For anybody who doesn’t think arson is a serious crime, one need only look at the repercussions to begin to see the magnitude of its impact on the community.
The 20th century history of tobacco consumption is a copy book example of free-market opportunity; a flourishing commodity demand indifferent to consequence,
No one can dispute the safety of our men and women in blue while on the job is paramount.
EDITORIAL: A myopic “tough on crime” policy stand and a lot of noisy pontificating about “throwing away the key" may placate the tearoom outrage but rarely identifies or solves the bigger problem we have in the youth justice system.
EDITORIAL: Nothing fuels an embittered sense of despair in voters than the more things change the more they stay the same.
It is all over for another year. The top national award in the sport of cycling has played out in Ballarat to a thrilled audience. Now the hard work begins in reasserting Ballarat’s right to hold the annual event.
EDITORIAL: This could well be a landmark twelve months for Ballarat when it comes to national exposure. This is even more critical in a year when the current Road Nationals contract ends and there will cities around the country keen to snap up such a high profile event.
The latest round of extraordinary but credible research has revealed that dementia is more common in people who live near main roads,
EDITORIAL The terrible news to end 2016 is the message on road safety is just not getting through. Ballarat has the worst road toll for the region in decades, a shocking four times what it was last year.
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