About: Georgia Holloway

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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...

June 18, 2021

Local market gets a new home

WARRALILY’s Winter Market is set to debut this weekend at its new home along Central Boulevard. The Saturday, June 19 event will mark the opening...

June 17, 2021

Cold for a cause

Business leaders from across the Geelong region will join hundreds of Victorian CEOs braving the cold for Vinnies’ annual Sleepout. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout raises...

June 16, 2021

Food that lasts longer

FOOD safety experts have expressed the value of understanding labels as misleading dates continue to cut the lifespan of produce. Experts are encouraging consumers to...

June 16, 2021

City offers support for local businesses

THE City is offering assistance for hundreds of local businesses as work returns to the region at a reduced capacity. Since introducing the COVID-19 Business...

June 13, 2021

Grants for South Barwon sporting clubs

THE Victorian government has announced more than $22,000 will go towards supporting local grassroots sporting clubs and organisations across Geelong and the Surf Coast. Member...

June 12, 2021

Quarry given the green light

REHABILTATION work is set to begin on an unused quarry North of Lara following the green light from the City of Greater Geelong's Planning...

June 12, 2021

Geelong’s second Quest

QUEST’s latest $70 million mixed-use hotel has broken ground in Geelong with 87-apartment styled rooms set to be built at 71-77 Gheringhap Street. As a...

June 11, 2021

Winter Shiraz Festival to showcase the region

GEELONG’S Winter Shiraz Festival is set to return next month following the state government’s contribution through the Wine Growth Fund. Following a COVID-19 induced hiatus,...

June 10, 2021

Local coast represented on national body

GEELONG is set to be represented on a national coastal committee with the appointment of City of Greater Geelong councillor Jim Mason. Cr Mason has...

June 6, 2021

The hidden homeless

OLDER women are emerging as the hidden figures of homelessness as more people throughout the region are becoming increasingly displaced. In the Barwon South West,...

June 6, 2021

Off-leash track announced

THE City of Greater Geelong has given residents the all clear to walk their dogs off-leash at the Highton pipe track following last week's...

June 5, 2021

Microplastics threatening Surf Coast wetlands

WITH World Environment Day today, the Surfrider Foundation has used the occasion to demand answers over microplastics posing a threat to Surf Coast wetlands. Last...

June 5, 2021

The city council acknowledges Reconciliation Week

THE City of Greater Geelong is acknowledging National Reconciliation Week with online projections displaying the artwork of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across...

June 5, 2021

City votes against five-storey development

THE City of Greater Geelong's Planning Committee has recommended a refusal of permit for a five-storey development proposed for Portarlington's main street. The Committee last...

June 4, 2021

Connecting Geelong’s missing links

CONSTRUCTION will begin on a new bicycle network set to connect the region following the appointment of Enoch Civil Pty Ltd. During last week's council...

June 4, 2021

Tender decided for multi-million dollar ferry terminal

THE Queenscliff Ferry Terminal's multi-million-dollar redevelopment is closer to fruition with the tender being awarded to Kane Constructions Pty Ltd. Under the Geelong City Deal,...

May 31, 2021

Relay for Life returns

RELAY for Life is heading back to Geelong following last year’s virtual event. Since 2000, the Geelong-based relay has attracted more than 25,000 participants and...

May 31, 2021

Students raising money for mental health

TWO Sacred Heart College students have used their lived experiences as motivation to raise money for mental health awareness. Year 12 students Lucy Wood and...

May 29, 2021

Ferry service set to ease the return to city work

PORT Phillip Ferries will ease employees' transition back to city offices with a safe and easy commuter timetable. The ferry service is currently offering employers...

May 29, 2021

Major retailer set to deliver one million vaccines

THE Cotton On Foundation will deliver up to one million COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable communities following a partnership with UNICEF. The foundation has been in...

May 28, 2021

Geelong students join forces for climate action

GEELONG students left the classroom last Friday to protest the government’s climate inaction that they say is impacting their future. Hundreds of school-aged students from...

May 27, 2021

Hub funds flow

THE City of Greater Geelong council has tipped in the last tranche of funding as part of a plan to fully cover the...

May 26, 2021

Homelessness action group standing against inaction

ANGELA co-founded Homelessness Action Geelong after showing long-term concern for community members facing the impacts of the housing crisis. Since going live with the activism...

May 21, 2021

Wadawurrung voices heard in new jobs strategies

TRADITIONAL owners have joined the table to guide new strategies set to boost training and job opportunities for Aboriginal Victorians. Each region's Traditional Owners, employment...