klemantyne Ensemble as...

June 17, 2024

Paternal program set to grow

REFERRALS are now open for a free group parenting program aimed at strengthening relationships between fathers and their children. Delivered by Child and Family Services...

June 16, 2024

A daughter’s love captured

A YOUNG creative's photograph of her father has netted her a nod in the Little Darlings Youth Portrait Prize. Anna Macak's piece My daddy has...

June 16, 2024

Film a call to help koalas

A FEATURE-length documentary on the endangerment of one of Australia's most iconic animals is set to come to town next week. Following its world premiere...

June 15, 2024

Sharing the refugee experience over tea

WITH Refugee Week taking place from this Sunday until next Friday, the Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council will soon hold their regular morning tea event...

June 15, 2024

Portrait prize finalist frames strength

A LOCAL artist's attempt at capturing the subtleties behind human resilience is now on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Ben Howe's...

June 14, 2024

River collab receives reconciliation nod

A PROJECT aimed at highlighting the impact on the Yarrowee River since colonisation has netted its researchers a Maggolee Award from Reconciliation Victoria. Developed between...

June 14, 2024

Station plans spark controversy

WITH plans for a more accessible Ballarat Station recently revealed, members of community groups have offered their opinions on the project. The State Government works...

June 13, 2024

Big impact made by drawing little people

HAVING recently returned from seeing her work on show in the Venice Biennale's Foreigners Everywhere program, Wadawurrung traditional owner Marlene Gilson said she's come...

June 13, 2024

Pupils play on UN day

PLAY was the order of the day for children at St James' Parish School in Sebastopol earlier this week with staff and students acknowledging...

June 13, 2024

Town crier commemorates D-Day

NEWS of the Allied forces landing on Normandy Beach during World War Two echoed from Creswick Cenotaph last week, eight decades on from the...

June 12, 2024

Tapping into dark beer brewers

AN event set to celebrate Victorian brewers' darkest beverages will soon descend on Ballarat for the first time. The inaugural Obsidian Dark Beer Festival, run...

June 12, 2024

Parking space becomes swap meet spot

FOR almost five decades, the Dana Street multi-storey carpark has been transformed into a bargain hunter's haven for one morning only at the end of...

June 11, 2024

Irish crew to mark Bloomsday

AN Irish tradition in place for nearly a century will soon be acknowledged locally for the second in a year in a row. Sunday 16...

June 11, 2024

Saving on heat at home

MELBOURNE-based energy advisor and writer, Tim Forcey will soon bring more than a decade's worth of knowledge in efficient home energy use to Ballarat. Following...

June 10, 2024

Blending business flavours

THE tasty fruits, or sweets, of two business' combined labours will be showcased next month as part of a tasting masterclass. Saltbush Kitchen's Brigid Corcoran...

June 10, 2024

SHAC to display ondarkest day

MEMBERS of the Soldiers Hill Artist Collective, or SHAC, will soon see out the shortest day of the year with a solstice event of...

June 9, 2024

Singing stories of news strike

The hustle and bustle of the turn of the 20th century, and those who handed out its stories, will be the focal point behind...

June 8, 2024

Everyday emotions inspire artist

DAILY musings on life's struggles are currently laid bare on the walls of the Old Butchers Shop Gallery as part of the space's latest...

June 8, 2024

Young singer

A YOUNG local performer will soon reach full voice when she returns to the Chapel Off Chapel stage in Melbourne to take part in...

June 6, 2024

Public rally held against planned cuts

PEOPLE travelling down Sturt and Lydiard streets last Saturday saw a demonstration from Federation University staff and students, and supporters, opposing recently announced cuts...