School

First Day of School for 2020!

Students at Ararat College have settled into classes as the new year of schooling has begun. 64 Year 7 students from Buangor, Ararat and Moyston are attending the College this…

Entertainment

State

Ararat tanker heads to NSW ahead of catastrophic conditions

Ararat Fire Brigade’s tanker two has left Ararat this morning, joining a taskforce of CFA members heading to New South Wales to provide support during the state’s bushfire emergency. Victoria’s…

National

EFTPOS, ATM systems restored after affecting major retailers nationwide

A Telstra network issue affected banks and retailers – such as Woolworths and Caltex – across Australia this evening, disabling the use of EFTPOS and ATMs. “Good news. Many of…

Dry July’s partnership with liquor retailer a ‘cynical marketing exercise’

The Dry July Foundation has raised more than $37 million since its launch in 2008, but a recent decision to partner with liquor store chain BWS has brought criticism over…

International

Monstrous dinosaur discovered in Canada

The Alberta University in Canada has uncovered what appears to be the biggest and bulkiest Tyrannosaurus Rex ever. The monster has been given the name of ‘Scotty’, based on a…