About: Georgia Holloway

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May 20, 2021

Bethany welcomes families during Open Week

FAMILIES seeking a subsidised kindergarten education will get the opportunity to see first-hand what is on offer at Bethany’s Open Week. Starting on Monday, May...

May 13, 2021

South Barwon’s coastal swap

VICTORIA'S major political parties have reaffirmed shifting Torquay to the electorate of Polwarth is "the best of a bad situation" but the fate of...

May 13, 2021

Geelong’s music scene receives much-needed boost

THE BARWON Club has received $50,000 in federal funding as live music begins to ramp up in the region. The Morrison Government’s Live Music Australia...

May 13, 2021

New Google deal a win for local businesses

A NEW deal between a local media company and Google is set to feed revenue back into local businesses according to one of Armstrong...

May 13, 2021

A tempting taste of the Moorabool Valley

AUSTIN’S Wines are set to showcase the best of local producers in the Moorabool Valley region with their latest project. The Moorabool Valley Wine Club...

May 13, 2021

World-class oval transformation unveiled

MULTI-million-dollar upgrades have been unveiled at the Geelong West Oval over the weekend following major renovations. Home to the Geelong West Giants, Geelong West Cricket...

May 13, 2021

Running for research

ONE of Australia’s leading charity events has taken to Geelong’s waterfront over the weekend to raise money for breast cancer research. The Mother’s Day Classic...

May 13, 2021

Hundreds join final plea to save Marshall’s bluestone cottage

MORE than 700 people have joined the fight to save Marshall’s 155-year-old cottage, with Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV) warning that destruction could be...

May 13, 2021

Plea for restructure of homelessness services

LISA dreams of being a homeowner one day but for now she lives in social housing following a stint of homelessness that lasted two...

May 13, 2021

Regaining confidence through the kitchen

GATEWAYS Support Service’s new Education Around the Table program is helping young people living with a disability to overcome isolation while gaining valuable life...

May 6, 2021

Eat, drink and paint at Leura Park

THE fourth season of Paint & Sip classes are now underway at the Leura Park Estate combining wine, canapes, and paint for enthusiastic artists...

May 6, 2021

Renewed partnership aims to grow tourism

A RENEWED four-year partnership between peak body Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine and the City of Greater Geelong will increase the region’s visitor...

May 6, 2021

CCMA kickstarts six graduate careers during COVID-19

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) has launched the careers of six young alumnus despite the pandemic leaving limited employment opportunities. The six new full-time...

May 6, 2021

Free sustainability upgrades for homes and businesses

AUSTRALIAN Energy Upgrades are helping locals access free efficient upgrades and installation to their homes and businesses. The Geelong-based energy specialists supply hot water heat...

May 6, 2021

Inclusive playspace now closer to fruition

A WORLD-CLASS inclusive play space is one step closer to fruition with council endorsing concept plans for the Rippleside infrastructure. Following last week's meeting, the...

May 6, 2021

Fly-in safety lesson for Ocean Grove students

WHILE dressed like heroes, Ocean Grove Primary School students got to meet the real-life crew behind a record number of rescues performed on Victoria...

April 29, 2021

GRLC appoints new chief executive

THE Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) has announced Vanessa Schernickau as the new CEO following a competitive recruitment process. As a strong advocate for regional...

April 29, 2021

Public welcomed back to council meetings

THE City of Greater Geelong has begun hosting community-based meetings this week for the first time in more than a year. During the pandemic council...

April 29, 2021

Geelong commemorates our ANZACs

ANZAC Day attracted thousands of onlookers to Geelong’s city centre as veterans marched through the CBD, while smaller ceremonies took place across the region. Projections...

April 29, 2021

Residents join leaders in talks for equality

LABOR'S Shadow Minister for Women Tanya Plibersek joined residents at an open forum discussing gender-based issues during the week. The April 26 event consisted of...

April 29, 2021

Minimum passing laws come into force

NEW road laws have come into effect earlier this week with drivers to allow more room for cyclists. Commencing on April 26, the new laws...

April 29, 2021

Shadow health minister joins local discussion of aged care reforms

SHADOW Health Minister Mark Butler told Drysdale residents he hopes the upcoming federal budget will prompt a "long overdue" debate about the future of...

April 29, 2021

‘Sip happens’ at Leura Park

LEURA Park has announced it will host the next instalment of the ‘Grapest 5K Run’ set to descend over the award-wining vineyards with a...

April 29, 2021

Volunteers fixing throwaway culture

A REPAIR café based in Highton is challenging throwaway culture by preventing up to 1,500 kilograms of household items from ending up in landfill. The...

April 22, 2021

Major Lara development makes a second attempt

AN APPLICATION for a major development in Geelong's north has been re-lodged less than five months after initial plans were rejected by VCAT. Oreana Property...

April 22, 2021

Time to think green and win

THE City of Greater Geelong has established a new awards program set to recognise community-led actions promoting environmental sustainability. The Community Green Achiever Awards is...

April 22, 2021

White Night will bring city to life once again

GEELONG will shine bright once again following the announcement that White Night will return to the CBD this year. The return of the well-established brand...

April 22, 2021

All Ford Day turns thirty in style

THE All Ford Day took over Geelong’s Eastern Park with the largest single-make car exhibition in Australia. Celebrating its 30th year on Sunday, the vehicle...