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Electorate shift for Maryborough

Maryborough is being moved into another federal electorate. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has confirmed it will be shifted from the seat of Wannon into the Mallee electorate, to the disappointment of Central Goldfields Shire Council...

Ballarat black ice alert

Motorists are being warned to be careful when driving around Ballarat this morning (June 21). Ballarat police say they have two reported cases of black ice - at the intersection of Elsworth Street and Lightfoot Avenue...

Four charged over Miners Rest grow houses

Four people have been charged following a police raid on two suspected grow houses in Ballarat. Ballarat Divisional Response Unit officers executed warrants on two properties on Baxter Street in Miners Rest at 7.00am yesterday (June...

Buses unheated when it was -2 outside

Passengers travelling on replacement coaches on the Ballarat line for the last 3 days have been issued with an apology from VLine, after multiple complaints came in about the lack of heating on buses. Passengers who've...

Four arrested in Miners Rest police raids

Two suspected grow houses have been raided by police in Miners Rest this morning. Victoria Police says members from the Ballarat Divisional Response Unit executed warrants at two properties on Baxter Street at around 7.00am. Two men...

Fire crews called to Western Freeway car fire

A car has caught fire on the Western Freeway this morning (June 20). Two CFA trucks were called to the Ballarat-bound lanes at Ballan near Ballan-Daylesford Road at 7.34am, with traffic reduced to one lane. The CFA...

Works of wedding photographer on display in Maryborough

The works of local photographer Wal Richards will be celebrated with an exhibition at Maryborough's Central Goldfields Art Gallery. The display takes a look at the unofficial wedding photographer’s journey into black and white and colour...

CFA called to Ballarat shed fire

Firefighters have extinguished a shed fire in Ballarat Central this morning (June 19). Four CFA trucks from Ballarat and Lucas were called to the scene on Dana Street near the corner of Drummond Street South at...