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

April 17, 2019

Clothing for confidence

JANELLE Gilmer-Reeves has spent her whole career helping other people feel good and look good. For decades, her focus was hairdressing, but in the last...

April 17, 2019

Inverleigh hosts kids hospital fundraiser

THIS Good Friday, plenty is planned for Inverleigh and District’s Family Fun Day at Victoria Park. With all proceeds directed to the Royal Children’s Hospital...

April 17, 2019

A community for kids and carers at Lucas Playgroup

MONDAY mornings are busy at Lucas Community Hub during the school term, as parents, facilitators and children enjoy Lucas Playgroup. There’s always some sort of...

April 17, 2019

Almost time to Plate Up

PLATE Up Ballarat 2019 will begin on May 1, presenting fifty unique food experiences across thirty-one days. The festival is all about shining a spotlight...

April 17, 2019

Architecture, arts, education and advocacy

AS a 22-year-old, Tim Vo enjoys life in the ways you’d expect. Fitness is important to him, so he bikes and hikes. He loves his...

April 17, 2019

Avenue’s Cairn restored and re-dedicated

WEATHERBOARD’S Memorial Cairn, marking the end of Ballarat’s Avenue of Honour, was re-dedicated last Friday morning, following six months of restoration. The humble 82-year-old monument...

April 17, 2019

RCH focus for Good Friday event

PLENTY is planned for young and old this Good Friday at Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club’s Family Fun Day. From 11am to 3pm this Friday, 19...

April 11, 2019

BATTLING BULLYING: Schools invited to help realise Dolly’s Dream

BULLYING became a part of Luke Getsom’s life as soon as he started primary school and he didn’t experience any relief until he was...

April 11, 2019

Rebirth for the Swans

BALLARAT Football Club is experiencing a renaissance as they enter the 2019 Ballarat Football League season. The Swans have a fresh leadership group and coaching...

April 11, 2019

Budget a mixed bag for Ballarat

FEDERAL Member for Ballarat, Catherine King said the Liberal government’s federal budget has “bypassed Ballarat.” She said the government has acknowledged rail and roads in...

April 10, 2019

A new jump for McDonald

JUMPS racing trainer, Amy McDonald has recently moved her operations from the Mornington Peninsula to Miners Rest. Impressed by Ballarat’s training and racing facilities, cost-effectiveness...

April 10, 2019

Sharing ideas to help Sebastopol shine

STATE Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle, has doorknocked across Sebastopol, collecting ideas to inform revitalisation of the suburb. The state government has allocated $5 million...

April 10, 2019

Social justice and climate key for McAloon

SOCIAL justice has always been a focus for Karen McAloon. Growing up on a dairy farm in the Western District, her Catholic family would help...

April 10, 2019

Embracing experimentation with bushfoods

BRIGID Corcoran invites Ballarat to have fun with food at Saltbush Kitchen, her new immersive sensory space, dedicated to making Australian bushfoods more accessible...

April 4, 2019

Wards or no wards?

VEC hands down review report, prefers current electoral structure

IN a new preliminary report following the first stage of the Golden Plains Shire...

April 4, 2019

Energised by youth and education

STAWELL’S Maurice Billi has championed those who feel as if their voice has never been heard, over the last 20 years. In his work in...

April 3, 2019

Sonora success for Sutherland

BALLARAT’S Matt Sutherland has claimed first place in the Enduro motorcycle class of Mexico’s Sonora Rally, his first ever multi-day navigation race. The off-road competition...

April 3, 2019

Celebrating our ‘Great Women’

NINE of Ballarat’s best were celebrated last Thursday at the 2019 Zonta Club of Ballarat’s Great Women awards. The diverse group of women were honoured...

April 3, 2019

Fundraiser to support family violence service

DISCOVER the Old Colonists’ Club, create networks and enjoy a culinary experience on Thursday, 2 May to raise funds and awareness for WRISC Family...

April 3, 2019

Easter choccy challenge

THE inaugural Mars Wrigley Confectionery-Power FM Easter Egg Hunt is set for 10am on Saturday, 20 April at Alfred Deakin Place. Children will search for...

April 3, 2019

FedUni honours TAFE students

FEDERATION University TAFE celebrated its best and brightest students at the 2019 TAFE Division Awards for Excellence at the Mt Helen campus recently. The ceremony...

April 3, 2019

Ride an original Horse Tram

TRAVEL as Ballarat people did in the 1880s by jumping on Australia’s oldest operating tram, a double-decker ‘Horse Tram’, at Lake Wendouree on Sunday,...

March 27, 2019

Professional growth at Cafs Care farm

CHILD and Family Services held a symposium at their new Care Farm in Springmount last Thursday, 21 March, teaching ‘out of the box’ strategies...

March 27, 2019

Music of Spinal Tap coming to town

YOU Am I will head to Karova Lounge to perform the songs of heavy metal parody band, Spinal Tap next month. The Australian alternative rockers...

March 27, 2019

Miners Rest ready for fete

THE Ballarat community is invited to enjoy Miners Rest Primary School and Kindergarten’s biennial fete on Friday, 29 March from 5pm. Stall holders from markets...

March 27, 2019

Learn paddleboarding on the lake

MATT Oldaker and his family only got into stand up paddleboarding a few years ago, but it’s become a big part of their lives. “We...

March 27, 2019

All things strange, eclectic and wonderful

THE Gold Museum is celebrating 40 years of operation with their current exhibition, Wonderful Things. Since 1978, the Gold Museum has gathered 150,000 objects from...

March 27, 2019

SEBASTOPOL CELEBRATES LIBRARY UPGRADE

SEBASTOPOL’s refurbished library was officially opened last Friday by City of Ballarat Mayor, Cr Samantha McIntosh and Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle. A smoking ceremony...