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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

November 18, 2023

Grants to get drought-ready

THE Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal has announced funding for drought preparedness initiatives across the region as part of the organisation’s Community Impact Program. Four...

November 4, 2023

Future of tourism focus for conference

NEXT week, a major tourism conference will return to The Capital for a fourth time. The Bendigo NEXT event is set for Monday 6 November...

November 3, 2023

Third mayoral term for Metcalf

AS the City of Greater Bendigo’s current councillors head into their final term before the 2024 municipal elections, Cr Andrea Metcalf has been re-elected...

November 3, 2023

Container deposit scheme gets underway

THE statewide container deposit scheme, or CDS, is now operational, with Heathcote residents able to get ten cents back for every bottle, can, and...

October 28, 2023

CresFest named folk project of the year

THE sounds of regional folk and roots music festival CresFest are reaching far beyond the town of Creswick. Directed by Judy Turner, the annual event...

October 27, 2023

Housing plan endorsed – City of Greater Bendigo council meeting briefs

AT the regular October meeting earlier in the week, City of Greater Bendigo councillors moved to endorse the Loddon Mallee Housing Action Plan, and...

October 10, 2023

Zontians give to lessen period poverty

ZONTA Bendigo has donated to Women’s Health Loddon Mallee to reduce period poverty across the region. A portion of funds raised by the group has...

October 6, 2023

Tees to start conversations

THIS month, Haymes Paint Shop staff are aiming to raise awareness of the mental health support available to tradespeople. For a second year, the business...

October 6, 2023

Snake safety advice issued

AS the weather warms, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action, or DEECA, officers are urging people to be cautious of snakes. On hotter days,...

October 6, 2023

City celebrates local premier

WITH the instalment of the Member for Bendigo East, Jacinta Allan, as the new Premier of Victoria, the political head of the City of...

August 30, 2023

Painter blends classical and contemporary

WESTERN Sydney painter Marikit Santiago is bringing a collection of works to Bendigo Art Gallery for her first-ever Victorian solo exhibition. The kingdom, the power...

August 4, 2023

The long journey to freedom

AFTER eleven years of living in Australia without a permanent visa, employment, or access to the Medicare system, a Sri Lankan refugee and asylum...

July 11, 2023

Album dawns for country star

AHEAD of the release of her fourth album Hey Dawn in August, award-winning country musician Fanny Lumsden is returning to Bendigo. The singer-songwriter will be...

June 20, 2023

Appeal to aid Salvos’ emergency relief

RESEARCH from the Salvation Army within the last year found that eighty-four per cent of people they surveyed were struggling to cover the costs...

June 17, 2023

Chambers lobby to keep clinicians

THREE regional Victorian chambers of commerce have united to oppose a State Government decision to withdraw the funding of their offices’ mental health worker. Be.Bendigo...

May 15, 2023

Day aims to get kids out and walking

THE Pedestrian Council of Australia is encouraging families to leave the car at home and get to school safely on-foot this month. National Walk Safely...

March 17, 2023

Total fire ban tomorrow

DUE to hot weather, tomorrow, Saturday, 18 March, will be a day of total fire ban for the region. No fires are to be burning,...

March 7, 2023

Shearing event goes at a fair clip

THE Fosterville Mine-backed Quick Shear shearing competition returns to Axedale this month after a forced COVID and flood-related break. The open event winner is poised...

March 7, 2023

Health boss stepping down

THE chief executive officer of Bendigo Health has announced his retirement. After six years at the helm Peter Faulkner will step down later this year...

February 17, 2023

MP highlights healthcare in maiden speech

THE new Member for Euroa, Annabelle Cleeland, made her maiden speech in the Victorian Parliament last week and used the occasion to highlight challenges...

February 12, 2023

So much to take part in at CresFest

THE line-up for CresFest 2023 has been finalised, and the regional folk, roots, and dance festival is set to be overflowing with diverse international...

January 13, 2023

Firey finish to speedboat action

THE Eppalock Gold Cup had a different kind of drama than expected last weekend. Moments after competing in the 1.6 litre Oz-Lite Hydroplane race, boat...

January 13, 2023

A year full of festivals and events ahead

SPORTING events, showcases, and festivals are a feature of the City of Greater Bendigo’s public calendar for the next twelve months. Acting director strategy and...

January 8, 2023

Workshop to help stage a show from scratch

UP-and coming or experienced theatrical directors are invited to hone their craft in Creswick’s Courthouse Theatre this summer. A directors’ bootcamp, or two-day workshop, is...