About: Georgia Holloway

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August 4, 2021

White Night set to light up the city once more

DESPITE the changing COVID-19 situation Geelong mayor Stephanie Asher said she hopes to this year welcome large-scale events back to the region. Preparations for White...

August 3, 2021

Honouring the 200th addition to war collection

THE Geelong Honours Them project has announced the 200th addition to a collection preserving the legacy of World War I servicemen and women from...

July 30, 2021

Local rescuer the face of Regenerate Australia

A TORQUAY-based wildlife rescuer is the face of a $300 million initiative aiming to kickstart the nation's regeneration following the devastating bushfires. The World Wildlife...

July 27, 2021

Anaconda brings warmth to those in need

ANACONDA Geelong is participating in the sixth annual Heat the Homeless appeal in a bid to help vulnerable communities stay warm this winter. With an...

July 22, 2021

Epworth celebrates five years in Geelong

IN 2014 the Epworth hospital was just an empty paddock in Waurn Ponds, but Leonie Lloyd saw it as an opportunity to start employment...

July 22, 2021

Local smallgoods company brings home the bacon

BARWON Valley Smallgoods is now set on state recognition after being honoured with the region's best smoked bacon. Based in Norlane, the small goods company...

July 20, 2021

Metricon webinar a stand out

NEW home builders will receive an invaluable lesson in creating the perfect façade with Metricon’s free online masterclass. The webinar is set to take place...

July 20, 2021

Wathaurong community acknowledge NAIDOC winners

SIX First Nations residents from across the region have been awarded as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations. The Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative has hosted the 2021...

July 19, 2021

New life in the Barwon River

THE federal government’s Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program is set to breathe new life into the Barwon River with the creation of a native fish...

July 19, 2021

Accessible care for homeless pets

A TEAM of local veterinarians has introduced a crisis clinic to the region, helping vulnerable groups get access to pet care. Pets in the Park...

July 16, 2021

Works begins at historic cottage site

SECURITY fencing has been erected around McAteer's bluestone cottage as machinery begins rolling into the area. The Marshall community group rallying against the destruction is...

July 15, 2021

City seeks builders for Northern Aquatic Hub

THE Northern Aquatic and Community Hub has reached a new milestone as the City of Greater Geelong searches for experienced contractors to start the...

July 12, 2021

Community feedback welcomed for South Geelong landfill

THE City of Greater Geelong is calling on the community to have its say after endorsing plans to redevelop the South Geelong Landfill. Set on...

July 12, 2021

Global business lands in Geelong

A GLOBAL company’s shift to Geelong’s innovation precinct has been marked with a million-dollar contribution to Deakin University. SaniteX Global has emerged as a leader...

July 11, 2021

New playground nurtures connection to Country

A NEW nature-based play space has opened up at Corio’s Goldsworthy Reserve adding to the growing amenities in Geelong’s northern suburbs. The 4700 square metre...

July 9, 2021

Geelong radio boss happy to go dry for July

GEELONG Broadcasters general manager Andy Mathers is stepping up to the Dry July challenge this year, raising more than $3,000 before July 1. Announced as...

July 6, 2021

State funding to transform household recycling for all

THE Victorian Government is investing $127 million to prepare local councils for a new four-bin recycling system. Under the initiative, all 79 local councils across...

July 4, 2021

Old cottage has new hope

A CITY of Greater Geelong councillor has presented a notice of motion to relocate McAteer's Bluestone Cottage as the battle to save the building ramps...

July 3, 2021

Feedback sought on street lights

THE City of Greater Geelong has drafted a new policy set to replace street lighting in the region with innovative and energy efficient alternatives. Now...

July 3, 2021

Majestic whales make a splash once again

THE Greater Geelong and Surf Coast regions have began sharing their local beaches with up to three southern right wales. Over the past few weeks...

July 2, 2021

Young leaders call for more safe spaces

THE city's youth representatives are calling for more safe spaces for young people as part of their first recommendation. The 2021 Youth Council delivered its...

June 30, 2021

Regional hotels get federal boost

FIVE Surf Coast hotels have been awarded federal funding in order cut energy costs and allow greater investments back into their businesses. The Morrison Government...

June 28, 2021

Inaugural event celebrates diversity

GEELONG’S inaugural diversity symposium has celebrated inclusion across the region with peak bodies delivering the important messages. Held on June 18, the online event was...

June 25, 2021

Billy beer-less for Dry July

BILLY Brownless is gearing up for a Dry July as the Barwon Health Foundation’s 2021 ambassador. The popular public figure and former Cats champ will...

June 20, 2021

Geelong’s got talent on the go

ROVING performers will bring the streets to life at an additional six dining precincts across the municipality. In support of the city’s “It’s Or Backyard...

June 19, 2021

‘Storymakers’ to deliver digital summit

A DIGITAL summit is heading to local screens with experts in the industry revealing their tips for sourcing a great story. Presented from Deakin University's...

June 19, 2021

Mental health boost

GEELONG MP Christine Couzens has announced a $16 million mental health hub set to ease the pressure on the region’s emergency department. The...

June 19, 2021

Grants on offer to help creatives start their engine

GEELONG Arts Centre is ramping up its support for local artists with a new grant under the Creative Engine initiative. Totalling $12,000 in financial grants...