About: Georgia Holloway

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March 4, 2021

Financial boost a milestone for Moorabool’s ‘big battery’

THE project to build the Southern Hemisphere's largest battery has reached a funding milestone which provides a much-needed boost for the region's economy and...

March 4, 2021

City calls on $18m funding from federal government

THE City of Greater Geelong has formally requested $18 million in federal funding for the Northern Aquatic and Community Hub project in what has...

March 4, 2021

Back to the business in the CBD

IT IS BUSINESS as usual for Geelong's CBD with new faces set to join the shopping and hospitality precinct. The region's business community has been...

March 4, 2021

Green light for Geelong Arts Centre’s final makeover

THE final stage of the Geelong Arts Centre refurbishment has been given the go ahead as part of the state government's $128 million commitment...

March 4, 2021

Outdoor dining ‘parklets’ extended for Easter

AN OUTDOOR dining extension has been confirmed as the City of Greater Geelong prepares for a surge in tourism over the school holidays. The fresh...

March 4, 2021

Failing system requires nearly half a billion dollars for immediate “fix”

A ROYAL Commission into Aged Care has uncovered the extent of the failing system with the Federal Government committing nearly half a billion dollars...

March 4, 2021

Cottage fight gains traction

THE fight to preserve a bluestone cottage has ramped up after sparking council's interest during last week's meeting. Up to 100 people have now rallied...

February 25, 2021

Program launches ahead of Geelong’s 2021 Design Week

THE City of Greater Geelong has launched the program for Geelong's Design Week ahead of next month's creative festivities. The program will feature a diverse...

February 25, 2021

Valentine’s Day take two

SMALL business owners have shared their gratitude for the community's support over Valentine's Day weekend after being blindsided by news of a five-day lockdown. Erin...

February 25, 2021

Police to crack down on theft

POLICE are urging Greater Geelong residents to consider increased security measures following a rise in offences. "Opportunistic offenders" have been linked to the easing of...

February 25, 2021

More funding promised as daily patrol season comes to an end

SURF Coast life saving clubs are set to benefit from additional federal funding with the announcement coming as Victoria's extended daily patrol season wrapped...

February 25, 2021

Local taxi drivers become pandemic heroes

A TEAM of local taxi drivers have become the unexpected heroes of the pandemic offering free services to the most vulnerable members of the...

February 25, 2021

Hopes for more funding for “vital” Norlane facility

THE Northern Aquatic and Community Hub project is ramping up with the City of Greater Geelong gaining momentum in the bid to secure additional...

February 18, 2021

Altona’s loss is Viva Energy’s gain

VIVA Energy will be the beneficiaries of ExxonMobil's decision to switch its Altona refinery to an import terminal. The closure means Geelong's Viva Energy refinery...

February 18, 2021

City adopts sustainability policy to combat climate change

THE City of Greater Geelong has introduced a sustainability policy in the latest bid to become a more environmentally conscious region. Sustainability has become a...

February 18, 2021

Mental health report delayed due to COVID-19

THE final report from the Royal Commission into the state's mental health system has been delayed due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. The...

February 18, 2021

City accused of planning inconsistencies

THE City of Greater Geelong has been accused of planning inconsistency, following its decision to knock back a development in Drysdale's Oakden Road. However, the...

February 18, 2021

Results are in for Ocean Grove’s outdoor dining trial

AN INTERIM survey has revealed the outdoor dining initiative is a success despite previous concerns from local vendors. The survey shows almost two-thirds of Ocean...

February 11, 2021

Bookings now open for reimagined Pako Festa

PREPARE your tastebuds for the flavours of Geelong's 19 ethnic communities as Pako Festa officially opens up its bookings. The festival's global food offering aims...

February 11, 2021

Coker develops an argument about local concerns in Parliament

CORANGAMITE federal member Libby Coker has taken to Parliament to raise concerns about the need to strike a balance with developments in the region. Ms Coker...

February 11, 2021

LGBTIQA+ conversion practices banned in Victoria

A BILL banning LGBTIQA+ conversion therapy across the state passed the Upper House last week following several hours of debate. Last Thursday, the Victorian government...

February 11, 2021

Locals continue the fight to save historic cottage from demolition

BEHIND a small bluestone cottage is a big fight to preserve the "historic landmark". Since the battle went public late last year the community has...

February 11, 2021

Outdoor dining options could pop up across municipality

THE outdoor dining initiative introduced to combat COVID-19 restrictions may become a permanent part of Geelong's restaurant experience. City of Greater Geelong is now inviting...

February 11, 2021

City’s largest social infrastucture investment closer to fruition

A CRITICAL preventative health facility is progressing rapidly, with the City of Greater Geelong confirming the final design has been completed ahead of the...

February 10, 2021

Lunar New Year with Diana Chan

METRICON Homes are celebrating the Lunar New Year with a free virtual cooking class hosted by celebrity chef Diana Chan. For the fifth consecutive year...

February 4, 2021

Council joins residents in opposing Drysdale development

COUNCIL has joined Drysdale residents in expressing its disapproval for an Oakden development that would transform the semi-rural area into a 34-lot estate. The planning...

February 4, 2021

Roxie back on the air full-time

BAY 93.9's weekday 3pm show is receiving a shake up with media personality, mind coach and successful PR director, Roxie Bennett, joining the line-up...

February 4, 2021

Ross River Virus management underway

DESPITE Ross River being detected in the township, the Surf Coast Shire says effective mosquito management has helped tackle the issue in Anglesea. Last year...