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November 7, 2018

Kinnersly lands job on Blues board, reflects on BHS time

FORMER Ballarat Health Service board member Patty Kinnersly has announced her next move, taking up a role with the Carlton Football Club. The CEO of...

November 1, 2018

Blood donor drive doesn’t suck you dry

THE Australian Red Cross is calling on all residents to donate blood for the growing demand, which will improve the quality of life for...

November 1, 2018

Bekier returns with new exhibition

BALLARAT artist Tamara Bekier hasn’t let her age slow her down as she prepares to launch another of her art exhibitions at the Backspace...

November 1, 2018

Labor gives cash for three racing codes

ON the heels of a Coalition pledge to fund a synthetic track horse racing track if elected in November, the Labor Government dropped a...

November 1, 2018

Seniors walking tours

AN eager crowd turned out for an interesting walk throughout the city of Ballarat, part of the Senior Citizens Festival, late last month. The walk...

November 1, 2018

Accessibility focus for food movement meeting

WORLD Food Day 2018 was discussed in the Ballarat Library late last month. Presented by Smart Living Ballarat the free mini forum discussed the topic...

November 1, 2018

Lost marker finally finds home

LAST Saturday marked an historic day for the Ballarat Yacht club on Lake Wendouree. A commemorative stone that was to have been laid when the...

November 1, 2018

Dunlani is a real deal Oaks contender

LADIES Day at Dowling Forest, last Thursday, may have unearthed a future Oaks filly, Dunlani, who won the Last Straw Hay Supplies Fillies and...

October 25, 2018

Last sale at Latrobe Street

THE Ballarat Stock & Station Agents Association President Xavier Bourke was on hand for the last sales held at Latrobe Street last week, saying...

October 25, 2018

POWs honoured at moving service

HUNDREDS gathered for the 75th anniversary commemoration marking the completion of the Australian work on Hellfire Pass and the Thai-Burma Railway at the Australian...

October 25, 2018

Labor gives cash for three racing codes

RESEARCH shows carers have the lowest collective wellbeing of any group in the community. Ballarat Health Services recently recognised and celebrated the outstanding unpaid efforts...

October 25, 2018

Charity ride hits the road

MEMBERS of the Male Bag Foundation made a visit to Ballarat Health Services last week to promote their upcoming fundraising ride and to distribute...

October 18, 2018

Government gives $10 million for sports funding

ON a visit to the district last week Treasurer Tim Pallas announced that the City of Ballarat would receive $10 million as part of...

October 18, 2018

Pollies pony-up in race to be first past the post

LAST week saw two major announcements for thoroughbred racing in Ballarat with the Opposition pledging $5 million for a new track at Ballarat Turf...

October 18, 2018

Lions launch state of the art barbeque on wheels

AFTER years of fundraising and receiving grants and donations from local business and organisations, the Buninyong Mt Helen Lions Club has finally taken possession...

October 18, 2018

Food is Free receives award for better eating

A LOCAL health food initiative, Food is Free Laneway, has received an award from the Australian Psychological Society Congress which was held in Sydney...

October 18, 2018

Family on a bowling mission

THE Jones family are very supportive when it comes to the sport of bowls. There were three generations on the greens at the same time...

October 18, 2018

Hotham Cup is the best of the rest

NEW South Wales has the Everest and Ballarat has the Hotham. No two races could be further apart in prizemoney, class or ability, but with...

October 10, 2018

Everyday people enjoying the sport of kings

THE Turf club of Ballarat put on one of the first spring races on the calendar last Wednesday, but the weather was far from...

October 10, 2018

Shock at BOAA installation damage

WHILE the inaugural BOAA - Biennale of Australian Art 2018 – continues to bring visitors to Ballarat and is being hailed a success, one...

October 10, 2018

Inspired art prize

HE was a bigamist, a deserter, an inept policeman, and drunk who owed money all over town who ultimately died when he fell off...

October 10, 2018

BADAC Chief Executive Officer received a state-wide award

BALLARAT and District Aboriginal Cooperative Chief Executive Officer, Karen Heap, has received a state-wide award for her work for the wellbeing of young Aboriginal...

October 10, 2018

Oversize heritage gem resurfaces after 20 years

THERE was much excitement and a win for heritage after Save Civic Hall successfully bid for a large 1950s Ballarat Council coat of arms...

October 3, 2018

Bright lights for Ballarat Soccer Club

THE Ballarat Soccer Club and the Redan community will soon be enjoying lighter, brighter sports facilities thanks to a funding boost. Visiting the facility last...

October 3, 2018

Women’s Big Bash to smash it out of the park

MELBOURNE Renegades Women’s Big Bash League team is set to play a regular season match in Ballarat this year. The game will take place at...

October 3, 2018

BOAA installation makes a stand

FROM September to November, 150 artists will take part in the Biennale of Australian Art at venues in and around Ballarat. One of these installations,...

October 3, 2018

Little Languages celebrates Auslan

AS part of the first International Day of Sign Languages and the national and international Week of Deaf People, the City of Ballarat’s Deaf...

October 3, 2018

Kids art award judge announced

IN 2013 Margie Balazic founded the Ballarat Children’s Art Award – a community and voluntary annual event. Ms Balazic said the aim of the event...

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