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About: Georgia Holloway

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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...

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...