Olivia Shying

Journalist

Police and emergency services reporter.

Latest Stories

United front call to curb suicide crisis

United front call to curb suicide crisis

THE alarming number of veterans killing themselves reflects the patterns of neglect fueling the nation’s suicide crisis, a leading mental health advocate says.

Marching united as one

Marching united as one

Military man David “Woody” Gulbin’s story is the heartbreaking reality of the ripple effect of war on the family of veterans.

United call to ease mental health crisis

United call to ease mental health crisis

The hidden scars worn by so many were finally brought to the surface during a powerful march highlighting the desperate need to address the nation’s suicide crisis.

Carbon neutral target motion

Carbon neutral target motion

Ballarat City Council could become carbon neutral in less than 10 years under a bold plan.

Equal opportunities

Equal opportunities

James McNabb is like any other teenage boy – he’s a mad cyclist, loves riding his mountain bike, a good shot at golf and spends hours on YouTube.

Unlocking the mind

Unlocking the mind

A clergy abuse survivor who used photography to piece together the fragmented pieces of a life a marred by sexual abuse will have his work displayed at Ballarat’s top art gallery.

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