About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

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...

March 11, 2021

A welcome brush with destiny

Street artist Alvaro Barrionuevo never imagined life would lead him to the Surf Coast. But fate had a plan for the Argentinian creative who came...

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...