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April 18, 2019

THE HIDDEN Tresures of the Surf Coast

The Surf Coast beaches draw large crowds every summer to swim and frolic on the sand, oblivious to the hidden treasures embedded in the rocks and cliff faces...

April 11, 2019

Find your home solutions with City2Surf

HAVING spent 12 years in the building industry, Joshua Bugeja is a man of all trades and is bringing his expertise to the Surf...

April 11, 2019

SORE BACKS AND NATURAL HIGHS revealed in surfing study

A recent study supported by Surfing New South Wales into the injuries and risks associated with competitive surfing, found the lower back was the...

April 11, 2019

FUNDING TO HELP WOMEN GET MORE ACTIVE

New research from VicHealth has found Victorian women are shunning the gym, with over half believing fitness centres and gyms are too intimidating. The research found gyms were particularly...

April 11, 2019

MIDNIGHT OIL LOVERS TO ROCK BOWLO

Local lovers of Midnight Oil can rejoice with Australia’s premier Oils tribute band arriving to the Torquay Bowls Club on Easter Sunday (April 21). The...

April 11, 2019

Music and mummies at Bookgrove

Doubling as a bookstore and a vinyl record stockist, Ocean Grove’s favourite nook bookgrove is celebrating National Record Store Day (RSD) on April 13...

April 11, 2019

Oh, brother, here art thou: LOCAL ENTERS ARCHIBALD PRIZE

Artist, author and mother of four Rohsaan McInnes dreamt of entering the Archibald Prize for the best part of a decade, the catch was...

April 11, 2019

FROM THE HEART OF THE Red Centre

Fourteen years ago, Colin Lillie arrived in Australia to travel and fell in love with the red dirt of Alice Springs. When he flew home, he packed up...

April 11, 2019

Geelong lights up after dark

Geelong After Dark (GAD) returns on May 3 showcasing over 78 acts from local artists and performance communities bringing Geelong’s CBD to life. GAD is...

April 11, 2019

Diamonds are a boy’s best friend

OCEAN Grove’s Jackson Landry has been selected to compete in the Mr Diamond Australia competition taking place in Brisbane on April 13. “In November 2018,...

April 3, 2019

NEXT GENERATION SPEARHEADS Salt celebrations

Queenscliff gallery Salt Contemporary Art is celebrating their 15th birthday this April and have invited 15 local school children to be guest curators for...

April 3, 2019

RIDWAN GETS READY TO DROP

With the Drop Festival only weeks away, up and coming singer and songwriter Chitra Ridwan, 21, has been selected as the triple j Unearthed...

March 27, 2019

The Plumbing Business servicing the Surf Coast

THE Plumbing Business (TPB) has been servicing the Surf Coast and surrounds for the past 12 months and is family-owned and operated by Bart...

March 27, 2019

Go Nuts For Brain Health

Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South Australia (UniSA). In a study...

March 27, 2019

FUNDING BOOST for cancer research projects

Cancer Council Victoria (CCV) has announced $3 million in funding to 11 high-quality research projects into the treatment, causes, detection and prevention of all cancers. The funding comes from...

March 27, 2019

AN IRISHMAN AT THE Potato Shed

In 1964, Dennis Coard was 11 years old when his family moved from Ireland to Australia. A few decades later, Dennis made another giant...

March 27, 2019

BIG BREAKFAST RETURNS IN JUNE

Best-selling author and former editorin- chief of Vogue Australia, Kirstie Clements, will lead the conversation at a Geelong business breakfast taking place at The...

March 27, 2019

Full steam ahead for Otway Environmental

AN INNOVATIVE new technology is taking on weeds across bushlands, parks and the coast without chemicals using steam weed machinery. Otway Environmental owner Troy Fynmore...

March 27, 2019

Egg-cellent Easter celebrations in Queenscliff

THE Queenscliff Bowling, Tennis and Croquet Club (QBTCC) is hosting their sixth annual Easter Eggstravaganza in support of the Good Friday Appeal. The event held...

March 20, 2019

A European Affair to remember

IN 1980, Paul Loughnan commenced an apprenticeship with Volvo and fell in love with European cars, a passion which led him to open his...

March 20, 2019

SALT SATURATION FOR AUSSIE KIDS

Fast food kids’ meals in Australia can contain an entire day’s recommended salt intake according to new research which highlights the hidden toll fast...

March 20, 2019

RUNNING GROUP ON THE right track

Unlike other running clubs, The Finishr - a new community collaboration - encourages local residents to get out and experience the beauty of the...

March 20, 2019

SOUND DOCTOR returns this month

The Sound Doctor is gearing up for a huge 2019 after being awarded the Community Event of the Year by the Surf Coast Shire...

March 20, 2019

LARA’S BEST FOOD AND WINE ON SHOW

Celebrating 11 years, the Lara Food and Wine Festival (LFWF) returns on March 24 with this year’s special guest – celebrity chef Iain ‘Huey’...

March 13, 2019

Plumber returns to Torquay home

SEAN Michael Gallagher has been working as a plumber and gasfitter for the past seven years, the last five he’s spent running his business...

March 13, 2019

VIP for sick kids with Side of Stage

Side of Stage is a new national initiative conceived by Hilltop Hoods and proudly led by the CanTeen, which offers free access to live...

March 13, 2019

YOU CAN DURING THIS GIRL CAN WEEK

Get out and get active as part of This Girl  Can Week kicking off March 18, a VicHealth initiative encouraging women to embrace physical activity...

March 13, 2019

RECORD BOOST TO TACKLE TWO OF AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST KILLERS

Stroke Foundation has welcomed the launch of a comprehensive research effort to tackle stroke and heart disease, with the Federal Government launching a $220...