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June 7, 2024

Financial empowerment comes to Geelong

EH Tax Accountants are opening on Pakington Street, marking a new era of financial literacy for Geelong. Spearheading this mission are Tom Lai and Shamsher...

June 7, 2024

Styling small spaces

It's really not the size of the house that matters, but how it's decorated. There's no doubt smaller homes present their own challenges, from storage...

June 7, 2024

Time for an anatomy lesson at the National Wool Museum

THIS winter, the National Wool Museum will be transformed with life-sized animal sculptures by Michele Beevors in the Anatomy Lessons exhibition. The life-sized sculptures range...

June 7, 2024

The secret to a fulfilling retirement

THE coming Greater Geelong Retirement Village and Resort Expo is the perfect opportunity for those looking into their retirement to find out more. Retirement living...

June 7, 2024

Fresh new look for Portarlington’s Community Bank

COMMUNITY Bank Bellarine have reopened with a fresh new look following renovations at the Portarlington branch. The contemporary makeover features spacious and inviting meeting areas...

June 6, 2024

Thousands of kilograms of e-waste diverted from landfill

MORE than 5,000 kilograms of e-waste has been saved from landfill following the Borough of Queenscliffe's latest collection day. On May 11, 288 cars went...

June 6, 2024

It’s time for a laugh with Jimmy Rees

Australian comedian Jimmy Rees has embarked on his Let's Get Regional tour, which will land in Geelong later this month. Well known for his...

June 3, 2024

Endangered Orange-bellied parrot returns to the Bellarine

BELLARINE Peninsula communities are encouraged to be on the lookout for the orange-bellied parrot as they visit the region's wetlands. The parrot has recently been...

June 2, 2024

From rubbish to art

QUEENSCLIFF Neighbourhood House's latest exhibition is giving new life to items that were once destined for landfill. The Artfully Repurposed exhibition sees creatives take everyday...

June 2, 2024

Southern right whales return to Victoria’s coastline

KEEP an eye out for southern right whales as they visit Victorian oceans this winter, with boat operators urged to be aware. Each year from...

June 1, 2024

From the garden straight to the plate

Overlooking the picturesque Swan Bay sits Basils Farm, where their restaurant ingredients go straight from the garden and onto the plate. With a seasonal menu...

June 1, 2024

Grants open for Children’s Week events

THE City of Greater Geelong have opened grant applications for groups and organisations running events during Children's Week. Grants of up to $750 are up...

May 31, 2024

New faces at The Hive

Hosting a group exhibition as broad as 'FLOW – stories from the wetlands' has given The Hive gallery in Ocean Grove another chance to...

May 31, 2024

Personal and Professional growth with WHS training

Studying Work Health and Safety (WHS) offers a range of benefits, both professionally and personally. For The Gordon Alumni Louise McKenzie, WHS training has prepared...

May 30, 2024

Vacations hit the road for world tour

Vacations kickstarted their year with a performance at the Laneway Festival and have recently embarked on a world tour following the success of their...

May 24, 2024

Local generosity helps Queenscliff charity

COTTAGE by the Sea has felt the generosity of the local community after the charity discovered its basketball ring had been damaged in the...

May 24, 2024

Beach Hotel wins big

JAN Juc's The Beach Hotel has taken out the best Regional Pub Bar at the 2024 Australian Hotel Association Victoria State Awards for Excellence. The...

May 23, 2024

New twist on a Shakespeare classic

One of Shakespeare's classic comedies will take the stage at the Geelong Arts Centre this weekend, with a new take on the original. A Midsummer...

May 23, 2024

The best of musical theatre in one show

Get ready to sing along to all the musical hits as The World of Musicals - in Concert comes to Geelong. Following a sold-out Australian...

May 19, 2024

Kokoda Youth Program is changing lives

A RUGGED trail in the Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New Guinea was a gruelling battlefield in World War II but is now a...

May 19, 2024

Free breakfast serves up for success

MORE Victorian students will have the opportunity to start the day with full stomachs as the Allan Labor Government announces free breakfasts in schools. For...

May 18, 2024

Local talent highlights the importance of AFL Indigenous rounds.

For the first time Torquay's very own Kangaroo Jack has created a football and netball to be used in AFL Barwon's coming Indigenous round. Established...

May 18, 2024

Capturing the moment of pause in new Bellarine exhibition

Melbourne photographer Brian Ellwood has opened the doors of his first solo exhibition, Moments of Pause, at Café Zoo in Drysdale. The collection features wildlife...

May 18, 2024

Grief Week to be launched

GEELONG'S Hope Bereavement Care, also referred to as Hope, will launch Australia's first National Grief Week on May 19. Hope Bereavement Cares Melinda Hopper said...