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About: Georgia Holloway

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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...

May 21, 2021

Geelong’s history celebrated at awards

THE annual Heritage Awards has again celebrated local efforts to restore, retain and interpret heritage places across the region. Held on May 12, the awards...

May 21, 2021

Geelong bowls club receives donor-driven solar

AUSTRALIANS have contributed up to $92,000 in donor funding to support the City of Geelong Bowls Club’s new solar installation. Nationwide donations have allowed the...

May 21, 2021

MP launches school climate challenge

CORANGAMITE MP Libby Coker is empowering students to take action with the introduction of a climate challenge for schools. Ms Coker officially launched the project,...

May 21, 2021

Historic precinct gets million-dollar upgrade

THE state government is set to expand the historic Fyansford Paper Mill precinct to create new jobs in the region. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne...

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...