Ararat, Australia Newswire

Ararat, Australia Newswire

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  1. Rats look to finish stronglyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    KICK: Brayden Ferguson kicks the ball over Jesse Galea-Portelli. The Warriors dominated the Rats in the two games played in 2017.

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  2. Rivals set for final roundRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stawell Times-News

    LEADING BY EXAMPLE: Stawell coach Tom Eckel was a rare shining light in Stawell's loss to Horsham last weekend. Stawell's previous two games have been particularly disappointing, kicking just one-goal against Horsham last weekend and going down by 72 points to the Saints the week before that.

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  3. Drug use increases in Ararat prison | ChartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ararat Advertiser

    An Australian Health Department guide to Subutex tablets, one of the available forms of Buprenorphine which is being abused by prisoners in Hopkins Correctional Centre. Picture: Health Department and Pharmacy Guild of Australia Then Corrections Minister Wade Noonan, General Manager Pat McCormick and Corrections Victoria Commissioner Jan Shuard tour Hopkins Correctional Centre in 2015.

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  4. McCready claims first winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Everything fell neatly into place for Ian McCready when he broke through for his first win this season with the Stawell and Ararat Cross Country Club, but when it actually happened the Ararat sheep shearer was more surprised than anyone. A rare three-time winner in 2016, McCready had managed only one podium finish in nine starts and had only finished sixth over the same distance when last in club colours.

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  5. Burnout event gives 'hoons' safe space | PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stawell Times-News

    BURNING RUBBER: Mark Ansaldi lights up the arena in his car 'Barra1'. Ansaldi won the Pro six compeition ahead of Paul Watts in 'Wattsy' and Trevor Holland in 'Trevsvn'.

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  6. Region marks Vietnam Veterans' Day at Ararat | Photos, VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Ararat Advertiser

    Veteran Alan Culph prepares to lay a wreath at the Ararat Vietnam Veterans memorial ceremony at the Cenotaph on Friday morning. Picture: PETER PICKERING Ararat Vietnam Veterans memorial speaker Russell Rachinger recounts the history of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War at the Cenotaph on Friday morning.

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  7. Hop aboard the hearing busRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Ararat Advertiser

    Free hearing checks will be available in Stawell, Rainbow, Jeparit, Kaniva, Nhill and Ararat as part of hearing awareness week. On Thursday, the hearing checks will be available at the Ararat Woolworths car park from 9am to 3.30pm, directly across the front entrance at 3 Ingor Street.

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  8. Rainbow tick approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Stawell Times-News

    Grampians Community Health has reinforced its commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community with the hanging of a new art piece. Grampians Community Health has reinforced its commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community with the hanging of a new art piece.

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  9. Annual cricket meeting locked inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Stawell Times-News

    The Grampians Cricket Association is planning to abandon its C Grade competition ahead of the 2017-18 season after player participation issues the past two seasons. The Grampians Cricket Association is planning to abandon its C Grade competition ahead of the 2017-18 season after player participation issues in the past two seasons.

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  10. Hearing tests for Stawell and AraratRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Ararat Advertiser

    With Hearing Awareness Week beginning on Sunday, August 20, Australian Hearing is urging people to get involved with The Big Aussie Hearing Check. One of 12 hearing buses visiting rural locations stopping outside the Big Koala near Stawell.

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  11. New vehicle first of its kind for brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Courier

    Handover: Sebastopol Fire Brigade Captain Ben Carey with Buninyong Geoff Howard at the handover of a new liquid petroleum gas specialist response vehicle, the first in the state to be fitted with new LPG burner technology. Buninyong MP Geoff Howard handed over the keys for a $94,000 ford transit vehicle which was the result of a government grant.

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  12. Brave Walker blitzes rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    FUTURE: Handicap winner Tom Walker says people keep asking what he wants to achieve with his running. "I guess the Olympics is the ultimate dream."

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  13. Helping children smile at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Ararat Advertiser

    CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: The Samaritan's Purse campaign delivered gift-filled shoe boxes and plenty of smiles to children in Cambodia during Christmas last year. Picture: CONTRIBUTED SAMARITAN'S Purse area co-ordinator Ann Rohde has encouraged people to help put smiles on the faces of children living in poverty with a gift-filled shoe box this Christmas.

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  14. Ongoing success off and on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    CAN'T STOP WINNING: Golden Oldies wins the Ararat Gold Cup in November. He is nominated for Country Racing Victoria Horse of the Year.

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  15. Learner fled police over 200km chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Courier

    A Ballarat magistrate has told a learner driver he was lucky to be alive after he reached speeds of almost 200km/h to flee police arrest. Harley James Pearson fled police in a Ford Falcon for more than 200 kilometres from Stawell to Boundary Road, near the West Gate Freeway.

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  16. Wimmera youth social group to create a safe spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    THE Wimmera's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people will have more support with a new social group starting in Horsham. The Wimmera Pride Project, Grampians Community Health and headspace have worked together to create a youth social group for the region's LGBTI community.

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  17. Hertz conquers her fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Six years ago, Julie Hertz never dreamed she would eventually win a race over a distance that had once terrified her. IMPROVER: A determined Julie Hertz ran a personal best to take out the 10km Garry and Pauline Jenkins Handicap on Sunday.

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  18. Chinese students visit Grampians schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Ararat Advertiser

    Ararat 800, Ararat North and St Mary's primary schools, Stawell 502 and Stawell West primary schools, and Willaura and Pomonal primary schools participated in the second 'School and Family Life Experience Week'. Jincai Experimental Junior Middle School, located near the centre of the most populated city in the world, educates 1300 students.

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  19. Kindergarten numeracy program rolled out in WimmeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Ararat Advertiser

    PROGRAM: Ararat Early Learning Centre director and kindergarten teacher Kerri Turner demonstrates a numeracy exercise to Jack and Hallie. Picture: PETER PICKERING Kindergarten educators in Edenhope, Murtoa, Rupanyup, Warracknabeal, Ararat and Stawell will participate in the Let's Count training, where they will learn practical tips and get access to best-practice resources to help them develop children's maths skills.

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  20. Early start for maths coming to Ararat and StawellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Ararat Advertiser

    PROGRAM: Ararat Early Learning Centre director and kindergarten teacher Kerri Turner demonstrates a numeracy exercise to Jack and Hallie. Picture: PETER PICKERING ARARAT Early Learning Centre will be one of two preschool care providers in the region to be a part of a state government numeracy program.

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