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November 14, 2019

Watch your step: Falls high in western Victoria

New research has uncovered the areas of western Victoria most affected by injuries sustained through falling, with the Surf Coast topping the chart for...

November 14, 2019

City hands out half a million to community groups

THE City of Greater Geelong has invested nearly half a million dollars in more than 100 community groups in the first round of its...

November 14, 2019

Green Spine wins landscape award

GEELONG’S Green Spine has taken home a coveted honour at the 2019 Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture National Awards. The ongoing project – an...

November 14, 2019

Tassie band’s rise to the mainland

Country rockers The Wolfe Brothers are showing no signs of slowing down as venues across the country prepare to host the three-piece outfit on...

November 14, 2019

Geelong tour experience eyes state title

A GEELONG cemetery experience has achieved finalist success in the Cultural Tourism category of this year’s RACV Victorian Tourism Awards. Geelong History Alive Cemetery Tours...

November 14, 2019

Revolutionary medicines for CF patients added to PBS

THE federal government has announced “life-changing” medicines will soon be available through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to help support the thousands of Australians...

November 14, 2019

A night on the town: Sir Rod Stewart to perform in Geelong

Sir Rod Stewart will croon his way into the hearts of fans at Mount Duneed Estate next year as he journeys down under for...

November 14, 2019

Lime Cordiale to pack a punch at Falls

BY KLAUS NANNESTAD AND HANNAH KENNY The funk-fused tones of Sydney pop-rockers Lime Cordiale will descend the hills at Lorne’s Falls Festival next month....

November 14, 2019

Spending is up in central Geelong, COGG reveals

PEOPLE opening their wallets in central Geelong are splashing more cash than ever, with new figures revealing an eight per cent growth in spending...

November 14, 2019

A woman on a martial mission

Lani Williams is on an increasingly challenging mission to prove to women that gender doesn’t define strength. The Torquay mum, who operates martial arts...

November 7, 2019

A phoenix from the ashes: Grunwald rediscovers his mojo

Ash Grunwald is nearing the end of the busiest year of his professional career after an overdue hiatus from the road. The homegrown blues...

November 7, 2019

In conversation with Lee Kofman

The experiences of Lee Kofman’s life have collectively merged to birth an unapologetically honest voice that probes into the creases of human nature and...

November 7, 2019

Thousands commit to this year’s Walking Stars

More than 2,000 people have signed on for Cancer Council Victoria’s Walking Stars half marathon in a bid to light up the city for...

November 7, 2019

Illustrating a journey to success

The chaotic nature of life hits pause when Katharine Rattray is at her desk drawing whimsical characters. Katharine, who operates her own art and...

November 7, 2019

GAD appoints new artistic director

The 2020 edition of Geelong After Dark will be influenced by the creative expertise of Jacob Boehme, the founding director of Australia’s premier First...

November 7, 2019

Baking for a cause

Keen cooks are invited to put their baking skills to the test this month and whisk their way into fundraising for parents who suffer...

October 24, 2019

Click go the shears at Mount Moriac Hotel

THE Mount Moriac Hotel rolled out bales of hay and set up camp for the 10th annual Speed Shear competition on Saturday. Registered shearers jumped...

October 24, 2019

Budding musos head for Beav’s Bar

AUSTRALIAN music body APRA AMCOS will stop by Geelong’s iconic Beav’s Bar on October 31 for the next instalment of the Meet the Locals...

October 24, 2019

Tackling alcohol use in hospitality

A collaborative campaign aimed at tackling the heavy drinking culture among male hospitality workers has been launched following reports the group is prone to...

October 24, 2019

Falls opens arms to community projects

Falls Festival has announced it is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Fund. The program – which has supported projects including Lorne School...

October 24, 2019

G’day, mate! The content creator teaching foreigners Aussie English

Not many people would be game enough to sink their teeth into a secondary project while tackling a PhD, but Ocean Grove’s Pete Smissen...

October 24, 2019

STREETFACE puts safety first

THE award-winning City of Greater Geelong STREETFACE exhibition has been revived, with 14 council buildings around Geelong now works of thought-provoking art. Coinciding with...

October 24, 2019

Retelling the infamous narrative of Ned Kelly

The life and times of Australia’s most talked about bushranger will be staged at next month’s Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival in Geelong. Performed...

October 24, 2019

BCYF awarded state recognition

A youth homelessness project spearheaded by Barwon Child Youth and Family (BCYF) was awarded the Victorian Homelessness Achievement Award last week for its outstanding...

October 24, 2019

Women’s charity raises $28k at launch

NEARLY 200 people flocked to The Pier Geelong last Thursday to celebrate the launch of The Empowerment Challenge. The charity – which will offer...

October 24, 2019

Women to gather in solidarity

WOMEN from across the country will gather tomorrow evening (Friday, October 25) to call out violence and celebrate unity. Hosted by the City of...

October 17, 2019

Flame trees to light up Mount Duneed: Cold Chisel to headline concert

Mount Duneed Estate has officially cemented itself as the Geelong region’s go-to entertainment destination, with the venue securing a royal line-up of performances from...

October 17, 2019

Kicking goals at Active Geelong

Active Geelong launched its new website on Monday in a bold move aimed at making its namesake Australia’s most active city. The new website...