About: Georgia Holloway

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April 15, 2021

Baby Koa’s 1 in 100,000 condition inspires local fundraiser

AT just eight weeks old Koa Gibson is the inspiration behind a heartfelt Surf Coast community fundraiser. The Armstrong Creek newborn may look like a...

April 15, 2021

Grateful mum gives back to Torquay SLSC

TORQUAY Surf Life Saving Club has been named the winners of a $5,000 grant awarded for beach safety awareness. The 'Stay Safe in Seconds' campaign...

April 15, 2021

Award-winning Surf Coast poet captures spirit of the outback

A SURF Coast poet has found himself $10,000 richer following a nationwide poetry competition celebrating the spirit of the outback. David Campbell received one of...

April 15, 2021

Coastal respite for bushfire affected families

A LOCAL respite initiative has this week welcomed families from Far East Gippsland to the region for much-needed family fun following the devastating bushfires...

April 15, 2021

ArtGusto redesigns Geelong’s art scene

EMERGING artists have transformed 30 metres of blank wall in Geelong’s CBD into a colourful mural celebrating artist of all abilities. Artists from ArtGusto and...

April 15, 2021

Federal boundaries closer to being finalised

THE redistribution of Victorian electorates is closer to being finalised with the objection period coming to an end tomorrow (April 16). Electoral commissioner Tom Rogers...

April 15, 2021

Clean clothes and human connections

AUSTRALIA'S first free mobile laundry service is calling for more volunteers across the Greater Geelong region. Orange Sky was founded by Brisbane locals Nic Marchesi...

April 15, 2021

Help for local creatives

CREATIVES working and living in the region are set to receive additional support from the city under the Arts Industry Development Fund. A total of...

April 15, 2021

Suns welcome all abilities

A LOCAL football netball club has created new grounds for inclusivity with the introduction of an all abilities netball team. The Surf Coast Suns is...

April 9, 2021

Inaugural Bells luncheon raises over $30,000

THE inaugural fundraising event ventured into by Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club and Torquay Boardriders took place on April 1 with more than...

April 8, 2021

Will’s Wish smashes Good Friday Appeal fundraising total

WILL’S Wish has smashed its previous fundraising totals for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal by almost tenfold. The Tasic family, which created the...

April 8, 2021

Lorne community calls for work to fix “dangerous” roads

THE Committee for Lorne has backed community members calling on the Surf Coast Shire Council to improve unsafe roads in the region. Qdos Art Gallery...

April 8, 2021

Community rallies to fund co-op VCAT appeal

LORNE residents are rallying together to fund the VCAT appeal set to determine the future of the Fisherman's Co-operative building. The community funded appeal aims...

April 8, 2021

Ship has sailed on the angling club’s support

THE Lorne Aquatic and Angling Club (LAAC) is set to fight proposed changes to the club's facilities under the redevelopment of the Point Grey...

April 8, 2021

Inaugural CEO appointed to Great Ocean Road peak body

TORQUAY resident and Centenary Medal winner Jodie Sizer has been named the inaugural chief executive of the Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks authority...

April 8, 2021

Low-cost counselling for Geelong’s LGBTIQ+ community

MEMBERS of the LGTIQ+ community and their families across the Greater Geelong region will now have access to free or low-cost counselling. Under the Drummond...

April 1, 2021

Illuminating futures

A LOCAL primary school has given the gift of light to children living in rural Papua New Guinea following generous community donations. Armstrong Creek School...

April 1, 2021

Malu makes an inspirational ambassador

TWO-YEAR-OLD Malu Hunt seems like any child his age – he is bursting with energy, curiosity and love for his brothers. But unlike most kids...

April 1, 2021

Local heroes relay important water safety message

HEROIC duo Ben Roberts and Cam Lamperd have been recognised for their bravery after rescuing two families at Thirteenth Beach. The everyday life savers were...

April 1, 2021

Vaccine rollout takes toll

GEELONG medical clinics have begun rolling out vaccines with phase 1B of the federal government's timeline now in motion. More than six million Australians became...

April 1, 2021

Karaaf wetlands relief

THE Surf Coast Shire council has unanimously voted in favour of implementing immediate action to restore the Karaaf wetlands. During last week's ordinary meeting, council...

April 1, 2021

Easter holiday disruptions to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support

OVER the Easter holidays there will be changes to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support payments and services with all centres and most phone lines...

April 1, 2021

First on the scene

SES unit controller John Ryan has learned to recognise increased risks on the road. Mr Ryan began volunteering at the Bellarine Unit in 2013 after...

March 25, 2021

Torquay could reach new heights

A NEW proposal could see Torquay's height restrictions lifted to make way for an increase in commercial opportunities. Building heights have again reached the Surf...

March 25, 2021

Anglesea’s emergency services score big

ANGLESEA is expected to score big under the state government's Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program. Anglesea's CFA and Surf Life Saving Club have been listed...

March 25, 2021

COVID downtime leads to skills boost

CORANGAMITE Catchment Management Authority has partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia in creating a dozen local jobs. Under the Working for Victoria Initiative, 12 Geelong residents...

March 25, 2021

Return of Wadawurrung land

THE first parcel of Wadawurrung land has been returned to Traditional Owners during an inclusive ceremony of reconciliation. Australia’s largest construction materials and building supplier...

March 25, 2021

Design Week favourite

STUDIO 101 have celebrated 21 years of award-winning services by putting together a sold out opening exhibition for Geelong’s Design Week. The TWNETY+ONE exhibition commemorates...