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April 16, 2024

Booming tourism season

TOURISM in Victoria hit a record high in 2023 with $37.8 billion being spent in the state. The latest data from the TRA's National and...

April 15, 2024

Women in Sport Breakfast returns

The annual Geelong Cats Women in Sports Breakfast will return to GMHBA Stadium on April 17. The event provides an opportunity for like-minded professionals to...

April 14, 2024

Local artist wins at artX Regional 2024

The winner of the artX Regional 2024 trophy has been announced. The exhibition is coordinated by genU and features artworks from those who identify as...

April 14, 2024

Simply Brill at the Geelong Arts Centre

Simply Brill is coming to the Geelong Arts Centre as part of its Delightful Days and Matinees program. Amelia Ryan, Michaela Burger and Michael Griffiths...

April 13, 2024

Great food at a restaurant that’s doing more

In 2023 Torquay's Samesyn owner Graham Jefferies closed the restaurant's doors, taking time to transform its look and focus and reopen as Samesyn 2.0. The...

April 12, 2024

Geelong Central Netball Association celebrates 100 years

Geelong Central Netball Association will mark its 100th year in October with a celebration for the ages set to be held at Provenance Wines...

April 12, 2024

Business growth through sport at the Geelong Racing Club

Together with the Geelong Racing Club, Geelong Chamber of Commerce will host a 'Business Growth Through Sport' event on April 24. The event is a...

April 11, 2024

Course record broken at Geelong Half Marathon

Despite the dreary and dark conditions, around 1,000 competitors hit the pavement for the annual Geelong Half Marathon. Returning for its 35th year, the sold-out...

April 11, 2024

New space for Geelong artists

CREATIVE Geelong's new initiative, May'd has officially opened at Centrepoint Arcade. The new retail space showcases and sells the artworks of members. Chair of Creative Geelong...

April 11, 2024

Ash Grunwald brings his national tour to Geelong

Australian blues musician Ash Grunwald released his new single Life Without You earlier this year to coincide with his current national tour. Life Without You...

April 10, 2024

Barwon Water launches scavenger hunt for school holidays

BARWON Water has launched an activity for families over the school holidays. The free activity takes participants over Geelong's cultural precinct with a water scavenger...

April 8, 2024

RCV urges more infrastructure spending in the regions

REGIONAL Cities Victoria (RCV) have requested a guarantee from the Albanese Government that 25 per cent of Victoria's infrastructure funding from the federal government...

April 6, 2024

A new way of learning with EQ Leaders

A Little River-based company is using horses to help develop the skills and mindset of executive and senior-level management. Emma Costin was inspired to start...

April 6, 2024

Running for a cause at the Geelong Half Marathon

THE Geelong half marathon returns this Sunday, April 7 for their 35th year. This year's event is set to attract the biggest numbers since COVID,...

April 5, 2024

Grants available for Greater Geelong community

BENEFIT Geelong have opened a new round of community grants. The not-for-profit organisation is dedicated to helping support the Greater Geelong community. It provides donations, grants,...

April 4, 2024

Anzac Day Dawn Service to return

THE Anzac Day Dawn Service will again be held at Point Danger, Torquay this year. The service begins at 5.45am on April 25 and provides a...

April 4, 2024

Andy Golledge Band is young, dumb and wild

Australian country performers The Andy Golledge Band are starting their Young, Dumb & Wild album tour this month, performing eight shows around the country....

April 1, 2024

Recycled water infrastructure installed at Barwon Park Mansion

RECYCLED water infrastructure has been installed and commissioned to irrigate farmland surrounding Winchelsea's Barwon Park Mansion. Barwon Water and the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)...

March 31, 2024

Feed Me host charity dinner

LOCAL organisation Feed Me hosted their Charity Dinner at Flying Brick earlier this month. The money raised will go to supporting Feed Me's services across...

March 30, 2024

Trekking through the Kokoda Trail

Peter Condon is the founder of Kokoda Courage, a company he started in 2007 that takes groups of people through Papua New Guinea's Kokoda...

March 29, 2024

Easter Saturday at the Amazing Mill Markets

GEELONG'S Amazing Mill Markets are holding an Easter Extravaganza tomorrow (Saturday, March 30). The free community event provides entertainment for the whole family, with a...

March 29, 2024

Big top hits Geelong

THE Great Moscow Circus has started off their series of Geelong performances with their first show last night (Thursday, March 28). The circus has a...

March 29, 2024

Fitness and fundraising come together at the Surf Coast Trek

THE Surf Coast Trek is returning to the Geelong region for its ninth year on Saturday April 13. Since 2016, the event has been an...

March 29, 2024

Give Geelong Appeal raises $105,000 for local community

THIS year's week-long appeal for the Give Where You Live Foundation came to an end on Friday last we. The appeal saw $105,000 raised for...