About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

January 16, 2022

Sunset safaris set to sizzle at Werribee

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s popular after-hours wildlife experience, Sunset Safari, has returned for an exciting fourth season. Visitors can experience the zoo’s glorious Savannah during...

January 15, 2022

Hamper venture inspired by the Otways

Caroline Shelbourne had always seen the general store in Deans Marsh as a treasure trove when it came to buying thoughtful gifts for teachers...

January 9, 2022

Eat your way to a healthier headspace

You are what you eat, so the saying goes, and there is no doubt having healthy eating habits can help to keep you feeling...

January 8, 2022

Pouring passion into a family business

Mick Dowling pulls up a chair in his new coastal wine bar and from the moment he starts talking his impressive knowledge and sincere...

January 1, 2022

Finding peace in the holiday season

As we navigate our way through the tail end of the festive season, with another New Year done and dusted, it is helpful to...

January 1, 2022

Sarah builds upon something unique

Sarah Oram spent a decade advising big business on how to grow and improve during her career as a senior strategy manager at one...

December 25, 2021

Nurturing a connection to nature

When Cassie Harrison started taking friends and family members on adventures in nature she could see it was sparking something special in them. In fact,...

December 25, 2021

An exercise in letting go

Feeling a loss of control is something experienced by many people during the pandemic as the world around us changed dramatically and we reassessed...

December 19, 2021

Tune into a healthy new habit

There are things in life we know could do wonders for our health and yet we manage to find ways to avoid that valuable...

December 18, 2021

Door opens to a dream role

Thomas McGuane never set out to clinch a lead role in the Broadway smash hit musical Frozen when it came to Australia. The Geelong-born performer...

December 11, 2021

Excitement brewing for return of beer festival

Geelong Beer Festival founder Kieran Blood has a feeling his upcoming event in the new year will be savoured that little bit more by...

December 4, 2021

Creating ripples of change through song

Shan Curry is drawing on her musical talents to be her own boss while giving voice to the pressing issues of mental health and...

December 1, 2021

Support there to quit smoking

Smokers are being urged to seize the day and quit smoking to protect their lungs and reduce the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary...

November 28, 2021

Geelong Gallery memberships open for 2022

GEELONG Gallery has launched its 2022 membership program and is inviting the region's creative community to sign up for year-round benefits. Gallery members will be...

November 27, 2021

Bowlz full of goodness at new venue

Friends Sam Learmonth and Tash Chamberlain had often mused about opening a business together and what that venture might be. Fast forward to today and...

November 25, 2021

Climate win for the borough

People power has been behind the Borough of Queenscliffe gaining national recognition for its Climate Emergency Response Plan (CERP). The borough took out the Community...

November 20, 2021

Captivated by raw beauty of nature

Photographer Laura Alyce Bell admits there have been times when she has risen at 4am and driven two hours to capture a sunrise, only...

November 13, 2021

Siblings’ surf brand on a mission

A shared passion for surfing was the seed that grew into a flourishing business for brother and sister duo Sarah Quinney and Dan O’Connell. As...

November 11, 2021

Holistic union of old and new

It is almost impossible to believe the coastal marvel in Barwon Heads created by Adam Kane Architects was once referred to as “the dump”...

November 6, 2021

Sun protection in harmony with nature

An entrepreneurial streak shone through early in life for Winki Zinc founder and ocean lover Belinda Sharrock. As a child she remembers pitching ideas to...

November 4, 2021

Nitro Circus makes welcome return to Geelong

The adrenaline-packed and hugely popular Nitro Circus show is set to make a welcome return to Geelong in March next year. It has been three...

October 30, 2021

Daily ritual brews into business idea

They might call themselves "tea thieves" but Georgia Prisco and Laura O'Connor are definitely on the side of good, helping others steal back precious...

October 28, 2021

Buyers snap up luxury lifestyle at Qudos St Leonards

Astute local buyers have jumped at the chance to secure a slice of luxurious waterfront apartment living at Qudos St Leonards. Fourteen of the 16...

October 23, 2021

Capturing magical moments in time

Photographer Linda Gorfol has a golden rule of never deleting any of her photos. Through experience the Torquay creative has learned there can be treasure...

October 20, 2021

Triple treat celebrated at business awards

In-home care and companionship service Home Instead Geelong shone brightly at last night's Geelong Business Excellence Awards taking out three awards including the coveted...

October 18, 2021

Loneliness soars during the pandemic

The widereaching impact of the pandemic is highlighted in a new report which found more than a quarter (27 per cent) of Australians experienced...

October 16, 2021

Abby Lee’s mindful creative journey

Artist Abby Lee Sleep feels a warm sense of nostalgia every time she paints one of her signature creations featuring native Australian flora. Her often...

October 12, 2021

Colac all set for festival of food, music and culture

An enticing day-long festival of music, culture and food is in store when FLAVAFEST hits the regional city of Colac this summer on February...