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About: jamestaylor

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James’ first job in journalism was at the Bendigo Advertiser, where he held a number of roles, including reporter, sub-editor and arts and features writer. He has also worked for several publications at Fairfax, including the Knox Weekly, Casey Weekly and Pakenham Weekly, and in the UK with the Berkshire Media Group. Raised in Geelong, James has been back in his hometown since 2011 and now lives in Waurn Ponds. Outside of journalism, James divides his time between barracking for the Cats, chasing his two-year-old daughter around, and posting on Twitter (@notthatjt).

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June 24, 2024

GRC, Ladbrokes sign new partnership

GEELONG Racing Club (GRC) has announced an agreement for Ladbrokes Australia to be its new major partner. Both businesses said the collaboration would elevate the...

June 24, 2024

New foam system to protect CFA vehicles

THOUSANDS of Victorian firefighters will be better protected on the frontline with a new foam system on all of CFA's ultralight vehicles. CFA has started...

June 24, 2024

Barwon Early Parenting Centre opens

NEW mums and dads across Geelong, the Bellarine and Surf Coast can now get access to the specialised support they need to care for...

June 22, 2024

Plan to manage Barwon River’s future

A PLAN setting the strategic direction for the management and protection of the Barwon River for the next three decades has been released. Developed by...

June 21, 2024

Djilang Plaza lights the way

TENS of thousands of visitors to Kardinia Park will experience the history, culture of First Nations People in Geelong for generations to come, with...

June 14, 2024

MBA speaks out after construction slump

Master Builders Australia (MBA) says figures revealing construction as the economy's weakest link in the March 2024 quarter illustrate the need for urgent reform...

June 14, 2024

Works to start at Fyans Park boat ramp

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is carrying out an upgrade to the Fyans Park boat ramp along the Barwon River from next week. The...

June 14, 2024

Action urged to prevent leading cause of building defects

Engineers Australia is calling for changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) that could prevent the leading cause of defects in Australian apartments and...

June 12, 2024

Jim Jefferies adds Geelong show

Australia can't get enough of homegrown comedy superstar Jim Jefferies, who brings his latest arena show, the Give 'Em What They Want tour, down...

June 9, 2024

Baby Bundles support thousands of new Victorians

The Victorian government has now handed out more than 160,000 Baby Bundles to first-time parents across the state. On offer at all Victorian maternity hospitals...

June 7, 2024

Aireys PS building commended at Dulux Colour Awards

A playful paint job inside a buildng at Aireys Inlet Primary School has received a nod at the 2024 Dulux Colour Awards. The awards represent...

June 7, 2024

Villawood increases offer for care workers

Nurses, teachers, emergency services staff, personal carers and other Victorian essential workers are now eligible for up to $35,000 in savings off the price...

June 7, 2024

Embracing energy efficienCY with Zelena Homes

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of the Surf Coast, Simon and Jess, the visionary owners of Zelena Homes, are redefining what it means to...

June 7, 2024

St Joseph’s opens virtual reality lab

ST JOSEPH'S College Geelong is today (Friday, June 7) officially launching its dedicated Virtual Reality Lab. The college says the space, which was built at...

June 5, 2024

Steering group for Grovedale Neighbourhood House needs members

THE Grovedale Neighbourhood House is now seeking expressions of interest from community members to join its steering group. The City of Greater Geelong says this...

June 5, 2024

Aitken apologies again over chocolaterie comments

CITY of Greater Geelong deputy mayor Anthony Aitken has apologised again for comments he made about his fellow councillors during debate about a proposed...

June 4, 2024

Student’s pic nominated for sustainability prize

TWO students from the Geelong municipality have been included among only nine finalists in this year's edition of Sustainability Victoria's "Sustainability Through Your Own...

June 1, 2024

Building new worlds

Platform Arts brings to Geelong the works of 11 esteemed national and international contemporary artists in their coming exhibition Worlding. The visual arts show explores...

June 1, 2024

Geelong Cemeteries Trust opens new community mausoleum

A FOURTH community mausoleum is now open for the use of families from across the Geelong region. Geelong Cemeteries Trust officially opened the facility -...

May 31, 2024

Postcards sent in mental health campaign

Five million mailboxes, including every regional and rural home across Australia, were sent a special prepaid postcard this month, thanks to an expanded campaign...

May 30, 2024

Building new worlds

Platform Arts brings to Geelong the works of 11 esteemed national and international contemporary artists in their coming exhibition Worlding. The visual arts show explores...

May 29, 2024

Come from Away is coming

CentreStage has secured the theatrical rights to acclaimed Broadway musical Come From Away and will present it in Geelong next year. The production company says...

May 28, 2024

Pushing for better mental health services

headspace Geelong and headspace Corio are encouraging the community to work out for mental health next month as part of The Push-Up Challenge. The fundraiser...

May 27, 2024

Local opposition rises against Future Gas Strategy

The Albanese Government's new Future Gas Strategy has not been warmly received in some parts of the Geelong region, with opposition including a protest...