The Courier
Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Business
An update on vouchers, creditors, and potential reopening.
Alex Ford
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Court
Caleb Consiglio taken to court by the state liquor regulator.
Alex Dalziel
'Car parking has been an issue generally in Ballarat for some time.'
Bryan Hoadley
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GovHub's basement car park will be opened to the public in 2025.
Ballarat Community Health welcomes drug-check trial for safety.
Melanie Whelan
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Spilt Milk Ballarat 2024 could become one of the state's first music festivals to feature on-site pill testing after the Victorian government announced it would introduce a trial for next summer. Picture by Adam Trafford
The Silverchair star purchased the Merewether property for $360k.
Jade Lazarevic
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The auction of former Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns' Merewether investment property has been delayed again. Picture supplied
Clay and Hill families share their grief over 2020 deaths.
Anna Houlahan
Greg Lynn (left) admitted dumping the bodies of Carol Clay and Russell Hill on a bush track. Picture handout/Victoria Police, 9News
The airline dropped 7 spots in the international ranking.
Georgina Sebar
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Qantas planes at an airport. Picture by Joe Armao
'It's just one less thing to come to the middle [of Ballarat] for.'
Bryan Hoadley • 2hrs ago
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Staff members Kelly Davidson and Taliyah Finemore outside Grillers Mark, the business expects to be affected by the closure of Regent Cinemas. Picture by Adam Trafford
This is Western Bulldogs' first AFLW community camp.
Rachel Jackson Melanie Whelan
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Twenty witnesses could be heard from across the five-day proceeding.
Alex Dalziel
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Man allegedly said he would use 20 litres of petrol to start fire.
Bryan Hoadley
This will be Ballarat's third splash spark space for summer.
Melanie Whelan
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Concept art for the Brown Hill splash park depict a gold rush theme, including an entry to the 'Brown Hill Mine'.
He was among the first on-scene at the Daylesford pub crash.
Alex Dalziel
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The Regent's closure has left people with unusable tickets.
Adam Spencer
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Ballarat's Regent Cinema's shock closure in June has left the city's other cinema, Showbiz (inset) working to put on extra sessions ahead of the school holidays. Pictures by Adam Trafford
Business
'Very sad that our beautiful cinema has closed.'
Adam Spencer
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The Lydiard Street venue closed suddenly on Monday, June 24.
Emily Sweet
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The Regent Cinemas in Lydiard Street at 6pm on Monday, June 24. Picture by Adam Trafford.
Police were called to the house about 1.30am.
Staff Reporters
The plan would more than double the store's floor space.
Alex Dalziel
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Buninyong Foodworks on 310 - 312 Learmonth Street. Picture by Adam Trafford
'I'm really concerned for young women in the community.'
Bryan Hoadley
A man has applied for bail in the Ballarat Magistrates' Court after being charged with sexual penetration of a 14-year-old girl. Picture by Adam Trafford
"Once inside, they kicked open an office door" before fleeing.
Staff Reporters
Central Wendouree Bowling Club. Picture from Google Streetview
Property
Victoria saw a 32 per cent surge in ex-rentals in a year.
Jemimah Clegg
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Until now, all details have been via concept designs and tenders.
Melanie Whelan
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An artists impression of the precinct has been colour-tweaked, since April, to match the Olympic first purple track to be on show for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Councillors will vote on the design at a June 26 meeting.
Alex Dalziel
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Draft designs by AMASS Architects. Picture by City of Ballarat
Over two years the man leered at and inappropriately touched the girl.
Alex Dalziel
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The DPP has confirmed another trial will not go ahead.
Anna Falkenmire and Sam Rigney • 2hrs ago
The Sunrise host admitted she hadn't had a check up in years.
Carla Mascarenhas
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Channel 7 host Natalie Barr on Sunrise. Picture by 7
They are large enough to be seen from sky.
Carla Mascarenhas
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The massive crop circle in Narromine. Pictures supplied
A teenaged boy, a woman and two men were found at 2am.
Anna Houlahan
Bicknell Court in Broadmeadows (main image) and a police car with lights flashing. Pictures by Google Maps/Sitthixay Ditthavong
As Victoria introduces pill testing NSW says it won't follow.
Carla Mascarenhas
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A pill testing demonstration before Groovin the Moo in 2019. Picture by Dion Georgopoulos
"It doesn't come easy."
Rachel Jackson • 2hrs ago
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This is Western Bulldogs' first AFLW community camp.
Rachel Jackson Melanie Whelan
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Western Bulldogs number one draft pick Kristie-Lee Weston-Turner chats with Isabella Ebenwaldner, a patient in Grampians Health Ballarat Base Hospital children's ward. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Ballarat interleague concern after Polkinghorne's injury
Greg Gliddon
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North Ballarat star Riley looks in doubt for the BFNL interleague clash with Hampden. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Tony Lockyer and Ben Hutt set to return to Sebastopol in 2025
Greg Gliddon
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Ben Hutt, Tony Lockyer and Mick Hutt are locked and loaded for season 2025 at Sebastopol. Picture supplied
Victoria saw a 32 per cent surge in ex-rentals in a year.
