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BASKETBALL: Bruce injury denies chance to represent Australia
AN INJURY blow to Ballarat Miners captain Shaun Bruce has deepened by denying him a chance to represent Australia on the international stage.
16 hrs ago
Juniors learn from soccer skills program
SKILLS: left to right, at back; Carmen Farrell, Loci Devonshire, Mark Ritchie, Lachlan Stafford, Alex Diamond, Noah Esmond, David Broadbent.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Federal election: Polls show King could lose
BALLARAT MP Catherine King could be in danger of losing her seat at the next federal election, according to a political expert.
Apple Day encourages Australians to keep healthy core
Bright barrels: Stomal therapist Kathy Mayne is encouraging people to get involved with Red Aussie Apple Day tomorrow to help prevent bowel cancer.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Ballarat state schools would reap Gonski rewards, new figures show
BALLARAT state schools will receive up to 109.5 per cent more in funding under the Gonski education reforms, according to fresh figures released by the Gillard government.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Hartigan gunning for Chas Suffren Memorial cross country classic
NATHAN Hartigan is ready to give back-to-back Chas Suffren Memorial cross country events a shake at Lake Burrumbeet today.
Ballarat's week of 'putting a face to the refugee'
Preparing for Refugee Week are Aisha Aboulfadil from Ballarat Community Health, Ann Foley from Ballarat Regional Multicultural Centre and Shiree Pilkinton.
Councils donate to lobby fund for local government recognition
The money will go into a war chest for the council state peak body, the Municipal Association of Victoria , which is calling for financial support from all local governments.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Karate star refugee's bid to survive
Mohammad Rezaie fled persecution in Iran and moved to Ballarat where he is being trained by national karate coach Steve Hardy, at Kyokushin Karate.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Warrnambool gets second MRI scanner
WEST patients will have access to a second MRI machine in Warrnambool in little more than two months after a surprise announcement by St John of God hospital that it had struck a deal to acquire the high-tech medical imaging scanner.
Roberts give the good oil on greens
SEBASTOPOL Bowling Club's head greenkeeper Scott Roberts will speak at a conference on grass development and plant breeding on the Sunshine Coast on Thursday, June 27. Roberts last year became the first lawn bowls greenkeeper to win the Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association academic achievement award for his studies in a diploma of ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Conroy urges Penrith asbestos settlement
Two Penrith families living near three affected telco pits and ducts in Penrith have demanded Telstra make their properties safe Communications Minister Stephen Conroy is disappointed two western Sydney families forced from their homes have yet to return after an asbestos scare.
Opera star Jacqueline Dark returns for a lesson at Ballarat High School
The former Ballarat High School student is in Melbourne rehearsing the major role of Fricka in Opera Australia's prestigious Ring Cycle.
Controversial Lake View pergola comes down
The hotel was given 28 days to remove the pergola from May 21 this year after the Ballarat City Council voted unanimously to knock it down.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Four titles for Ballarat's indoor bowlers
More than 260 indoor bowlers from Warrnambool, Heytesbury, Goulburn Valley, South Group, Colac, Northern District, Eastern Suburbs, North West and Ballarat contested the three-day event.
JP Harry is ready to serve you
THEY play a vital role in the community, and unless you've dealt with them there is not a great chance you have heard of them.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Graduates join for Clemente's 10th anniversary
Ms Campion is one of more than 60 past and present student who gathered at the Australian Catholic University Aquinas Campus on Thursday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Clemente Australia.
Queen's Birthday awards for four locals
A DAYLESFORD woman who has dedicated her life to helping others was today appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.