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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

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January 26, 2024

Baiting gets the bounce on pests

IT'S time to tackle the region's rascally rabbit problem for another year. Maude, Meredith and Districts Landcare Group's annual summer wild rabbit baiting and poisoning...

January 26, 2024

Riding the wave to ocean swim success

BALLARAT athlete Ebony Ebenwaldner has made a splash at the 2024 Lorne Pier to Pub. The swimmer placed first with a time of 13 minutes,...

January 26, 2024

Cats’ legend to speak at sports awards

BALLARAT Sportsmen’s Club will honour outstanding local athletes at the Sportsperson of the Year Awards and dinner next month. With formalities to be held from...

January 26, 2024

Move to Miners marks duo’s new era

A BENDIGO basketball duo are making the move to Ballarat for the 2024 Mitsubishi NBL1 South Season. Ballarat Miners Women have signed former Bendigo Spirit...

January 25, 2024

For the love of helping others

IF you or a loved one ever uses a SafetyLink personal alarm in a medical emergency, you have Black Hill’s Pamella Taylor to thank. The...

January 25, 2024

Supporting farms and people to succeed

BY the age of ten, Dr Michael Stephens had decided he would become a farm manager. Leaving school early, he worked as a jackaroo and...

January 24, 2024

Group seeks to support loved ones of alcoholics

FAMILY members and friends affected by the alcoholism of another person in their life are invited to seek support at local meetings. The non-denominational and...

January 23, 2024

Nightshift laughs with nurse Georgie

A CELEBRATION of her “beloved” former profession, stand-up comedian Georgie Carroll’s Sista Flo 2.0 is coming to the Civic Hall early next month. The former nurse said...

January 23, 2024

BRMC podcast airs burning issues

LOCAL emergency services have been working with Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council to produce podcasts aiming to get key messages to people of all backgrounds. A...

January 21, 2024

Civic Hall to hear cowboy’s country music

COUNTRY folk artist Charley Crockett is bringing his southern American sound to Ballarat. The cowboy musician from Texas, and his band The Blue Drifters, will...

January 19, 2024

Cockatoo print flies in Sorrento

AWARD-winning Haddon artist Vida Pearson has added another honour to her collection. The hand-coloured lino printmaker has won the best other medium category of the...

January 19, 2024

New fun to be had at fiesta

ORGANISERS of the Smythesdale Community Arts and Music Fiesta have set an autumn date for the 2024 edition of the event. The fest planned for...

January 19, 2024

Cyclist rides to podium finish

A KEEN bike rider since he was a child, Ben Oman hit a major cycling milestone earlier this month in Buninyong. Oman has overcome adversity...

January 19, 2024

Throw yourself into frisbee

ARE you seeking school holiday family fun, or wanting to start the year by giving a non-traditional sport a go? Ballarat Ultimate members are running...

January 19, 2024

Lloyd locks into Miners line-up

A KEY forward has signed on to return to the Ballarat Miners for 2024. For a second year, Jake Lloyd will play the NBL1 South...

January 16, 2024

Twilight talks get bank’s backing

A PARTNERSHIP between Community Bank Buninyong and the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute is aiming to make the centre the city’s main hub of cultural events. Over...

January 16, 2024

Fest celebrates land and harvest

MODELLED on the Tamil tradition of Thai Pongal, a Multicultural Harvest Festival will return for the fourth year at Garibaldi Hall this month. Set for...

January 16, 2024

Bank backs kinder’s breakfasts

FOR the last six months, Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten staff have sought to ensure their little learners are fuelled for days of education and play. The...

January 14, 2024

Learn to paint with Linton artist

IMPRESSIONISTIC landscape painter Martyn Haggerty is seeking Golden Plains Shire residents who would be interested to join a new art group. An artist and former...

January 12, 2024

Unpacking what masculinity is

A WEBINAR set for next month will seek to unpack the idea of masculinity with Golden Plains residents. Run by the municipality, Unpacking the Man...

January 12, 2024

Bike champs go out with a bang

A THREE-peat and a double-up from two cycling stars capped off a successful Federation University Road National Championships in Ballarat and Buninyong last weekend. Elite...

January 12, 2024

Pacing cup on track to entertain

THE DecoGlaze Ballarat Pacing Club 2024 is just about to trot around the corner. The city’s biggest annual night of harness racing, including the main...

January 11, 2024

Bekier paints between two worlds

WORK by Russian-Ukrainian Ballarat artist, Tamara Bekier, is the focus of Art Gallery of Ballarat exhibition Between Worlds. In mixed media pieces, the expressionist painter...

January 7, 2024

Filmmaking with an impact

AS a teenager, Diana Paez discovered her affinity for photography and filmmaking. Born in Mexico and raised in Colombia, with older brothers living in Australia,...