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July 18, 2024

Lawson Humphries gets Rising Star nod

GEELONG'S Lawson Humphries has been named the Round 18 AFL Rising Star nominee after an impressive performance in the Cats’ 20-point win over Collingwood...

July 18, 2024

Get your pet checked out for free

RSPCA Victoria will hold a Healthy Pet Day event next week in Norlane, where experts will provide free check-ups, dog and cat vaccines, pet...

July 11, 2024

Opening date set for Biyal-a Armstrong Creek Library

THE Geelong region's newest library will be open in three weeks, with the City of Greater Geelong today (Thursday, July 11) confirming a final...

July 8, 2024

Mia Gross makes Aussie team for Olympics

GEELONG-born athlete Mia Gross is on her way to Paris, named today (Monday, July 8) as part of Australia's team for the 2024 Olympic...

July 5, 2024

Morris, Geelong Chamber launch $25,000 Business Class Finance Grant

AUSTRALIAN financial firm Morris Business Solutions has worked with the Geelong Chamber of Commerce to launch the $25,000 Morris Business Class Finance Grant. Anounced today...

July 4, 2024

Meli kindergartens improve their tech with grants

MELI Kindergarten Services are upgrading their technology after receiving more than $54,000 in state grants. Last week, the Victorian government contacted all 30 Meli kindergartens...

July 3, 2024

New regional cricket hub opens

THE Barwon Regional Cricket Centre is officially open, offering a world-class indoor cricket hub for the wider region's clubs and communities to use all...

July 1, 2024

TikTok, Victorian Chamber to hold Geelong event

TIKTOK and the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry have joined forces and will head to Geelong next month to launch a new business...

June 29, 2024

Geelong Jets sign bowls world champion Paul Foster

GEELONG'S Bowls Premier League (BPL) side has revealed renowned Scottish lawn bowls world champion Paul Foster as the first signing for the new team. The...

June 28, 2024

Avalon-Brisbane flights take off

FLIGHTS between Melbourne Avalon Airport near Geelong and Brisbane began today (Friday, June 28), and the airport's executive chair has used the occasion to...

June 28, 2024

Corrections centre in Lara to open in 2025

THE Western Plains Correctional Centre in Lara will accept prisoners in the middle of 2025, more than two years after it was completed. Located to...

June 27, 2024

Councils unite against CFMEU

THE five councils in the G21 area have united against what they describe as attempts by the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU)...

June 23, 2024

Northern Futures joins with Meli

NORTHERN Futures, the respected grassroots program dedicated to supporting disadvantaged communities in Geelong's north, will keep its doors open after joining leading community services...

June 19, 2024

Teskey Brothers announced for A Day on the Green

BY JAMES TAYLOR Soulful Australian siblings The Teskey Brothers are set to light up Australian outdoor venues and wineries this summer on their first A...

June 9, 2024

Leading Cat appointed AM in King’s Birthday Honours List

ONE of the leading figures at the Geelong Football Club during their triple AFL premiership run has been appointed a Member of the Order...

May 22, 2024

Ocean Grove wins spot in Bowls Premier League

OCEAN Grove Bowling Club will take on Australia's best clubs from this November after it secured one of the two coveted expansion slots in...

May 21, 2024

Funding revealed for Geelong Sports Package projects

THE sporting communities of the Geelong area have some more detail about their coming infrastructure, with the Victorian government confirming the projects to be...

May 21, 2024

The Blues Train finds new owner

THE Blues Train will soon be pulling out of the station under a new owner, with Daniel Kay taking over from founder Hugo T....

May 21, 2024

Missy Higgins adds Geelong show to tour

TICKET sales for Missy Higgins' Australian tour are running hot, and the singer-songwriter has just announced she is coming to Geelong. There has been huge...

May 17, 2024

Flying the flag for IDAHOBIT

THE Surf Coast Shire is again showing its colours for the LGBTQIA+ community, raising the rainbow flag outside its council chambers today (Friday, May...

May 16, 2024

Vale Norm Stanley 1977-2024

GEELONG'S First Nations community is in mourning following the passing of Norm Stanley. The Kurnai/Wotjabaluk man, well known across the Geelong region as an artist,...

May 16, 2024

Avalon Airport CEO resigns

AVALON Airport will have to find its third chief executive officer in the space of two years, with Tony Brun to take off for...

May 14, 2024

New Torquay, Armstrong Creek bus routes revealed

THE state government has revealed the final version of its planned updated bus network for Torquay, Armstrong Creek and Charlemont, but it does not...

May 7, 2024

Program to promote gender equality in sport launches next iteration

THE third iteration of a program to progress gender equality and promote respect within local football and netball clubs and communities has now begun. Respect...