About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

May 17, 2021

Entries open for Geelong Business Excellence Awards

ENTRIES are now open for the Geelong Business Excellence Awards which will feature 20 categories celebrating small, medium and large businesses across all industries. The...

May 13, 2021

Sweet music returns to Geelong streets

A FREE music festival aimed at celebrating female musicians will make a welcome return to the streets of Central Geelong later this month. Sweetfest is...

May 13, 2021

Something special brewing at Sou’West

A VISION two years in the making has come to fruition with the opening of the Sou’West Brewery in Torquay.   The architecturally-designed venue has capacity...

May 11, 2021

Leaders have big plans for Read the Play

FOR more than a decade Read the Play has been making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people through its innovative...

May 6, 2021

Lions put generous wheels in motion

DEDICATED members of the Lions Club of Corio Norlane are making a difference throughout the Geelong community thanks to a trio of programs which...

May 6, 2021

Foster mums give the greatest gift

BY KYLIE OLIVER CELEBRATING Mother’s Day is extra special for Karen who is among more than 50 women in our region who fulfill the vital...

May 6, 2021

Fate guides Alex to dream role

GEELONG model and self-confessed animal lover Alex Hecker has landed her dream job working with the clever puppies at Guide Dogs Victoria. Alex, a former...

May 6, 2021

Strong women inspire sustainable surf brand

Celebrating an active lifestyle alongside a mission to create an empowering women’s surf culture is at the heart of Torquay fashion label U&I. The sustainable...

May 6, 2021

Kids have power to reward their superheroes

PRIMARY school students across the region now have been given the power to nominate an unsung hero in the community for a Bethany Superhero...

April 29, 2021

Riding the wave of surfing sisterhood

Picture this. It is zero degrees on a dark wintry morning as a group of wetsuit-clad women gather on the sand at Point Roadknight. There’s...

April 29, 2021

Work on wetlands is well underway

AN EXPANSIVE wetlands and reserve area is taking shape on the western side of the Armstrong Creek Town Centre. A large basin has been dug...

April 29, 2021

Amelia’s special place in Footy Record

SPORTS enthusiast Amelia Courtney has big dreams of one day playing in the AFLW. But the Sacred Heart College student never expected to see herself...

April 29, 2021

Small sacrifice to stamp out homelessness

GEELONG business leaders are preparing to brave a night of sleeping rough to support Vinnies in its fight to end homelessness. Australia’s highest profile corporate...

April 22, 2021

Rebecca feels ready to take on the world

OCEAN Grove beauty Rebecca Watson is feeling on top of the world this week after being named a state finalist in Miss World Australia. The...

April 22, 2021

Pouring talent and heart

Torquay creative Eliza Francombe is forever adding strings to her bow. Photographer, graphic designer, artist, stylist, businesswoman and mother are among her multiple roles. Then there...

April 22, 2021

Samuel Johnson returns for Mother’s Day fundraiser

MUCH-LOVED actor and breast cancer crusader Samuel Johnson will return to his old stomping ground tomorrow when he arrives in Geelong for a three-day...

April 22, 2021

Retro skate trend

A new Bellbrae-based roller skating school is bringing back the joy of a favourite pastime for another generation to enjoy. Surf Coast Roller Skaters started...

April 15, 2021

In their heart

Em Trigger’s face breaks into a beaming smile when describing why she loves being part of an all abilities singing group. “I have a passion...

April 15, 2021

Audrey’s art is at top of the class

AIREYS Inlet teenager Audrey Morgan has been honoured with seeing her artwork take pride of place in Melbourne’s Ian Potter Centre as part of...

April 15, 2021

Geelong Arts Centre launches stellar new winter season

ARTS lovers gathered at the Geelong Arts Centre (GAC) to celebrate the launch of the 2021 Winter Escape Season. GAC chief executive officer and creative...

April 8, 2021

Human Nature gets ready for a return to the Geelong stage

Popular Aussie pop vocal group Human Nature has announced it will bring its new show to Geelong as part of a bespoke concert tour...

April 8, 2021

Free business advice rolls into town

A BUSLOAD of business expertise and free advice will roll into town when the Victorian Government’s Small Business Bus visits two Surf Coast towns...

April 8, 2021

Epworth staff step up and shave for a special teammate

FOUR Epworth Geelong staff have shaved their heads in a show of support for a popular colleague who has leukemia. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) doctor,...

March 25, 2021

Getaways to inspire a better way of living

Torquay wellness professional Jo Surkitt is leading the way for a new type of getaway with her Australian-first tour company, Revitalise Escapes. The recently launched...

March 18, 2021

Short film about silo art takes flight

THE transformation of three grain silos into works of art by accomplished Surf Coast creative Geoffrey Carran has been captured in a short film...

March 18, 2021

Show goes back on the road

Joel McInnes chuckles when asked whether he ever pictured himself as a children's entertainer with millions of adoring young fans around the globe. Thinking back...

March 18, 2021

Talented Paige

TEENAGER Paige Ristevski already embodies the drive and natural talent needed to succeed in the world of dance. At the start of last year the...

March 11, 2021

Two Sugars makes its coastal debut

Two Sugars only recently opened its doors on the Surf Coast and already it has hit a sweet spot with local diners and visitors...