The Courier
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
From the Archives
We've gone through the archives to re-live the fun.
Weather
Authorities are urging everyone to be prepared with hot and windy weather forecast
Adam Spencer, Alex Dalziel
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The attack involved a tyre iron, leaving the victim in fear.
Alison Foletta
A 25-year-old woman has plead guilty to aggravated assault. Picture by Adam Trafford
Grampians Health research helping unlock keys to cancer survival.
Michelle Smith
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Grampians Health lung cancer expert Dr Wasek Faisal has been awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Picture supplied.
A guide to renovating, whether your budget is $5000 or $50,000.
Jemimah Clegg
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Sellers can fully renovate their kitchen and bathroom for between $50,000 and $70,000, one expert says. Picture supplied
Brad Banducci's replacement will take over in September.
Anna Houlahan
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Woolworths Group chief executive Brad Banducci and WooliesX managing director Amanda Bardwell. (AAP Image/Supplied by Woolworths Group)
Fevola racked up almost $26,000 in unpaid fines.
Anna Houlahan
Brendan Fevola at a 2014 celebrity cricket match on Devonport Oval in Tasmania. File picture
The Commonwealth Games cancellation should not disrupt this.
Melanie Whelan
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Western Bulldogs head coach Luke Beveridge says his list is shaping up well and he can hardly wait to show this in round two action at Mars Stadium. Inset, six-year-old Zach Wilson tests his skills ahead of an Auskick Super Clinic at City Oval on February 21, 2024. Pictures by Lachlan Bence
Selwood says junior days against Ballarat 'weren't the easiest'.
Melanie Whelan
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New boarder Joseph Wesley says their advice helped a lot.
Melanie Whelan
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St Patrick's College boarder Joseph Wesley has a chat with Western Bulldog Arthur Jones after a special session with Indigenous students. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Two people were taken to hospital
Staff Reporters
A guide to renovating, whether your budget is $5000 or $50,000.
Jemimah Clegg
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Sellers can fully renovate their kitchen and bathroom for between $50,000 and $70,000, one expert says. Picture supplied
Community health call for permanent disaster recovery teams.
Michelle Smith
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Community health organisations have called for a permanent disaster recovery program to help communities rebuild after fire, flood and other natural disasters long term and help build resilience.
An aggravated home invasion in Sebastopol is among the alleged incidents.
Gabriel Rule
The arrests relate to four alleged home invasions spanning central and western Victoria. Picture file
Agencies say they need new homes now, not in a couple of years.
Nieve Walton
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"The (City of Ballarat) denies the allegations."
Alex Ford
Hand hygiene rates have plummeted at two Victorian hospitals.
Ben Silvester
A stock image of someone washing their hands under a tap. Picture Unsplash
This event proved a hit in the 2024 Ballarat Cycle Classic.
Melanie Whelan
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Fred Renowden takes the downhill plunge in the 2024 Ballarat Cycle Classic's gravity enduro jam at Black Hill Mountain Bike Park on February 17, 2024. Picture by Adam Trafford
This is their way to give back in an AFL Community Camp.
Melanie Whelan
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'Onerous' bail conditions for alleged hammer-wielding offender.
Alison Foletta
Images of the accused from the Redan BP on February 4. Picture supplied
This historic homestead offers something special for Dokic.
Melanie Whelan
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'If business doesn't pick up for us, then we don't exist.'
Philippe Perez
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Co-owner of the Ballarat Mushroom Farm in Smythes Creek Tanya Lunn is calling on shoppers to keep supporting local producers post-COVID. Picture by Philippe Perez
Buyers may be able to 'stretch themselves' to buy a house.
Brittney Levinson
Nollamara in WA offers good opportunities to buy a house, such as this one that sold for $450,000 in January. Picture supplied
Oscar winner Sam Mendes filming four bio-pics.
Newsroom
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The Prime Minister has revealed plan to attend Sydney show.
Ayden Dawkins
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Taylor Swift exits Sydney restaurant Pellegrino 2000 in Surry Hills. Picture: 9News
Police arrested two Sydney men over the massive import scheme.
Anna Houlahan
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Australian Federal Police arrest a man in Hinchinbrook over $2 billion in alleged meth imports. Picture supplied
The farmer had posted a video online of the incoming storm.
Anna McGuinness
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Tributes are flowing for dairy farmer Bruce Manintveld who died during destructive storms in Victoria on February 13. Picture by Stock and Land
'Quick and easy' cash offered to students for money muling.
Anna Houlahan
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Stock image of a man transferring money using a bank card and phone. Picture Canva
Ballarat will take centre stage to host a vital triple-header.
Melanie Whelan
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The Commonwealth Games cancellation should not disrupt this.
Melanie Whelan
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Western Bulldogs head coach Luke Beveridge says his list is shaping up well and he can hardly wait to show this in round two action at Mars Stadium. Inset, six-year-old Zach Wilson tests his skills ahead of an Auskick Super Clinic at City Oval on February 21, 2024. Pictures by Lachlan Bence
New boarder Joseph Wesley says their advice helped a lot.
Melanie Whelan
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St Patrick's College boarder Joseph Wesley has a chat with Western Bulldog Arthur Jones after a special session with Indigenous students. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Selwood says junior days against Ballarat 'weren't the easiest'.
Melanie Whelan
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Former Geelong AFL captain Joel Selwood arrives at Ballarat Golf Club as special guest for the city's gala sports night. Picture by Melanie Whelan
A guide to renovating, whether your budget is $5000 or $50,000.
Jemimah Clegg
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Buyers may be able to 'stretch themselves' to buy a house.
