About: Georgia Holloway

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April 15, 2021

Baby Koa’s 1 in 100,000 condition inspires local fundraiser

AT just eight weeks old Koa Gibson is the inspiration behind a heartfelt Surf Coast community fundraiser. The Armstrong Creek newborn may look like a...

April 15, 2021

Getting colder

FRUSTRATIONS have been voiced by Drysdale residents who fear the City of Greater Geelong will settle for inadequate facilities under the North Bellarine Pool...

April 15, 2021

20km/h reduction for busy Barwon Heads corridor

NEW speed limits have been enforced on a busy corridor between the Barwon Heads township and Bluestone School Road following community concerns. The Department of...

April 15, 2021

ANZAC services to go ahead along the Bellarine

ANZAC Day services will go ahead in Ocean Grove as well as several locations across the Bellarine Peninsula with RSL Sub-Branch’s working tirelessly to...

April 15, 2021

ArtGusto redesigns Geelong’s art scene

EMERGING artists have transformed 30 metres of blank wall in Geelong’s CBD into a colourful mural celebrating artist of all abilities. Artists from ArtGusto and...

April 15, 2021

Federal boundaries closer to being finalised

THE redistribution of Victorian electorates is closer to being finalised with the objection period coming to an end tomorrow (April 16). Electoral commissioner Tom Rogers...

April 15, 2021

Clean clothes and human connections

AUSTRALIA'S first free mobile laundry service is calling for more volunteers across the Greater Geelong region. Orange Sky was founded by Brisbane locals Nic Marchesi...

April 15, 2021

City precinct will honour traditional landowners

THE City of Greater Geelong's new civic precinct is set to honour Wadawurrung culture by taking on the name Wurriki Nyal (WUU-ruh-kih nee-YAHL) meaning...

April 15, 2021

Help for local creatives

CREATIVES working and living in the region are set to receive additional support from the city under the Arts Industry Development Fund. A total of...

April 15, 2021

Borough approves multi-million dollar boat ramp upgrade

CONSTRUCTION is set to begin at Queenscliff's boat ramp following the approval for a $3.4 million redevelopment. The Borough of Queenscliffe last week approved plans...

April 12, 2021

Final step for Springs Dell Boardwalk

THE Springs Dell Boardwalk is edging closer to completion following a four-month delay in construction. A City of Greater Geelong spokesperson has confirmed the boardwalk...

April 8, 2021

Low-cost counselling for Geelong’s LGBTIQ+ community

MEMBERS of the LGTIQ+ community and their families across the Greater Geelong region will now have access to free or low-cost counselling. Under the Drummond...

April 8, 2021

Construction under way on state-of-the-art hub

CONSTRUCTION has begun on Queenscliff's new hub, reviving the town's community space after receiving support from all levels of government. Contractors completed major demolition works...

April 8, 2021

Borough’s ambitious plan to cut emissions

AN ambitious climate action draft has been released by the Borough of Queenscliffe with projects such a solar bulk buys and eliminating single-use plastics...

April 1, 2021

Preservation: Record numbers call for Drysdale developments to be stopped

THE fight to protect Drysdale from overdevelopment has ramped up with record numbers attending last week’s meeting. Drysdale Clifton Springs Curlewis Association (DCSCA) president Mercedes...

April 1, 2021

Op shop reaches out to community for more volunteers

TWO op shops on the Bellarine are in need of volunteers to help continue their work supporting community members in need. Drysdale's Second Chance Op...

April 1, 2021

Malu makes an inspirational ambassador

TWO-YEAR-OLD Malu Hunt seems like any child his age – he is bursting with energy, curiosity and love for his brothers. But unlike most kids...

April 1, 2021

Local heroes relay important water safety message

HEROIC duo Ben Roberts and Cam Lamperd have been recognised for their bravery after rescuing two families at Thirteenth Beach. The everyday life savers were...

April 1, 2021

Vaccine rollout takes toll

GEELONG medical clinics have begun rolling out vaccines with phase 1B of the federal government's timeline now in motion. More than six million Australians became...

April 1, 2021

Karaaf wetlands relief

THE Surf Coast Shire council has unanimously voted in favour of implementing immediate action to restore the Karaaf wetlands. During last week's ordinary meeting, council...

April 1, 2021

Easter holiday disruptions to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support

OVER the Easter holidays there will be changes to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support payments and services with all centres and most phone lines...

April 1, 2021

Youth council ready to take action

GREATER Geelong's new youth council has set its priorities for the year with health and wellbeing at the top of the list. Junior mayor Elliot...

April 1, 2021

Ratepayers may foot the bill for new paths

OCEAN Grove households and businesses may be expected to pay hundreds of dollars for new footpaths following council's motion to declare a Special Charge...

April 1, 2021

City to focus on arts and culture

THE community is invited to give its feedback on a new city-drawn framework set to strengthen Greater Geelong's arts and culture scene. Council's Arts and...

April 1, 2021

First on the scene

SES unit controller John Ryan has learned to recognise increased risks on the road. Mr Ryan began volunteering at the Bellarine Unit in 2013 after...

April 1, 2021

Celebrating 25 years of Surfside Waves

THE Surfside Waves Soccer Club has celebrated its 25th birthday by hosting a community party. More than 300 people attended the event on Saturday where...

April 1, 2021

Proposal to improve Peninsula coverage

PLANS to erect an Optus tower along the Bellarine Peninsula have been lodged following increased customer complaints. A planning application has been lodged with the...

March 25, 2021

COVID downtime leads to skills boost

CORANGAMITE Catchment Management Authority has partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia in creating a dozen local jobs. Under the Working for Victoria Initiative, 12 Geelong residents...