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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March 20, 2019

Ready to rumba

TEN personalities from the Ballarat community will compete in a Ballarat Foundation fundraising event, Dancing with our Stars. Amy McDonald, Dylan Lesock, George Fong, Mark...

March 20, 2019

Chinese artists experience cultural exchange

A SMALL group of women artists from China have experienced a two-week international cultural exchange based in Ballarat. The exchange is a first of its...

March 20, 2019

Delightful, different design

GRAPHIC designer, Andrea Hurley has always been a crafter, and is no stranger to design markets. As an illustrator and maker of laser cut wooden...

March 20, 2019

Commerce Ballarat awards underway

THE 2019 Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards were launched last Thursday evening at the Pub with Two Names. Ballarat’s business community gathered...

March 20, 2019

STEM challenge creates student designers

BALLARAT Tech School engaged 50 girls from Ballarat secondary schools in a STEM program last week, focussing on industrial design. The program was a collaboration...

March 20, 2019

Hello foto funding

THE Ballarat International Foto Biennale has received one of three Building Better Regions grants from Federal Member for Ballarat, Catherine King. BIFB is receiving $20,000...

March 13, 2019

Running for research in NYC

TIARNA Waight found an interest in running four years ago. She started small, gradually building up her experience before joining parkrun, the Athlete’s Foot run...

March 13, 2019

Diversity in Harmony

CELEBRATE Cultural Diversity Week by getting involved with Ballarat’s annual Harmony Fest, from this Friday, 15 to Sunday, 24 March. The 10-day festival will champion...

March 13, 2019

iPads give nonverbal students a voice

BALLARAT Specialist School is receiving nine new iPads from State Schools Relief, providing more communication opportunities for their nonverbal students. The iPads will be loaded...

March 13, 2019

Community Garden’s leading ‘Green Thumb’ honoured

WHEN Sheilagh Kentish was growing up in England, being an active community member was the norm. “All my family were always doing something, they were...

March 13, 2019

Racing in the ranges

AUTUMN country racing will be back at Avoca Shire Turf club later this month. On Saturday, 23 March, a fresh and exciting program of racing...

March 13, 2019

Low-sensory shopping in Sebastopol

COLES Sebastopol has launched a low-sensory shopping experience, Quiet Hour, between 10.30am and 11.30am every Tuesday. Quiet Hour is a partnership with Autism Spectrum Australia,...

March 6, 2019

Where we’ve come from

THE International Women’s Day we know in 2019, was sparked by labour movements early last century. On 28 February, 1909, America’s first National Woman’s day...

March 6, 2019

Lake Wendouree fishing comp set for St Patrick’s Day

GATHER up the family for some St Patrick’s Day fun, when the Rotary Club of Alfredton hosts their annual Fishing Competition around Lake Wendouree. Kicking...

March 6, 2019

Wellbeing with music and service

WELFARE is more than a job title for Heather Browning. Sure, it’s what she does, but it’s nurtured her own wellbeing. Having worked for 18...

March 6, 2019

Students celebrate IBM internship

A COHORT of Federation University’s Victorian Certificate Applied Learning students are celebrating their completion of a six-week internship through P-Tech at IBM. The students were...

March 6, 2019

Classic costumes join fashion week

SOVEREIGN Hill opened its costume department last Monday evening for an exclusive event as part of Virgin Australia’s Melbourne Fashion Festival. The small group of...

February 27, 2019

Carnival wins Sporting Event of the Year

BALLARAT’S Victorian Senior Aboriginal Football and Netball Carnival was honoured with the My Sport Live Victorian Community Sporting Event of the Year award at...

February 27, 2019

A ‘NEW GENERATION’ OF PROBUS BOWLS

THE Probus Club of Ballarat New Generation organised and hosted a lawn bowls competition for Probus members at Victoria Bowling Club last Thursday. The major...

February 27, 2019

Making code of practice mandatory to protect our bees

BEEKEEPERS are invited to give feedback on proposed regulation changes aimed at improving the health of our bees. The Victorian Government is proposing to amend...

February 27, 2019

Town to Plate Up in May

PLATE Up Ballarat 2019 officially launched on Monday night at Mercedes Benz Ballarat. The second festival will come to life in May, with more than...

February 27, 2019

A summer’s afternoon of support

INVERMAY Progress Association is inviting people to spend a late summer’s afternoon socialising outdoors, in support of the local CFA. At Wightwick Winery this Sunday,...

February 27, 2019

Recruitment agency gets national stamp

RECRUITMENT agency, [email protected] has recently received Social Traders certification under the first national trademark for the social enterprise sector. The Social Traders certification was launched...

February 27, 2019

Chess Grandmasters set for tournament

BALLARAT Chess Club will host the 53rd annual Begonia Open Chess Tournament next month, providing competition for experts and less experienced players. The tournament will...

February 27, 2019

Rural voice to represent the region

AT one point, Beverley McArthur’s biggest challenges came with raising her kids, Andrew, Sarah and James while she was a stay at home mother...

February 27, 2019

City BBQ to call for balance

A BARBECUE in the CBD on International Women’s Day, 8 March, will celebrate women and address gender disparity. The #balanceforbetter themed event is a call...

February 27, 2019

Living the spirit of Anzac

THREE Ballarat Grammar students have been awarded the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize, receiving opportunities to experience study tours within and outside Australia. Megan Willey...

February 27, 2019

New wheels for William

SEVEN-year-old, William Shorter’s became much more mobile on Saturday when Variety Children’s Charity and the Ballarat Swap Meet committee donated a new mobility scooter...