About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

April 15, 2021

In their heart

Em Trigger’s face breaks into a beaming smile when describing why she loves being part of an all abilities singing group. “I have a passion...

April 15, 2021

Audrey’s art is at top of the class

AIREYS Inlet teenager Audrey Morgan has been honoured with seeing her artwork take pride of place in Melbourne’s Ian Potter Centre as part of...

April 15, 2021

Geelong Arts Centre launches stellar new winter season

ARTS lovers gathered at the Geelong Arts Centre (GAC) to celebrate the launch of the 2021 Winter Escape Season. GAC chief executive officer and creative...

April 8, 2021

Human Nature gets ready for a return to the Geelong stage

Popular Aussie pop vocal group Human Nature has announced it will bring its new show to Geelong as part of a bespoke concert tour...

April 8, 2021

Free business advice rolls into town

A BUSLOAD of business expertise and free advice will roll into town when the Victorian Government’s Small Business Bus visits two Surf Coast towns...

April 8, 2021

Epworth staff step up and shave for a special teammate

FOUR Epworth Geelong staff have shaved their heads in a show of support for a popular colleague who has leukemia. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) doctor,...

April 8, 2021

Free business advice rolls into town

A BUSLOAD of business expertise and free advice will roll into town when the Victorian Government's Small Business Bus visits Drysdale later this month. Bellarine...

April 8, 2021

Botanical-inspired beauty on show at arts trail

AN ENCHANTING botanical theme will blossom into life this weekend when the SpringDale Felters and Textile Artists showcase their talents at the Northern Bellarine...

April 1, 2021

Lions celebrate belated half-century anniversary

MEMBERS of the Portarlington/Drysdale Lions Club finally got to share a toast to the group’s 50th birthday after pandemic restrictions delayed the celebration. A half-century...

April 1, 2021

Ethical approach powers afashion label

Motherhood and a determination to stick by her values helped to give Torquay creative Corina Muir the confidence to establish her own children’s fashion...

March 25, 2021

Getaways to inspire a better way of living

Torquay wellness professional Jo Surkitt is leading the way for a new type of getaway with her Australian-first tour company, Revitalise Escapes. The recently launched...

March 18, 2021

Short film about silo art takes flight

THE transformation of three grain silos into works of art by accomplished Surf Coast creative Geoffrey Carran has been captured in a short film...

March 18, 2021

Show goes back on the road

Joel McInnes chuckles when asked whether he ever pictured himself as a children's entertainer with millions of adoring young fans around the globe. Thinking back...

March 18, 2021

Talented Paige

TEENAGER Paige Ristevski already embodies the drive and natural talent needed to succeed in the world of dance. At the start of last year the...

March 12, 2021

Surfers urged to train up to save lives

FREE rescue training is being offered to local surfers in recognition of the vital role they play in saving lives. Surfing Victoria has put out...

March 11, 2021

Two Sugars makes its coastal debut

Two Sugars only recently opened its doors on the Surf Coast and already it has hit a sweet spot with local diners and visitors...

March 11, 2021

A welcome brush with destiny

Street artist Alvaro Barrionuevo never imagined life would lead him to the Surf Coast.

But fate had a plan for the Argentinian creative who came...

March 4, 2021

Delving into secrets of business

It was while out on a walk in the midst of a COVID lockdown that Jayde Heywood decided to run an idea past her...

February 25, 2021

Nicki ready to give beautiful performance at Potato Shed

NICKI Gillis cannot wait to step foot on stage in Drysdale and be back in front of a live audience once again. The award-winning musician...

February 25, 2021

Fine line between beauty and decay

The immersive exhibition includes examples from his early stencil works and street art, through to photographs documenting his transformation of abandoned spaces around the...

February 18, 2021

Tim stars as a top five agent

TORQUAY real estate agent Tim Carson has been recognised among the top five residential agents in Victoria at the REA Excellence Awards (AREAs). The McCartney...

February 18, 2021

Passing on a passion for illustration

A childhood visit to London’s Tate Gallery was a pivotal moment for Katharine Rattray. But it wasn’t the large gallery spaces filled with famed artworks...

February 18, 2021

Momentum builds: Developer chosen to head up Lovely Banks housing development

AWARD-WINNING developer Newland has been appointed to head up construction of a master-planned community in Lovely Banks, which will bring 15,000 new homes to...

February 11, 2021

Seeking beauty from above and below

Nikole Ramsay found herself in foreign territory early last year as she stared at a blank diary once filled with a carefully planned schedule...

February 11, 2021

Tourism campaign highlights best of the region

A COLOURFUL series of short and snappy videos celebrating different attractions within the region has been launched as part of a push to entice...

February 4, 2021

Tobi’s work a cut above the rest

“Welcome to my humble beginnings,” Tobi Bockholt says, motioning toward his modest workspace at Ashmore Arts in Torquay. The German-born craftsman smiles warmly as he...

January 28, 2021

Art trail honours hospital’s incredible 150-year history

A SPECIAL launch function was held at Geelong Gallery last week to celebrate the opening of the Royal Children’s Hospital 150th Anniversary Art Trail.

January 28, 2021

A heartfelt creative

LAINE Hogarty believes her best work is always achieved when it comes from the heart. So it was serendipitous that the Ocean Grove artist was...