About: Kylie Oliver

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October 20, 2021

Triple treat celebrated at business awards

In-home care and companionship service Home Instead Geelong shone brightly at last night's Geelong Business Excellence Awards taking out three awards including the coveted...

October 16, 2021

Abby Lee’s mindful creative journey

Artist Abby Lee Sleep feels a warm sense of nostalgia every time she paints one of her signature creations featuring native Australian flora. Her often...

October 14, 2021

Global experts have designs on Geelong

THE City of Greater Geelong has this week hosted a panel of global experts discussing the role of design in renewing, reimagining and regenerating...

October 12, 2021

Colac all set for festival of food, music and culture

An enticing day-long festival of music, culture and food is in store when FLAVAFEST hits the regional city of Colac this summer on February...

September 28, 2021

Free professional development for creatives

GEELONG Arts Centre has announced it will present a second series of its successful Artists Accelerate program which provides free online professional development for...

September 19, 2021

Celebrating 125 years of Geelong Gallery

Local art lovers are invited to join in celebrating 125 years of the Geelong Gallery via a virtual event being held next month. To celebrate...

September 19, 2021

Whimsical cake designs prove irresistible

Cynthia Taylor recalls being mesmerized as a little girl watching her Italian grandmother at work in the kitchen. Seeing her move “rhythmically” as she baked...

September 17, 2021

Foster carers relish making a difference

Local couple Peyman and Leila feel their lives have been greatly enriched since becoming foster carers to young people in need of respite care. The...

September 16, 2021

Free beer for the vaxxed is no Furphy

Locally brewed favourite Furphy has declared it’s their shout for double-jabbed beer lovers as part of a ‘Vaxxed to the Pub’ initiative in support...

September 14, 2021

Inaugural Queenscliff Art Prize wins pier approval

Brothers Chris and Adam Macleod spent much of their childhood holidaying with family in Queenscliff and one of their fondest memories was jumping off...

September 13, 2021

Creative Engine grants jumpstart new projects

The Geelong Arts Centre has announced the nine creative projects set to benefit from the second round of its innovative Creative Engine grants initiative. The...

September 12, 2021

Creative minds wanted to host events

Designers, artists and innovators are being called on to host events as part of the 10-day Geelong Design Week festival to be held in...

September 12, 2021

First Nations youth gambling awareness program launches

The Geelong region will be home to Australia’s first youth specific First Nations gambling awareness program to support young Wadawurrung people. Aboriginal-owned organisation Strong Brother...

September 11, 2021

Organic approach to the art of styling

Interior design is something that comes naturally to Rebecca Jansma. A scroll through her stunning Instagram account or some time spent in her presence assures...

September 11, 2021

Sustainable fashion made to last

It was seeing first-hand the devastating impacts of fast, mass-produced fashion that led Tania Egan and Fleur Grundy to launch their own ethical fashion...

September 7, 2021

Free career jumpstart on offer for creatives

Free career support is being offered to local artists and creatives thanks to a collaboration between eight regional councils. The City of Greater Geelong and...

September 4, 2021

Tim leads strong foundation for change

Tim Diamond isn’t one to spend too much time dwelling on past achievements.

But the general manager of Cotton On Foundation has good...

August 29, 2021

Get inspired and learn at Geelong Small Business Festival

Those starting or growing a business are being encouraged to take advantage of a range of free and low-cost events of offer at this...

August 28, 2021

Passion steers the way to successful venture

Surf Coast couple Sam and Jesse Jeffrey epitomise the dream of turning a shared passion into a thriving small business venture. The husband-and-wife duo has...

August 26, 2021

Helping young people rise up to new career

A desire to provide a better future for her family led 22-year-old Annie Battle to take part in the RISE apprenticeship program and it...

August 20, 2021

Outpouring of support follows heartbreaking diagnosis

An online fundraiser to support a former Surf Coast dad whose daughter has been diagnosed with childhood leukaemia has been met with an outpouring...

August 19, 2021

Celebrating a century of much-loved Archie

Portrait enthusiasts are in for something special this summer when the Geelong Gallery hosts the Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize exhibition. The...

August 15, 2021

Natalie’s teaching talents blossom online

Accomplished Surf Coast watercolour artist Natalie Martin continues to build a vibrant virtual community with the launch of a third online art course, Lessons...

August 14, 2021

School kids backyard business takes flight

Brother and sister duo Wilbur and Maisy Renney have no shortage of feathered friends. In fact, the entrepreneurial Surf Coast teenagers have channelled their fondness...

August 12, 2021

Great Ocean Road to star on The Living Room

The Great Ocean Road will again be in the national spotlight as a top travel destination when it is showcased on The Living Room television...

August 9, 2021

New brews flow at Blackmans

Lockdown might have slowed down many of us for a short time but not so for the busy crew at Blackman’s Brewery who have...

August 7, 2021

Sustainable startups invited to pitch ideas

A new event will give sustainable startups in the Surf Coast, Geelong and Bellarine regions a platform to pitch their ideas to potential investors. Ripple...

August 7, 2021

Luxe serve of sustainable style

Mark Philippoussis says it was his own frustration at being unable to find classic clothing which ticked all the boxes that led him to...