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The Courier
Four gold medals put BHS in top three at state track and field titlesBIG DAY: Ballarat High School student Jake Ashmore with his five medals - one g
The Courier / Posted 6 minutes ago
BIG DAY: Ballarat High School student Jake Ashmore with his five medals - one gold, three silver and one bronze. Four gold medals led Ballarat High School into the top three at the School Sport Victoria state secondary track and field championships... Read more
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The Courier
Tash Fraser runs world 100km qualifier in Kelly ChaseBallarat ultra-marathon runner Tash Fraser has clocked an A qualifier for next
The Courier / Posted 6 minutes ago
Ballarat ultra-marathon runner Tash Fraser has clocked an A qualifier for next year’s world 100km championship in Croatia. Tash Fraser with the suitably designed Ned Kelly Chase trophy The International Association of Ultrarunners event is set down... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Import avoids injury cursesuspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 minutes ago
suspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool last week. He remains under sedation at the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic as experts decide whether to operate on the import or euthanase him. Injured Godolphin star... Read more
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The Courier
Keast leads way in state track golden treble for Phoenixstudent Georgia Joynson threw her way to a silver medal. She finished second i
The Courier / Posted an hour ago
student Georgia Joynson threw her way to a silver medal. She finished second in the girls’ 12-13 years discus. JAMES Pendred from Ballarat Specialist School collected two bronze medals. He was third in the boys’ 12-15 multi-class 100m a... Read more
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News.com.au
Import avoids injury cursesuspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
suspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool last week. He remains under sedation at the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic as experts decide whether to operate on the import or euthanase him. Injured Godolphin star... Read more
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Herald Sun
Injury ends Mask Of Time’s springsuspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
suspensory ligament injury to his nearside leg during trackwork at Warrnambool last week. He remains under sedation at the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic as experts decide whether to operate on the import or euthanase him. Injured Godolphin star... Read more
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The Courier
Funeral fashion show to inspire conversation on deathin 2015, has been included in the international exhibition Romancing the Skull,
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
in 2015, has been included in the international exhibition Romancing the Skull, currently on display at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. To fund the project, Pengelly is running a crowd funding campaign, which will create employment and professional... Read more
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The Courier
Beer-drinking thieves take a shower during burglary in Sebastopolsomebody has been through everything.” The thieves also stole Ms Smith’s turqu
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
somebody has been through everything.” The thieves also stole Ms Smith’s turquoise Jeep Wrangler, which was later found dumped just metres from the Dana Street police station. Anyone with information is urged to contact Ballarat police on 5336... Read more
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Herald Sun
Spring Carnival dates in fullCUP DAY Wednesday, November 8 KYNETON CUP DAY Saturday, November 11 BALLAN
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
CUP DAY Wednesday, November 8 KYNETON CUP DAY Saturday, November 11 BALLAN CUP DAY Sunday, November 12 ARARAT CUP DAY Saturday, November 19 DUNKELD CUP DAY Sunday, November 20 DONALD CUP DAY Saturday, November 25 BALL... Read more
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The Courier
Scott Sherlock re-commits to Cobras for another two yearsSherlock has signed a contract extension with the potential to see him playing
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Sherlock has signed a contract extension with the potential to see him playing out his career with Bacchus Marsh in the Ballarat Football League. Sherlock has committed for another two seasons with the Cobras. The 27-year-old arrived at... Read more
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The Courier
Funeral fashion to inspire cultural shift embracing deathacclaim in 2015, has been included in the international exhibition Romancing th
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
acclaim in 2015, has been included in the international exhibition Romancing the Skull. On display at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Romancing the Skull is a celebration of all things related to the skull, and its power as a symbol representing not... Read more
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The Courier
BNFNL junior representative netball panel reshuffledBree Sharp is a new face on the Ballarat Football Netball League junior represe
The Courier / Posted 4 hours ago
Bree Sharp is a new face on the Ballarat Football Netball League junior representative netball coaching panel for next season. ON BOARD: Deb Hutchinson and Kelly Amoore are among coaches continuing with the BFNL junior representative netball... Read more
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Herald Sun
The ugly truth about the NBNof the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business
Herald Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
of the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business in the Victorian regional centre of Ballarat also topped $50,000. The information was released ahead of an investigation from ABC’s Four Corners into the... Read more
