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

October 14, 2021

Gold coin lets locals strike it lucky

THIS month, Sovereign Hill is showing their appreciation to the Ballarat community for supporting the attraction throughout the challenging pandemic climate. Under their new We...

October 14, 2021

CCMA appoints new leaders

CORANGAMITE Catchment Management Authority has two new board members following the retirement of former chair and board director Alice Knight. South Purrumbete farmer and agribusiness...

October 14, 2021

BCH vax clinic relocates

BALLARAT Community Health’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic has moved. BCH’s team is now running their COVID-19 vaccine rollout from the one clinic site at their Sebastopol...

October 13, 2021

Fathers invited to family forum

BALLARAT Community Health will facilitate a family-focussed workshop for fathers from diverse multicultural backgrounds this weekend, in partnership with Community Abundance. The Strengthening Family Relationships...

October 11, 2021

College anniversary gala postponed

DAMASCUS College is marking one-hundred-and-forty years. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the catholic secondary school, which launched under its current name in 1995, has decided...

October 11, 2021

FedUni offers VCE support

FEDERATION University has begun distributing VCE care packages with the aim of supporting local students in their final months of secondary schooling. Acknowledging the challenges...

October 10, 2021

Crafting to save the environment

EXPRESSIONIST artist Leah Justyce woke up one morning and had a realisation. “The world needs help with reducing landfill,” she thought, so she embraced upcycling,...

October 10, 2021

Drown in images at St Andrews

WHILE curating the shows for this year’s Ballarat International Foto Biennale, artistic director Fiona Sweet was looking for photographers with a “different approach.” “I wanted...

October 9, 2021

Growing greenery and kindness

WHILE walking up Mount Buninyong, an idea sparked between lifelong friends Clare Quick and Kim Bott. “We wanted to take a creative adventure together and...

October 9, 2021

Help mental health hub get moving

AFTER becoming a counsellor in recent years, Steve Vanderwerf has had the goal of launching a mental health hub. Running his own business, Catch Counselling,...

October 9, 2021

Walk-through artwork a door-opener

THE CBD’s latest interactive installation 1000 Doors creaked open last week for residents to wander through. Created by Australian artists Keith Courtney and Christian Wagstaff...

October 8, 2021

Art group grows skills and bonds

EVERY weekend, the Meredith Community Centre studio hosts its Saturday Art Group, welcoming hobby artists of all ages and talents to create. Marg Cooper joined...

October 8, 2021

One-stop Rotary op shop

THE Rotary Club of Ballarat West has opened an op shop in Sebastopol. Stocked with pre-loved and new clothing for women, men and children, antiques,...

October 8, 2021

New door opens for FarmGate

GORDON FarmGate has found a new home at The Chapel, expanding beyond their former facility across Main Street. With an “ever-growing number of orders and...

October 7, 2021

Councillors close chicken farm case

TAKING up much of last month’s meeting, the broiler farm proposal for Shelford’s north was raised again at the Golden Plains Shire’s September council...

October 7, 2021

Surplus stronger than expected – Golden Plains Shire council meeting briefs

AT their regular meeting last month, Golden Plains Shire councillors received the municipality’s annual report for the 2020 to 2021 year. CEO Eric Braslis said...

October 7, 2021

Disc Golf Open a Nationals warm-up

REGISTRATIONS are open for the 2021 Inverleigh Disc Golf Open which will be played on the town’s new eighteen-hole course. To be held on Saturday,...

October 5, 2021

Peter’s long trot to Cobden

LAST Thursday, long-time runner Peter Trotter celebrated his seventieth birthday. To mark this milestone and generate funds and awareness for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of...

October 3, 2021

Poetry performance promotes peace

POET and spoken word performer Megan J Riedl has released her piece Fallout as a short film. Filmed by Sam McColl of Green Eggs and...

October 3, 2021

Denim, colour and culture in the kitchen

MARY Deng and Mary Top’s Mat Tetni apron line is bringing sustainable style and bright colour to home cooking experiences. The friends launched the micro-enterprise...

October 1, 2021

Fotos voice West Papuan perspective

TRADES Hall is the host of Ballarat International Foto Biennale exhibition, Understanding the Pacific through the independence struggles of the Moluccans and West Papuans. Organised...

October 1, 2021

Hidden Gems shine in Beaufort

MEMBERS of Golden Plains Arts Inc’s Hidden Gems open artists’ studios are presenting a group exhibition at Beaufort. Shire-based creatives including painters Kate Wise and...

October 1, 2021

Awards about architect’s passion

LOCAL graduate architect and certified Passivhaus designer Mia Radic is a Sustainability Awards nominee. A contender in the emerging sustainable architect/designer category, the Talina Edwards...

September 30, 2021

Dairy drives towards net-zero

GOLDEN Plains agribusiness Meredith Dairy has received an Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grant from the State Government, to support their net-zero emissions goal. Home to...

September 30, 2021

Local law changes back on agenda

GOLDEN Plains Shire’s draft Local Law document is accessible to residents, following community consultation in 2020 which raised four key topics. Burning off, keeping animals,...

September 30, 2021

Speed could drop on key road

THE speed limit of the Ross Creek section of Sebastopol-Smythesdale Road could be lowered to eighty kilometres per hour. Resident feedback is being sought on...

September 30, 2021

Contribute to city’s water future

ENCOMPASSING the next five decades, Central Highlands Water is developing their Urban Water Strategy to be released in mid-2022. The water board is currently seeking...

September 30, 2021

Biking Barlow on the climb

LUKE Barlow discovered mountain biking seven years ago, when he was a grade five student. By then he was already riding BMX, but his dad...