About: Angus Smith

Angus is a multimedia reporter at the Surf Coast Times. He has experience with breaking news, investigative and feature stories. Follow him on Twitter @angussmithh.

Posts by: Angus Smith

December 4, 2021

Ocean Grove students put on a dazzling display of artworks

OCEAN Grove Primary School is once again hosting its annual art show at The Hive Gallery. Visual arts teacher Andrea Thompson said staff and students...

November 29, 2021

St Leonards Primary wins a colourful mindfulness makeover

ST LEONARDS Primary School has embarked on a mindfulness makeover after winning a $5,000 prize package. As part the makeover the school is creating a...

November 27, 2021

Ocean Grove Coastcare celebrates 10 years

OCEAN Grove Coastcare has celebrated its 10th anniversary of protecting the local coastal environment. The celebration was due in late 2020 but was delayed due...

November 4, 2021

Barwon Heads park gets green light

THE City of Greater Geelong has approved the much-awaited master plan for redevelopment of Barwon Heads Village Park. A proposed bicycle park, bowls pavilion and...

September 27, 2021

Barwon Heads pop-up vax hub books out in one hour

A POP-UP vaccination hub at Barwon Heads Town Hall on Saturday booked out within an hour of going online. The Barwon Heads Family Practice initiative...

September 6, 2021

Geelong artists shortlisted for inaugural art prize

TWO artists from Geelong have been shortlisted in the inaugural National Capital Art Prize. Geelong’s Janne Kearney and Samuel Massey were both shortlisted along with...

August 21, 2021

From busking in Byron to taking on the world

Following a series of pre-pandemic sold-out shows across the globe, ARIA award winning singer-songwriter Ziggy Alberts is set to tour regional Australia and his...

August 6, 2021

Road safety film comp targets region’s young road users

THE State Government is calling on the region’s creative minds to pitch a short film concept that promotes road safety and helps save lives. The...

July 24, 2021

Torquay talent takes on 24 Hours of Le Mans

HOMEGROWN racing star Scott Andrews has got the nod for the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans car race. “I’ve dreamt of doing this race...

June 3, 2021

Emergency food hub to battle Geelong hunger crisis

A NEW emergency food hub at North Geelong has opened to assist people affected by food insecurity in the Geelong region. The new hub forms...

June 2, 2021

Distinguished gentlemen ride for awareness

DAPPER gents on vintage motorbikes thundered into town this week for a bike ride with a difference. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride unites classic and vintage...

May 31, 2021

CFA thanks its vital volunteers

THE CFA has celebrated and thanked its volunteers for National Volunteer Week, which concluded Sunday. The recognition comes after a challenging 2020 which saw Victorian...

May 25, 2021

Life saving support for local clubs

BARWON Water has donated $10,000 to assist local Surf Life Saving Clubs to purchase much-needed equipment. Anglesea, Fairhaven, Bancoora and 13th Beach SLSCs each received...

May 20, 2021

School strike for climate

LOCAL school students will strike as part of their efforts to save the planet from the impacts of climate change. Hundreds of students from across...