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April 1, 2021

Town by town snapshot: Queenscliff

Town Profile: Queenscliff The size of Queenscliff is approximately 3.3 square kilometres and has seven parks covering nearly 22.4 per cent of total area. The population...

March 23, 2021

Home visitor cap to rise to 100, masks not mandatory at shops

Victorians can soon have 100 visitors at home and won't have to wear masks at shops, in the most significant easing of restrictions since...

February 26, 2021

Mask and gathering rules to ease to Christmas settings

VICTORIA'S mask rules and social gathering restrictions will be eased and workers can return to the office as of tomorrow (Saturday, February 27), as...

February 4, 2021

Cats smashed at home in AFLW season opener

NORTH Melbourne have fired an early warning shot to AFLW rivals with a 62-point demolition of Geelong, keeping the Cats goalless until late in...

February 4, 2021

Speaking

Understanding the terms used on wine labels can be pretty challenging, particularly when they are in a foreign language. Is that the grape variety?...

February 4, 2021

A casual celebration

We had a birthday celebration for my mother last weekend. It was reasonably casual and we decided to have brunch at our family beach...

January 27, 2021

Pet dog disappears on Tas-Vic ferry trip

A pet dog has disappeared during a ferry trip from Hobart to Melbourne, leaving her devastated owner fearing the worst. Holly Alexander said her...

January 19, 2021

Kyrgios calls Djokovic ‘tool’ over demands

Nick Kyrgios has criticised Novak Djokovic after the world No.1 reportedly wrote to Australian Open organisers asking them to ease quarantine restrictions for players. There...

January 7, 2021

Wathaurong community winners

THE WATHAURONG Co-operative has announced their Community NAIDOC winners, acknowledging their commitment to culture and community. The awards were presented at a community Christmas event...

January 2, 2021

Victoria records 10 new COVID-19 cases, all linked to NSW

VICTORIA has reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 community transmission, as thousands cut short their NSW holidays in a mad dash to get home...

December 28, 2020

Victoria to keep NSW border shut for New Year’s Eve

VICTORIA has confirmed its border with NSW will stay shut for New Year's Eve as the northern beaches cluster continues to spark new cases. Victorian...

December 17, 2020

A community treasure

Music is in Di Making's bones. She has been involved in music her whole life as a fan, a singer and a teacher. Di has sung...

December 17, 2020

Cam the Christmas mailman rolls on

STUDENTS at Anglesea Primary School are pinching themselves after a special visit from Santa's helpful postie, Cam. Cam arrived at the school astride his trusty...

December 3, 2020

And the winner is…

MUSICIAN Dan Phipps won first prize at the Art of the Mind Surf Coast Song Contest with his song ‘Sweet Ocean View’. The sold-out event...

November 26, 2020

Committee calling for final nominations

WIRE fencing sectioning off the site for Anglesea War Memorial is up and committee members are encouraging residents to provide nominations by month’s end. Committee...

November 19, 2020

SLSC renovation finished

AFTER an interrupted and protracted rebuild, Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club is ready to open its doors and memberships are proving to be...

November 12, 2020

New homes for those in need

GREATER social housing opportunities are now available in Grovedale, thanks to various Victorian Government initiatives created to assist people facing family violence and homelessness. Twenty-five...

November 1, 2020

Two more days of zero coronavirus cases

Victoria has reported a second straight day without any fresh coronavirus cases or deaths as active cases continue to drop. It comes after the state...

October 26, 2020

Victoria has no new virus cases or deaths

VICTORIA has a clean daily coronavirus sheet for the first time in more than four months, with no deaths or new cases. Today's Department of...

October 21, 2020

Steel Prince crowned cup winner

THE Geelong Cup proved a triumph for the Anthony and Sam Freedman stable as they trained the quinella, with Steel Prince holding off imported...

October 21, 2020

Persistence pays off for Simpson

Sam Simpson was literally the last player picked for Geelong's AFL finals campaign. In Saturday's grand final, unless the Cats or Richmond spring a selection shock,...