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 26, 2021

Forum answers energetic questions

BALLARAT Renewable Energy and Zero Emissions will present a free community energy forum online on Wednesday, 29 September to answer questions about renewable energy. Running...

September 26, 2021

Joyful Hands settling babies

MIGRATING from Kenya, Joy Sawiche arrived in Australia an experienced midwife, with a background in paediatric intensive care nursing. “Working as a midwife, I would...

September 25, 2021

Easy, nutritious eats for new mums

OVER the last few years, massage therapist Heidi Robinson has supported women through their pregnancy, and post-birth. “I could see that they would look after...

September 25, 2021

Quilter plans to warm the homeless

WITH a desire to give back to the community, Ballarat Table Hire’s Jodi Batstra is seeking pre-loved woollies she can get creative with. In support...

September 25, 2021

Brave book needs backing

EARLIER this year, artist and musician Paige Duggan wrote and illustrated a picture storybook as a special first birthday gift for a friend’s daughter. Brave...

September 25, 2021

Artists skill-up with workshops

SIX interactive ArtsACTION professional development opportunities are being offered to creatives. The free Zoom workshops are designed to help artists strengthen skills in networking, activating...

September 24, 2021

The story of Sherry and Cheryl

HADDON resident Cheryl Marshall is loving her retired lifestyle, with the help of a special furry friend. Blind since the age of seven, Mrs Marshall...

September 24, 2021

New lead for Landcare Network

BRONWYN Merritt has been appointed the facilitator of Geelong Landcare Network. With a background in natural resource management, she also brings experience working at the...

September 24, 2021

Relive the last commuter tram trip

THE Ballarat Tramway Museum has released a short film to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the night the city’s tram network ceased operation. BTM assistant...

September 23, 2021

Green light for growth plan

THE Minister for Planning has approved the Bannockburn Growth Plan, which maps out sustainable expansion for the town over the next three decades until...

September 23, 2021

Liberals launch central campaign office

AHEAD of the Federal election, the Liberal Party are opening a local campaign office in the CBD. The shopfront that is 420 Sturt Street, now...

September 21, 2021

Monthly cabaret magic returns

AFTER making the hard decision to call off this year’s in person events, the Ballarat Cabaret Festival is making a comeback with monthly online...

September 19, 2021

Calendar a brush with botanicals

ERIN Robinson has always enjoyed making and creating. While a stay-at-home mum, she got back into painting, and loved experimenting with watercolours and acrylics so...

September 19, 2021

Photography takes youth back to nature

HEADSPACE Ballarat’s youth Mental Wellbeing in Nature Photography Competition has returned for a second year. Centre manager Janelle Johnson said aspiring photographers between 12 and...

September 18, 2021

Folio development for artists

IN partnership with the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Federation University Arts Academy is inviting budding and experienced artists to challenge what interests them creatively. A...

September 17, 2021

Tourism board appoints new CEO

SARAH Myers has been appointed as the next CEO of Ballarat Regional Tourism. Ms Myers is a strategic marketer with experience in the food, wine,...

September 17, 2021

Headspace donation supports youth

THE Sporting Motorists Association has made a significant donation to Headspace Ballarat. Giving $1500, the group made a choice at their annual general meeting in...

September 16, 2021

Stewardship saving woodland landscapes

THE Geelong Landcare Network has joined Corangamite Catchment Management Authority’s Grassy Eucalypt Woodlands Stewardship project. With funding from the Federal Government's National Landcare Program, the...

September 15, 2021

Improve your money-mindedness

AS part of its inaugural Women’s Business Month, Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council are running a series of free online workshops titled Money-Minded Training. BRMC is...

September 14, 2021

Advocating for a dementia-friendly Ballarat

THE Bigger Hearts Dementia Alliance Ballarat is marking Dementia Awareness Month, and Dementia Action Week this September. The not-for-profit’s co-founder Anne Tudor said the month...

September 14, 2021

Painters’ nature works shown at clinic

NEW Delacombe doctors’ practice Lotus Family Clinic have taken the opportunity showcase a local artist’s works on their fresh building’s walls. The watercolour landscapes and...

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...