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September 16, 2021

GLT digital edition, 16 September

September 15, 2021

Ballarat lockdown, Shepparton released as Victoria’s outbreak ‘not at peak’

BALLARAT will go back into lockdown for a week due to a rise in cases, as health authorities warn the state's latest outbreak is...

September 14, 2021

Exposure sites update

COLES Torquay has been added to the region’s growing list of COVID exposure sites with anyone who visited the supermarket urged to get tested. The...

September 12, 2021

V/Line suspended, more pop-up vax hubs

ANOTHER five COVID-19 infections have been detected in regional Victoria, including one in greater Geelong, one in Mildura, two in Gippsland and one linked to...

September 12, 2021

Exposure sites increase

THE Department of Health has identified more COVID exposure sites across the Geelong region with exposure time frames dating back to August. Tier 1 exposure...

September 11, 2021

Victoria reports 450 new COVID infections

VICTORIA’S young and unvaccinated remain the most vulnerable as the state reported four-hundred-and-fifty new cases of COVID-19. More than 42,760 COVID tests were taken during...

September 11, 2021

New exposure sites: Lorne and Geelong

Victoria’s Department of Health has listed three new exposure sites in the Geelong region and a Tier 1 site on the Surf Coast. Anyone who...

September 11, 2021

I AM sculpture finds its place by the water

A LARGE-SCALE sculpture celebrating the local community is now on public display at Geelong Waterfront and is inviting everyone to be a voice for...

September 10, 2021

Surf Coast Century event rescheduled due to lockdown

TORQUAY-BASED events company Rapid Ascent has once again been forced to reschedule the Surf Coast Century which was to be held on September 11...

September 9, 2021

GLT digital edition, 9 September

September 7, 2021

Victoria records 246 new COVID-19 cases

A SEVENTEEN-year-old on a ventilator is among the one hundred and ten Victorians in hospital with coronavirus. The state has recorded 246 new COVID-19 cases, including...

September 7, 2021

Guy returns as leader of Victorian Libs

MATTHEW Guy is again the leader of the Victorian Liberals, after toppling Michael O'Brien in a leadership coup. MPs voted 20 to 11 for a...

September 6, 2021

Cash for renters as state records 246 cases

Victorians struggling to pay rent because of multiple coronavirus lockdowns will be eligible for a one-off fifteen-hundred-dollar grant. The State Government announced the grant on...

September 5, 2021

Regional lockdowns could ease soon

VICTORIA has one-hundred-and-eighty-three more cases of COVID-19 as the state announces additional support for vulnerable community members impacted by lockdowns, and points to a...

September 4, 2021

Govts announce $2.3b in Vic business aid

VICTORIAN businesses struggling amid extended COVID lockdowns will share in more than two-point-three billion dollars of Government support as the state records one hundred and...

September 3, 2021

Vic man in his 60s dies with COVID-19

A MAN in his sixties has become the latest death from Victoria's Delta coronavirus outbreak, Premier Daniel Andrews says. It brings the fatality toll from the...

September 2, 2021

Time between Vic AZ COVID vaccines halved

THE interval between doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has been halved from twelve to six weeks in Victoria, as the state records one-hundred-and-seventy-six...

September 2, 2021

GLT digital edition, 2 September

September 1, 2021

Regional lockdown could lift next week, playgrounds back

REGIONAL Victoria could leave lockdown next week, aside from Greater Shepparton, with significant restrictions still in place. The controversial ban on playgrounds will be lifted,...

August 31, 2021

Victoria to announce path to COVID freedom

VICTORIAN authorities will release a "detailed plan" out of lockdown, including coronavirus case targets that must be met before restrictions are eased. Premier Daniel Andrews...

August 30, 2021

Vic COVID outbreak may have ‘plateaued’

IT is hoped Victoria's latest coronavirus outbreak has plateaued, but those counting on a localised roadmap out of lockdown will be disappointed. The state recorded...

August 30, 2021

Geelong Racing Club announces new CEO

LUKE Rayner has taken over the reigns as Geelong Racing Club's new chief executive officer. Mr Rayner joins the club with more than 14 years'...

August 29, 2021

Vic lockdown extended, 92 new local cases

VICTORIA will remain in lockdown as the state records ninety-two new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, including more than thirty not yet linked to existing...

August 28, 2021

64 new cases, call for more jabs

VICTORIA'S health minister says a lack of supply is continuing to hold back the vaccination program, as the state deals with a fresh cluster...

August 27, 2021

Exposure sites increase across region

THE LIST of exposure sites across the region has grown to include additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 sites. In addition to Torquay and Newcombe...

August 27, 2021

79 new cases, vaccines opened up to kids

VICTORIA has recorded seventy-nine new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, sixty of which could have been infectious in the community. Health Minister Martin Foley on Friday...

August 26, 2021

GLT digital edition, 26 August

August 26, 2021

Relief headed for COVID-battered Shepp

EMERGENCY relief is headed to COVID-battered Shepparton, as it struggles with thousands of people isolating. Eighteen of the state's 80 new infections on Thursday are...