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January 21, 2021

Property markets shaping up for a stellar 2021

After a tumultuous year, property experts concur that the year ahead will see a housing market on the up. They also predict that demand for...

January 14, 2021

A next generation social hub – Near Geelong and the Surf Coast

With beautiful living spaces nestled amongst resort-style facilities and the right amount of “wow factor” to make the kids jealous, Lifestyle Mount Duneed, located...

December 31, 2020

An open letter to our Landlords and Tenants

What a year it has been. 2020 has been a year full of challenges and unknowns, but we've all heard more than enough about the...

December 24, 2020

Casey steps into a new creative space

Casey Burrill would sometimes imagine herself creating artworks within the walls of her very own professional studio with the music turned up loud. It was...

December 17, 2020

Detached building approvals reach 20-year high

ABS Building Approvals data for October continues to show the positive impact of HomeBuilder on the detached house market with the highest number of...

December 17, 2020

Homes open up for summer as restrictions loosen

Buoyed by recent updates to COVID guidelines on open homes and auctions, the real estate sector is bouncing into a busy summer 2020-21. For months,...

December 17, 2020

Think home before investment

There's a big disclaimer on this one... there are always exceptions to the rule! Many have and will continue to do brilliantly out of well-thought-out...

December 17, 2020

Revolutionary design catering for all

The Aspen 35 is a revolutionary design catering for all lifestyles by bringing together the best elements of single- and double-storey living in one...

December 17, 2020

Prime Geelong real estate selling quickly at Gen Fyansford

Geelong’s most renowned premium estate, Gen Fyansford, proudly launched its new Stage 3.1 – a release in early September comprising 24 lots. Within the...

December 10, 2020

Celebrating our region

There is a reason around six million people visit the Greater Geelong region every year. We live in a beautiful part of the world,...

December 3, 2020

Geelong’s not-for-profits to receive free marketing

NOT-for-profits will now have the chance to access state of the art digital marketing for free. A new initiative in collaboration with Arthur St Digital...

December 3, 2020

Skin cancer with Heroes Home Doctor

Heading into summer we are all aware of skin cancers. Melanoma is the third most common cancer in Australia with our incidence of skin...

December 3, 2020

Cancer study: Patients want end-of-life discussion to plan care

New Australian research shows that most people with cancer and those who support them want to discuss end-of-life care, but these important advance care...

November 20, 2020

Little Athletics on track to return

JUNIOR athletes can finally come back to the running track, after months of closures and lockdowns. The Geelong Little Athletics and Corio Little Athletics clubs...

November 12, 2020

Bisinella releases first stage

Land in the first stage of Lara Lakes Estate – Bisinella Developments’ new 520-lot residential estate – has just been released. Land in Stage 1A...

October 15, 2020

Four ways to explore Echuca Moama

LOCATED an easy three hours’ drive from Geelong on the famous Murray River, visitors to Echuca Moama are spoilt for choice when it comes...

October 1, 2020

Green the Coast: BioBlitz showcases the natural world

FRIDAY last week and Monday this week marked the start and end of the Great Southern BioBlitz - a friendly competition to see which...

September 24, 2020

Changes during election period

The next few Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor's Columns will look a little different – that's because we're entering the election period, also known as...

September 17, 2020

Councillor Column: Trent Sullivan from the City of Greater Geelong, September 17

I WANT to start this column by extending Council’s heartfelt condolences to the family of two-year old Anna Greaney who was last week laid...

September 10, 2020

Builder announced for $128 million redevelopment

GEELONG and district tradespeople will take centre stage in the next phase of the transformation of the Geelong Arts Centre. The Little Malop Street site...

September 10, 2020

Help shape reserve’s master plan

COMMUNITY feedback will help guide the management of Ocean Grove's Blue Waters Lake Reserve over the next decade as the City of Greater Geelong...

September 10, 2020

Carving out spaces to adapt to a new normal

WITH SURFCOAST PROPERTY STYLIST JACKIE ZULLIGER It was in March of this year when, on an onsite inspection in Winchelsea, I walked in and saw...

September 10, 2020

Reflecting on the Borough’s past 12 months

With the Council caretaker period and elections approaching soon, I thought I would utilise the final Mayor's Column of this Council term to reflect...

September 10, 2020

Small town has big heart

PORTARLINGTON'S big-hearted community has rallied to show support for the family of two-year-old Anna Greaney, who tragically died last week. Anna Greaney drowned after falling...

September 10, 2020

Mayor’s Column: Cr Ross Ebbels from the Borough of Queenscliffe, September 10

WITH the Council caretaker period and elections approaching soon, I thought I would use the final Mayor’s Column of this Council term to reflect...

September 3, 2020

Mayor’s Column: Cr Stephanie Asher from the City of Greater Geelong, September 3

Clarification for better communication AS A RELATIVELY small person, being average female height and on the runty side of body size, I don’t have a...

September 2, 2020

Enjoy award-winning wines from local producer

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium award-winning cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans...

August 27, 2020

XTM’s miracle Merino masks

Face masks are the new re-usable shopping bag during the coronavirus lockdown, and interest is spiking in re-usable and sustainable facewear and neckwear.

XTM Performance,...