About: Alistair Finlay

Editor at the Ballarat Times News Group. Once at Westlock News, The Advocate, and the Latrobe Valley Express. Oilers fan. Email: [email protected] Facebook: @alistairfinlayjournalist twitter: @alistairfinlay_ Instagram: @alistairfinlayeditor

Posts by: Alistair Finlay

November 19, 2022

Group ready for a big 16 days

LATE November will once again see the global 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign take a local flavour. Regional activities for the event,...

November 19, 2022

Suburb by suburb snapshot – East Bendigo

East Bendigo is approximately 11.2 square kilometres and in 2016 the population was recorded at 2100 people. By the 2021 Census the population had increased...

November 18, 2022

Game on for Bendigo Monopoly!

IT’S official, Bendigo has joined the great cities and regions of the world with its very own edition of Monopoly. The ever-popular board game was...

November 18, 2022

Strong results roll in for mental health campaign

THE numbers are in for this year’s Move for Mental Health fundraising initiative, and they’re wheely good! Run by Bendigo Health, the campaign raised more...

November 18, 2022

Gallery secures dualling commitments

NO matter who wins government on 26 November, the Bendigo Art Gallery is getting some of the money needed for its proposed major overhaul. Last...

November 18, 2022

Banner day for veterans’ group

A BANNER used by former Australian military personnel who served with the armed forces following the end of the Vietnam War was donated to...

November 18, 2022

State election candidates confirmed

THE list of people running in this month’s State election have been locked in. Last Friday saw the close of nominations for the vote, with...

November 18, 2022

Taekwondo champs returning to town

THE Australian Taekwondo National Championships will return to Bendigo for the first time since 2018. Set for Red Energy Arena on weekend of 3 and...

November 18, 2022

Labor commits to regional publishers

AN election pledge from the Labor Party would see support for regional newspaper publishers continue if re-elected. Announced last Friday at the Victorian Country Press...

November 17, 2022

Birds of a feather fiesta together

WHAT better way to celebrate the end of the collaborative and creative partnership than with a party! That’s the idea behind the Free as a...

November 15, 2022

Name change for local Lifeline

THE region’s mental health and crisis telephone support service, Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee, has undergone a name change. From now on, the volunteer-run service...

November 3, 2022

Local CFA ready for open day

IF you’re keen to learn more about what the CFA and other volunteer emergency services do, and how they help the community, Maiden Gully...