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]ewsgroup.com.au Twitter - @edwinawilltweet Facebook - @edwinawilliamsjourno

Posts by: Edwina Williams

June 6, 2019

Calling all landscape artists to create historical document

ALL members of the wider community are invited to create artworks that depicts the landscape between Beaufort and Skipton, and down to Lismore, before...

June 6, 2019

Not at lot

Did the State Budget forget Golden Plains?

GOLDEN Plains Shire Mayor, Cr Owen Sharkey said council is disappointed by the recent State government...

June 5, 2019

Time to cry ‘timber’ on fernery

DEMOLITION works have begun on the current Ballarat Botanical Gardens’ fernery to make way for its redevelopment. A new structure, designed by heritage architect, Andrew...

June 5, 2019

Historian shares invasion story

FEDERATION University’s Associate Professor of Aboriginal History, Dr Fred Cahir has launched his new book My Country All Gone, The White Men Have Stolen...

June 5, 2019

Support for more parents

CHILD and Family Services is pleased to see State government funding allocated to a new parenting centre to be built in Ballarat. Currently Cafs works...

June 5, 2019

Charity Ball to host Samuel Johnson

NOT-for-profit, Twin Hearts Inc, will host a Red Carpet themed Love Your Sister Ball on Saturday, 12 October at the Civic Hall. It’s the first...

May 30, 2019

Commemorating 75 years since D-Day

A SERVICE commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of D-Day will be held at The Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Ballarat on Thursday, 6 June at...

May 29, 2019

Sensory Garden to support students’ self-regulation

MOUNT Pleasant Primary School is developing its own sensory garden with the help of a Engaging Communities Grant received last year. The north corner of...

May 29, 2019

Wendouree Centre set to get Ritzy

RAZZAMATAZZ and style is back with the all-singing and dancing stage production, Puttin’ on the Ritz, starring performers from London’s West End. The show will...

May 29, 2019

Have a ball for breast cancer

A BLACK tie cocktail party will support and raise awareness for local McGrath Foundation Breast Care Nurses this Saturday night. Hosted at the Old Colonists...

May 29, 2019

Eat, sip and shop tonight in town

PLATE Up Ballarat’s Eat Sip Shop evening will hit the catwalk tonight, Thursday 30 May at the Mining Exchange. Seats are available in the Grandstand...

May 25, 2019

Celebrating our first heritage

HERITAGE Weekend will feature new and exciting celebrations of Ballarat and Australia’s indigenous history and culture. Armstrong Street North’s off-street carpark will be transformed into...

May 22, 2019

Young Achiever celebrated

DISABILITY support worker, Teghan Henderson, won the CFA Volunteer Excellence Award at the recent Victorian Young Achiever Awards at Flemington.

Alongside...

May 22, 2019

Agriculture meets business at Grammar

A NEW agricultural entrepreneurship course is set to challenge and engage young minds at Ballarat Grammar. The AgriFutures Startup Business Entrepreneurial Learning in Action program...

May 22, 2019

Synthetic track opened at Turf Club

BALLARAT Turf Club’s synthetic track was officially opened last Friday afternoon by the State Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula. The Polytrack surface has been a...

May 22, 2019

Film fans to Buninyong for festival

THE twenty-seventh annual Buninyong Film Festival will be the biggest yet, beginning this Friday, 24 May. Over three days within the grand, historic Buninyong Town...

May 22, 2019

A green thumb’s ball of fun

THE Japanese word, Kokedama, translates to ‘moss ball,’ but Susan Seakins is helping make the plant trend a little more fun in Ballarat. Mainly working...

May 22, 2019

A Sphere of social and professional support

A COUPLE of years ago, Christine Browning was looking for a new way to connect with other Ballarat women in business, so she could...

May 15, 2019

Business Women head to market

THE Ballarat Business Women group will host a luncheon and market day for professional women next Thursday, 23 May to showcase members’ brands and...

May 15, 2019

Ballarat Boys Reformatory remembered

BALLARAT’S Providore Café is ensuring the city remembers an often-forgotten part of Lake Gardens’ history. Last week, a rare photo of the site’s first building,...

May 15, 2019

State government money for mental health

THE state government has injected $2.3 million into a mental health partnership program between Ballarat Health Services and community support agency, Uniting Ballarat. Over two...

May 15, 2019

Runway extension to take off under Labor

LABOR will invest fourteen million dollars in the Ballarat Airport if they form Federal government after enabling an extension of the runway. Shadow Minister for...

May 15, 2019

Red-hot history alight this weekend

BALLARAT’S annual Heritage Weekend is back this month, 25 to 26 May. With the theme of History Ablaze, the city will embrace the traditional relationship...

May 15, 2019

Small and Mighty Children’s Market

SMALL and Mighty Children’s Market will return to St Patrick’s Hall this Sunday, 19 May from 10am to 3pm. As Ballarat’s only exclusive babies and...

May 15, 2019

Backspace calls for fresh batch of artists

THE Art Gallery of Ballarat is encouraging artists to submit online expressions of interest if they are keen to exhibit their work in the...

May 8, 2019

Plate Up gets BBQs battling

COOKS will supply their own produce and compete to create the most delicious and tender treats, including smoky brisket and ribs, for judges. From 10am...

May 8, 2019

Learmonth hosts local leg of Conni Classic

EUREKA Cycling will host La Course Aux Velo Femmes, the first stage of veteran women’s series, The Conni Classic at Learmonth this month. From 10am...

May 8, 2019

$5 Million will improve Her Maj’s inclusivity

HER Majesty’s Theatre will receive the $5 million needed to complete its refurbishment if Labor forms Federal government after the election on 18 May. The...