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May 11, 2024

Young people back vape ban

New research has revealed strong support among young adults for removing vaping products from retail outlets. The Cancer Council study shows more than 80 per...

May 10, 2024

New bike path between Torquay and Geelong

A NEW bike path linking Torquay to Geelong is on the drawing board, promising a safer and more scenic route for cyclists away from...

May 10, 2024

Mount Duneed welcomes House of Hope women’s rehab centre

NEW women's residential rehabilitation centre, House of Hope, has officially opened in Mount Duneed, offering a vital resource for women and mothers with children...

May 9, 2024

Groundhog day: buses replace trains on Geelong line

COMMUTERS on the Geelong Line will face temporary service changes as buses replace trains for all or part of their journey from Saturday, May...

May 9, 2024

Bonza collapse leaves customers stranded, flight attendants in crisis

THE flight attendants' union has initiated a GoFundMe campaign to support Bonza Airlines' cabin crew, aiding members affected by the airline's recent entry...

May 9, 2024

Support for greener, more accessible streetscape

THE City of Greater Geelong's proposed draft Mercer, Gheringhap, and Bayley Streetscape masterplan has received strong backing from the community, according to feedback collected...

May 7, 2024

Residents weigh in on Geelong’s urban renewal plan

THE City of Greater Geelong's consultation on the Draft Market Square Quarter Masterplan, which wrapped up on 11 February, has shown mixed reactions from...

May 6, 2024

Nature strips to become more wild

THE City of Greater Geelong is calling for community input on its draft Nature Strip Guideline and Specification, which aims to provide residents with...

May 1, 2024

Geelong council seeks feedback on South Geelong urban plan integration

THE City of Greater Geelong is seeking public feedback on a planning amendment aimed at reshaping South Geelong. The South Geelong Urban Design Framework (UDF),...

April 30, 2024

Creative State of Mind campaign highlights Geelong’s UNESCO status

THE City of Greater Geelong has marked its place in Victoria's UNESCO Creative City network in a new initiative that underscores its role alongside...

April 30, 2024

Geelong cats face tough curfew

THE City of Greater Geelong will move to implement a 24-hour cat confinement order, following a vote at Tuesday night's council meeting. The curfew, which...

April 29, 2024

Geelong researcher explores sleep’s role in reducing concussion risks in contact sport

THE Australian love for contact sports like Aussie Rules, Rugby League, and Rugby Union comes with significant risks, particularly the increased likelihood of concussions...

April 24, 2024

Geelong cats face tough curfew

THE City of Greater Geelong will move to implement a 24-hour cat confinement order, following a vote at Tuesday night's council meeting.

The curfew, which...

April 24, 2024

Geelong council seeks feedback on South Geelong urban plan integration

THE City of Greater Geelong is seeking public feedback on a planning amendment aimed at reshaping South Geelong. The South Geelong Urban Design Framework (UDF),...

April 24, 2024

GMHBA team rolls up their sleeves for the Lifeblood Health Services Appeal

AUSTRALIAN Red Cross Lifeblood received a welcome boost this week when GMHBA staff rolled up their sleeves to support the annual Health Services Blood...

April 23, 2024

Geelong’s draft budget released, seeking community input

THE City of Greater Geelong Council has released its draft budget for 2024-25 to 2027-28, calling for community feedback to refine its proposals. Over the...

April 19, 2024

Investment in rail upgrades supports increased grain transport in Geelong

THE Victorian Government has invested over $181 million in the regional rail-freight network, enhancing the capacity for grain transport through Geelong's GrainCorp export terminal. This...

April 18, 2024

Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize 2024

THE Premier's Spirit of Anzac Prize, an annual competition for Victorian students in years 9 to 12, is now open for 2024. Run by the...

April 9, 2024

Monitors reinstalled to Council

JUST months after the conclusion of their initial term, the Victorian government has reappointed municipal monitors to Geelong City Council, extending oversight until December...

April 9, 2024

Barwon South West secures funding for climate resilience project

THE Barwon South West Climate Alliance (BSWCA) has secured a $245,200 grant to kick off the Resilient Community Assets Project, which aims to bolster...

April 9, 2024

City announces grant pool to support senior citizens

THE City of Greater Geelong has launched a new grant scheme with a total pool of $24,000, aiming to celebrate and empower Geelong's ageing...

April 9, 2024

Geelong welcomes international diplomats in showcase tour

THE City of Greater Geelong hosted 30 senior diplomats from around the globe, alongside staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, showcasing...

April 8, 2024

Australia to end live sheep exports

THE Albanese Government is pressing forward with plans to end live sheep exports by sea, amid opposition from the Coalition and some industry groups. Corangamite...

April 8, 2024

Geelong firm receives top financial planning award

GEELONG-based Burke Britton Financial Partners is this year's winner in the medium category of AMP's Financial Planning Practice of the Year Award. This honour is...