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December 12, 2019

Surfside Primary’s golden garden

SURFSIDE Primary School received the state award for Best Edible Garden at this year’s Victorian State Garden Awards (VSGA) held on November 21, in...

December 5, 2019

New pool regulations come into effect

THE state government has introduced new mandatory safety regulations – which began on Sunday - for private pools and spas in a bid to...

December 5, 2019

Borough get to work on beach safety

BEACHGOERS will benefit from safer access to the sand this summer after the Borough of Queenscliffe commenced remediation works at Springs Beach. Persistent tidal surges...

November 28, 2019

New date set for waterfront fireworks

THE community has a prime opportunity to celebrate the festive season at Geelong’s Floating Christmas Tree, with a four-minute firework display to be held...

November 28, 2019

Barwon Heads to host free SUP session for girls

HUNDREDS of teenage girls will get a taste of the Coasting SUP Program this summer with Coasting SUP’s Summer Days come and try sessions...

November 28, 2019

Swan Bay ambulance station opens

EMERGENCY response on the Bellarine  Peninsula has improved with the completion of a new ambulance station in Mannerim. Bellarine MP Lisa Neville joined paramedics on...

November 28, 2019

Shire councillors quizzed on CORA

THE community continues to want answers about the proposed Cape Otway Road Australia (CORA) development, with Surf Coast Shire councillors quizzed on the council's...

November 21, 2019

Cheeseman backs site for train stabling facility

SOUTH Barwon MP Darren Cheeseman has backed the existing plans to build a train stabling and maintenance facility in Waurn Ponds, saying “there may...

October 30, 2019

It’s never too late – become a kindergarten teacher

- SPONSORED POST - Over the next decade, the Victorian Government is investing almost $5 billion to deliver 15 hours of funded

October 20, 2019

New campaign to recruit Victorian kindergarten teachers

SPONSORED POST Over the next decade, the Victorian Government is investing almost $5 billion to deliver 15 hours of funded

August 1, 2019

Grass is getting greener at Lonsdale Golf Club

MEMBERS of Lonsdale Golf Club will soon be able to enjoy the club’s newly reconstructed first nine holes. With the approaching spring growing season likely...

August 1, 2019

Beer festival to roll out the barrel in Johnstone Park

THE Great Australian Beer Festival will have a new home in 2020, with Geelong’s Johnstone Park to host the event for the first time. Now...

August 1, 2019

Volunteers plant hundreds of trees at Ocean Grove

NATIONAL Tree Day in Ocean Grove was a great success with more than 130 people planting 750 trees to create a new urban woodland...

July 31, 2019

School’s in for 2020

Things are set for the opening of Armstrong Mount Duneed’s new primary school for business next year with building works now complete and a...

July 24, 2019

VICTORIA STAYS ATOP HOUSING SCORECARD

First home buyers have kept Victoria at the top of the rankings, according to the HIA’s Housing Scorecard. The HIA Housing Scorecard report presents analysis...

July 24, 2019

Lenders playing naughty and nice with cash rate cut

Following this month’s announcement by the RBA to cut the cash rate to a historic low of 1.00 per cent, how did lenders react...

July 24, 2019

Keep your property under control

It can be shocking how quickly your management fees can get away from you. You initially agree to a percentage and then over the years,...

July 24, 2019

Top four race tightens

WITH the Hells Bells competition signifying the halfway point of the competitive season, marquee divisions being the Open Men’s and Open Women’s divisions are...

July 24, 2019

LINKS BISTRO HAS YOUR DINNER TEED UP

Links Bistro at Lonsdale Golf Club is introducing monthly themed dinner nights, starting on Wednesday, July 31 with $15 Pizza Night. There will be...

July 24, 2019

EYEING THE WEKEND

FRIDAY 26/7 WAVE OF MUSIC AT NEW HALL Lighthouse Arts Collective will present three artists at New Hall this Friday. Ella Thompson will take the stage...

July 24, 2019

City welcomes extra time for local government reform feedback

THE City of Greater Geelong has welcomed an extension of the public consultation on the state government's proposed reforms to the Local Government Bill. Several...

July 24, 2019

Coker supports increasing Newstart payments

CORANGAMITE Labor federal member Libby Coker has thrown her support behind raising Newstart by at least $75 a week. There have been increasing calls for...

July 24, 2019

Anglers dip in to revegetate river

MORE than 40 local recreational anglers braved wet and windy conditions earlier this month to help revegetate the Barwon River. Thousands of native trees, shrubs...

July 24, 2019

Wire rope safety barriers to be audited

THE Victorian Auditor-General's Office is carrying out a state-wide audit on wire rope safety barriers in regional areas, which has been welcomed by Liberal...

July 24, 2019

Great Ocean Road centenary project seeks feedback

GREAT Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) is seeking feedback about the bench seats and QR codes to be installed along the Great Ocean Road...

July 24, 2019

New winery and group accommodation proposed for Port

A DAY spa and retreat in Portarlington is proposing to add a cellar door and group accommodation to its offerings. The City of Greater Geelong...

July 24, 2019

A monster wave is coming to the Bellarine

ADVENTURE Park in Wallington will open its new monster family thrill waterslide – Tsunami – in November this year. The Tsunami is Victoria's first triple...

July 17, 2019

Consider home staging when selling your house

No matter which point of the market you are selling at, professional home staging is the single most powerful tool at your disposal to...