About: Edwina Williams

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Edwina is a journalist at the Ballarat Times News Group, and Golden Plains Times, based in Ballarat. She is a passionate art lover and photographer, who enjoys capturing the colour and life of the city in her own time. Edwina has worked as a social media management contractor, and has had previous news experience with the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, Victoria Votes for Channel 31, and Junction Journalism. Contact her at [email protected] Twitter - @edwinawilltweet Facebook - @edwinawilliamsjourno

Posts by: Edwina Williams

September 14, 2021

Youth band battle defeated

THE Golden Plains Shire youth Battle of the Bands planned for the Bannockburn Cultural Centre this month has been cancelled for 2021. Even if regional...

September 14, 2021

ARTpreneurs help creatives escape

VOLUNTEER-run not-for-profit Buninyong Community Events has launched a new sub-committee, aimed supporting artists and craftspeople hit hard by the pandemic. Led by Annie Ross, Trudy...

September 13, 2021

Funding for growth at specialist kinder

THE Lake Gardens based Ballarat Specialist Kinder has received a State Government Building Blocks Capacity Grant. Worth $1.3 million, the funding aims to support the...

September 11, 2021

Gigs easy with grant-funded trailer

WITH nearly thirty young people in their training band, and approximately fifty members in total, the City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band is growing. While...

September 11, 2021

Variety and passion key to career

IN February of 1977, a young John Hartigan became a Shire of Buninyong staffer as a surveyor, before the local government amalgamated with the...

September 11, 2021

Challenge champions healthy-eating habits

ARE you eating a healthy amount of fruits and veggies? The Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging Ballarat residents to take part in their LiveLighter September...

September 10, 2021

Kids’ art award entries extended

THE 2021 Ballarat Children’s Art Award entry period will be extended until term four to allow young artists more time to create, after the...

September 10, 2021

FedUni jumps in global rankings

FEDERATION University has climbed Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings ladder which lists top institutions for 2022. Fifteen hundred universities worldwide are ranked, with FedUni...

September 10, 2021

Week to celebrate foster care

FROM this Sunday, 12 September, Cafs will be taking part in local celebrations of Foster Care Week. Running until Saturday, 18 September, the seven days...

September 9, 2021

Bridge closes as works begin

PADDYS Gully Road bridge at Rokewood Junction will be closed to traffic from the start of next week to allow for a major upgrade. A...

September 9, 2021

Copywriter making national mark

BERRINGA copywriter Sarah Walkerden has been named a finalist across varying national business awards in 2021. Operating as The Rural Copywriter, Ms Walkerden has been...

September 9, 2021

Kind couple covers community’s cuppas

A KIND and generous gesture of an anonymous Linton couple has proved the power of community spirit in COVID times. On Friday, 27 August the...

September 9, 2021

Master rowing double to retire

WENDOUREE-Ballarat Rowing Club masters Pat Gabb and Grada Richards are retiring from the sport. Part of the club since 1985 as a parent to athletes,...

September 8, 2021

Co-Lab chefs create three-course meal

A NEW Plate Up Ballarat initiative is bringing the talents, recipes, flavours and creativity of restauranteurs together on one table. Co-Lab Kitchen is a three-course...

September 6, 2021

Theatre Co offers audience a Cuppa

LADDERFRAME Theatre Collective will stage their original play Cuppa? over three November nights at the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute. President and founder Chiara Angeli said the...

September 5, 2021

Wimmera the star of Press’ new book

AFTER the 2020 release of The Mallee, Ballarat publisher Ten Bag Press have produced another book exploring the sights, tales, and personalities of the...

September 5, 2021

Poet’s pen is Mightier

EMERGING writer and spoken word performer Megan J Riedl has self-published a book of her poetry. Mightier is a collection of poems that “call for...

September 4, 2021

Photos document city’s historic life

AS the home of the Max Harris Collection, the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute is encouraging more residents and businesses to engage with the photographs in...

September 3, 2021

Tramway anniversary celebration postponed

THE Ballarat Tramway Museum has postponed this month’s Tramway Celebration Day which was set to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the institution, and the...

September 3, 2021

Vacancies at Multicultural Vacc Hub

A THIRD multicultural community pop-up COVID-19 vaccination hub at the Ballarat Welcome Centre has appointment vacancies for Saturday, 11 September. The Hub is facilitated by...

September 3, 2021

Full moon family fun postponed

GEELONG Landcare Network and Friends of Bannockburn Bush expect to hold their postponed Full Moon Family Fun Day in October. Running from 11am until after...

September 3, 2021

Indonesian speaking in the spotlight

DAMASCUS College students saw success at the recent Sayembara Lisan Indonesian Speaking Competition, consolidating and testing their classroom language learning. Year 11 Megan O’Beirne and...

September 2, 2021

Rowe picks loo blue

ACS Property Services has been awarded the Shire’s public toilet and barbecue cleaning tender for the next three years, but not after some push...

September 1, 2021

No support for proposed quarry – Golden Plains Shire council meeting briefs

AT their regular meeting on Tuesday, 24 August, Golden Plains Shire councillors voted not to support an application for land south-east of Rokewood to...

August 31, 2021

Discussing men’s mental health After Dark

BALLARAT Community Health and On the Low Down will facilitate an After Dark online forum next week, with an aim of helping men get...

August 31, 2021

People-watch at the Eureka Centre

THE hustle and bustle of Hong Kong is the focus of a Ballarat International Foto Biennale exhibition hosted by the Eureka Centre. People Watching showcases...

August 30, 2021

Food supplier incentivises staff jabs

FOOD wholesaler Natures Cargo is offering the company’s one-hundred and ten staff an incentive to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Sales manager Ben Wilkie said the...

August 28, 2021

Mystery military men puzzle museum

A FRAMED photograph in the historical collection of the Ballarat Ranger Military Museum has left volunteers scratching their heads for many years. A FRAMED photograph...