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Perth Now
Freak event that killed 10 AustraliansPriyantha Peiris, 57, from Roxborough Park. Suffered asthma and hay fever. Trea
Perth Now / Posted 16 hours ago
Priyantha Peiris, 57, from Roxborough Park. Suffered asthma and hay fever. Treated with medication. * Min Gou, 29, from Ballarat and Bundoora. Car salesman had asthma and hay fever managed by a GP. Attended hospital emergency department every... Read more
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The Courier
County Court trial of alleged rapist set to last all weekman charged with two counts of indecent assault and one count of rape will face
The Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
man charged with two counts of indecent assault and one count of rape will face trail at the County Court sitting at Ballarat beginning today. Clynton Walker, who is known to frequent the Ballarat area, has been charged with raping and... Read more
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The Courier
Judge refuses to grant bail to man who “is just not getting it”house, assaulting her and stealing her phone has had his bale application turne
The Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
house, assaulting her and stealing her phone has had his bale application turned down in the County Court Circuit at Ballarat yesterday. Adam Newman, 37, appeared before Judge Howard Mason who described Newman as a “very dangerous man” who... Read more
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The Courier
Dilapidated building action nears as council prepares to voteThe time of dilapidated buildings dotting Ballarat City streets could soon be o
The Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
The time of dilapidated buildings dotting Ballarat City streets could soon be over thanks to new local laws. Related coverage Ballarat City Council will vote on its local laws 2017 on Wednesday night. It includes a proposal to allow staff to fine... Read more
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The Courier
Course insight to be of benefitBallarat’s Darren Bowman is hoping his knowledge of his home course can give hi
The Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
Ballarat’s Darren Bowman is hoping his knowledge of his home course can give him an advantage in this week’s PGA National Futures Championships. The 29-year-old has played many a round at Ballarat Golf Club after taking up the game at 16. He has... Read more
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The Courier
Smeaton opens its midweek bowls account for 2017-18It has taken a few weeks, but Smeaton has collected its first success of the Ba
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
It has taken a few weeks, but Smeaton has collected its first success of the Ballarat District Bowls Division midweek pennant season. The team scored an emphatic triumph over Ballarat Memorial Sports on its home greens on Monday. Smeaton prevailed... Read more
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The Courier
Malseed stands tall in National Road SeriesBallarat cyclist Shannon Malseed has won Cycling Australia’s National Road Seri
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
Ballarat cyclist Shannon Malseed has won Cycling Australia’s National Road Series. Malseed enjoyed a number of great performances throughout the series. She won the Tour of South West in among a host of other podium finishes, culminating in enough... Read more
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The Courier
Knowles leads from the front as young Bulls side developsset the standard with the bat on the weekend. Knowles came in at 3-60 in Brown
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
set the standard with the bat on the weekend. Knowles came in at 3-60 in Brown Hill’s pursuit of the 284 runs set by North Ballarat in round two action of the Ballarat Cricket Association first grade. Knowles and fellow experienced teammate Nathan... Read more
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The Courier
Police vehicle allegedly rammed twice in Maryboroughweeks after an unrelated incident where a teenager allegedly rammed a police ve
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
weeks after an unrelated incident where a teenager allegedly rammed a police vehicle in the driveway of a Redan house in Ballarat. The issue of police rammings has come increasingly under the spotlight this year and is shaping up to be a pivotal... Read more
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The Courier
Vehicles forced off Ballarat roads after spate of dodgy dieselA host of vehicles have been forced off the road after being filled with contam
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
A host of vehicles have been forced off the road after being filled with contaminated diesel at service stations around Ballarat. The Shell service station on Doveton Street North was forced to close off two of its bowsers on Thursday after a diesel... Read more
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The Courier
Poppy Appeal underway to support our local veteransBloom: Ballarat RSL sub-branch secretary Maurie Keating and president Alexandra
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
Bloom: Ballarat RSL sub-branch secretary Maurie Keating and president Alexandra Tascas show a small number of the thousands of poppies that will be sold in Ballarat during this year's Poppy Appeal. Photo: Kate Healy Members of the Ballarat RSL are... Read more
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The Courier
Big toys, big concerns: the case for mandatory drug education in trade apprenticeshipsHayley Tippett call for mandatory drug education in apprenticeships. Picture: K
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
Hayley Tippett call for mandatory drug education in apprenticeships. Picture: Kate Healy BUILDING industry leaders in Ballarat are backing a push for mandatory drug and alcohol education in trade apprenticeship programs. Ballarat and District... Read more