Brittney Levinson
Nollamara in WA offers good opportunities to buy a house, such as this one that sold for $450,000 in January. Picture supplied
Experts warn strong yields don't always equal strong investment.
Jemimah Clegg
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131 Digby Road, Hamilton, in Victoria's Southern Grampians region was for rent at $400 per week. Picture supplied
The Ballarat North home was designed by an award-winning firm.
House of the Week
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A four bedroom renovated family home in Ballarat Central.
Feature Property
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Modern style meets classic charm
There's five sheds, two containers and an onsite residence.
Commercial Property
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Shedding with the lot
Looking for a sequined bargain? Marketplace is your friend
Amy Martin
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The conversation starts with AI songs. But it doesn't end there.
Amy Martin
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Will AI ever write a song as good as Taylor Swift does? And is that even the biggest threat? Picture Getty Images, TAS Management
Album No.3 features Middle Kids' brightest and darkest moments.
Josh Leeson
Middle Kids are Tim Fitz, Hannah Joy and Harry Day. Picture by Pooneh Ghana
Amid rumours of its demise, it's time to start stockpiling silver cartons.
Karen Hardy
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The elixir of life. Picture Shutterstock
Original or a fancy salted caramel? What's your favourite?
Karen Hardy
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What's your favourite variety of Tim Tam and do you dunk? Picture by Keegan Carroll
An exclusive tour of Tasmania, Flinders Island, and King Island.
Emma Brown
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The Red Cross buddy program supports people across the country.
Allie and Val just clicked from the moment they met. Picture supplied
It's amazing where this relaxing tour of New South Wales will take you.
Emma Brown
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CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope. Picture Shutterstock
All here: the events, the research, the road closures.
Melanie Whelan
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Ballarat will take centre stage to host a vital triple-header.
Melanie Whelan
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The Commonwealth Games cancellation should not disrupt this.
Melanie Whelan
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Western Bulldogs head coach Luke Beveridge says his list is shaping up well and he can hardly wait to show this in round two action at Mars Stadium. Inset, six-year-old Zach Wilson tests his skills ahead of an Auskick Super Clinic at City Oval on February 21, 2024. Pictures by Lachlan Bence
New boarder Joseph Wesley says their advice helped a lot.
Melanie Whelan
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St Patrick's College boarder Joseph Wesley has a chat with Western Bulldog Arthur Jones after a special session with Indigenous students. Picture by Lachlan Bence
The attack involved a tyre iron, leaving the victim in fear.
Alison Foletta
A 25-year-old woman has plead guilty to aggravated assault. Picture by Adam Trafford
Selwood says junior days against Ballarat 'weren't the easiest'.
Melanie Whelan
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Former Geelong AFL captain Joel Selwood arrives at Ballarat Golf Club as special guest for the city's gala sports night. Picture by Melanie Whelan
Yulia Navalny's steadfast grace should inspire all of us.
John Hanscombe
What is the benefit to humanity allowing states to act like this?
Jennifer Tierney
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A wounded Palestinian transferred to Al-Najjar Hospital after being targeted by Israeli warplanes, in Rafah. Picture Shutterstock
This is an important test for our political system.
Tim Costello
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Late MP Peta Murphy led an inquiry into gambling harm. Picture by Keegan Carroll
From heart-racing slides to calming spas, this ship has it all.
Lisa Allan
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The town is so much more than just a gateway to the Whitsundays.
Kate Cox
There's more to Airlie Beach than meets the eye - here's why
Our duelling experts help you decide.
Amy Cooper and Mal Chenu
Where will you sail first - the Indian Ocean or the Pacific?
Car Expert
Nio has shown off its new flagship ET9's SkyRide suspension system, which can be used to rock the car and shake off snow.
Jade Credentino
Mystery surrounds a GWM SUV spotted in Melbourne, with the Haval Jolion-sized model yet to be confirmed for Australia.
Jordan Mulach
GWM spied bringing another MG ZS rival to Australian roads
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has accepted a luxury limousine from Russian President Vladimir Putin as a gift despite UN sanctions.
Jade Credentino
North Korea and Russia's latest act of global defiance is... a limousine?
We're spending three months with a Mahindra Scorpio, putting it through its paces as a production support car for the video team.
Sean Lander
2024 Mahindra Scorpio review: Long term introduction
GM may be about to launch new electric pickup trucks, but it's reportedly hedging its bets by rolling out new plug-in hybrid models.
William Stopford
GM giving American pickup icons plug-in hybrid power - report
The Senior
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied
Fifty per cent of people scanned by a bone bus have osteoporosis.
Eileen Wood
One of the 17 bone buses. Picture supplied
Stock & Land
Australian Almonds predicts 5 per cent domestic price rise.
Rachel Simmonds
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Repeat buyers stepped up for bulls at the Pathfinder stud sale.
Barry Murphy
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Pathfinder Angus stud principal Nick Moyle, Gazette with his wife Sara and daughter Elle, alongside Nutrien Ag Solutions southern studstock manager Peter Godbolt and the stud sale's top-priced bull. Picture by Barry Murphy
Commissioners underpin all-female store sale at WVLX.
Philippe Perez
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Daniel Roache, Kilkenny Pastoral, Hawkesdale. Kilkenny yarded 96 cattle at the store sale.
Looking for a sequined bargain? Marketplace is your friend
Amy Martin
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There are many possible causes of pododermatitis in dogs, the most common being allergies.
Dr Anne Quain
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Short-haired dogs like staffies and dachshunds are prone to paw inflammation. Picture by Pixabay
Ali & Gaby's quick tips for big wins in understanding your money
Ali and Gaby Rosenberg
How to make micro-saving turn your money into a big deal