About: Georgia Holloway

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April 22, 2021

Calls for government to get onboard with funding

G21 GEELONG Region Alliance is calling for urgent upgrades to the Corio Quay Road ahead of the Spirit of Tasmania's anticipated arrival in 2022. The...

April 15, 2021

Baby Koa’s 1 in 100,000 condition inspires local fundraiser

AT just eight weeks old Koa Gibson is the inspiration behind a heartfelt Surf Coast community fundraiser. The Armstrong Creek newborn may look like a...

April 15, 2021

ArtGusto redesigns Geelong’s art scene

EMERGING artists have transformed 30 metres of blank wall in Geelong’s CBD into a colourful mural celebrating artist of all abilities. Artists from ArtGusto and...

April 15, 2021

Federal boundaries closer to being finalised

THE redistribution of Victorian electorates is closer to being finalised with the objection period coming to an end tomorrow (April 16). Electoral commissioner Tom Rogers...

April 15, 2021

Clean clothes and human connections

AUSTRALIA'S first free mobile laundry service is calling for more volunteers across the Greater Geelong region. Orange Sky was founded by Brisbane locals Nic Marchesi...

April 15, 2021

City precinct will honour traditional landowners

THE City of Greater Geelong's new civic precinct is set to honour Wadawurrung culture by taking on the name Wurriki Nyal (WUU-ruh-kih nee-YAHL) meaning...

April 15, 2021

Superboats in the bay

GEELONG’S Offshore Superboat Championship has taken place in the bay over the weekend. The program began on April 9 with a meet and greet function...

April 15, 2021

Help for local creatives

CREATIVES working and living in the region are set to receive additional support from the city under the Arts Industry Development Fund. A total of...

April 8, 2021

Will’s Wish smashes Good Friday Appeal fundraising total

WILL’S Wish has smashed its previous fundraising totals for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal by almost tenfold. The Tasic family, which created the...

April 8, 2021

Low-cost counselling for Geelong’s LGBTIQ+ community

MEMBERS of the LGTIQ+ community and their families across the Greater Geelong region will now have access to free or low-cost counselling. Under the Drummond...

April 1, 2021

Malu makes an inspirational ambassador

TWO-YEAR-OLD Malu Hunt seems like any child his age – he is bursting with energy, curiosity and love for his brothers. But unlike most kids...

April 1, 2021

Local heroes relay important water safety message

HEROIC duo Ben Roberts and Cam Lamperd have been recognised for their bravery after rescuing two families at Thirteenth Beach. The everyday life savers were...

April 1, 2021

Vaccine rollout takes toll

GEELONG medical clinics have begun rolling out vaccines with phase 1B of the federal government's timeline now in motion. More than six million Australians became...

April 1, 2021

Karaaf wetlands relief

THE Surf Coast Shire council has unanimously voted in favour of implementing immediate action to restore the Karaaf wetlands. During last week's ordinary meeting, council...

April 1, 2021

Easter holiday disruptions to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support

OVER the Easter holidays there will be changes to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support payments and services with all centres and most phone lines...

April 1, 2021

Youth council ready to take action

GREATER Geelong's new youth council has set its priorities for the year with health and wellbeing at the top of the list. Junior mayor Elliot...

April 1, 2021

Ratepayers may foot the bill for new paths

OCEAN Grove households and businesses may be expected to pay hundreds of dollars for new footpaths following council's motion to declare a Special Charge...

April 1, 2021

Multi-million dollar medical precinct proposed in the North

PLANS to erect a new multi-million-dollar medical precinct have been unveiled for the North. Developers from Bellfield Planning Consultants have proposed plans to transform nine...

April 1, 2021

City to focus on arts and culture

THE community is invited to give its feedback on a new city-drawn framework set to strengthen Greater Geelong's arts and culture scene. Council's Arts and...

April 1, 2021

First on the scene

SES unit controller John Ryan has learned to recognise increased risks on the road. Mr Ryan began volunteering at the Bellarine Unit in 2013 after...

April 1, 2021

Drysdale rotary changes name but keeps motto

ROTARY Club of Drysdale has changed its name after 46 years to remain progressive. The new name will be Bellarine North Rotary Club, which...

March 25, 2021

COVID downtime leads to skills boost

CORANGAMITE Catchment Management Authority has partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia in creating a dozen local jobs. Under the Working for Victoria Initiative, 12 Geelong residents...

March 25, 2021

Return of Wadawurrung land

THE first parcel of Wadawurrung land has been returned to Traditional Owners during an inclusive ceremony of reconciliation. Australia’s largest construction materials and building supplier...

March 25, 2021

Geelong gets a taste of new outdoor dining options

THE City of Greater Geelong has this week established three more outdoor dining settings across Geelong's prominent hospitality precincts. In late January, proposals were made...

March 25, 2021

Design Week favourite

STUDIO 101 have celebrated 21 years of award-winning services by putting together a sold out opening exhibition for Geelong’s Design Week. The TWNETY+ONE exhibition commemorates...

March 25, 2021

Match day ferries announced

PORT Phillip Ferries have announced they will be running 'Game Day Specials' to get Geelong Cats supporters to and from Melbourne during the 2021...

March 18, 2021

Multi-million dollar hospice facility under way

THE first sod has been turned at Anam Cara's new $22 million hospice facility. Located on two hectares at Deakin University, the new building will...

March 18, 2021

Inaugural sustainability committee announced

MEMBERS of the city's inaugural sustainability advisory committee were announced last week with work set to start this month. The 12 successful candidates were picked...