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January 14, 2022

Family lending and relationship breakdowns

For many people, the prospect of purchasing a home in the current property market, with its escalating property values, seems unattainable without additional financial...

January 14, 2022

Get the job done with Kubota’s tractors and utility vehicles

PULL the work boots on this summer and knock off your to-do list with Kubota’s versatile lifestyle equipment including utility vehicles, tractors and mowers. Kubota’s...

January 14, 2022

Examining your skin

BY IRENE VERGOS – HEALTHCARE PHARMACIST AT DIRECT CHEMIST OUTLET The skin is the largest organ of the human body, with an area of about...

January 13, 2022

Regional markets seeing renewed momentum

The most recent CoreLogic data shows that Australian housing values were 1.0 per cent higher in December, slowing from a 1.3 per cent rise...

January 10, 2022

Victoria mandates third COVID-19 dose for some workers

THOUSANDS of Victoria's essential workers have until February 12 to get their COVID-19 vaccine booster, under a new state government mandate. New pandemic orders that...

January 6, 2022

Density restrictions to be reintroduced

RESTRICTIONS on the number of people allowed in cafes, bars and restaurants are returning to Victoria after the state recorded 21,997 new COVID-19 cases. Density...

January 5, 2022

Rapid antigen tests to be free for some

THE National Cabinet has agreed to provide free rapid antigen tests to more than six million Australians who are concessional card holders, but Prime...

December 23, 2021

Victoria to bring back indoor masks

MASKS will become mandatory in all indoor venues outside of the home for Victorians eight years and over, in a bid to curtail rising...

December 13, 2021

A special Australian native animal features in Rochester’s final silo artwork

THE third silo in Rochester’s silo art program is now complete. The small town of Rochester in Victoria has announced that International artist D’vate has...

December 13, 2021

Racing to support brain cancer patients

PEACE of Mind Foundation and Westfield Geelong are teaming up to host a mini version of The Amazing Race on Saturday, February 26, 2022,...

December 11, 2021

New date, format for surf race

A FAMOUS Torquay beach endurance event will become a New Year's spectacle this year. The 2022 Jim Wall Iron event will move forward to January...

December 9, 2021

Luxury homes available in final release

After an exceptional sell out of release one land allotments, the second and final release of the Sands luxury homes are on the market. Taking...

December 8, 2021

Inclusiveness for Surf Coast Seniors

Country to Coast Home Care Services is owned by Anglesea resident Lucy Lincoln and has been appointed as an approved provider of home care...

December 2, 2021

Plans underway for annual swim

WRECK2REEF organisers are determined to make this summer’s annual open water swim a success after the popular event at Indented Head was cancelled earlier...

December 1, 2021

Truck driving delivers Adam new start

IT'S been a tough three years, but Adam is slowly beginning to feel like himself again. In 2018, while living in WA and working in...

December 1, 2021

Your home and investment

ANZ Mobile Lending Surf Coast are your home and investment loan specialists, and a locally owned business led by Phil Haslam. Recently, Mark Tatulaschwili joined...

December 1, 2021

Your children following a separation

For many parents, a breakdown of their relationship can create concern about their ability to provide financially for their children. Most parents would be aware...

November 11, 2021

Land prices rise twice as fast as building materials

The cost of residential land has risen more than twice as fast as the cost of building materials over the past year, says a...

October 29, 2021

“Bright day” as Victoria’s restrictions to ease

VICTORIA has recorded 1,656 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths, as the state prepares for further restrictions to ease. The health department today...

October 28, 2021

Victoria to tighten vaccine medical exemptions

VICTORIA will tighten rules around medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination, after people were caught doctor shopping. Today (Thursday, October 28) is the state's deadliest...

October 27, 2021

Victoria’s COVID-19 cases begin to “plateau”

Victoria's daily COVID-19 case numbers have reached a "plateau", health authorities say, two days before a further easing of restrictions. The state recorded another 1,534...

October 25, 2021

Social media crackdown to protect children

The Morrison government has announced proposed laws designed to protect children online through a crackdown on social media giants. Children aged under 16 would need...

October 25, 2021

Final Indigenous vax push as Victoria reopens

VICTORIA is embarking on a final push to get Indigenous residents vaccinated against COVID-19 as Melbourne prepares to reunite with the regions. Vaccination programs will...

October 22, 2021

COVID cases expected to surge as lockdown ends

VICTORIANS have been warned COVID-19 case numbers could hit fresh highs as Melbourne reopens after its sixth lockdown. With stay-at-home orders repealed from today (Friday,...

October 21, 2021

COVID-19 restrictions saved hundreds of lives

AUTHORITIES have praised Victorians for saving hundreds of lives and potentially preventing tens of thousands of COVID-19 cases, ahead of the lifting...

October 18, 2021

Grants to support Victorian businesses trading outdoors

BUSINESSES and councils can apply for a share in a $54.5 million fund to move towards outdoor trading as Victoria emerges from its sixth...

October 15, 2021

Victoria to relax border restrictions with NSW

FULLY vaccinated people from NSW will be allowed to enter Victoria without quarantining from next week, as the southern state recorded 2,179 new COVID-19...

October 14, 2021

Victorian COVID cases surge, but yet to reach peak

VICTORIA'S COVID-19 outbreak may not yet have reached its peak despite case numbers surging above 2,000 infections, but the state will still open up...