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March 19, 2020

Rip Curl Pro and local footy postponed

THE impacts of the coronavirus pandemic continue to be felt, with several sporting codes forced to postpone or cancel their seasons as part of...

March 19, 2020

Geelong and Surf Coast to get more police

THE Geelong region will get 58 extra police from May onwards, according to the latest allocation of police resources. The Geelong and Surf Coast Police...

March 19, 2020

Health Creation Centre: Wake up to the benefits of sleep

Do you think you got enough sleep this past week?

Can you recall the last time you woke up without an alarm clock feeling refreshed...

March 19, 2020

The truth will set Australia free

AUSTRALIAN schools can now incorporate teachings about the country’s Stolen Generations history into their curriculum through a new resource kit spearheaded by The Healing...

March 19, 2020

Optimise your health this autumn

WITH DR CAROLINE TAYLOR-WALKER With the transition from summer to autumn (my favourite season) in full swing, now serves as a wonderful opportunity to check...

March 19, 2020

City’s plan for its bustling laneways

PEDESTRIANS could score better access to Little Malop Street than motorists after the City of Greater Geelong voted to restrict vehicle access in the...

March 19, 2020

Team Anstis: Ocean Grove local prepares for Tour de Cure

Aaron Anstis remembers exactly where he was 19 years ago when he made a phone call that would lead to one of the cruellest...

March 19, 2020

Your canvas is our fundraiser

THE walls at Ocean Grove’s Driftwood Café will be adorned with donated art and photographs this Easter as the venue hosts the third annual...

March 19, 2020

Falls asks: should I stay or should I go?

FALLS Festival organisers remain tight-lipped about whether the Lorne leg of the annual outdoor event will return to the region this year. The 2019/20...

March 19, 2020

Welcome to Winchelsea

WINCHELSEA is now home to a pair of striking sculptures which culminate a creative duo’s vision to connect the townscape to its natural assets. Located...

March 19, 2020

Ross Wilson revealed at Aireys Inlet Open Mic

THE 13th Aireys Inlet Open Mic Festival welcomed legendary entertainer Ross Wilson as its 2020 special mystery guest on Sunday, drawing what was a...

March 19, 2020

Grimley wants crackdown on irresponsible drivers

DERRYN Hinch's Justice Party MP and Member for Western Victoria Stuart Grimley is calling on state Labor to introduce jail time for repeat drug...

March 19, 2020

SON to shine at the Shed

Irish songstress Susan O’Neill (SON) felt as helpless as she did guilty when bushfires ravaged Australia. Such natural devastation doesn’t occur in Ireland, the...

March 17, 2020

City’s swim and sport centres and libraries to close tomorrow

THE City of Greater Geelong will close several of its public facilities from close of business tomorrow until at least April 1 to reduce...

March 16, 2020

Pedalling for sick kids

A TEAM OF 40 cyclists are covering 400 kilometres across four days to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities' (RMHC) annual Ride For...

March 12, 2020

11-year-old musical prodigy to play Costa Hall

ONE of Australia’s most promising musical prodigies Christian Li will perform alongside the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) next Friday (March 20) at Costa Hall. Conducted...

March 12, 2020

Drysdale All-abilities soccer trio are on the ball

A TRIO of Drysdale All Abilities soccer players were presented with commemorative soccer balls by Bellarine MP Lisa Neville on Sunday as teams prepare...

March 12, 2020

Respect Victoria welcomes Gender Equality Bill

RESPECT Victoria has welcomed the passing of the Gender Equality Bill by the state government. The legislation applies to public sector workplaces and aims to...

March 12, 2020

Expo to celebrate staying healthy and active

BELLARINE Springs' inaugural Healthy and Active Ageing Expo for Seniors is just around the corner. Seniors are warmly invited to this free community event, showcasing...

March 12, 2020

Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie celebrates its support for children’s charity

THE Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery recently celebrated its part in helping raise $46,500 over the past two years to support national...

March 12, 2020

Barwon Water’s plan to remediate waterways accepted

SOUTHERN Rural Water (SRW) has officially accepted the Boundary Creek, Big Swamp and surrounding environment Remediation and Environmental Protection Plan submitted by Barwon Water. In...

March 12, 2020

Sod turned at Point Lonsdale SLSC clubhouse

WORK has started on the new Point Lonsdale SLSC clubhouse, which will provide locals and visitors with a larger, modern facility. Minister for Police and...

March 12, 2020

Enjoy high tea in Winchelsea this Sunday

A COMMUNITY-driven initiative to showcase the former Winchelsea Shire Hall will see the building host an International Women’s Day High Tea with an inspiring...

March 12, 2020

Ocean Grove SLSC crowned junior lifesaving champions

AFTER three days of competition, the 2020 Junior Victorian Lifesaving Championships wrapped up on Monday with Ocean Grove SLSC finishing victorious overall with 411...

March 12, 2020

Week encourages women to get physical

A GROUP of councils, health bodies and others across the G21 region are getting behind a statewide initiative to encourage women to become more...

March 12, 2020

Flourishing Families course to return in April

PARENTS are invited to join a free program, based on new research, that promotes family growth and wellbeing. The City of Greater Geelong initiated a...

March 12, 2020

Female leaders steer the city

TWO teenage girls made history last month when they were named the first female leadership team of the City of Greater Geelong’s youth council,...

March 12, 2020

Tips on how to prevent coronavirus

THREE new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed on Sunday, bringing the total number of infected Victorians to 15. The Department of Health and Human...