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In the News

19 May 2020

The demise of local news in Australia

For many local papers, the coronavirus pandemic was the nail in the coffin. Jack Ward speaks about the changing Ararat news landscape.

The Conversation Hour

28 April 2019

ABC Ballarat Radio Segment

ABC Ballarat shares AC News' story and journey with their listeners across Western Victoria.

ABC Ballarat

23 April 2020

Rival publisher to fill void after ACM's closure of Ararat Advertiser

Mr Wilson said he was so impressed by Jack's tenacity and passion, he had hired him to work 10 hours a week on the Ararat Advocate.

ABC South West Vic

27 April 2019

Ararat College Newsroom

Meet the year 10 student who started a newsroom in his high school.

ABC Ballarat

21 April 2020

Ararat Advertiser closure leaves reporting to 16yo high-school student Jack Ward

When 16-year-old Jack Ward started his news podcast at the start of this year, it was born out of a passion for bringing people information.

ABC South West Vic

6 May 2019

Kids' News Service

Ararat College in Victoria has put together its own hard-hitting TV news team and they're covering everything from school news to national news.


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