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October 25, 2020

Gyms and pools to reopen for all on Wednesday

GYMS, fitness centres and pools will re-open in regional Victoria for people of all ages on Wednesday in the latest easing of Victoria's coronavirus...

October 22, 2020

Voting for council elections closes tomorrow

VOTING closes tomorrow (Friday, October 23) for council elections across the state, including the City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire and Borough of...

October 22, 2020

Study to examine Geelong’s industrial past

GEELONG will be among the areas examined as part of a three-year study into the impact of recent major industry losses in regional Australia. Led...

October 22, 2020

On the beat: New police for Geelong start patrolling

MORE than 20 new police officers have started across Geelong, Colac and the Surf Coast since July as part of the biggest investment in...

October 22, 2020

Get your AFL Grand Final Record at APCO

JUST because the AFL Grand Final is being held in Brisbane this year doesn't mean you can't get your hands on a copy of...

October 22, 2020

Harry Taylor embraces the emotion of Grand Final week

GEELONG Cats veteran Harry Taylor is eager for his next appearance in an AFL Grand Final, despite having to wait nine years to get...

October 22, 2020

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust hails win at Geelong Business Excellence Awards

THE Kardinia Park Stadium Trust has been recognised for its stewardship of one of Geelong's most recognised places, taking out the Customer Service Award...

October 22, 2020

Coker wants more help to tackle food insecurity

CORANGAMITE Labor federal member Libby Coker has praised local charities who are leading the way in ensuring families in the Geelong region are not...

October 22, 2020

Grants to protect and restore the Otways and the coast

COMMUNITY groups will be invited to apply for funding to help protect and restore native plants, wildlife, and coastal environments in the Otways. The Corangamite...

October 22, 2020

Hayden Miller to farewell bay 93.9

AFTER 10 years of waking up Geelong, the Surf Coast and Bellarine on bay 93.9, Hayden Miller is saying goodbye. The out-of-control wheezing laughs with...

October 18, 2020

Household visitors allowed and hospitality venue caps increase from tomorrow

LIMITED household visits will be allowed and hospitality venues will be able to host as many as 110 patrons from tomorrow in the latest...

October 16, 2020

Funding agreement signed for South Barwon Reserve upgrade

THE City of Greater Geelong and the federal Coalition have signed a $237,000 funding agreement to deliver much-needed upgrades to the South Barwon Reserve. The...

October 15, 2020

Lola happy to be blue for a cause

NUTRITION guru Lola Berry is wearing a healthy dose of blue nail polish every day this month in support of an important cause. The best-selling...

October 15, 2020

Testing for COVID-19 in Anglesea sewage continues

THE Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) continues to test sewage in Anglesea for coronavirus but has not yet found any positive cases...

October 15, 2020

COVIDSafe app use lagging, poll reveals

ONLY just over half of regional Victorians have the COVIDSafe app installed on their phones five months after its launch, according to a new...

October 15, 2020

Cats crush Pies, Stewart eyes the Lions

THE Cats will fight for a spot in the AFL grand final this weekend after a dominant semi-final against Collingwood. Geelong will face Brisbane at...

October 15, 2020

Don’t forget to vote in council elections

VOTERS enrolled in the council elections across the Geelong region should have received their ballot packs by now, and are reminded they have until...

October 15, 2020

Allied effort: Joint letter pleads for easing of coronavirus restrictions in regional Victoria

THE Geelong Chamber of Commerce has joined an alliance of similar organisations from regional Victoria “pleading” for the state government to ease coronavirus restrictions...

October 15, 2020

GRC prepares for Geelong Cup with no crowds

THE Geelong Racing Club (GRC) is preparing for a very different Geelong Cup next week, with coronavirus restrictions preventing the usual flood of racegoers...

October 15, 2020

No reply envelope? You can still vote

VOTERS who didn't get reply envelopes with their council election ballot packs can still cast their vote by mail, according to the Victorian...

October 15, 2020

Labor’s Budget would benefit apprentices and childcare

AT LEAST two of the measures proposed by the Labor Party in its Budget reply would have significant benefits for people in the Geelong...

October 15, 2020

Sounding off and checking in on youth mental health

Vichealth and Mushroom Group have joined forces to launch a new platform featuring Australian musicians openly sharing their personal mental health and wellbeing experiences...

October 15, 2020

CORA to go ahead despite some community opposition

THE state government has, after months of consideration, given planning approval to the Cape Otway Road Australia (CORA) project, but a community group of...

October 15, 2020

Giving the best mental health advice to businesses

Beyond Blue has launched an online training course to help small business advisers provide mental health support to business owners affected by the coronavirus...

October 15, 2020

G21 gives mixed response to Budget

LEADING Geelong lobby group G21 has given a mixed response to the Coalition's 2020/21 Federal Budget and its impact on the region. G21 chief executive...

October 15, 2020

Survey reveals Australians’ reactions to COVID symptoms

More than a third of Australians with cold- or flu-like symptoms spent time in public and almost one in five attended work in person...

October 15, 2020

Regional Victoria may go alone on coronavirus roadmap

THE state government has given its strongest indication yet that regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne will not have to move together along the state's...

October 8, 2020

Cliff fall at Demons Bluff is imminent, GORCC warns

THE Great Ocean Road Coast Committee (GORCC) is urging beach users on the Surf Coast to exercise caution after heavy rainfall increased the severity...