About: Georgia Holloway

Posts by: Georgia Holloway

July 23, 2021

Advisory committee brings new hope for residents

AMENDED plans have now been submitted for a proposed Portarlington development following the Victorian Planning Minister's decision to call it in. Last week, Planning Minister...

July 22, 2021

Epworth celebrates five years in Geelong

IN 2014 the Epworth hospital was just an empty paddock in Waurn Ponds, but Leonie Lloyd saw it as an opportunity to start employment...

July 21, 2021

Community help needed for tree protection

TREE vandals have been put on notice as the city urges residents to report suspected damage in the wake of another expansive planting program. More...

July 20, 2021

Metricon webinar a stand out

NEW home builders will receive an invaluable lesson in creating the perfect façade with Metricon’s free online masterclass. The webinar is set to take place...

July 20, 2021

Wathaurong community acknowledge NAIDOC winners

SIX First Nations residents from across the region have been awarded as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations. The Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative has hosted the 2021...

July 19, 2021

New life in the Barwon River

THE federal government’s Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program is set to breathe new life into the Barwon River with the creation of a native fish...

July 19, 2021

Accessible care for homeless pets

A TEAM of local veterinarians has introduced a crisis clinic to the region, helping vulnerable groups get access to pet care. Pets in the Park...

July 18, 2021

Multi-lot development closer to fruition

A MULTI-lot development proposed for Leopold is now under council consideration following a month of submissions. Amendment C391 proposes the rezoning of 29 hectares of...

July 16, 2021

Portarlington’s laneway mural now complete

THE symbolic weedy sea dragon has now found a permanent home on Portarlington’s laneway as the town looks to establish a public art collection. Initiated...

July 16, 2021

Works begins at historic cottage site

SECURITY fencing has been erected around McAteer's bluestone cottage as machinery begins rolling into the area. The Marshall community group rallying against the destruction is...

July 15, 2021

City seeks builders for Northern Aquatic Hub

THE Northern Aquatic and Community Hub has reached a new milestone as the City of Greater Geelong searches for experienced contractors to start the...

July 12, 2021

Borough’s only ‘servo’ faces demolition

A MULTI-million dollar residential and commercial complex could soon replace the Borough of Queenscliffe’s only petrol station under newly proposed plans. Appearing on council’s website...

July 9, 2021

Geelong radio boss happy to go dry for July

GEELONG Broadcasters general manager Andy Mathers is stepping up to the Dry July challenge this year, raising more than $3,000 before July 1. Announced as...

July 9, 2021

VCAT rules in favour of Bluff Road development

A FORESHORE redevelopment is dividing St Leonards residents after gaining approval from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Developer AGD Monea Holdings was granted the...

July 8, 2021

Final report: No link found between chemical spraying and Barwon Heads cancer cluster

A FINAL report into a potential cancer cluster on the Bellarine Peninsula has revealed chemical exposures were “very likely to have insufficient levels to...

July 7, 2021

Minister extends leave following complications

BELLARINE MP Lisa Neville will again extend her leave from state Parliament after facing a string of post-surgery complications. While the Minister for Water, Police...

July 6, 2021

State funding to transform household recycling for all

THE Victorian Government is investing $127 million to prepare local councils for a new four-bin recycling system. Under the initiative, all 79 local councils across...

July 5, 2021

Written for success

TWO local writers have been named among the winners in a record-breaking competition attracting creatives from across the country. The Queenscliffe Literary Festival’s 2021 fictional...

July 4, 2021

Old cottage has new hope

A CITY of Greater Geelong councillor has presented a notice of motion to relocate McAteer's Bluestone Cottage as the battle to save the building ramps...

July 3, 2021

Majestic whales make a splash once again

THE Greater Geelong and Surf Coast regions have began sharing their local beaches with up to three southern right wales. Over the past few weeks...

July 3, 2021

Feedback sought on street lights

THE City of Greater Geelong has drafted a new policy set to replace street lighting in the region with innovative and energy efficient alternatives. Now...

July 2, 2021

Final decision on Oakden Road reserved

THE Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has reserved its decision following a full hearing to determine the outcome of a proposed Drysdale residential development...

July 2, 2021

Young leaders call for more safe spaces

THE city's youth representatives are calling for more safe spaces for young people as part of their first recommendation. The 2021 Youth Council delivered its...

June 30, 2021

Regional hotels get federal boost

FIVE Surf Coast hotels have been awarded federal funding in order cut energy costs and allow greater investments back into their businesses. The Morrison Government...

June 24, 2021

Portarlington’s work of art

THE City of Greater Geelong’s extensive public art collection has expanded with a new mural in Portarlington. Drawing inspiration from ‘Wendell’ the weedy sea dragon...

June 23, 2021

Safer streets

A BUSY Queenscliff road has become accessible for pedestrians after residents called for safety measures. The Borough of Queenscliffe has partnered with the Transport Accident...

June 22, 2021

Little glimmers of joy

BETHANY Community Support is calling on the region to help provide struggling families with the "little things" in life. The new Bethany Little Things Appeal...

June 21, 2021

Dream homes on hold

DREAMS have been put on hold for many first homebuyers as the nation grapples with a shortage of building materials. The 2021-2022 Federal Budget committed...