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Man killed in Beaufort Collision

A man's been killed in a crash between a car and a truck near Beaufort this morning. Police say the incident happened at 8:30 on Skipton Road, south of Beaufort, when a truck collided with a Ute that was attempting to perform a U-turn at the intersection of Skipton and Lake...

Show Day Holiday, 40km/h speed zones to stay

Ballarat Show Day will remain as Ballarat's Public Holiday for the next three years. Council Voted to keep the day at it's meeting on Wednesday night which means it will remain until 2020. Meanwhile Ballarat's 40km/h zones...

Rebels to take on Geelong in TAC CUP

The G-W-V Rebels season kicks off this weekend they're set to take on Geelong at Simmonds Stadium tomorrow. Meanwhile the Girls are looking for another win in their TAC Cup season they're also play Geelong.

Police investigating alleged Buninyong theft

Buninyong Police are appealing for assistance to identify a man captured on CCTV. They say he might be able to help with enquiries into a theft in Buninyong last Saturday. Anyone who can assist should contact Police.

Weather Warning in place for Ballarat

A severe Weather Warning remains in place for much of the state including us in Ballarat. The Weather Bureau has warned widespread rain and isolated thunderstorms will continue today with the chance of Flash Flooding. The SES...

Police investigating accidental shooting

A man's been treated for a Gunshot Wound to the leg after accidentally discharging a firearm yesterday morning. It happened around 8:55am at the Quest Apartments in Dawson Street North... The 51-year-old from Beaufort was taken by...

BCA Senior Awards tomorrow night

The Ballarat Cricket Association's Cleary & Davey Medal is being held tomorrow night. It gets going from 6pm at the Ballarat Golf Club.

Police looking to identify woman

Police are calling on the community to help identify a woman captured on CCTV. They believe she may be able to assist with enquiries into a series of deception offences in the Ballarat Area just over...

One Humanity Shower Bus Open Day today

An open day is being held for the Ballarat community to see the One Humanity Shower Bus. Set to be rolled out soon, the Bus will help provide Hygene services for Ballarat's Homeless and the open...

Busking Championships wraps up

The Ballarat Busking Championships have wrapped up after a very successful event over the weekend. Some performers from the Ballarat region did well, with Geoffrey Williams from Buninyong winning the Open Award... Ballarat's Little Brass Band won...

Rebels Girls win first TAC Cup game

The GWV Rebels Girls side's won their first round game in the TAC CUP Girls competition over the weekend. They took on the Western Jets and won by 46 points. Round two will see them face the...

Police investigating attempted Armed Robbery

Detectives are calling for information following an attempted armed robbery at a fast food outlet yesterday morning. They say a Blue VX or VT Commodore sedan entered a drive-thru on Victoria Street at around 2:20am and...

Crime in Ballarat up in 2016

Crime in Ballarat has risen by 7.3 percent in 2016 according new new data released by the Crime Statistics Agency. It shows property and deception offences have risen by 3.2 percent with just over 7,500 offences...

Power loss affects 2600 customers

Power was lost to around twenty-six hundred customers in Ballarat yesterday. It went out just after 2pm this in the afternoon with the worst affected areas including, Newington, Redan, Lake Wendoure and Ballarat Central. It also affected...

Harmony Fest kicking off today

Ballarat's Harmony Festival kicks off today. It runs through until next Sunday with this year's theme being ‘All of Us’. Follow Harmony Fest on Facebook for more details.