Tara Cosoleto, Bendigo Advertiser

Tara Cosoleto

Bendigo Advertiser

Bendigo, VIC, Australia

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Past articles by Tara:

Kyneton woman and family violence victim Alicia Little was wrongfully charged with DV assault

Lee Little (centre) says the extent of her daughter's abuse and lack of police support was horrible. (Will Murray/AAP PHOTOS) A Victorian woman killed by her partner was wrongfully accused of perpetrating family violence against him, an inquest has been told. → Read More

Millions pledged to health in Victoria

Georgie Crozier says the opposition will create a better skilled and co-ordinated health workforce. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS) Victoria's healthcare workforce would receive a $325 million boost if the coalition wins the November state election, while the government pledged to upgrade regional aged care facilities. → Read More

Will work from home changes bring more workers back to Ballarat's CBD?

Will work from home changes bring more workers back to the CBD? Ballarat CBD businesses will be watching GovHub keenly in the weeks to come to see what impact the change of COVID work from home rules will have on the underutilised building. → Read More

Health Minister Mary-Anne Thomas advises masks but no mandate

Victoria residents are being urged to consider mask-wearing in indoor or crowded settings. The Victorian government has knocked back official COVID-19 health advice for mask mandates to return in schools, early childhood centres, retail stores and hospitality venues. → Read More

Coroner to examine woman's disappearance

Krystal Fraser was just days away from giving birth when she vanished 13 years ago. Krystal Fraser was just days away from giving birth when she vanished from a town in Victoria's central north. → Read More

Pilot killed in Vic helicopter crash named

Meat industry boss Paul Troja, 73, was identified was one of the passengers. → Read More

Tickets available for Warne MCG memorial

Those hoping to pay their respects in person to cricket legend Shane Warne can book a free ticket to his state memorial service. Bookings will open from 3pm o... → Read More

Stolen knife used in Bendigo affray, children's court told

The 16-year-old made full admissions to the attacks. → Read More

Man admits to persistently breaching a family violence safety notice

The Bendigo magistrate said it was clear the man had "lost the plot". → Read More

Man admits to assaulting his partner during drunken attack

The man initially denied the offending, saying he could not remember the incident. → Read More

Speeding driver facing further jail time after evading police

The magistrate said the driving was quite egregious. → Read More

Woman pleads guilty to selling stolen seeder wheels

The magistrate said the offending was at the lower end. → Read More

Driver pleads guilty to speeding on the Calder Freeway while over the legal blood alcohol limit

The man admitted to drinking full-strength beers before getting behind the wheel. → Read More

Offender avoids prison after admitting to damaging his mother's home

The magistrate said the offending usually warranted a jail term. → Read More

Man pleads guilty to stalking underage girl

The defence lawyer admitted the offending was "unusual". → Read More

Accused gunman denied bail after allegedly shooting at people in Maryborough

The magistrate said the man was unreliable and could not be trusted. → Read More

Stalker jailed after following girl, woman around Castlemaine store

The defence lawyer conceded the offending was serious and warranted jail time. → Read More

Accused denied bail after allegedly assaulting people, exposing himself

The magistrate said the man did not provide a reason as to why he should be released from custody. → Read More

Erratic driver jailed for Calder Freeway incident

The magistrate said a jail term was the only appropriate sentence. → Read More

Man admits to sending 'degrading' messages to a young girl

The magistrate said the young girl was very brave for reporting the offending. → Read More