Fee rises a “slap in the face” for uni students

For some university students the dream of studying arts, humanities or communications might be a nightmare now, as they face an increase of student contribution fees of up to 113 per cent. Millicent Spencer reports.

School the key to good outcomes for children

By the time kids drop out of school it’s often too late, experts say. Teachers are even more important for disadvantaged children, write Millicent Spencer and Hannah Williams.

Schools act on environment

Schools across Ballarat are doing their part to take care of our environment. Chelsea Byrne reports.