Ballarat, Australia Newswire

Ballarat, Australia Newswire

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  1. Regions have higher heart health riskRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Courier

    Regional Victorians are four times more likely to have high blood pressure than their Melbourne counterparts, Heart Foundation figures released on Sunday revealed. Regional Victorians are four times more likely to be at risk of heart attack or stroke due to high blood pressure compared to city dwellers.

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  2. City's leaders make case for decentralisationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Courier

    Former Transport Accident Commission chief executive Janet Dore concedes that her organisation was less than pleased by the news they would be shifting from Melbourne to Geelong back in 2006. The-then Bracks Labor government made the announcement with the promise of delivering 850 new jobs to the waterside city, as well as an economic boost of $59 million per annum.

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  3. BFL round 2 night wrap | videosRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Courier

    Ballarat Swans have surprised North Ballarat City, while Lake Wendouree has run all over Sebastopol in two BFL night games. Ballarat Swans and Lake Wendouree each remain unbeaten after getting the points under lights in the Ballarat Football League on Saturday.

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  4. Streeton prints bear "mark of the artist"Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Courier

    Federation University arts lecturer James Pasakos is one of just nine artists chosen to celebrate unpublished sketchings by Australian artist Sir Arthur Streeton. Honeymoon: Ballarat artist James Pasakos during his residency at Queenscliff Gallery.

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  5. Gallery appoints new board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Courier

    Deputy vice-chancellor Professor Todd Walker will join the board of the oldest and largest regional art gallery in Australia. Established in 1884 as the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, both the building and part of its collection is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and by the National Trust of Victoria.

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  6. Victorian MP Don Nardella to repay taxpayers almost $100kRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Victoria's former deputy speaker Don Nardella has agreed to repay nearly $100,000 he claimed in second residence allowances, more than two months after the entitlements rort came to light. The Melton MP, in Melbourne's western suburbs, claimed $175,000 in living allowanced intended for country MPs for a home in the Ballarat suburb of Lake Wendouree and an Ocean Grove caravan park .

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  7. Australian interest in hosting 2022 Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Not content with just the 2018 event on the Gold Coast, Australia could look to hoover up more Commonwealth Games bids for 2022 as well as 2030. David Grevemberg, CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation, has confirmed Australia is one of four nations interested in hosting the 2022 event, which was recently made available after Durban was stripped of its right to stage the event .

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  8. Ballarat's hottest property | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Courier

    Of the 15 properties which sold for over a million dollars in the last six months, seven were at Lake Wendouree, Real Estate Institute of Victoria figures revealed. Also in the top 10 were a heritage five bedroom home on Errard Street South , a "horse lovers paradise" at Invermay and a four bedroom mansion at Newington .

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  9. Amarillo Files Updated Pre-Feasibility Report, Mara Rosa ProjectRead the original story

    Friday | World News Report

    ... - Brazil. The resource statement was supplied by Australian Exploration Field Services (AEFS) out of Ballarat, Australia. Both ONIX and AEFS where involved in the original study. This study replaces and supersedes the reserves, and economic model ...

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  10. Peace closes in on return after long-term knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Courier

    GETTING READY: Brendan Peace is closing in on a playing return for Redan after last year's knee reconstruction while with Torquay. Picture: Lachlan Bence With a break for the AFL Victoria Community Championship on May 13 and a bye on May 27, Peace said if he did make a return against North Ballarat City next Saturday he could ease himself with a game every two weeks for a month.

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  11. Footballer sues club after being hit in the eye with eggRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    An amateur Australian rules footballer is suing his former club and a team official who threw an egg at him during an end of year celebration. Joel Quarrell, 23, is suing the Ballarat-based Lake Wendouree Football Netball Club and an unnamed team official after the egg hit him in the eye causing him to lose vision.

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  12. Player cracks it over egg throwing stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NEWS.com.au

    A BALLARAT footballer claims he lost the sight in both eyes after an egg was thrown into his eye during boozy "Silly Sunday" end-of-season celebrations at a local pub. Joel Quarrell, 23, is now suing Lake Wendouree Football Netball Club and the egg thrower over the incident that occurred at the Shamrock Hotel in Dunnstown, east of Ballarat, in September 2015.

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  13. Education on Parkinson's vital: expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier

    Florey Institute scientist David Finkelstein said big advances in the little things could make a world of difference for people living with Parkinson's disease FLOREY Institute scientist David Finkelstein said big advances in the little things could make a world of difference for people living with Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson's Victoria chairman will be lead a seminar on the latest treatment developments for the disease in Ballarat on Monday evening.

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  14. HMAS Ballarat Exercises with Canadian NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marine News

    HMAS Ballarat in company with the Royal Canadian Navy ships HMCS Ottawa and Winnipeg conduct Officer of the Watch manoeuvres during HMAS Ballarat's South East Asia Deployment. Photo: Royal Australian Navy.

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  15. Former Lake Wendouree player sues club over 'Silly Sunday' egg throwing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier

    A former Lake Wendouree footballer is taking legal action against his former club after a team official threw an egg at him and struck his eye during an end-of-season pub celebration. Joel Quarrell, 23, recently filed a writ in the County Court against the Lakers and a former team official after the boozy prank left him with a loss of vision in one eye.

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  16. Inside RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    With the major South Australian races approaching, Saturday's meeting at Morphettville looks like an excellent lead-in to their carnival. For the first time, the Robert Sangster Stakes next week and the Goodwood Handicap the following week, are both worth $1 million, one of the biggest prize-money hikes in recent years.

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  17. We need to see our Sovereigns to believeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier

    REPRESENT: We rarely get a chance to see Sovereigns, like Alice Coakley, Casey Adamson, Keely Boudrie, play state league in Ballarat - and we need to see them more. Picture: Lachlan Bence The sport is in a prime boom period, headlined by the new Super Netball league delivering a record-breaking pay deal for Australian female athletes and a broadcast deal making the game far more accessible to a general sporting audience.

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  18. Roosters chairman flags possible name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Courier

    North Ballarat Football Club chairman has thrown his support behind a name change for the club's Victorian Football League outfit, saying the Roosters need to represent all of western Victoria. The call comes after the former North Ballarat Rebels changed their name to Greater Western Victoria Rebels in order to more appropriately represent the junior club's catchment area.

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  19. Key inclusions for Buninyong's big test | CHFL round 4 previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Courier

    IS HE IN?: Hayden Walters, pictured playing for East Point last year, might be a big inclusion for Buninyong on Saturday. Ruckman Anthony Ebery was absent for last round's win over Dunnstown, but has been named to play against the in-form Crows, as has gun recruit Fraser Russell, who was sidelined against the Towners because of some nagging injury concerns.

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  20. Quick turn around for North Ballarat City | BFL round 2 previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Courier

    North Ballarat City has hardly had time to take a breath since its imposing first-up win over Melton South in Ballarat Football League on Anzac Day. In the quickest of turnarounds, North gets only one more day to complete its recovery before fronting up against Ballarat at Alfredton on Saturday night.

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