Burnt remains Man stands tall after 1939 fires
AFTER the Mickleham fire in February, we showed a picture of a burnt tree on the ground that looked uncannily like a man running.
HERITAGE pigs are treated like family at Katrina McCullough Williams Parawa farm.
WHEN Merv Gladigau’s family moved to the South Australian Mallee in 1957, it was plagued with rabbits.
THE Italianate Beleura is one of Victoria’s most stately homes, and its best-kept secrets, too.26
BERNIE Dingle has a deep interest in the Great War and particularly the role of horses.13
BRIAN Dixon restores children’s pedal cars, built between 1930 and 1960, and has about 80 in his St Arnaud shed.6
The Ballarat Aviation Museum is home to hundreds of items of aviation memorabilia and rare planes.8
EASTER MENU Eleanor Ozich's beetroot choc pud
FLUFFY and light on the outside, fudgy and molten on the inside, this rich chocolate pudding contains a secret ingredient: beetroot, which adds a lovely moistness.
EASTER MENU Eleanor Ozich's lamb leg steaks
SOMETIMES I just crave a juicy, beautifully cooked steak.
BRIAN Dixon has a fascination with restoring children’s pedal cars.
IT WAS around the outbreak of World War I when Ballarat first got a taste for flying.
STEVE Barnett’s Motor Works Garage looks like any other small mechanical business.
BEV Langley blames her “big mouth” for the huge collection of clothing in her shed.
FROM the land that beat us to the women’s vote comes another talking point for us Aussies.
IT’S ironic how awful experiences sometimes have their up sides
USUALLY, I am no shrinking violet when it comes to the realities of farm life.
MIRANDA Tied down by purse strings
A BEATEN woman will leave her violent partner up to seven times before she leaves him for good.
BOOKS The Unknowns
ERIC Muller, a self-confessed geek, has just become a Silicon Valley millionaire after developing a program with a childhood friend.
BOOKS Beyond Cyberbullying
INTERNET addiction, who to report inappropriate online behaviour to are covered in this book.
IF YOU are a parent with a young baby it may be daunting heading into the city for the day.
BOOKS Such is Life
THERE could be no collection of classic Australian literature without the inclusion of Such is Life.
Top Ten Stories
SHE’S the daughter of former Australian prime minister Paul Keating, but Katherine Keating is making a name for herself in the US and has her own television show.
SHOCKING footage of a man teaching his baby son to smoke has been posted online, with the child bursting into tears.
THREE ‘married’ lesbians, who say they are the only ‘throuple’ in the world, are expecting their first child together.
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HOME hunters — hold off buying, there could soon be property bargains aplenty with cracks emerging in the nation’s housing market, new data shows.
A FARM which was once a WWII prison camp for captured crew members of German cruiser Kormoran is on the market.
CLIMBING the property ladder is hard enough with someone at your side, so how do single people get a foot in this competitive market?
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THE Footy Show star didn’t expect to be so affected by the history of our Diggers when he agreed to trek the Kokoda Trail.
IF you’ve missed out on getting to the centenary commemorations at Gallipoli, here’s 10 other ways to mark the occasion.
QANTAS has come under fire for a “tacky and disrespectful” campaign in which it spruiked wine specials to “celebrate Anzac Day”.
LAMB prices above 600c/kg and a bounce of $150 for slaughter cows and bullocks make good headlines.