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July 18, 2024

Drysdale drainage upgrade completed

THE City of Greater Geelong has recently delivered a large drainage upgrade project in a low-lying part of Drysdale, significantly reducing the impact of...

July 18, 2024

Lawson Humphries gets Rising Star nod

GEELONG'S Lawson Humphries has been named the Round 18 AFL Rising Star nominee after an impressive performance in the Cats’ 20-point win over Collingwood...

July 18, 2024

Get your pet checked out for free

RSPCA Victoria will hold a Healthy Pet Day event next week in Norlane, where experts will provide free check-ups, dog and cat vaccines, pet...

July 9, 2024

Campaign aims to switch off gender stereotypes

COMEDIANS Alex Lee and Lewis Garnham are taking aim at harmful gender stereotypes in advertising as part of a new Women's Health Victoria campaign. Announced...

July 8, 2024

Mia Gross makes Aussie team for Olympics

GEELONG-born athlete Mia Gross is on her way to Paris, named today (Monday, July 8) as part of Australia's team for the 2024 Olympic...

July 5, 2024

Morris, Geelong Chamber launch $25,000 Business Class Finance Grant

AUSTRALIAN financial firm Morris Business Solutions has worked with the Geelong Chamber of Commerce to launch the $25,000 Morris Business Class Finance Grant. Anounced today...

July 3, 2024

New regional cricket hub opens

THE Barwon Regional Cricket Centre is officially open, offering a world-class indoor cricket hub for the wider region's clubs and communities to use all...

July 1, 2024

TikTok, Victorian Chamber to hold Geelong event

TIKTOK and the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry have joined forces and will head to Geelong next month to launch a new business...

June 29, 2024

Geelong Jets sign bowls world champion Paul Foster

GEELONG'S Bowls Premier League (BPL) side has revealed renowned Scottish lawn bowls world champion Paul Foster as the first signing for the new team. The...

June 28, 2024

Avalon-Brisbane flights take off

FLIGHTS between Melbourne Avalon Airport near Geelong and Brisbane began today (Friday, June 28), and the airport's executive chair has used the occasion to...

June 27, 2024

Councils unite against CFMEU

THE five councils in the G21 area have united against what they describe as attempts by the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU)...

June 24, 2024

Barwon Early Parenting Centre opens

NEW mums and dads across Geelong, the Bellarine and Surf Coast can now get access to the specialised support they need to care for...

June 19, 2024

Teskey Brothers announced for A Day on the Green

BY JAMES TAYLOR Soulful Australian siblings The Teskey Brothers are set to light up Australian outdoor venues and wineries this summer on their first A...

June 14, 2024

MBA speaks out after construction slump

Master Builders Australia (MBA) says figures revealing construction as the economy's weakest link in the March 2024 quarter illustrate the need for urgent reform...

June 14, 2024

Action urged to prevent leading cause of building defects

Engineers Australia is calling for changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) that could prevent the leading cause of defects in Australian apartments and...

June 12, 2024

Jim Jefferies adds Geelong show

Australia can't get enough of homegrown comedy superstar Jim Jefferies, who brings his latest arena show, the Give 'Em What They Want tour, down...

June 9, 2024

Leading Cat appointed AM in King’s Birthday Honours List

ONE of the leading figures at the Geelong Football Club during their triple AFL premiership run has been appointed a Member of the Order...

June 9, 2024

Baby Bundles support thousands of new Victorians

The Victorian government has now handed out more than 160,000 Baby Bundles to first-time parents across the state. On offer at all Victorian maternity hospitals...

May 24, 2024

Help Anam Cara House double the care

ANAM Cara House Geelong is urging the community to support its coming "Double the Care" Giving Day, which aims to raise $750,000 to fund...

May 22, 2024

Ocean Grove wins spot in Bowls Premier League

OCEAN Grove Bowling Club will take on Australia's best clubs from this November after it secured one of the two coveted expansion slots in...

May 21, 2024

The Blues Train finds new owner

THE Blues Train will soon be pulling out of the station under a new owner, with Daniel Kay taking over from founder Hugo T....

May 21, 2024

Missy Higgins adds Geelong show to tour

TICKET sales for Missy Higgins' Australian tour are running hot, and the singer-songwriter has just announced she is coming to Geelong. There has been huge...

May 21, 2024

Sharing kindness in Leopold

SOME of the youngest participants at schools and preschools in Leopold are coming together to show and share kindness. Grade 3-6 students from Leopold Primary...

May 17, 2024

Flying the flag for IDAHOBIT

THE Surf Coast Shire is again showing its colours for the LGBTQIA+ community, raising the rainbow flag outside its council chambers today (Friday, May...