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February 11, 2021

Beachfront Shell service station listed for sale

Lorne is the jewel in the crown of the Surf Coast’s holiday destinations and one on the most popular resort towns on Australia’s coastline. Tourists,...

February 11, 2021

Acreage with freshwater creek frontage

Tucked away between Ocean Grove and Queenscliff, on the ocean side of the Bellarine Highway, is a secluded hinterland haven that offers the best...

February 11, 2021

Kinder program heads to the beach

A BARWON Heads marine biologist, marine educator and mother of two is sharing her passion and expertise with the launch of Sandy Feet, a...

February 11, 2021

Town by Town Snapshot: Clifton Springs

The size of Clifton Springs is about 6.2 square kilometres and has 10 parks covering nearly 1.9 per cent of the total area.

The population...

February 11, 2021

City states its position on Surf Coast DAL

THE City of Greater Geelong still wants to be left out of the Surf Coast Distinctive Area and Landscape (DAL) but is advocating for...

February 11, 2021

Henderson elected chair of Senate committee

VICTORIAN Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson has received a promotion in her Senate duties, and is the new chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs...

February 11, 2021

Sweet treats abound at ice cream festival

ICE cream lovers can now dig their spoon into 144 different flavours at the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery’s (GORCI) Ice Cream...

February 11, 2021

City pushes back decision on CBD special rate

THE City of Greater Geelong council has pushed back a decision on whether the special rate charged to businesses in Geelong’s CBD will continue...

February 11, 2021

Men’s Shed carpenters partner with Landcare groups

A LOCAL Men’s Shed and a conservation group have teamed up to provide nesting shelters for wildlife amid concern over the future of natural sites. The...

February 11, 2021

Auction fever strikes as reserves are smashed

AUCTION fever is upon us once again after a hiatus in sale by auction during the heights of the pandemic. The return to selling under...

February 11, 2021

Not many homes for sale in Anglesea, but why?

It has been interesting to experience what has been an incredibly busy summer period dealing with a multitude of buyers on any new property...

February 11, 2021

Geelong Chamber gets back in business with law breakfast

GEELONG Chamber of Commerce and Harwood Andrews lawyers are once again welcoming the Geelong business community back to in-person events after moving online for...

February 11, 2021

A cheat sheet for tenants who want to get a double thumbs up at their next inspection

Last year inspections went virtual for a time, but now that it is a fresh new year, physical inspections are back in full swing.

So,...

February 11, 2021

No Pro at Easter

A LACK of quarantine spaces and the risk of a coronavirus outbreak in colder weather are being blamed for the Rip Curl Pro Bells...

February 11, 2021

Tourism campaign highlights best of the region

A COLOURFUL series of short and snappy videos celebrating different attractions within the region has been launched as part of a push to entice...

February 11, 2021

Celebrating Seniors – Special Feature

February 11, 2021

Access Your Supports turns five

GEELONG-based disability support start-up Access Your Supports (AYS) has celebrated its fifth birthday, and marked the occasion with a $10,000 donation to a local...

February 10, 2021

Firefighters tackle Geelong carport fire

FIRE Rescue Victoria crews have brought a carport fire in Newtown Street under control. An FRV spokesperson said the fire was reported on Pakington Street,...

February 6, 2021

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach loses Easter spot in WSL lineup

THE Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach has officially lost its traditional Easter slot in the World Surf League (WSL) lineup this year, with a...

February 5, 2021

Severe Weather Warning issued for Geelong and Melbourne

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for the Central Weather District, including Geelong, Ballarat, and the greater Melbourne area as...

February 4, 2021

RACV meals keep Feed Me Bellarine stocked

FEED Me Bellarine is one of the organisations to benefit from the generosity of the RACV’s emergency goods assist service, which recently hit a...

February 4, 2021

Tourism trouble: Peak bodies back direct support for tourism sector

THE Great Ocean Road’s peak tourism body has added its voice to the push for a tourism-specific variant of JobKeeper as the subsidy’s legislated...

February 4, 2021

Paramedics poised at fire stations for better summer response

A PARTNERSHIP between Ambulance Victoria and CFA has seen paramedics based at the Barwon Heads and Portarlington fire stations able to better respond to...

February 4, 2021

Going native: City grant helps Warralily Community Garden Group

THE Warralily Community Garden Group is getting the right tools for the job thanks to a grant from the City of Greater Geelong. Based out...

February 4, 2021

Barwon Health gets ready for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Vaccination against the coronavirus is expected to start in the Geelong region from as soon as the middle of this month, and Barwon Health...

February 4, 2021

Energised: Viva finds partners for Geelong refinery projects

GEELONG is being touted as the best place in Australia’s south-east to build a new liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal, with Viva Energy continuing...

February 4, 2021

Marles lands new shadow ministries in reshuffle

CORIO federal member Richard Marles is the big winner of Labor’s cabinet reshuffle, picking up a new super-portfolio of shadow ministries as the party...

February 4, 2021

Solar Our Schools calls for Budget support

AUSTRALIAN Parents for Climate Action (AP4CA) has repeated its calls for the federal government to prioritise funding for solar panels on every school and...