Jemimah Clegg
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Dream Home continues on Channel 7 on Monday at 7.30pm.
Jade Lazarevic
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The renovation of Liam's house in Deception Bay added $1 million in value to the property. Picture supplied
This quintessential Ballarat beauty could be yours.
House of the Week
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Soldiers Hill period home with style and character
Luxury lakeside living that's perfect for couples or singletons.
Feature Property
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Own the building in Ballarat's CBD that's home to the Piano Bar.
Commercial Property
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A key freehold investment opportunity
The couple bought the glam Gold Coast pad in 2022.
Jade Lazarevic
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Buddy and Jesinta Franklin appear set to sell their home on the Gold Coast after purchasing it for $8.75 million in 2022. Picture supplied/Instagram
More than a million chickens are due to be destroyed to fight a growing bird flu outbreak, posing risks to egg supply chains.
Alex Mitchell
They were available for sale in every state.
Georgina Sebar
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The two types of McCain pizzas affected by the recall. Picture supplied
These are a few of artists' favourite things.
Melanie Whelan
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Ballarat artist Joel Hammonds and his son Wolfy's love for Art Gallery of Ballarat takes centre stage in Mair Street for the Ballarat In The Know arts trail launch on June 20, 2024. Picture by Lachlan Bence
This is back in action after almost one year.
Melanie Whelan
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Parkrunner Lucy Coulter is ready to get running in an AFL-themed return to Wallaby Track's original Parkrun course. Picture Wallaby Track Parkrun, Facebook
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is a surefire way to enjoy the school break.
Emma Brown
More than 65 lenders around the world have shared their Gauguin collections to create what will be the largest exhibition of the artist's work to be presented in Australia.
One of Paul Gauguin's most recognisable paintings, Three Tahitians, 1899, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh.
This fleet of elegant tall ships is the transport of choice for travellers looking for a unique way to enjoy the Mediterranean's iconic destinations and also discover some lesser known ones.
Star Clippers flagship Royal Clipper sails past the island of Hvar in Croatia. Picture supplied
The shelduck is the only local duck to fly in V-formation.
Roger Thomas
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The Ballarat Foundation's event raises money for vital programs.
Adam Spencer
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Check out our photos of those who are there.
Staff Reporters
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Sharon Kemp, Damien Bilsborow, Laura Florence, Scott Florence, Jordan and Emily Clee
Looking back at photos from Dancing with our Stars.
Nieve Walton
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Amy McDonald with dance partner Robert Powell during the Dancing With Our Stars event at Civic Hall on June 22, 2019. Picture by Adam Trafford
Check out the action shots from around the region.
BFNL: Lake Wendouree v Melton South. Picture by Lachlan Bence
There are a few reasons the US went down this path.
Holly Cullen
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Ted O'Brien is possibly the worst person to sell the 'plan'.
John Hanscombe
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The Coalition's nuke spruik Ted O'Brien. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
The pizzas on this this foodie crawl are an eye-opener.
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Bali, Singapore and Tokyo are the top three destinations.
Beyond Europe: More and more Australians are heading to Asia. Here's why
A retreat to Sisters Beach provides surprise and introspection.
Celeste Mitchell
Secret Tasmania: A place of pure magic right here in Australia
Car Expert
The first hydrogen-powered BMW could hit showrooms by the end of the decade, with a wider range rollout to follow.
Josh Nevett
The Audi RSQ8 now boasts the title of the brand’s most powerful car with petrol power, but it hasn't dethroned the e-tron GT as the brand's most powerful car overall.
Jordan Mulach
Audi's most powerful petrol production vehicle is an SUV
The next MG HS is set to continue to offer a pair of petrol options in Australia, but the flagship engine will lose its dual-clutch auto.
William Stopford
2025 MG HS: New-gen RAV4 rival one step closer to Australia
The sportiest-looking van ever? Probably! Meet the Ford E-Transit Custom MS-RT, a humble electric van with an angry streak.
William Stopford
2024 Ford E-Transit Custom MS-RT review
This Tesla Cybertruck ploughed into a nearby house at full throttle, despite its rear brakes allegedly being locked.
Tyra Lawler-Cass
Tesla Cybertruck crashes into house after alleged accelerator fault
The Senior
Think you're smarter than The Lightning Bolt? Find out all about the new Chaser in Australia.
Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
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
Stock & Land
A squad of student sheep exhibitors shined at the Victorian Sheep Show.
Barry Murphy
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Camperdown retains its "firm" trend, right up until the end.
Andrew Miller
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Jim Munro, Wirdigil, and Simon Bourke, Cobden, came for the final sale at Camperdown, after buying and selling at the facility for many years.
A minibus crash in Victoria has killed two migrant workers and left nine others injured, with two in a critical condition.
Adrian Black and Kaitlyn Offer
Two people died at the scene of a minibus crash and two others are in a critical condition. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)
More than a million chickens are due to be destroyed to fight a growing bird flu outbreak, posing risks to egg supply chains.
Alex Mitchell
Ali & Gaby's quick tips for big wins in understanding your money.
Ali and Gaby Rosenberg
Five money trends driving 2024.