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About: Georgia Holloway

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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...

March 18, 2021

Stable doors open for star trainer

A $1.3 MILLION investment into Geelong's horse racing industry is set to attract star trainer Danny O'Brien to the region. The winning Melbourne Cup trainer...

March 18, 2021

Fundraising walk steps up awareness of caregivers

IN a bid to raise much-needed awareness, local women Andrea and Tammy Vos have vowed to walk 280km for the unsung heroes providing care...

March 18, 2021

Geelong leads nation in advanced manufacturing

GEELONG will be placed at the forefront of advanced manufacturing following a $10 million state government investment. The Andrews Government has committed to investing in...

March 18, 2021

Hearing told erosion, habitat destruction and ageing infrastructure threaten the region

DECLINING infrastructure, coastal erosion and destruction of habitats are threatening the region, an environmental inquiry has been told. The Legislative Assembly's Environment and Planning Committee...

March 18, 2021

Travellers urged to land themselves a half-price “ticket to recovery”

AVALON Airport has been listed under the Federal Government's billion-dollar lifeline for tourism and aviation industries across the nation. The Morrison Government has announced a...

March 11, 2021

Community to decide fate of Kardinia pool

THE City of Greater Geelong is calling on local swimmers to have their say on whether Kardinia's outdoor pool should remain open over the...

March 11, 2021

Plans to improve mental wellness in the workplace

THE Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling on businesses to prioritise mental health among staff following the release of the final report...

March 11, 2021

Animals to be recognised under family violence reform

THE Victorian Parliament has unanimously passed a motion that will recognise pets as victims of family violence. Member of Animal Justice Party MP Andy Meddick...