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Ballarat footy leagues to adopt concussion rule

Ballarat’s football leagues have welcomed the AFL’s concussion rule which forces players to sit out for 12 days after incidents. It comes after the AFL implemented the rule in response to concerns about head knocks. Central Highlands...

Car collides with two vehicles in police pursuit

A vehicle has collided with two cars while trying to flee from police in Warrenheip. Police moved to intercept the vehicle spotted speeding on the Western Freeway at a quarter to four on Tuesday. The offending driver...

Wind turbine training tower set for Fed Uni

The skyline at Federation University's Mount Helen campus is set to look a little different. The Ballarat headquartered University has announced plans to build a 23 metre tall wind turbine training tower, the first of its...

Burnt out car left 'unrecognisable'

  A car fully engulfed by flames has been left unrecognisable after it was set alight last night. Police and CFA were called out to the car fire at about 11.40 just off Recreation Road in Mt...

Police seeking Lake Bolac / Ararat stalker

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate 56-year-old man Christopher Jenkins. A warrant has been issued for his arrest in relation to stalking and breaching court orders. Jenkins is described as being about 165cm tall...

Ballarat leaders urge locals to get vaccinated

Ballarat’s leaders have stressed the importance of getting vaccinated, saying it will help life return to normal. It comes as Ballarat's mass vaccine clinic at the Mercure Hotel opens its doors to all 1A and 1b...