About: Georgia Holloway

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July 30, 2021

Local rescuer the face of Regenerate Australia

A TORQUAY-based wildlife rescuer is the face of a $300 million initiative aiming to kickstart the nation's regeneration following the devastating bushfires. The World Wildlife...

July 28, 2021

Redevelopment puts Bellbrae at the forefront of education

BELLBRAE Primary School’s stage one redevelopment is complete, with students moving into new facilities to finish off the year. Four years of campaigning undertaken by...

July 27, 2021

Anaconda brings warmth to those in need

ANACONDA Geelong is participating in the sixth annual Heat the Homeless appeal in a bid to help vulnerable communities stay warm this winter. With an...

July 23, 2021

Port Fairy named the top small tourism town

THE Great Ocean Road region has taken out the trifecta during the inaugural Victorian Top Tourism awards. All three honours in the small tourism town...

July 22, 2021

Epworth celebrates five years in Geelong

IN 2014 the Epworth hospital was just an empty paddock in Waurn Ponds, but Leonie Lloyd saw it as an opportunity to start employment...

July 22, 2021

Rip Curl commits to sustainable cotton

RIP CURL is making a long-term commitment to sustainability as the organisation announces its new partnership with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). As members of...

July 20, 2021

Metricon webinar a stand out

NEW home builders will receive an invaluable lesson in creating the perfect façade with Metricon’s free online masterclass. The webinar is set to take place...

July 20, 2021

Wathaurong community acknowledge NAIDOC winners

SIX First Nations residents from across the region have been awarded as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations. The Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative has hosted the 2021...

July 15, 2021

Fischer Street reopens to traffic

A SECTION of a busy Torquay street has been reopened following months of roadworks. Construction on the section of Fischer Street first began on March...

July 15, 2021

Fundraiser aims to save lives

THE Lorne community is rallying together to raise money for new life saving equipment for local paramedics. Community advocate and Bendigo Bank employee Kelly Turner...

July 12, 2021

Local business owners say vaccination is the only way back

LOCAL business owners are hoping the vaccine rollout will give them their livelihoods back after facing changing restrictions as a result of the ongoing...

July 12, 2021

Horror story unfolds

USUALLY an idyllic holiday destination, director and producer Kate Whitbread has transformed Lorne into the “perfect” backdrop for a new psychological horror film titled...

July 9, 2021

Torquay development blamed for lost roos

LOCAL advocates have called for greater protection of Torquay kangaroos as the Victorian Wildlife Act 1975 comes under review for the first time in...

July 9, 2021

Shire to host NAIDOC exhibition

FIRST Nations artists will share their work with the Surf Coast Shire in an exhibition acknowledging NAIDOC week. Their work will express deep connections to...

July 7, 2021

Bridging the gap for all abilities

AN INCLUSIVE sporting league has hit the ground running in Armstrong Creek with the life-changing opportunity allowing families to take part in their local...

July 6, 2021

Local art has a new home

AN EXCITING new space has emerged in Torquay with the intention to revitalise the local art scene. Located at the former Quiksilver headquarters, Fine Thanks...

July 6, 2021

State funding to transform household recycling for all

THE Victorian Government is investing $127 million to prepare local councils for a new four-bin recycling system. Under the initiative, all 79 local councils across...

July 6, 2021

Arts Trail to celebrate local creatives

THE Surf Coast Arts Trail is gearing up to celebrate 10 years of local art following last year's cancellation. In 2020, more than 6000 visitors...

July 3, 2021

Majestic whales make a splash once again

THE Greater Geelong and Surf Coast regions have began sharing their local beaches with up to three southern right wales. Over the past few weeks...

July 3, 2021

Pre-school fundraiser soars to new heights

THE latest rounds of grants distributed by Torquay Community Enterprise (TCE) will support local children while painting the sky in colour. Set to benefit is...

July 2, 2021

Lorne’s dark side to shine in Aussie horror

THE coastal town of Lorne will appear on the big screen this weekend for the unveiling of a psychological thriller titled 'The Unlit'. Directed and...

July 2, 2021

School crossing being investigated

A PETITION to erect a children's crossing in Torquay raised an important issue that deserved further investigation, according to a Surf Coast Shire councillor. More...

June 29, 2021

Regional hotels get federal boost

FIVE Surf Coast hotels have been awarded federal funding in order cut energy costs and allow greater investments back into their businesses. The Morrison Government...

June 28, 2021

Popular campsite closes for major upgrades

WORK will commence on a popular Otway forest campsite as part of the Victorian Government's multi-million dollar investment. Victoria's Great Outdoors initiative is set to...

June 25, 2021

Celebrating our outstanding youth

THE Surf Coast Shire Youth Awards is set to return for an in-person ceremony this weekend to celebrate the contributions made by young residents. Up...

June 25, 2021

Taylor Park’s century celebration

TAYLOR Park is turning 100 years old with locals to celebrate those who have devoted their time to preserving the attraction. The Torquay park first...

June 24, 2021

Local girl petitions for Torquay dog park

THE proposal for a Torquay North dog park has gained more than 100 signatures in less than 48 hours with the community rallying behind...

June 24, 2021

Learn traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate

School Holiday Fun Guide – Special Feature
The Japan Karate Association (JKA) was founded in 1949 and has grown into...