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The Courier
Verberne takes charge at Ballarat Greyhound Racing ClubIn fact, it has been the centre of his working life. LEADER: Dan Verberne is s
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
In fact, it has been the centre of his working life. LEADER: Dan Verberne is settling into his new role as manager of the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club, which he took on earlier this month. Picture: Kate Healy. The 44-year-old has been a steward... Read more
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The Courier
Stewart McSweyn realises Tassie dream in Burnie 10into its history books as the first Tasmanian man to take home the title. “Thi
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
into its history books as the first Tasmanian man to take home the title. “This is huge for me,’’ the 22-year-old former Ballarat Clarendon College student said. “Ever since I was a kid it was the one race I had always heard about, and with King... Read more
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The Courier
Emma Stewart shines brightest in harness racing awardPRESTIGIOUS AWARD: Ballarat trainer Emma Stewart with the Pearl Kelly Award - t
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
PRESTIGIOUS AWARD: Ballarat trainer Emma Stewart with the Pearl Kelly Award - the highest individual honour for a female in harness racing in Victoria. Ballarat trainer Emma Stewart is the latest recipient of the most prestigious award for females... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat kids hop into educational Children’s WeekCuddly: Three-year-old Helena Jones feeds a joey with the help of Ballarat Wild
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Cuddly: Three-year-old Helena Jones feeds a joey with the help of Ballarat Wildlife Park keeper Hannah Geeson and Cr Belinda Coates. Children under five years can get free entry to the park on October 28. Photo: Lachlan Bence The kids are taking... Read more
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The Courier
Democracy debate fuels writers’ imaginationBallarat Writers Festival 2017 Children's Writing Competition winners: (back) M
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Ballarat Writers Festival 2017 Children's Writing Competition winners: (back) Maeve Dickson, Amy Walters, Luella Murphy, Merkama Teman; (front) Audrey English, Zacc Crips and Naomi Lee. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric BALLARAT Writers’ Festival organisers... Read more
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The Courier
Rescue chopper called in after man falls at Mount Zerorock climber at Mount Zero on Saturday morning after he fell more than two metr
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
rock climber at Mount Zero on Saturday morning after he fell more than two metres, suffering a laceration to his face. A Ballarat City Fire Station crew was dispatched to the Grampians to help in a rescue operation at the weekend. The SES first... Read more
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The Courier
How the Roosters believe they will make it back to the VFLNorth Ballarat Football Club chairman John Nevett. North Ballarat Football Clu
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
North Ballarat Football Club chairman John Nevett. North Ballarat Football Club chairman John Nevett has revealed some bold plans he hopes will see a return to the Victorian Football League. The establishment of a new club – which will include a... Read more
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The Courier
Tassie dream realised in Burnieinto its history books as the first Tasmanian man to take home the title. “Thi
The Courier / Posted yesterday
into its history books as the first Tasmanian man to take home the title. “This is huge for me,’’ the 22-year-old former Ballarat Clarendon College student said. “Ever since I was a kid it was the one race I had always heard about, and with King... Read more
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The Courier
Surge in residents continuing to study beyond school classroomHATS OFF: Federation University Bachelor of Arts students celebrate their gradu
The Courier / Posted yesterday
HATS OFF: Federation University Bachelor of Arts students celebrate their graduation. Picture: Kate Healy The number of Ballarat residents achieving non-school qualifications has increased 39.5 per cent in the last decade. There were 47,868... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What would you pay to get NBN fibre? How about $218,000?expensive builds Some, like in Marrara in the Northern Territory, were sports
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
expensive builds Some, like in Marrara in the Northern Territory, were sports facilities while others were churches. The Ballarat Central Church of Christ — the site of a connection costing almost $20,000 — has not had a phone line for more than... Read more
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The Courier
Man crashes allegedly stolen car, forces road closureA man has been arrested after he lost control of a stolen car and crashed south
The Courier / Posted yesterday
A man has been arrested after he lost control of a stolen car and crashed southwest of Ballarat this afternoon. It’s believed his red Holden sedan was speeding and driving erratically before the smash along Sebastopol-Smythesdale Road about... Read more
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The Courier
Lutherans celebrate 500 years of Christian Reformation effortsGATHERED: St John's Lutheran Church, Rev Adrian Kramer with his Ballarat congre
The Courier / Posted yesterday
GATHERED: St John's Lutheran Church, Rev Adrian Kramer with his Ballarat congregation on Sunday. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric One of the most disruptive events in the history of the world will celebrate its 500th anniversary on October 31. Ballarat’s St... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat skydiver’s life to be honoured at serviceremembrance service for the popular skydiver killed in a tragic accident in Que
