Tom Cowie Ballarat voters have been posed a number of questions during this election campaign but now they have a new one: do you like football or basketball?
Henrietta Cook Labor tries to woo voters by promising to bring AFL games to locals.
Alex Hamer and Adam Holmes Labor has promised a $25 million makeover for the Ballarat Railway Station precinct and $7.8 million to build an agriculture education centre at Bendigo TAFE.
Victoria's first free public Wi-Fi zones launched at Queen Victoria Market and central Ballarat, Bendigo
Richard Willingham Free public Wi-Fi zones are up and running at the Queen Victoria Market and central Ballarat and central Bendigo.
Allison Worrall, David Jeans and Steve Lillebuen One person has died following a house fire near Ballarat overnight, but police have located two people who were missing.
Melissa Cunningham An Islamic leader has condemned a vicious, racist attack on a woman who was crossing a road in central Ballarat.
Fiona Henderson A police officer was stabbed in the face and leg outside a fast food outlet in Victoria’s west on Thursday night.
David Jeans A fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat.
Adam Carey The railway line between Maryborough and Castlemaine turns 140 this year and parts of it look every day of it.
Steve Lillebuen and Nicole Mathewson Dr Lydia Johns-Putra looked at the trapped and bleeding man. The earthquake had brought down a building on top of him. Unless she did something quickly, he was going to die.
Pat Nolan and David Jeans A criminal investigation has been launched into an assault in a Ballarat Football League underage match between East Point and Darley.
Jenny Crompton scoops Deadly Art Award at the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards on display at the Art Gallery of Ballarat
Annabel Ross Bellbrae artist Jenny Crompton has taken out the state’s richest indigenous art prize, the $30,000 Deadly Art Award at the 2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.
Caroline Zielinski A Victorian couple and their dog have been found dead in a car, apparently killed by a gas heater they were using to keep warm.
Konrad Marshall The young couple were found by police inside their car – their home – at 9:30 on Friday night, on a windy and isolated road in Cardigan, just outside Ballarat.
Matthew Dixon A man who aimed a sawn-off rifle in a sex shop worker's face and demanded the victim open the cash register during a brazen armed robbery attempt in Ballarat has escaped jail, despite admitting to...
Adam Carey Three railway lines will be completely shut down for more than three weeks from Saturday until January 19 as work on the regional rail link, the state's biggest infrastructure project, goes into...
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie The Victorian government's flagship water cycle management project in Ballarat is running months behind schedule, amid claims a large portion of its $1 million budget has been directed to the Office...
Steve Lillebuen Hundreds of Victorian public servants face seeing their jobs driven out of Melbourne in a state government bid to boost a hard-hit regional economy.
Rachel Afflick TWO Ballarat councillors say they were told during a briefing in November that Premier Denis Napthine wanted a Liberal-aligned mayor to lead the council.
Jack Clarke On a Friday night in March, a wine and cheese night was in full swing at the popular Ballarat nightclub Haida.