About: Alison Martin

Posts by: Alison Martin

October 26, 2021

Memorial to support grieving families

GEELONG's first Pregnancy And Infant Loss Memorial Garden has opened at Geelong Memorial Park this month, to help local families through their grieving process. The...

October 25, 2021

Exposure sites update – October 25

NEW COVID-19 exposure sites at Torquay, Drysdale and Geelong have been added to the list, including Geelong Magistrates’ Court. 9grams Torquay was an exposure site...

October 22, 2021

Celebrate with nature-based or online fun

THIS year’s Geelong Children’s Week starts on Saturday and families are encouraged to celebrate with a mixture of nature-based and online activities and entertainment. Children’s...

October 22, 2021

Young people encouraged to nominate

THE search has started to find young people who want to make a difference in their community and provide advice to the City of...

October 21, 2021

Harbor revitalisation moves onshore

THE Royal Geelong Yacht Club is changing tack, as stage one of the $21.3 million Geelong harbour redevelopment progresses, and it embraces creating a...

October 19, 2021

Parks plan for future management

FROM the You Yangs to the Otways, local residents are encouraged to view Parks Victoria's new draft Land Management Strategy and provide feedback on...

October 18, 2021

Charity and steak house added to list

FEED Me Bellarine’s warehouses in Ocean Grove and Newtown have been added to the exposure list at various times between October 7 and 14. GMHBA...

October 18, 2021

Local Heroes win $10,000 for charities

TWO charities which feed hundreds of people across Geelong and the Bellarine, and an organisation that is turning young people’s lives around will all...

October 17, 2021

New challenge follows from key role at G21

AFTER 10 years at G21 supporting the executive and board, Nada Malinac says the organisation has really proved what can be achieved with a...

October 17, 2021

Ageing in a safe, supportive community

A 25-YEAR strategy aims to ensure Greater Geelong is a safe, connected community for older people where they feel respected and supported, with equal...

October 16, 2021

Hub progresses despite missing out on grant

CONSTRUCTION of the Northern Aquatic and Community Hub will go ahead, with the tender process currently underway, despite missing out on a $10 million...

October 16, 2021

Region’s fine wine recognised

WINE Geelong’s Steven Paul admits he had to pinch himself as he sat watching five judges taste the best wines of the region before...

October 15, 2021

Council flooded with submissions

GREATER Geelong councillors will consider 560 submissions received from community members in response to the Lara Flood Study findings and the related planning amendment. More...

October 14, 2021

Geelong pub and Torquay cafe added to list

A GEELONG clinical lab, swimming pool and hotel, and Torquay cafe are among the COVID-19 exposure sites added to the health department’s list in...

October 12, 2021

In-house inspiration

AFTER being confined to our homes for months, many local people will have realised their houses are cold, draughty and expensive to heat and...

October 12, 2021

In-house inspiration

AFTER being confined to our homes for months, many local people will have realised their houses are cold, draughty and expensive to heat and...

October 11, 2021

New Geelong and Lorne exposure sites

TWO Geelong venues and a Lorne restaurant have been added to the COVID-19 exposure site list over the weekend. Village Cinema was a Tier 1...

October 11, 2021

Culture, art and womanhood

A UNIQUE opportunity to explore the significant intertwinement of culture, womanhood and artistry shared by First Nations women will be offered to the Geelong...

October 11, 2021

Fair play review on sports lighting

A REVIEW of the City of Greater Geelong’s Fair Play Strategy will consider if sports lighting should be considered a “standard” item and how...

October 9, 2021

Community feedback on leases invited

THE COMPLETION of Stage one of the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Master Plan has created the need for a new lease with the...

October 8, 2021

Push to reopen region’s economy

BUSINESS advocates are calling for the Geelong region to be part of vaccinated economy trials, as more major events are cancelled or restricted, and...

October 8, 2021

Early start for Lara swimmers

DAYLIGHT savings has started and Lara Aquatic Centre has reopened a month early this year, providing up to 40 people at a time to...

October 7, 2021

Arena identified as exposure site

The Geelong Arena has been identified as a COVID-19 exposure site on Monday, October 4, from 9am to 2.30pm. The City of Greater Geelong has...

October 6, 2021

Labor promises $20m for indoor pool if elected

THE CONSTRUCTION of a North Bellarine Aquatic Centre has taken a dive in a different direction this morning with a $20 million commitment for...

October 6, 2021

First-year teacher recognised for excellence

GEELONG High School teacher Tessa Kirk's 2020 VCE Theatre Studies students achieved the best results the school had recorded for many years, despite the...

October 5, 2021

“I am because of what we are”

GEELONG's Andrew Augerinos says when everything else has been forced to close, schools have played a critical role for families and children's mental health...

October 2, 2021

Support to sustain good eating habits

Celebrate National Nutrition Week with a free City of Greater Geelong webinar to help local residents "make healthy habits stick and become sustainable". The city's...

September 30, 2021

New exposure site at Breakwater

McHarry’s Buslines workshop at Reeves Court, Breakwater has been added to the COVID Tier 1 exposure site after a positive case attended Monday. Anyone who...