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Forum on Youth Homelessness and Housing on tonight

There's a forum at Suttons House of Music tonight for young people to discuss issues of homelessness and youth housing. It's on between 6pm and 9pm, with participants hearing from some of the most vulnerable young people affected by housing issues in Ballarat. They'll also be music, food and refreshments available. Click here...

Police investigating theft from Wendouree shop

Police have released images of a man they wish to speak to, following a theft from a shop in Wendouree in April this year. A set of Brake Pads for a Subaru Forester were believed to...

Police on the lookout for man with warrants

Be on the look out for a man who has warrants out for his arrest.   Sixty-year old Rian James Holden is wanted on a number of warrants, and Police believe he may be travelling Between Western...

Garden launched at apology for child sex abuse

St Patricks College in Ballarat has launched a public Reflective Garden at an official apology to people who have been affected by child sexual abuse. The garden was inspired by the Loud Fence movement - when...

Federal Funding for Ballarat Train line

Great news for commuters, the Ballarat Train Line is getting over $1.5 billion in funding from the Federal Government as a part of the Regional Rail Revival Program. The package includes $516.6 million for the Ballarat...

Crash knocks out power in Beaufort area

Two people have been assessed by Paramedics after a car crashed into a power pole in Beaufort last night. Paramedics were called to the scene on the corner of Racecourse road and the Western Highway at...

McCluggage AFL Rising Star nominee

Former North Ballarat Rebel, Hugh McCluggage has been named as the round 14 AFL Rising Star Nominee.   He's been nominated after claiming nineteen possessions, and two tackles in the Lions clash with GWS on Saturday. The 19...

Police looking for missing Lake Gardens Man

Ballarat Police are on the lookout for a Lake Gardens man who went missing yesterday afternoon.   Seventy-two year-old Norman Rees was last seen leaving a business in Bridge Mall at around 5:30pm. Police believe he then drove...

Tabernacle stolen from Bakery Hill Church

A gold-plated tabernacle has been stolen from a Church in Bakery Hill over the weekend. Police say an offender entered the church on Hummffray Street between midday and 5pm on Sunday, and left with a 20cm...

Missing teenager found

A Ballarat teenager who disappeared over the weekend has been found. Fourteen-year-old Jordan Lee Elford-Tribe was last seen at the Buninyong Skate Park about 1.30pm Saturday afternoon with his family and Police holding concerns for his...

Lifeline information session this week

There's an information session this Wednesday for people interested in becoming a Lifeline Volunteer in Ballarat. The session will provide information about what the role is about and how you can become involved. You can contact Lifeline...

Police seeking Ballarat man

Police are appealing for help to find a man in relation to alleged burglary and aggressive assault. Scott Coleman is known to frequent the Ballarat area. Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 

Roosters lose, Rebels draw in VFL and TAC Cup

  The Roosters have had a loss in round 10 of the VFL at the weekend. The went down to the Cats by 49 points. Lachlan Cassidy and Lachlan George both kicked t3 goals for the Roosters while...

Youth Housing and Homelessness forum in Ballarat next week

Ballarat's young people are invited to head along to a forum on housing affordability and homelessness next week. Participants will also hear from some of the most vulnerable young people affected by housing issues in Ballarat...

Old Gatekeepers Cottage on it's way home

An old Gatekeepers Cottage from the Ballarat Botanic Gardens is finally on its way home. Ballarat's Mayor, Samantha McIntosh says the 1800's era structure was moved to Gregory Street about 70 ago, and is now being...

Double header at Eureka Stadium this weekend

A double header at Eureka Stadium this Sunday. The G-W-V Rebels take on the Northern Knights in round 11 of the TAC Cup from 11am. The Roosters then host Geelong in the VFL from 2pm.