About: rebeccaadam

Profile
Rebecca Adam covers issues facing the people and places of the Bellarine. She began her journalism career as a reporter at the Colac Herald. Being a Geelong girl at heart, after a year there, she returned home to work for the Geelong News, and then the Geelong Advertiser as a sub-editor for the daily paper and GT Magazine. Following this, she took on a sub-editing role at the Ocean Grove Voice, before becoming editor of Kids’ Voice magazine. Rebecca has worked for the Bellarine Times for five years and enjoys the variety of stories and photos she writes and captures for the weekly publication. Rebecca lives in Leopold and has two beautiful kids. She attends many events on Geelong’s social calendar.

Posts by: rebeccaadam

October 11, 2021

New mural on display in Portarlington

AN art piece depicting whimsical fish and other sea creatures is now among a growing number of works on display throughout Portarlington. Located near the...

October 11, 2021

Amelia’s walking 100km for mental health

LOSING friends, class mates and people she knows to suicide has inspired Amelia Wood to walk 100km for mental health this month. The St Albans...

October 1, 2021

Bellarine charities share in $35,000 to help feed increased demand

A COMMUNITY-driven food relief and rescue program based in Ocean Grove is one of seven organisations to share in $35,000 of emergency grants. Feed Me Bellarine...

September 25, 2021

Big-hearted Lottie leads donation drive for foodbank

HEARING stories about people being unable to feed themselves or their children has prompted a big-hearted Curlewis teen into action to help support her...

September 20, 2021

Local cyclists keep the MS ride alive by raising $6800

A GROUP of local cyclists has pushed through rain, wind and sunshine to raise more than $6800 to help people living with multiple sclerosis. Dirt...

September 16, 2021

Drysdale foodbank calls for donations

THE Drysdale Family Support Foodbank is calling on the local community to help raise $30,000 so it can continue to give people the assistance...

September 11, 2021

Robyn’s work in Africa inspires Jack to ditch his dreads

JACK Johnstone is ditching his dreadlocks to help raise funds for Ocean Grove’s Robyn Casey, who created a charity that educates and feeds up...

September 9, 2021

Kindness kids put smiles on the dials of locals

PLAY dough, painted rocks, dinosaur cookies and fruit were among the offerings of a “Kindness Table” recently organised by two Ocean Grove kids. Bohdi Boswell,...

August 30, 2021

Tough times force Curves Drysdale to shuts its doors

CURVES Drysdale should have been celebrating its 14th birthday this month, but instead was forced to close its doors. The women’s only gym was supposed...

August 30, 2021

Free fitness sessions to help community power through lockdowns

NEWCOMB Football Club will be running free community fitness sessions for children, teens and adults once the state's latest lockdown finishes. Junior Football co-ordinator Scott...

August 25, 2021

Donations sought so Robyn can continue her life-changing work

A CHARITY helping to educate and feed up to 1000 children in Africa is calling for donations so its Ocean Grove creator can continue...

August 21, 2021

Bellarine group donates quilts to keep homeless men warm

A GROUP of Bellarine women who love stitching will bring warmth to homeless men after donating beautiful quilts to a local support service’s accomodation...

August 16, 2021

New trees welcomed as path talk grows

ST ALBANS Park residents have welcomed more than 80 trees alongside one of their suburb’s main strips, but are now calling for a proper...

August 15, 2021

Phyll’s home the heart of Leopold Red Cross as she hits 50 years

PHYLL Serpell’s home has been the centre of Leopold’s Red Cross for the past few decades, where locals know they can go to for...

August 9, 2021

Boatshed’s name honours legendary local

A PIECE of Queenscliff Maritime history now honours the man who voluntarily built it more than two decades ago. The “Gil Allbutt Boat Shed” was...

August 4, 2021

Bellarine locals embrace initiative as footy clubs light up

LOCALS have embraced an initiative by Bellarine footy clubs to switch on their oval lights after dark during lockdown, allowing them to continue their...

July 29, 2021

Healing through creativity: Justine’s business success story earns her award nominations

JUSTINE Martin is proud to say she’s a successful business owner, author, resilience consultant, speaker and professional artist, rather than she’s disabled and cannot...

July 27, 2021

Footy is all about having a ball at Newcomb

AUSKICK at Newcomb Football Club will be back in play once our state’s latest lockdown finishes, with five more sessions on offer. Junior Football Co-ordinator...

July 25, 2021

Bellarine charity calls for donations to help locals hardest hit

ST Vincent de Paul Bellarine has launched an urgent winter appeal to help locals hit hard by the pandemic. Drysdale Conference president Margaret Rickards said the...

July 21, 2021

Making memories on a dream roadtrip

AN OCEAN Grove family is “living their best life” as they travel across the country together by land. Justin and Leanne Micallef, along with children...

July 18, 2021

Demons’ ball a time to celebrate after challenging year

PORTARLINGTON Football and Netball Club’s mid-season ball at the weekend was the perfect opportunity for players, volunteers and supporters to dress up and let...

July 17, 2021

New market raising funds for GAWS heads online

AN inaugural market day in Leopold that raises much-needed funds for the Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS) will now be postponed until next week...

July 13, 2021

Thinking outside the box a money maker for men’s shed

LEOPOLD Men’s Shed member Sam Sopovski has started selling bird boxes, firewood kindling and raised garden boxes from his own home as an extension...

July 11, 2021

New book hopes for happier and better understood dogs

HELPING people better understand their dogs is the inspiration behind a new book written by Leopold’s Rebeca Mas. The Canine Behaviour and Enrichment Consultant, and...

July 3, 2021

Community digs deep to support Liana’s cancer journey

THE Bellarine community and local soccer groups have rallied behind Liana Whitehand, raising more than $28,000 to date as she recovers from a lifesaving...

July 1, 2021

Green thumbs turn out to plant at Port

GREEN thumbs of all ages turned out to get their hands dirty and help the environment during a planting day in Portarlington at the...

June 29, 2021

Joeys jump back into scouts after two decades

AFTER a 20-year hiatus, Joey Scouts has restarted at 1st Drysdale Scout Group. Joey Scouts is the youngest age group in the scouting group, which...

June 28, 2021

Short film shares different perspective on ocean plastics

LOCAL filmmaker and environmentalist Jarrod Boord has created a short video about the changing ways in which humans interact and create impact on our...