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October 13, 2021

Exposure sites – October 13, 11am

ONE of Torquay’s favourite Esplanade establishments has become a hotspot of a different kind after the Department of Health listed several Tier 1 exposure...

October 13, 2021

Local clubs to receive latest hit of funding

LOCAL clubs across the region have the chance to lessen financial burdens thanks to another round of community sports funding on the horizon. The state...

October 6, 2021

Exposure site update – October 6

THE Department of Health has identified Waurn Ponds retailer Dr Boom Communications as a Tier 1 exposure site. Anyone who attended Dr Boom Communications at...

October 4, 2021

Diabetes charity aiding Australian families in need

THERE are between one and two children diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes every week in the Greater Geelong region, according to Barwon Health’s paediatrics...

October 3, 2021

Rams seeking junior female cricketers

THE expansion of women's cricket in the Barwon region has been a major sporting development over the past few years and the Geelong West...

October 1, 2021

Geelong Nepalese Association to help those affected by the pandemic

A STATE government grant of $10,000 will assist the Geelong Nepalese Association to deliver immediate food relief services to community members in need. South Barwon...

October 1, 2021

Prenatal classes for new dads set to hit Geelong and the Surf Coast

NEW dads across Australia continue to gain access to more and more resources when it comes to fatherhood, and now another one is making...

September 27, 2021

Bellarine grounds win praise from AFL Victoria

THE region is still feeling the sting of Sunday’s announcement with AFL Barwon cancelling the remainder of its 2021 fixtures due to the Victorian...

September 22, 2021

Exposure sites, September 22, 11am

WITH the Geelong and Surf Coast regions entering the third day of a seven-day snap lockdown, there have been several developments regarding exposure sites...

September 22, 2021

Australia Post announces hiring blitz amidst current parcel surge

AUSTRALIA Post has not seen parcel volumes this large since Christmas last year and will introduce new measures to try to combat the current...

September 20, 2021

Moolap Primary Eco-Action Team shines in national sustainability competition

WASTE audits, random waste collection 'Emu Bobs' and a 'Nude Food' program were just some of the ways Moolap Primary earned recognition for their...

September 19, 2021

AFL Barwon sounds the final siren on 2021

THE few remaining sides that were hoping to compete for premiership glory will need to push back their ambitions to 2022. AFL Barwon has today...

September 18, 2021

Geelong Lutheran and Leopold raise big in 2021 MS Readathon

AUGUST'S MS Readathon is in the books with more than 27,482 participants including schools pulling together to raise $2,353,680 in the fight against multiple...

September 13, 2021

SPAN Walk to proceed virtually this year for suicide awareness

THE Hope Bereavement Centre based in Geelong will continue its annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Network (SPAN) Walk virtually this Sunday to maintain raising awareness...

September 13, 2021

Coles Belmont clear the aisles in Winter Appeal

JUST under 20,000 people received much-needed meals thanks to the shopping community of one of Geelong's local supermarkets over the winter period. The shoppers and...

September 10, 2021

Jan Juc teen raises funds to make his own wave

SURFERS from across the country and here on the Surf Coast are using their love of the waves to raise money for SurfAid’s programs...

September 9, 2021

Benson wins Mathieson Medal, Sheringham and Honner share top A Grade honour

ST MARY'S had plenty of success on both an individual and a collective scale as one of their own was rewarded with the prestigious...

September 9, 2021

Are they really okay on R U OK? Day?

NINE Australians each day lose their lives to suicide, which is more than double the death toll on our roads each year according to...

September 8, 2021

Local regenerative farm continues to break new ground

THE Common Ground Project will receive more than $100,000 from a national grants program to help scale its impact, as they try to raise...

September 5, 2021

Popular Lions Christmas cakes are back in the mix

THE end of the year is fast approaching and one of the great Lions Club traditions is coming back to the Greater Geelong area...

September 5, 2021

Tradies turn pink for breast cancer awareness

TRADIES across the country are being asked to “pink up” at work, host a fundraising event and start a conversation with others to help...

September 4, 2021

Joeys’ students raise big in increasing awareness for mental health

BY GROWING a mullet and swimming hundreds of kilometres, two Year 12 students have put the spotlight on mental health and collectively raised more...

September 2, 2021

Community grants provide path to economic recovery

ANOTHER State of Wellness Women’s Summit is on the cards in early-2022 thanks primarily to recent funding acquired from the City of Greater Geelong. The...

August 28, 2021

First responders honoured in Beckley Park by Rotarians

COVID-19 first responders have embodied the spirit of ‘Service above Self’ throughout the pandemic, and they have been honoured by two of Geelong’s longest...

August 27, 2021

AFL Barwon releases ‘Return to Play 4.0’

FOLLOWING the Victorian Government’s pause on community sport on August 20, the AFL Barwon Commission has adjusted the remaining fixture dates, as the sporting...

August 27, 2021

Masters baseball event swings for the fences after funding boost

GEELONG’S baseballers will again be able to show off their skills after receiving a much-needed boost from the City of Greater Geelong’s latest round...

August 23, 2021

AFL Barwon to hold this season’s junior vote counts online

THE cancellation of community sport over the weekend has meant other footballing events have had to be altered to keep in line with the...

August 18, 2021

Lifesavers celebrated for their 2021 efforts at LSV awards night

LIFESAVERS from around the region have been recognised for all their hard work this past year at the annual LSV Awards of Excellence Ceremony. Plenty...