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October 28, 2021

Bowls ready to roll under new system

BALLARAT lawn bowls clubs will now be part of the Ballarat Highland Bowls Region following a statewide organisational restructure by Bowls Victoria. The changes mean...

October 28, 2021

Aussies too strong for Proteas

AUSTRALIA’S T20 World Cup journey has kicked off in winning fashion with Aaron Finch’s side narrowly beating South Africa in Abu Dhabi. Victory was confirmed...

October 28, 2021

Defender on Bombers delisting

MARTIN Gleeson was delisted by Essendon after playing 97 games for the club. The 27-year-old defender played six games in 2021, including the Bombers’ elimination...

October 28, 2021

Geelong confirms new contract for Scott

GEELONG CEO Steve Hocking believes Chris Scott is among the best coaches in the competition, saying the premiership mentor will have his contract extended...

October 28, 2021

Wood’s retirement call lauded

FORMER Western Bulldogs captain Matthew Boyd has paid tribute to premiership teammate Easton Wood, following the defender’s retirement. Boyd, who was the Dogs’ captain from...

October 27, 2021

Golden Plains and Ballarat golf results for 27 October

Ballarat Golf Club Saturday, 24 October - Men, stableford A Grade - 1st - T Chamberlain 4/36, 2nd - D McCarthy 9/36, 3rd - R Smith...

October 27, 2021

Live life unplugged, the Grampians way

Halls Gap is nestled in the wonderous Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, an ancient landscape that offers bountiful family adventures and natural wonders where you...

October 27, 2021

For the love of great pizza!

Amalfi Pizza & Pasta’s second store is up and cooking

POPULAR Delacombe Town Centre late night purveyor of freshly made Italian food, Amalfi...

October 27, 2021

Sweet celebration!

Bake & Grind mark two years at DTC

FOR Delacombe Town Centre’s Bake & Grind it has been an experience like no other,...

October 25, 2021

Final Indigenous vax push as state reopens

VICTORIA is embarking on a final push to get Indigenous residents vaccinated against COVID-19 as Melbourne prepares to reunite with the regions. Vaccination programs will...

October 24, 2021

Melbourne to reunite with Vic regions

MELBURNIANS will be able to enter regional Victoria before next weekend as part of further eased COVID-19 restrictions when the state hits its eighty...

October 24, 2021

From the desk of Roland Rocchiccioli – 24 October

It is a statistic which pours shame on every post-war Australian government; and one which should galvanise every thinking person to take stock! INCREDULOUSLY, forty-three...

October 23, 2021

Victoria records 1750 cases, nine deaths

VICTORIA has added a further one-thousand-seven-hundred-and-fifty new infections to its COVID-19 caseload, all but two of them locally-acquired. The state has also recorded nine more...

October 22, 2021

COVID cases expected to surge as lockdown ends

VICTORIANS have been warned COVID-19 case numbers could hit fresh highs as Melbourne reopens after its sixth lockdown. With stay-at-home orders repealed from today, Chief...

October 21, 2021

COVID-19 restrictions saved hundreds of lives says health official

AUTHORITIES have praised Victorians for saving hundreds of lives and potentially preventing tens of thousands of COVID-19 cases, ahead of the lifting of Melbourne's...

October 21, 2021

Exum waived by Rockets

AUSTRALIAN Boomers guard Dante Exum is an NBA free agent after being waived by the Houston Rockets. Exum, 26, had recently signed a $20 million...

October 21, 2021

Dons float options for key piece

ESSENDON list manager Adrian Dodoro believes 2020 top ten draft pick Zach Reid could one day make a “pretty good forward,” despite being drafted...

October 21, 2021

Dogs delist duo

THE Western Bulldogs have farewelled Ben Cavarra and Will Hayes after both were not offered contracts for 2022. The club announced the news late last...

October 21, 2021

Aloisi ready for Western United challenge

IF John Aloisi's tenure at Western United proves a success he won't be considering it third-time lucky, but the result of making the most...

October 20, 2021

Authorities firm on hospitality vax mandate

VICTORIAN authorities are standing by a mandate for hospitality workers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before Melbourne's pubs, cafes and restaurants reopen, despite...

October 20, 2021

Find space to breathe in Pomonal

Home to a diversity of attractions and striking landscapes, the majestic Grampians region is an idyllic place to find endless adventures and a space...

October 20, 2021

New departures for river cruises released

Get onboard with PS Emmylou special limited Koondrook & Barmah expeditions.

WITH the Murray River expected to remain high longer allows navigation beyond...

October 19, 2021

‘Typo’ in Vic rules vexes entertainment

MELBOURNE entertainment venues won't be able to open to fully vaccinated patrons indoors when lockdown ends, because a COVID-19 rule change contained a "typo". When...

October 18, 2021

Grants to support businesses trading outdoors

BUSINESSES and councils can apply for a share in a fifty-four-and-a-half million dollar fund to move towards outdoor trading as Victoria emerges from its...

October 17, 2021

Victoria ends lockdown five days early

VICTORIA will end its sixth long-running lockdown five days earlier than planned, as the state races to its seventy per cent fully vaccinated target. Premier...

October 16, 2021

Take the wheel and discover somewhere new

AFTER another difficult year filled with stretches of isolation and restricted movement, getting behind the wheel to discover somewhere new that provides space to...

October 16, 2021

Ron Iddles in Rochester

IF you are like good cop Ron Iddles, and you want the truth, come and see his real story in real life at Iddles...

October 16, 2021

Playtime books in our Ballarat store

It’s Children’s Week 2021 between Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 31 October!

The Independent Bookstore in Ballarat will be running some great promotions to...