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May 16, 2022

Hospital funding questioned

ONE of the centrepieces of Labor's 2022-23 State Budget has come under fire, with both the Liberals and Derryn Hinch's Justice Party questioning the...

May 14, 2022

Raise a teacup for a good cause

Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging groups across the state to make a cuppa for a cause and register for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea during...

May 13, 2022

Asher pledges $200m for Barwon Heads Road duplication

FUNDS have been locked in for the second stage of the Barwon Heads Road duplication in Armstrong Creek, following an election commitment from the...

May 13, 2022

Barker’s signs also vandalised

ANOTHER contender in the race for Corangamite has had their campaign signs vandalised, with Liberal Democrats candidate Paul Barker reporting damage to several of...

May 13, 2022

City opens listening posts for budget

THE City of Greater Geelong has started a first round of "Listening Posts" so residents and businesses can discuss the council's proposed 2022-23 Budget...

May 13, 2022

Coker commits funding to school projects

CORANGAMITE Labor federal member Libby Coker has made education spending a major feature of her campaign in recent days, announcing four school funding commitments...

May 12, 2022

Meet your Corio candidates

FOLLOWING on from the editions published today (Thursday, May 12), here are the full responses from the nine Corio candidates to the questions sent...

May 12, 2022

Meet your Wannon candidates

FOLLOWING on from the editions published today (Thursday, May 12), here are the full responses from the eight Wannon candidates to the questions sent...

May 12, 2022

Meet your Corangamite candidates

FOLLOWING on from the editions published today (Thursday, May 12), here are the full responses from the nine Corangamite candidates to the questions sent...

May 12, 2022

$12m federal grant speeds up Carbon Revolution project

CARBON Revolution will nearly double their capacity as they keep rolling into the world market, supported by a major grant from the federal government’s...

May 11, 2022

Asher’s signs vandalised

MANY signs from Liberal candidate for Corangamite Stephanie Asher's campaign have been recently vandalised or stolen, and Victorian Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson has asked...

May 11, 2022

Labor pledges $15.6m for Wathaurong’s new home

THE Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will take a big step towards their new home in North Geelong if Anthony Albanese wins this month’s federal election,...

May 9, 2022

Land to be acquired for school in Charlemont

CHARLEMONT will get its first primary school, with funding allocated in this week’s 2022-23 State Budget to purchase land. The school, which will service the...

May 9, 2022

New facilities opened at Christ the King PS

THE new facilities at Christ the King Catholic Primary School are now officially up and running. Geelong MP Christine Couzens visited the school in Newcomb...

May 7, 2022

This month, do it for Dolly

With recent research showing half of young people have experienced hurtful or nasty online behaviour in the past year, it’s never been more important...

May 5, 2022

The Ballarat Great Outdoor and 4×4 Expo

LOVE the outdoors? Then The Ballarat Great Outdoor and 4x4 Expo is the place for you. A large selection of local and interstate exhibitors will...

May 5, 2022

Art of the deal: Geelong Gallery paints a picture of $120m expansion

GEELONG Gallery says the time is now for a major and landmark expansion of its existing building, and is seeking up to $120 million...

May 5, 2022

On the ball: Coker commits $6m to Armstrong Creek indoor facility

INDOOR ball sports in Armstrong Creek will get a big bounce under an Albanese Labor Government, with Labor pledging to commit $6 million towards...

May 4, 2022

Hanwha wants local businesses to thrive

HANWHA Defence Australia wants businesses and suppliers in the Geelong region to not only survive but thrive as it sets up its major military...

May 3, 2022

Group wants a fair go for Nashos

A NEW organisation is seeking recognition and medical support for the men who were conscripted under Australia’s National Service scheme during the Vietnam War...

May 3, 2022

Regional cities call for big election commitments

THE peak body for Victoria’s biggest regional centres is urging major commitments towards infrastructure, roads and digital connectivity in the lead-up to the May...

May 2, 2022

Musicians, food trucks sought for Tri-UMPH Music Festival

THE Tri-UMPH Music Festival will return this year, and organisers are looking for musicians and food trucks to take part. Clonard College, Sacred Heart College,...

May 2, 2022

Feedback considered on next Green Spine works

THE Revitalising Central Geelong team is considering feedback on the next four stages of the Green Spine project. Ultimately running along Malop Street from Johnstone...

May 1, 2022

Brewery, restaurant shortlisted in Dulux Colour Awards

EXCELLENT painting and design work at a Torquay brewery and a Geelong West restaurant have seen both projects make the Victorian shortlist for this...