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March 3, 2024

Call to improve survival rates for breast and ovarian cancer

Organisers of national fun run and walk, the Women in Super Mother's Day Classic (MDC), have called for more to be done to increase...

March 1, 2024

Blue-green algae forces Barwon River closure

A BLUE-green algae outbreak has forced the temporary closure of the Barwon River in Geelong today (Friday, March 1). The Corangamite CMA announced earlier today...

March 1, 2024

Super funds invest in community housing

Four major industry super funds and a major investment management company have collectively decided to invest in community housing, a decision welcomed by the...

March 1, 2024

Calls to support innovative building methods

Master Builders Victoria (MBV) has called on the state government for broader support of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) to help address the ongoing...

February 29, 2024

Geelong Early Parenting Centre to open soon

GEELONG'S first Early Parenting Centre (EPC) is almost complete, with the finishing touches being added ahead of its expected opening in about a month. EPCs...

February 23, 2024

New campaign to stop sexual harassment

A PUBLIX campaign is being launched in Geelong today (Friday, February 23) as researchers from Deakin University, local venue operators, Victoria Police, and the...

February 23, 2024

PIPA wants negative gearing AND CGT left alone

The Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) is warning the Albanese Government against changing negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions, claiming it could...

February 19, 2024

Telstra mobile outage planned for Barwon Heads

TELSTRA mobile phone users in Barwon Heads will have no coverage for 12 hours tomorrow (Tuesday, February 20) due to works near the town's...

February 18, 2024

Nearly half of parents supplying secondary students with alcohol

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is concerned about new data revealing a concerning number of parents allowing their children to drink alcohol. The "Secondary...

February 16, 2024

City offers free waste disposal for storm clean-up

GEELONG residents cleaning up their properties after Tuesday's destructive storm can drop off their green waste and storm-damaged items for free until the end...

February 16, 2024

AFL Barwon clubs meet to discuss restructure

AFL BARWON is continuing discussions with its member clubs about the proposed promotion-relegation model, but only a third of clubs support the restructure at...

February 16, 2024

City tests support for upgrading Portarlington footpaths

THE City of Greater Geelong is asking the Portarlington community if there is any interest in upgrading footpaths in the town, and has suggested...

February 16, 2024

“Right to disconnect” could hit small businesses hardest

THE new national "right to disconnect" laws recently passed by the Albanese Government could "inadvertently undermine" small businesses in particular, according to Geelong Chamber...

February 15, 2024

Geelong to have single-member wards at next council election

THE City of Greater Geelong has been confirmed to be among the new councils with single-member wards at this October's council elections, according to...

February 14, 2024

Deakin forum to discuss responding to trauma

THE Geelong community has been invited to attend a free talk this Friday by an international expert on how to build trauma informed communities. The...

February 12, 2024

Total Fire Ban declared for Geelong region

DUE to the updated weather modelling and grassland curing conditions, the CFA has extended a Total Fire Ban (TFB) declaration to now apply in...

February 11, 2024

Calexico gig to start Lorne Theatre’s summer series

ARIZONA band Calexico will play the revamped Lorne Theatre's first live gig later this month to help launch the theatre's Long Hot Summer series. The...

February 9, 2024

Be wary in school zones, RACV urges drivers

WITH the school holidays over and the 2024 school year fully under way, RACV and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) are highlighting the need...

February 4, 2024

Skydiver injured at Torquay airport

ONE person has been taken to hospital after being seriously injured in a skydiving accident near Torquay earlier today (Sunday, February 4). An Ambulance Victoria...

February 2, 2024

Shared equity fund hits $1.1b milestone

The Victorian government's Victorian Homebuyer Fund has reached a major milestone, providing $1.1 billion in shared equity contributions to help thousands of people achieve...

February 2, 2024

Riders score debut wins at Cadel’s race

THE Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has claimed a record-breaking crowd of more than 140,000 at this year's edition, which saw two riders...

January 30, 2024

Survey reveals young people’s resilience

The new year can sometimes mean pressure to keep new year's resolutions, but headspace is encouraging young people to reflect on and be proud...

January 29, 2024

Guide Dogs Victoria seeking Geelong carers

GUIDE Dogs Victoria is celebrating the arrival of its coming summer litter, but the young pups will need loving and responsible volunteers to help...

January 26, 2024

Hooligan takes line honours in Passage Race

The 2024 Festival of Sails has opened in spectacular fashion today (Friday, January 26), with Hooligan skippered by Marcus Blackmore snatching...