Ballarat Breakfast Report: May 20

Can you guess where this photo was taken?
Can you guess where this photo was taken?


Showers aside, we will see a mild top of 17 degrees and partly cloudy. A shower or two. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.


Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 21-year-old Fulham man following the death of 35-year-old John Starling in Darley in June 2013.

Mr Starling was located deceased outside a residential property on Jonathan Drive around 1am on 8 June.

The Fulham man will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 22 May charged with one count of manslaughter.


A Ballarat fire crew was called out to Redan following reports of youths lighting fires next to a road.

One crew attended the corner of Ascot and Darling Streets at 2am, however, the suspected youths had since fled.


Paramedics had nothing of interest to report


Former Mayor John Burt quits council

Hinch praises men's while on walk to push for public sex offender register

Disability employment provider Finding Futures folds