About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

March 4, 2021

Delving into secrets of business

It was while out on a walk in the midst of a COVID lockdown that Jayde Heywood decided to run an idea past her...

February 25, 2021

Nicki ready to give beautiful performance at Potato Shed

NICKI Gillis cannot wait to step foot on stage in Drysdale and be back in front of a live audience once again. The award-winning musician...

February 25, 2021

Fine line between

The immersive exhibition includes examples from his early stencil works and street art, through to photographs documenting his transformation of abandoned spaces around the...

February 18, 2021

Passing on a passion for illustration

A childhood visit to London’s Tate Gallery was a pivotal moment for Katharine Rattray. But it wasn’t the large gallery spaces filled with famed artworks...

February 4, 2021

Tobi’s work

“Welcome to my humble beginnings,” Tobi Bockholt says, motioning toward his modest workspace at Ashmore Arts in Torquay. The German-born craftsman smiles warmly as he...

February 4, 2021

Fresh faces take up leadership positions on Chamber board

THE Geelong Chamber of Commerce Board has announced Dr John Stekelenburg as its new chair and Catherine Middlemiss as deputy chair. Both were elected following...

February 4, 2021

Calendar top shots star in new exhibition

BREATHTAKING images from the 2021 Geelong Calendar are on display for the public to enjoy at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre this month. The...

January 28, 2021

Art trail honours hospital’s incredible 150-year history

A SPECIAL launch function was held at Geelong Gallery last week to celebrate the opening of the Royal Children’s Hospital 150th Anniversary Art Trail.

January 28, 2021

A heartfelt creative

LAINE Hogarty believes her best work is always achieved when it comes from the heart. So it was serendipitous that the Ocean Grove artist was...

January 28, 2021

Harvey prepped and ready for first day of school

YOUNG Harvey Hunter is no stranger to being surrounded by other kids as one of six children in his family. So, it's no surprise the...

January 21, 2021

Beachside Bob Sugar already a crowd favourite

There is little doubt the character of Bob Sugar was a no-good douche bag in the hit movie Jerry Maguire. But if there is one...

January 21, 2021

Short fiction offers a sweet slice of life

AN INCREASED appetite for short stories during last year’s lockdowns came as a pleasant surprise for Geelong writer Charlotte Guest. Charlotte, an award-winning writer and...

January 14, 2021

Laura flourishes through finding her calling

Laura Poole was working as a fashion design intern in New York when she made a decision that would change the course of her...

December 31, 2020

Mia makes waves in the world of e-commerce

Mia Plecic has tossed around hundreds of business ideas since setting her mind on a career as an e-commerce entrepreneur. Each idea – no matter...

December 17, 2020

Elaine farewell

THE 10-year tenure of outgoing G21 – Geelong Region Alliance chief executive Elaine Carbines was celebrated with a gathering at Clyde Park Vineyard on...

December 10, 2020

Harnessing the life-changing potential of fashion

Emelia Morris was never the type of teenager to spend her time pouring over the pages of a Vogue magazine filled with high-end fashion. But...

December 3, 2020

Outstanding contribution recognised

ARMSTRONG Creek resident and applied anthropologist Ainslee Hooper was last week honoured with the Employment Award, one of four accolades awarded as part of...

December 3, 2020

The colour-filled world of Lauren Green

Having a chat with artist Lauren Green is very much like stepping right into one of her colourful large-scale paintings. The talented Winchelsea creative exudes...

December 3, 2020

Ling tackles new career challenge at St Joeys

FORMER Geelong premiership captain Cameron Ling has been recruited by his old school and will join St Joseph's College in a full-time role next...

November 26, 2020

Dedicated to making a difference

YOU could say Elaine Carbines has enjoyed a front row seat to what she describes as the renaissance of Geelong. During her 10 years at...

November 19, 2020

Million-dollar ferry ticket giveaway

SEAROAD Ferries is giving away $1million worth of tickets to help drive tourism and thank Victorians for their lockdown efforts. Thousands of lucky people can...

October 1, 2020

Big welcome back to the Bellarine

ACCOMMODATION providers are welcoming guests back to the Bellarine as restrictions ease and regional Victorians are finally free to enjoy a change of scenery. Lon...

October 1, 2020

Finding connection in creative coastal community

Leslie Carvitto’s earliest memory of photography is of capturing snippets of nature on a little film camera she was given as a child. Her camera...

October 1, 2020

Young Angus a popular winner in portrait prize

BUDDING young artist Angus Thorley has won the people’s choice award in the annual Who’s who portrait prize run by Geelong Gallery. His pencil drawing...

October 1, 2020

LaBonté takes the lead at national writer’s festival

THEATRE star Bert LaBonté will play a leading role at this year’s Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival after being named as official MC...