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About: jamestaylor

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James’ first job in journalism was at the Bendigo Advertiser, where he held a number of roles, including reporter, sub-editor and arts and features writer. He has also worked for several publications at Fairfax, including the Knox Weekly, Casey Weekly and Pakenham Weekly, and in the UK with the Berkshire Media Group. Raised in Geelong, James has been back in his hometown since 2011 and now lives in Waurn Ponds. Outside of journalism, James divides his time between barracking for the Cats, chasing his two-year-old daughter around, and posting on Twitter (@notthatjt).

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June 30, 2022

Shed to host dance, cabaret, tributes and mystery

DANCE, cabaret, tributes to the greats, mysteries of days gone by and a World Tour of Australia are just some of the treasures on...

June 30, 2022

Monster waves on screen at ANSM

THE Australian National Surfing Museum is proud to announce a Torquay screening of the international award-winning documentary Facing Monsters: a feature-length film that digs...

June 30, 2022

Investing in shares – winning by not losing

Share markets have endured a tumultuous start to the year, with the war in Ukraine, lockdowns in China and inflation anxieties relegating COVID-19 news...

June 30, 2022

Bringing retirement villages to the community

There can't be many independent living villages where the chief executive officer and his family play Easter bunny each year and deliver eggs to...

June 30, 2022

Enjoy seasonal delights at Echuca Moama

ECHUCA Moama is well known as a summer holiday destination – warm days by the river, swimming, skiing, taking the boat out, and having...

June 30, 2022

Resort-style living at Bellarine Lakes

Bellarine Lakes Country Club continues to attract overwhelming interest in its thriving community. Located close to the beach and only seven kilometers from Geelong CBD,...

June 30, 2022

The Winter Blues are back

AFTER two years of COVID cancellations, Echuca Moama’s legendary Winter Blues Festival is back in 2022, bringing some of Australia’s best blues and roots...

June 30, 2022

Free kids ferry rides this school holidays

PORT Phillip Ferries is encouraging local families to put their feet up and enjoy the ride across the bay this school holidays, offering free...

June 30, 2022

Helping locals stay at home

Many people want to continue living at home for as long as possible, and there are lots of benefits that come with maintaining independence...

June 30, 2022

Building community preparedness

StandBy Support After Suicide is a community-based program dedicated to supporting people and communities across Australia bereaved or affected by suicide. The name reflects the...

June 30, 2022

Campaign to counter negative attitudes to ageing

The Barwon Elder Abuse Primary Prevention Network, led by Barwon Community Legal Centre and in partnership with the City of Greater Geelong, have launched...

June 29, 2022

Nominations open for Senior of the Year Awards

THE state government is encouraging Victorians to recognise and celebrate the community contributions made by seniors by nominating them for Victorian Senior of the...

June 26, 2022

Drayton honoured for firefighting expertise

WALLINGTON Fire Brigade's Alistair Drayton is one of four CFA members to receive the highest honour for Australian fire services in this year's Queen's...

June 23, 2022

A healthy and holistic approach: Pet Botanica

Pet Botanica aims to deliver a more healthy and holistic approach to pet care. Krystal founded the business after wishing there was a pet brand...

June 23, 2022

Work placements lead to great job outcomes

THE Gordon and St John of God Geelong Hospital (SJOGH) have been industry partners for more than 15 years, ensuring the next generation of...

June 23, 2022

Bellarine Lakes Country Club – home for avid golfers

BELLARINE Lakes Country Club continues to attract overwhelming interest in its thriving community. Located close to the beach and only seven kilometers from Geelong CBD,...

June 22, 2022

Workshop seeks business feedback on GCEC

THE team behind the coming Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCEC) has reached out to Geelong’s business community for their thoughts on the $294...

June 22, 2022

Cats award life memberships to Blicavs, Cam Guthrie

THE Geelong Cats will induct Mark Blicavs and Cam Guthrie as life members of the AFL club and honour former vice-president Bob Gartland with...

June 21, 2022

Geelong’s Relay for Life to return

RELAY for Life will return to Geelong in 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging Geelong locals...

June 21, 2022

Golf club opens applications to community fund

THE Clifton Springs Golf Club has again invited sports clubs and community groups to apply for one of its grants. The annual Community Contribution Funding...

June 16, 2022

Understanding different blood types

Human blood is not all the same. It was not until 1900-1901, when Austrian-born biologist Karl Landsteiner discovered the ABO blood groups and why...

June 16, 2022

A masterclass in resilience

At the LifeChanger Foundation, we are fortunate to run empowering programs for thousands of youth and mentors in Australia and New Zealand. One of our...

June 16, 2022

Promoting a proactive approach to men’s health

This week marks Men’s Health Week and Lake Imaging are helping to raise awareness around the importance of males taking a proactive approach to...

June 16, 2022

To get surf and turf at Surf Coast Trail Marathon

More than 600 eager runners will descend on the Surf Coast this Saturday, June 18, lured seaside by clifftop turf trails and big surf...