Michael Dwyer Ballarat’s Festival of Slow Music unplugs and demystifies some surprising collaborators, writes Michael Dwyer.
David Wroe Defence is investigating fresh claims of sexual hazing rituals aboard a Navy warship even as it grapples with how to punish perpetrators in the most recent public hazing episode.
Fiona Henderson and Aisha Dow A rare 1585 'Breeches Bible' has been literally stumbled upon at the Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute.
David Wroe A navy frigate used to intercept and rescue asylum-seeker vessels to Australia's north is at the centre of a military investigation into bizarre hazing rituals carried out on young sailors.
Nino Bucci and Bridie Smith Homes near Ballarat were destroyed and seven people treated in hospital after an out-of-control grass fire swept through Snake Valley on Tuesday night
David Ellery The good burghers of Ballarat hope that now Kevin Rudd has given Julia Gillard some unstructured time she will be able to visit to unveil her statue on the Prime Ministers Walk.
Participants in the 2013 Bankstown to Ballarat Bash gather at Greenacre before their 10 day journey travelling over 4,000 kms ending up in Ballarat.
Karlis Salna A Victorian man who has been detained in Bali allegedly carrying a large quantity of drugs could face the death penalty.
Special Promotion: The University of Ballarat brought Telstra on board to do an ICT assessment across both the staff and student bodies at the university.
Tim Barlass Australia's greatest wartime naval mystery remains unsolved after Chief of Navy Vice-Admiral Tim Barrett said on Wednesday that he couldn't say whether new sonar images obtained by a minehunter were...
Cameron Houston and Jared Lynch Controversy haunts Glenn Sanders, even after his fiery death on a remote farm west of Geelong
Ian Kenins The concept may be from an era long gone but, with a few mergers along the way, brass and pipe bands continue to flourish in some areas reports Ian Kenins.
Tammy Mills Police officers in regional Victoria have been forced to investigate colleagues over allegations of offences including assault and drink-driving in an "inherently conflicted" process that is causing...
Henrietta Cook, Jane Lee Victim support groups and philanthropists say the Napthine government is taking too long to implement recommendations for preventing child abuse from a state inquiry.
Kath Dolan It has been a late bloom for this potter, who only got serious about the craft in her late 40s.
The navy has charged four sailors following allegations of hazing rituals that allegedly occurred aboard HMAS Ballarat in 2011.
John Elder The appointment of more female bishops and priests - and a series of high-profile clashes with the Abbott government - are likely to follow the appointment on Saturday of Melbourne's Archbishop, Dr...
Tim Barlass There was a beer famine in Wonthaggi in Victoria. Newcastle coal trade was ‘'exceptionally brisk'’ but tomato crops in Bathurst were mostly a failure.
The Queen's Birthday honours list features Australians from all walks of life - from the state's top judge to a Fairy called Sparkle. The Herald spoke to some of the recipients.
Andrew Masterson Cyber bullying, update-addiction, sexting - everything unpleasant about social media, from one perspective, is the fault of the Grateful Dead.