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April 19, 2022

The Ghan at Inverleigh

WHEN The Ghan departed Inverleigh bound for Darwin, Geelong Travel’s Stuart Coffield said it was his “greatest achievement in 30 years”.

April 12, 2022

Fuel excise cuts to flow from Viva outlets

VIVA Energy has announced it’s immediately cut fuel costs at Coles Express service stations by 10 cents per litre in response to the federal...

April 11, 2022

Toxic Lara dump gone by June

THREE years after the EPA started removing close to 300,000 sqm of combined waste from the notorious Broderick Road dump site in Lara, the...

April 8, 2022

PM turns sod at Avalon defence site

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison flew into to Avalon airport this morning for a nearby sod turning event at the future manufacturing site of Korean...

April 8, 2022

Anam Cara House fundraiser success

ANAM Cara house has achieved its Giving Day quest to secure funds for a new 20-bed palliative care home at Deakin University, last week...

April 7, 2022

Jan Juc’s India Robinson lines up for first Bells Pro

When newly minted Jan Juc surf pro India Robinson paddles out for her maiden heat at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach in a...

April 7, 2022

The Ghan makes maiden voyage from Inverleigh

FACED with the closure of his 30-year old travel business due to the pandemic, Geelong’s Stuart Coffield decided to “think outside the box” and...

April 7, 2022

The road to Bells

Bob ‘Boobs’ Johnson was about 13 when he first surfed Bells Beach in the early 1960s on a borrowed board and wiped out, “I...

April 5, 2022

COGG revokes Warralily flood prone status

A 17-YEAR-OLD floodplain overlay on five Armstrong Creek estate areas has been revoked by the City of Greater Geelong (CoGG), clearing the way for...

April 1, 2022

Rail duplication is go

CONSTRUCTION works on a second rail line between Waurn Ponds and South Geelong will start later this year as part of the Australian and...

March 31, 2022

Pako Street development going up

A PLANNING permit has been granted for construction of a four-storey, 24-lot subdivision at 85 Pakington Street in Geelong West, next to the Petrel...

March 30, 2022

AC Girl Guides off and running

DOZENS of nervous and excited young girls and parents gathered for the first meeting of the Armstrong Creek Girl guides last week, led by...

March 29, 2022

Coker seeks answers from city about Ashbury

DEVELOPMENT of the Ashbury estate in Armstrong Creek is outstripping infrastructure requirements in the area, prompting questions as to when basic services such as...

March 27, 2022

Clean, green, quiet

PUBLIC transport commuters in Geelong can expect to be some of the first Australian passengers to ride on hydrogen fuel cell electric powered buses...

March 20, 2022

‘Under the pump’: 18-month wait list for psych patients

A GEELONG GP has been told his patients have an 18-month wait to be seen by psychiatrists at the Geelong Clinic, prompting concern it...

March 18, 2022

Subdivision plans for historic Claremont House

A PERMANENT heritage overlay is likely for the 165-year-old Claremont Homestead in Waurn Ponds that narrowly avoided demolition in 2020, however subdivision plans for...

March 16, 2022

COGG land sales

THE City of Greater Geelong (COGG) is moving ahead with plans to sell two properties it owns, one in Lara and another in Bell...

March 13, 2022

Local SES crews deployed north to assist flood recovery

GEELONG and Colac SES crews deployed to assist with flood regions in northern New South Wales have described seeing houses under water and having...

March 11, 2022

Labor pledges more family violence workers

LABOR has pledged to fund an additional seven specialised domestic violence workers in Geelong should it win government at the next federal election. Corangamite MP...

March 9, 2022

Rip Curl pulls distribution to Russia

RIP CURL has joined a growing list of brands that have pulled distribution to Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. The Torquay founded...

March 9, 2022

Community opposed to more Valley Inn pokies

AN APPLICATION from South Geelong's Valley Inn to increase pokies at the pub from 29 to 39 has met with overwhelming community opposition, over...

March 7, 2022

“Harrowing”: Geelong residents fear for family in Ukraine

IT’S been nine years since Geelong’s Paul Kaminskyj had his then 14-year-old Ukrainian cousin Oleg come and live with him. Now communication between the two...

March 3, 2022

Viva unveils hydrogen, solar and gas projects

GEELONG'S Viva Energy has unveiled a series of energy projects at its Corio facility including a hydrogen and electric refuelling station for heavy vehicles,...

March 3, 2022

Simple, fast, flexible legal suport

Neon Legal is a law firm, but it is not traditional. Directors Sarah Galbally and Shannon Landers understand that businesses and in-house teams often need...