The Courier / Posted yesterday
remembrance service for the popular skydiver killed in a tragic accident in Queensland earlier this month will be held in Ballarat later this week. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the service for Peter Dawson at the Victoria Bowling... Read more
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The Courier
Stewart shines brightestPRESTIGIOUS AWARD: Ballarat trainer Emma Stewart with the Pearl Kelly Award - t
The Courier / Posted yesterday
PRESTIGIOUS AWARD: Ballarat trainer Emma Stewart with the Pearl Kelly Award - the highest individual honour for a female in harness racing in Victoria. NUMBER ONE: Ballarat and District Trotting Club chief executive officer Paul Rowse and president... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The ugly truth about the NBNof the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
of the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business in the Victorian regional centre of Ballarat also topped $50,000. An investigation from ABC’s Four Corners into the government-run network will air... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The ugly truth about the NBNof the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of the five dearest FTTP installations were in the Apple Isle, while a business in the Victorian regional centre of Ballarat also topped $50,000. An investigation from ABC’s Four Corners into the government-run network will air... Read more
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Weekly Times
NBN cost blows out in Ballaratmarginally slower — fibre to the “node” model. The NBN rollout began in region
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
marginally slower — fibre to the “node” model. The NBN rollout began in regional areas and the historic Victorian town of Ballarat is over-represented on the list of priciest internet connections. The Ballarat Mining ­Exchange building — now a... Read more
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The Courier
Run Ballarat 2017 from the skyWhat does Run Ballarat look like from above? Thanks to Skyline Drone Imaging,
The Courier / Posted yesterday
What does Run Ballarat look like from above? Thanks to Skyline Drone Imaging, we can take you there. Check out the video below and for all the galleries from the day, follow the links down the bottom of the page.... Read more
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The Courier
Skydiver to be honoured at serviceremembrance service for the popular skydiver killed in a tragic accident in Que
The Courier / Posted yesterday
remembrance service for the popular skydiver killed in a tragic accident in Queensland earlier this month will be held in Ballarat later this week. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the service for Peter Dawson at the Victoria Bowling... Read more
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Manning River Times
Adventure travel awaits Taureans: Monday, October 23 | Horoscopesincluding such newspapers as The Canberra Times, Newcastle Star, Launceston Exa
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
including such newspapers as The Canberra Times, Newcastle Star, Launceston Examiner, Tamworth’s Northern Daily Leader, Ballarat Courier, Armidale Express, Orange’s Central Western Daily, and the Blue Mountain Gazette. Alison also had regular... Read more
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Herald Sun
Netflix to blame for slow NBN speedsto deliver compared to $4400 for FTTP. The most expensive FTTP connection in V
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
to deliver compared to $4400 for FTTP. The most expensive FTTP connection in Victoria was $51,464 to a business in Ballarat Central. The NSW highest was $41,714 for a residence in Carwoola. In South Australia, the most expensive hook-up... Read more
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The North West Star
Adventure travel awaits Taureans: Monday, October 23 | Horoscopesincluding such newspapers as The Canberra Times, Newcastle Star, Launceston Exa
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
including such newspapers as The Canberra Times, Newcastle Star, Launceston Examiner, Tamworth’s Northern Daily Leader, Ballarat Courier, Armidale Express, Orange’s Central Western Daily, and the Blue Mountain Gazette. Alison also had regular... Read more
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The Courier
Want to feature in a​ Ballarat movie? This is your chanceSharpen your battle axe and shrug on your chain-mail, a Ballarat film is lookin
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Sharpen your battle axe and shrug on your chain-mail, a Ballarat film is looking for a veritable army of extras. Medieval action film The Siege is filming at Kryal Castle from 8am on Tuesday, October 24. The film’s creators are looking for 1000... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Decision day for Admire DeusADMIRE Deus’ fate will be known today. The stricken Japanese star remains unde
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
ADMIRE Deus’ fate will be known today. The stricken Japanese star remains under sedation at the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic as experts decide whether to operate on the import or euthanise him. The former Caulfield and Melbourne Cup favourite... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Decision day for Admire DeusADMIRE Deus’ fate will be known today. The stricken Japanese star remains unde
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
ADMIRE Deus’ fate will be known today. The stricken Japanese star remains under sedation at the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic as experts decide whether to operate on the import or euthanise him. The former Caulfield and Melbourne Cup favourite... Read more
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