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October 28, 2021

New look for HF Richardson

HF Richardson is one of Victoria’s oldest privately owned real estate and livestock agencies and has been a mainstay in the Geelong community for...

October 28, 2021

When you shouldn’t self-manage your property

A few red flags to look out for, that may suggest self-managing your property is an accident waiting to happen. If you don't have time...

October 20, 2021

Library landmark starts taking shape

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes You’ll start seeing some changes around Wyndham Street in Drysdale next month, with construction getting underway on the new Drysdale Library. And if you’ve...

October 12, 2021

Work continues on seawall and pedestrian safety

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. We all wound our clocks forward for daylight savings a few nights ago which...

October 6, 2021

New facility to be an asset for the north Bellarine

THE City of Greater Geelong is excited to be delivering stage one of the north Bellarine aquatic centre at the Drysdale Sports Precinct, in...

September 27, 2021

More Than Luck: 5 Sure-Fire Tips To Winning Powerball

Among all the (almost) impossible dreams that people have, winning the Powerball jackpot price is most probably on top of the list....

September 26, 2021

Borough makes headlines as caring, committed township

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. It's been an exciting few weeks for our township as the Borough of Queenscliffe...

September 22, 2021

Seagrass a marvel of our marine ecosystem

For the many of us who like to spend time on our beautiful north Bellarine beaches, no two days are ever the same. The landscape...

September 15, 2021

Community vision adopted and creative arts grants offered

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. Spring is in the air and while we might not be able to fully take...

September 5, 2021

Help shape the DAMP by having your say

OPINIONS about how dogs should be managed are as wide and varied as the breeds that are loved and housed in Greater Geelong. We councillors...

August 31, 2021

A time for co-operation and care

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. The sun is beginning to shine a little longer as we inch towards springtime. While...

August 24, 2021

Residents encouraged to ‘have your say’

AT any given moment, the City of Greater Geelong will have a number of plans and projects in progress that will affect local residents...

August 16, 2021

Banding together to keep our community safe and strong

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. At the time of writing, we are back in lockdown again, and while it never...

August 10, 2021

Council leading by example on climate change

PREPARING for a council meeting is an intense process, with hundreds of pages of information to process, questions to ask of city staff and...

August 3, 2021

Keeping busy behind the scenes

HELLO to all Borough of Queenscliffe residents, ratepayers and visitors. While we've all been at home over the past couple of weeks, rugging up...

July 8, 2021

Advice you can depend on from someone you can trust

FOR more than eight years, the team at Ruth Annett Chartered Accountant has been helping people living on the Surf Coast manage their finances. Clients...

July 8, 2021

How to alleviate stress for small business owners

WHILE small business owners (SBOs) are often considered entrepreneurial, financially independent and successful, there are many challenges they face in their daily routines that...

July 8, 2021

The value of a financial adviser throughout your life

THE 2020/21 financial year has been an interesting year to say the least, but if it’s taught us anything, it’s the importance of having...

July 8, 2021

How COVID-19 has reframed lender assessments

IF tax time wasn't already complex enough, COVID-19 has thrown businesses and lender assessments of business performance into chaos. And unfortunately, in some cases, what...

July 8, 2021

Will interest rates be next?

MANY have never seen anything like it – property values increasing to record highs and homes selling at unprecedented speeds. Throw in some historically low...

July 1, 2021

Armstrong Real Estate market and local update: May

What’s new in 3217 Every month sees an increasing amount of development throughout the Armstrong Creek Growth Corridor. Although lockdown reared its head again, progress continued...

July 1, 2021

Soaring house prices need addressing

Australia's house prices have risen by 10 per cent in the year to April 2021 and are forecasted to continue to increase further.

The Reserve...

June 23, 2021

Grants to protect and renew Aboriginal cultural heritage

One of the greatest impacts any council can have is by supporting local clubs and groups with funding for new facilities, community-led projects and...

June 22, 2021

Community support continues to impress

Hello to all our residents, ratepayers and visitors to the Borough of Queenscliffe. As we continue to take steps towards finding that COVID-normal once more,...

June 16, 2021

Embracing ‘the jab’ a community effort

Panadol for breakfast is something I've not experienced for quite a few years. Without naming quite how many years, suffice to say it's more reflective...

March 11, 2021

Agency Profile: Dion Plumb, sales consultant, Barry Plant Geelong

Originally a financial market analyst who opted for a change to real estate, Dion has been a leading agent in the Greater Geelong region...

March 4, 2021

Regions leading the charge

Australians' post-lockdown housing obsession appears to show no signs of slowing, with house prices pushing past 2017's peak to hit a new record high...

February 12, 2021

Celebrating 5 years of enjoying retirement

The Bellarine Peninsula’s premier retirement community is turning five, and everyone is invited to come celebrate at a complimentary family fun day. If you’re considering...