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Fraser Avenue Kings Park
An avenue of lemon scented gum trees in one of the Honour Avenues within King's Park, overlooking Perth City & commemorating soldiers who died or were injured in Wars.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Ararat Advertiser
Hill climb action at One Tree Hill
Australia's premier hill climb venue, One Tree Hill in Ararat, is set to attract many drivers from across Victoria and interstate as the next round of the Natures Organics Victorian Hill Climb Championship roars into action.
Thu May 23, 2013
Craft beer becoming choice tipple
Anna Trengove, Jo Lawson and Arlie McCarthy enjoy a craft beer at The Local Taphouse in St Kilda.
'We knew this was coming': Ballarat component manufacturer speaks
When Ford stops its production lines in Geelong and Broadmeadows in 2016, many more businesses will be affected.
Family of ferrets travelling the country
GREY nomads are known for bringing along a furry companion or two on their caravanning travels around our great nation.
Ford enthusiasts hit hard by manufacturing closure
THE news that Ford will stop producing cars in Australia in 2016 has been greeted with sadness by Ford enthusiasts in Ballarat.
Ford closure a blow to auto industry: Bendix
BALLARAT brake manufacturers FMP Group Australia, trading under Bendix, won't be directly affected by the announcement that Ford will cease manufacturing in Australia from 2016.
Wed May 22, 2013
Council orders Lake View to pull down controversial pergola
THE Lake View Hotel's illegally built pergola will be torn down, following a unanimous decision of Ballarat City Council last night.
Tue May 21, 2013
Bringing coffee from Melbourne to Menzies: the ultimate tree change
Can you imagine taking off to live in a remote outreach 3000km away? Ann Sheehan explains how the red dirt 'got in their veins'. It was meant to be a six month sabbatical, but six years and 3000km later the Sheehan-Lee family is happier than ever.
Sat May 18, 2013
Nazareth House honours a great volunteer
Thanks: Tom Donohue, among other volunteers at Nazareth House, has been honoured for his many years of service.
Wed May 15, 2013
World Vision boss speaks in Ballarat: Australians have got it good
GENEROSITY OF SPIRIT: World Vision boss Tim Costello, who spoke at a Committee for Ballarat function this week, says Australia needs to be wary of a rising victim mentality.
Tue May 14, 2013
National rowing titles to be staged in Ballarat
An estimated 300 rowers are expected to be in Ballarat for at least six days, with two days of training and accreditation ahead of racing on October 2-4. Lenegan said with no suitable rowing venue on the Gold Coast, which was hosting this year's Games, Ballarat had been chosen as the host city for the rowing.
Mon May 13, 2013
Eureka Stockade descendants exclusion from M.A.D.E opening 'offensive, appalling'
THE founding member of a Eureka Stockade descendant's group claims he and other direct descendants of the 1854 rebellion were excluded from the opening of Ballarat's Museum of Australian Democracy.
Sun May 12, 2013
Hope and funds raised for breast cancer in Mother's Day Classic
THOUSANDS of walkers and runners raised hope as well as funds when they joined in yesterday's Ballarat Mother's Day Classic for breast cancer research.
Political women on agenda in Ballarat
NATIONALS Senator Bridget McKenzie spoke about women and politics at the M.A.D.E By Women: How Women Do-Mocracy event in Ballarat at the weekend.
Sat May 11, 2013
Children falling prey to kidnappers
CHILD abduction and kidnapping offences are on the rise across the state, almost doubling in four years, according to Victoria Police figures.
Fri May 10, 2013
Concussions more likely in AFL
MORE Australian Rules Football players are suffering concussions than in any other sport in Victoria, according to new research by University of Ballarat.
Thu May 09, 2013
A helping hand
Sean Simpson volunteers at the Ballarat Specialist School farm, where he helps out with technical information.
More Vic police to carry Tasers
Weapons are frequently used against police in those areas, capsicum spray is often used by officers and officers have frequent dealings with drug affected and irrational people, police say.
Basketballers receive training scholarships
Basketball Victoria Country has partnered with UB WestVic Academy of Sport and University of Ballarat to offer athlete development programs and support that complement their existing training and coaching.