Jail for violent home invasion

A MAN who viciously attacked another man in his own home over the theft of false…

Road kill carcass starts new fox hunt

ON THE TRAIL: Fox Free Task Force field officer Shane Malcolm and Specs the sniffer dog…

Birmingham ready to go the distance to reclaim his crown

TOP FORM: Ballarat Olympian Collis Birmingham is out to reclaim his national crown in the Zatopek…

Tainsh has a big career decision

RIGHT: Ballarat rider Simon Tainsh is chasing a dream of representing Australia. Picture: Lachlan BenceSIMON TAINSH…

The use of safer is safer than safe in bushfire zones

IT IS no accident that the State Government and Country Fire Authority are nominating Neighbourhood Safer…

Brown guilty of manslaughter

Michael John Brown, 24, sat motionless in the Launceston Supreme Court with his hands in his…

BFL: Shane Hutchinson swanning around with coach role

WORK IN PROGRESS: New Ballarat Swans assistant coach Shane Hutchinson with the high performance squad at…

BFL: Dual recruiting coup for Lakers

North Ballarat premiership player Paul McMahon is returning to Lake Wendouree next year. Picture: Andrew KellyTWO-time…

Council review of Eureka celebrations must begin at home

IT IS reasonable to ask why Ballarat's Eureka celebrations at the weekend attracted such a poor…

Dawkins gears up for victory

His father and veteran driver Robin, who will also be competing, has won just about every…

Crying killer blames mate

Shane Anthony Mayne, 27, intentionally chased down and killed 19-year-old student Matthew Gouldthorpe in February last…

Olympian James Marburg to help with new talent

ENCOURAGING: Olympic rower James Marburg in front of a new crop of St Patrick's College rowers…

Marburg keeps an eye on lake

CHECKING ON PROGRESS: Olympic and world championship rowing silver medallist James Marburg at Lake Wendouree yesterday.…

VFL: Roosters’ Tristan Cartledge signs with Strathmore

TRISTAN CARTLEDGE has left Victorian Football League premier North Ballarat.The ruckman has signed with Strathmore in…

Basketball: New focus for Adam McSwain

SHOOTING HOOPS: Ballarat Miners player Adam McSwain shows new sponsor Wes Davidson how it's done. Picture:…