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October 23, 2021

Geelong consultant’s story featured in inspiring book

A book that launches next month was inspired by the question “What if we could inspire people everywhere to change the world?”.

The Women Changing...

October 22, 2021

Bruce Harwood lands job as AFL Barwon region manager

BRUCE Harwood has been appointed as the new region manager for AFL Barwon. The incumbent City of Greater Geelong councillor and former mayor has a...

October 22, 2021

Exposure site update – October 22

SITES in Geelong, South Geelong and Armstrong Creek have been added to the list of public exposure sites to COVID-19 in Victoria. They are: October 16  The...

October 21, 2021

Priority picks: G21’s big asks for Geelong projects

THE date of the next federal election is not yet set, but G21 has updated the region’s list of priorities and is pitching them...

October 20, 2021

Nursery takes flight at Avalon

THE skies may have been largely quiet at Avalon Airport during COVID-19 but there’s plenty of activity on the ground with the establishment of...

October 20, 2021

Deakin backs plan to bring in international students

INTERNATIONAL students could be back in Victoria by the end of the year under a Victorian government proposal, and Deakin University says it is...

October 19, 2021

Henderson doubts timing of GCEC’s construction

THE state Labor Government’s prediction that the Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCEC) will start construction in early 2022 is “not remotely credible”, according...

October 19, 2021

Nature forum opens at wool museum

THE Geelong Nature Forum has moved into the National Wool Museum and is running a two-month exhibition, complemented by a range of outdoor activities. In...

October 18, 2021

Permits to allow fire season preparations

PROPERTY owners in regional Victoria are being encouraged to start preparing for the coming fire season and complete fire prevention works. The state government has...

October 15, 2021

Exposure sites – October 15, 6pm

THREE Tier 1 sites in the Geelong region have been added to the list of public exposure sites to COVID-19. They are: October 12 Grovedale Hotel gaming...

October 15, 2021

Exposure sites – October 15, 11am

THERE have been four local additions to the Department of Health and Human Services' list of public exposure sites to COVID-19. They are: October 8 to...

October 15, 2021

BBRF grant fully funds hospice

A TRIO of projects in the Geelong region are among those supported in the latest round of the federal government’s Building Better Regions Fund...

October 14, 2021

Future health: Epworth deal to create $600m precinct in Waurn Ponds

EPWORTH HealthCare has signed a deal with a healthcare real estate developer that will create a $600 million innovation, education and healthcare precinct next...

October 14, 2021

2021 Geelong Cup launched

THE running of the bet365 Geelong Cup is less than a week away, and the event was officially launched on Monday this week. The Geelong...

October 13, 2021

Body discovered in Corio Bay

POLICE will prepare a report for the coroner after a body was located in Corio Bay in central Geelong earlier today (Wednesday, October 13). In...

October 13, 2021

Turning grief into a positive

Grovedale resident Anne-Marie has resolved to turn one of the hardest events of her life into achieving something positive.

Anne-Marie has again answered 27forParkinson’s call...

October 12, 2021

Top teams to be recognised by AFL Barwon

THE top teams on the ladder in this season's AFL Barwon football and netball competitions will be officially recognised as the best teams. In a...

October 12, 2021

Exposure sites – September 12, 11am

TWO businesses and a primary school are in the latest additions to the public exposure sites to COVID-19 in the Geelong region. They are: October 2 Next...

October 10, 2021

Beer festival tickets go on sale soon

THE Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) is getting ready to roll out the barrel in Geelong next year, with presale registrations opening and tickets...

October 10, 2021

Traditional Owner designs to be part of Geelong’s revitalisation

WADAWURRUNG Traditional Owners will be taking a central role in the planning, design and implementation of several projects in Central Geelong. Last week, Victorian Minister...

October 9, 2021

State quiet about GCEC land negotiations

PLANNING work has begun on the long-awaited Geelong Conference and Exhibition Centre (GCEC), but the Victorian government is keeping tight-lipped about the negotiations about...

October 8, 2021

Exposure sites – October 8, 11am

THERE have been three additions in the Geelong region to the list of public exposure sites to COVID-19, all on October 2. They are:

  • IGNI,...

October 8, 2021

GRC looks forward to summer racing crowds

THE Geelong Racing Club (GRC) is disappointed there will again be no crowd at the Geelong Cup this year, but is looking forward to...

October 7, 2021

Samaritan House goes sustainable in expansion

A NEW model of environmentally sustainable housing for men experiencing homelessness has just opened in Geelong. On Friday last week, Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne...

October 7, 2021

Food for all: appeal to help feed Geelong’s most vulnerable

THE Give Where You Live Foundation has launched its annual Feed Geelong Appeal to fight hunger across the region. Running until October 17, the appeal...

October 4, 2021

Victorian VCE students among new COVID-19 cases

DOZENS of final-year Victorian students have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of returning to classrooms for annual tests. Victoria reported 1,377 new local cases, the...

October 4, 2021

2021 Queenscliff Music Festival cancelled

THE 24th edition of the Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) has been pushed to 2022, with organisers conceding time had run out to hold the...

October 4, 2021

City’s mosquito control program grounded

THE City of Greater Geelong’s mosquito management program has started with a focus on ground-control programs around towns, but it is not expected to...