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You may have seen some funny dressed cyclists on Sunday at Heritage Weekend. This was for a Tweed Ride, organised by the Ladies Classic Bicycle Association of Ballarat. The event was so popular, that we are hoping to make it an offical event of Heritage Weekend next year.
On 17 April more than 60 Victorians, including people with disability, advocates, families and carers, protested on the steps of the Victorian Parliament House calling for better accessibility to the state's public transport system.
Work has now begun to progressively turn off all Metcard ticket vending machines across the metropolitan public transport network in Victoria, with machines at stations on the Williamstown, Werribee and Sydenham lines the first to stop selling Metcard tickets.Concession passengers need to prepare fo
Interview with John Barnes, Chairman of Ballarat Bicycle Users Group: making Ballarat a bicycle-friendly city and a look at the progress of Council's Cicycle Strategy.
“There was enormous goodwill toward the new council and to making a better future for Ballarat through partnerships.”
An almost Monty Python story of scooters and road rules. Have you been harrassed by a grey-haired hoon on a scooter?
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. ~John E. E. Dalberg, Lord Acton, The History of Freedom in Antiquity, .
There is light at the end of the tunnel - but how long is the tunnel? The Equal Opportunity News informs us that Anne Burgess, who is the Acting Commissioner for Equal Opportunities has said: "On this the International Day of People With a Disability on Dec 2nd, I want to applaud some giant steps,
Words are important. They create a story in our mind's eye. Thats why it's important for the correct terminology to be used in relation to people with disabilities.
An iconic Ballarat bicycle store has been revived with an added dose of caffeine.
$2.6 million provided by the former Labor Government to improve Geelong Road traffic flow and modify the Whitehorse Road roundabout has still not been spent by the Baillieu Coalition Government.
The politics of roads can very quickly increase cynicism in the casual observer. Jon Stanger examines the ongoing saga of Ballarat-Buninyong Road (Geelong Road) and the politics of traffic, election promises and short memories.
Work has begun to replace a crossing at Slattery Creek on the Addington-Creswick Road, which was washed out by floods in February this year. Excavation and removal of the old culvert is complete and preparation works for the new culvert base will begin next week.
Details on the promised upgrades to Ballarat-Buninyong Road (Geelong Road) have begun to emerge and Jon Stanger delivers an insight in this TBI exclusive.
Britain is a place I have long wanted to visit by myself. Whilst I have not had close family there for a few generations, I still feel some connection to it. So it is here that I begin a 3 month long journey.
Organisers of the Ballarat Car are gathering some last minute Come to Life goodies that they will give away to children they meet as part of the 2011 Variety Bash 'Across Bass Straight'.
A local foodbowl and one of the fastest growing residential areas of Victoria, Bacchus Marsh is now in the sights of coal miners. Jon Stanger talked to Managing Director of Mantle Mining, Ian Kraemer.
For someone who describes themselves as being an average student whilst at school, Romain Marteau is without a doubt one of the most successful people I know. "Be keen to learn and take every opportunity offered, I wouldn't be here if I hadn't".