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October 29, 2020

Junior Girls eager to get season under way

THE Geelong Junior Cricket Association's (GJCA) Geelong Renegades Girl's League set to get under way on Sunday (November 1), with players eager to get...

October 29, 2020

Deakin to undertake major study intochronic fatigue syndrome

Deakin University will begin a comprehensive study investigating possible causes and treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). CFS is believed to affect about one per...

October 29, 2020

Sisters trek for mental health

MELISSA and Leanne Tinney will trek from Torquay to Aireys Inlet tomorrow (Friday, October 30) for mental health and wellbeing support organisation Beyond Blue. Melissa...

October 29, 2020

Locals named finalists in Community Awards

THE finalists in the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards have been announced, with local businesses and residents well represented. Torquay's Jules Haddock was named...

October 29, 2020

Youth Summit aims to combat loneliness

Regional Youth Voice provided young people across the G21 region an opportunity to share their thoughts on overcoming social isolation at a Local and...

October 29, 2020

Howitzer project on track for Geelong home

THE multi-billion-dollar Geelong-based Howitzer Mobile Protected Fires Program – also known as LAND 8116 – is on track, with the tenderer to be decided...

October 29, 2020

Grants help youth connect with nature

THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants. Across the state...

October 29, 2020

Funding boost for local fisheries

THE federal government will invest almost $600,000 to restore the health and functionality of two local fisheries habitats. As part of the government's Fisheries Habitat...

October 22, 2020

Bellarine animal sanctuary saves dingoes

Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary in Barwon Heads is temporarily home for a cuddly pack of dingo pups rescued from NSW. Tehree Gordon, founder of...

October 22, 2020

Barwon Heads reappoint Bacely

BARWON Heads Football Netball Club has reappointed senior women’s coach Josh Bacely for the 2021 season, while also looking for new staff to continue...

October 22, 2020

City encourages residents to be waste savvy

THE City of Greater Geelong is encouraging residents to make sure they are clear on what materials are suitable for different bins. Approximately five tonnes...

October 22, 2020

Turner runs the Great Ocean Road for charity

BARWON Heads local Levi Turner is partway through a herculean journey to raise money for a local charity. On Monday, October 19, Mr Turner set...

October 22, 2020

Bottling hope for a cancer-free future

GIGI Milone never expected life-changing news when she answered a phone call on an otherwise ordinary day last year. The 28-year-old listened as her dad,...

October 22, 2020

Linnell brings Captain Moonlite’s epic tale to life

Garry Linnell has a Midas touch when it comes to bringing remarkable non-fiction characters to life on a page. The fascinating figures from Australia’s past...

October 22, 2020

Great news for Humans in Geelong.

The state government has awarded Humans in Geelong a $31,500 grant for their 2020 online exposition, which is available for all Geelong and Surf...

October 22, 2020

Surf Coast Kite Festival to take flight

ORGANISERS of one of the region's most colourful festivals are encouraging residents to brighten the Surf Coast sky this weekend by flying a kite. The...

October 22, 2020

Helping hospitality venues during COVID

HOSPITALITY venues are encouraging people to be aware of COVID-safe requirements when eating out. On Sunday, October 11, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced hospitality venues...

October 15, 2020

Deakin research provides food for thought

Deakin University and Barwon Health are partnering to research the importance of diet and exercise in treating COVID-19 related depression. The research centres on a...

October 15, 2020

“Boy, where do we start?”: Documentary to show 2020 from children’s perspective

TORQUAY-BASED filmmaker Ellie Cheesman is highlighting the impact a global pandemic and natural disasters have had on younger generations through her documentary Cooked. Young people...

October 15, 2020

Cocktails to die for

A BELLARINE chef’s frightening concoctions will feature in a magazine dedicated to Halloween lovers. Hallozween is the first magazine of its kind in Australia. It...

October 15, 2020

Grants available to Men’s Sheds

MEN'S Sheds across the region are encouraged to apply for grants through the state government's Men's Shed Funding Program. The $870,000 Support for Men's Sheds...

October 15, 2020

Bethany recognises everyday heroes

THE winners of the annual Bethany Superhero Awards Competition have been announced, highlighting the work of local heroes and their importance to children. Bethany Community...

October 15, 2020

Construction completed on social houses in Norlane

THE first of 1,000 new public properties the state government plans to build by late 2022 have been constructed in Norlane. The 26 properties built...

October 15, 2020

Local clubs rank highly in Blood Challenge

THE Red Cross’s Victorian Football and Netball Clubs Blood Challenge has finished with Bellarine Football Netball League clubs ranking among the highest blood donors...

October 15, 2020

Locals drafted for AFLW

FIVE Geelong Falcons footballers got the call they were hoping for in last week’s AFL Women’s draft. Darcy Moloney, Laura Gardiner, Stephanie Williams, Carly Remmos,...

October 15, 2020

Local organisations share in art grants

THREE Geelong arts organisations are among the major beneficiaries of Creative Victoria's Strategic Investment Fund. The fund aims to protect creative jobs by helping organisations...

October 15, 2020

Food aid grants

THE state government is helping food relief organisations meet the increased demand for their services with its $5 million Community Food Relief Fund. The fund...

October 15, 2020

Geelong and Queenscliffe receive infrastructure funding boost

THE City of Greater Geelong has been allocated an extra $8.2 million to spend on local infrastructure projects due to the federal government’s additional...