About: Georgia Holloway

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June 23, 2021

Hope for Nepal

FORMER Torquay businesswoman Sue Ingpen is raising funds to create on-the-job training for Nepalese women as the country continues to be among the worst...

June 22, 2021

Four-legged therapy

A TORQUAY aged care home is hoping to enrich the lives of residents by employing four-legged therapists. Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) is launching its...

June 22, 2021

Raising hope from ashes

HESSE Rural Health’s Annual Appeal hopes to pave the way for a new Winchelsea Op Shop following the devastating loss of a community asset. The...

June 20, 2021

Painting the way forward

HAYMES Helping Hand initiative is giving a Torquay cafe a fresh start following a difficult period for the hospitality industry. Yummy Tummy Cafe has won...

June 19, 2021

‘Storymakers’ to deliver digital summit

A DIGITAL summit is heading to local screens with experts in the industry revealing their tips for sourcing a great story. Presented from Deakin University's...

June 19, 2021

Mental health boost

GEELONG MP Christine Couzens has announced a $16 million mental health hub set to ease the pressure on the region’s emergency department. The...

June 18, 2021

Local market gets a new home

WARRALILY’s Winter Market is set to debut this weekend at its new home along Central Boulevard. The Saturday, June 19 event will mark the opening...

June 18, 2021

Local solution to accommodation crisis

A LOCAL business owner has proposed a solution to Lorne’s key worker accommodation crisis that could provide housing for an additional 62 workers. Last month...

June 16, 2021

Food that lasts longer

FOOD safety experts have expressed the value of understanding labels as misleading dates continue to cut the lifespan of produce. Experts are encouraging consumers to...

June 15, 2021

Telstra 5G services roll out over the coast

RESIDENTS on the Surf Coast and Bellarine will now have greater access to Telstra’s 5G coverage following an expansion to its services. Under the expansion...

June 13, 2021

Grants for South Barwon sporting clubs

THE Victorian government has announced more than $22,000 will go towards supporting local grassroots sporting clubs and organisations across Geelong and the Surf Coast. Member...

June 13, 2021

Community members behind shire clean-up

FED up community members have taken action against rubbish dumping on the Great Ocean Road with plans to get all coastal towns involved in...

June 11, 2021

Answers needed over microplastics threatening wetlands

THE Surfrider Foundation is raising the profile on microplastics threatening the region’s major wetlands. Last month large amounts of microplastics were found along the southern...

June 11, 2021

Lived experiences to help determine shire’s access and inclusion

THE Surf Coast Shire Council is encouraging residents to help establish a new Access and Inclusion Plan for 2021-2024. The updated plan follows council's ongoing...

June 11, 2021

Winter Shiraz Festival to showcase the region

GEELONG’S Winter Shiraz Festival is set to return next month following the state government’s contribution through the Wine Growth Fund. Following a COVID-19 induced hiatus,...

June 11, 2021

Torquay-born recycling program hopes for global reach

RIP Curl has global aspirations following the launch of its new Wetsuit Take Back Recycling Program. After first taking place in Torquay three years ago...

June 7, 2021

Anglesea community awarded for climate action

ANGLESEA Community House has won a statewide climate action award following efforts to divert 144 tonnes of non-organic material from landfill each year. Since 2014,...

June 6, 2021

The hidden homeless

OLDER women are emerging as the hidden figures of homelessness as more people throughout the region are becoming increasingly displaced. In the Barwon South West,...

June 6, 2021

Social housing boom

THE Surf Coast Shire council has endorsed plans to help deliver a $20 million commitment to social housing in the region.

During last...

June 5, 2021

Microplastics threatening Surf Coast wetlands

WITH World Environment Day today, the Surfrider Foundation has used the occasion to demand answers over microplastics posing a threat to Surf Coast wetlands. Last...

June 4, 2021

Tender decided for multi-million dollar ferry terminal

THE Queenscliff Ferry Terminal's multi-million-dollar redevelopment is closer to fruition with the tender being awarded to Kane Constructions Pty Ltd. Under the Geelong City Deal,...

June 1, 2021

Surf Coast youth to be recognised at annual awards

THE 2021 Surf Coast Shire Youth Awards are now open for nominations in a bid to celebrate the contributions made by young people throughout...

May 31, 2021

Students raising money for mental health

TWO Sacred Heart College students have used their lived experiences as motivation to raise money for mental health awareness. Year 12 students Lucy Wood and...

May 30, 2021

Million-dollar boost

CONSTRUCTION has commenced on a $1.6 million-dollar park, providing an inclusive community space for Armstrong Creek’s growing population. Geelong mayor Stephanie Asher welcomed the commencement...

May 29, 2021

The Salty Dog Cafe to host annual pooch parade

THE Salty Dog Café is set to transform the foreshore into a pooch parade raising money for Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS). Owner James Zocchi...

May 29, 2021

Major retailer set to deliver one million vaccines

THE Cotton On Foundation will deliver up to one million COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable communities following a partnership with UNICEF. The foundation has been in...

May 28, 2021

Geelong students join forces for climate action

GEELONG students left the classroom last Friday to protest the government’s climate inaction that they say is impacting their future. Hundreds of school-aged students from...

May 27, 2021

Hospitality relief not enough for struggling coast

THE announcement of flexible visa conditions has been deemed not enough to repair Lorne's struggling hospitality industry. While venue manager Paul Upham welcomed the news...