LATEST NEWS

Local News

Opposition: cosmetic changes won't fix Ballarat line

The Opposition has hit out at the latest V/Line stats, saying the state government is more concerned with how the trains look. The Shadow Minister for Regional Public Transport, Steph Ryan, says the latest V/Line stats...

Two car crash in Redan blocks road in foggy conditions

There's been a two car collision on La Trobe Street in Redan this morning. It occurred shortly before 8:30am near the Ripon Street South intersection and has blocked the road to passing cars. Witnesses say a small...

Woman to stand trial over fatal Cardigan crash

A 22 year old woman will stand trial next month over a crash that killed her friend and seriously injured two others last year. Nashua Nasser appeared in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court yesterday and pleaded not...

Ballarat's Winter Festival enters its final days

There's not many days left until Ballarat's Winter Festival wraps up for another year. This weekend is the last chance to see the Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill, while the ice skating rink on Armstrong Street...

Daylesford community launches petition to save geese

The Daylesford community is rallying behind its feathered community members after Hepburn Shire Council voted to have them removed from the lake. In an attempt to save the birds from being re-homed on the Mornington Peninsula,...

New study reveals common causes of death in Ballarat

A new study has revealed the most common cause of death in Ballarat. The report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has revealed that 470 people in Ballarat died from coronary heart disease between...

Western region sergeant charged with assault

A Victoria Police sergeant from the state's Western region has been charged with assault.  The officer has been charged with three counts of assault after an incident that occured while they were on duty. Victoria Police have...

Geese to go after Hepburn Council vote

The gaggle of geese that call Lake Daylesford home will soon be residents of the Mornington Peninsula. Hepburn Shire Council last night voted to re-home the geese after receiving complaints the birds were aggressive to visitors...