Brendan Wrigley

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State government commits $5 mill to bus interchange

State government commits $5 mill to bus interchange

Ballarat commuters will have access to a new bus terminal inside the Ballarat Station Precinct after the state government announced $5 million would be included in the upcoming budget.

Ballarat test site for NBN fast internet

Ballarat test site for NBN fast internet

The National Broadband Network Company has used a site in Ballarat to showcase new trail technology which allows for download speeds of up to one gigabit per second.

Legal funding welcomed

Legal funding welcomed

Ballarat’s community legal services provider has welcomed the federal government’s new windfall investment in the sector, reversing previous cuts which were slated to come into effect in June.

Ballarat gets carriages but stays on feet

Ballarat gets carriages but stays on feet

While the Ballarat line has been the main recipient of the first of 48 train carriages rolled out by the state government, commuters on the service can expect to keep standing for some time yet.

Signal boost to be noticed by year’s end

Signal boost to be noticed by year’s end

Ballarat commuters can expect to see improvements to mobile signal along the line by the end of the year as the first stages of the Regional Rail Connectivity Project begin to roll out.

Facilities key for our Comm Games push

Facilities key for our Comm Games push

The City of Ballarat will push to have some of its most prominent sporting arenas used at the 2030 Commonwealth Games, should a regional Victorian bid get the green light.

Community Theatre to gain Rex licence

Community Theatre to gain Rex licence

The Daylesford Community Theatre is set to be granted a license to operate in The Rex for 10 years at tonight's Hepburn Shire Council meeting.

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