About: Georgia Holloway

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May 26, 2021

Shire declares accommodation crisis in Lorne

THE Surf Coast Shire council has declared a key worker accommodation crisis in Lorne as the coastal town continues to struggle following COVID-19 lockdowns. The...

May 26, 2021

Homelessness action group standing against inaction

ANGELA co-founded Homelessness Action Geelong after showing long-term concern for community members facing the impacts of the housing crisis. Since going live with the activism...

May 24, 2021

TSLSC celebrates the past and present

IN 1945 the Torquay Surf Life Saving Club pioneered patrolling on Victorian beaches and now in 2021 they celebrate 75 years in operation, while...

May 21, 2021

Wadawurrung voices heard in new jobs strategies

TRADITIONAL owners have joined the table to guide new strategies set to boost training and job opportunities for Aboriginal Victorians. Each region's Traditional Owners, employment...

May 21, 2021

MP launches school climate challenge

CORANGAMITE MP Libby Coker is empowering students to take action with the introduction of a climate challenge for schools. Ms Coker officially launched the project,...

May 21, 2021

Records broken on the Great Ocean Road

THE Kieser Great Ocean Road Running Festival has made a triumphant return as Australia’s largest running event. GORRF director Brad King confirmed almost 9,000 runners,...

May 21, 2021

Community asked to rate new four-bin service

THE Surf Coast Shire council is calling for community feedback on their innovative four-bin kerbside service. Introducing the service in January 2021, the Surf Coast...

May 20, 2021

New life

WARRALILY is set to receive a makeover next month with residents coming together to plant up to 100 river red gums. Part of the National...

May 17, 2021

South Barwon’s coastal swap

VICTORIA'S major political parties have reaffirmed shifting Torquay to the electorate of Polwarth is "the best of a bad situation" but the fate of...

May 13, 2021

Great Ocean Road towns listed among Victoria’s best

FOUR Great Ocean Road towns have been listed as finalists in the inaugural awards recognising the best of regional tourism. Victoria's Top Tourism Town Awards...

May 13, 2021

New Google deal a win for local businesses

A NEW deal between a local media company and Google is set to feed revenue back into local businesses according to one of Armstrong...

May 13, 2021

A tempting taste of the Moorabool Valley

AUSTIN’S Wines are set to showcase the best of local producers in the Moorabool Valley region with their latest project. The Moorabool Valley Wine Club...

May 13, 2021

Coastal crowds reach their peak

THE Surf Coast Shire has confirmed events are back and bigger than ever with record numbers in attendance in some cases. After being deprived in...

May 13, 2021

Anglesea News & Lotto among the best in the state

ANGLESEA News & Lotto has been recognised as one of the standout newsagencies in the state during the annual Victorian Association for Newsagents Gala...

May 13, 2021

Golden ticket winner to run for amputee awareness

GOLDEN ticker winner Kerryn Harvey is using her win to help amputees achieve their sporting dreams while running 12 marathons in 12 months. With four...

May 13, 2021

Plea for restructure of homelessness services

LISA dreams of being a homeowner one day but for now she lives in social housing following a stint of homelessness that lasted two...

May 13, 2021

Regaining confidence through the kitchen

GATEWAYS Support Service’s new Education Around the Table program is helping young people living with a disability to overcome isolation while gaining valuable life...

May 13, 2021

Students lead the way in celebrating autism awareness

STUDENTS at Anglesea Primary School have rallied together to put World Autism Awareness Day on the calendar. Last month students, staff and parents wore yellow...

May 6, 2021

Eat, drink and paint at Leura Park

THE fourth season of Paint & Sip classes are now underway at the Leura Park Estate combining wine, canapes, and paint for enthusiastic artists...

May 6, 2021

Spring Valley duo makes their ‘egg-xit’

FROM ambitious Londoners to Torquay farmers, Brian and Jill Pocklington have made a name for themselves as the friendly faces behind Spring Valley Barn...

May 6, 2021

Great Ocean Road Running Festival returns this month

RUNNERS are set to hit the pavement for one of Australia’s most challenging and picturesque running events taking place on the Great Ocean Road....

May 6, 2021

Aireys Inlet writer wins national prize

ACCLAIMED Aireys Inlet author Gregory Day has taken out the top prize in the national nature writing competition. In its sixth edition of the biennial...

May 6, 2021

Renewed partnership aims to grow tourism

A RENEWED four-year partnership between peak body Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine and the City of Greater Geelong will increase the region’s visitor...

May 6, 2021

CCMA kickstarts six graduate careers during COVID-19

THE Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) has launched the careers of six young alumnus despite the pandemic leaving limited employment opportunities. The six new full-time...

May 6, 2021

Free sustainability upgrades for homes and businesses

AUSTRALIAN Energy Upgrades are helping locals access free efficient upgrades and installation to their homes and businesses. The Geelong-based energy specialists supply hot water heat...

May 6, 2021

Shire to launch inclusion program to support marginalised groups

The Surf Coast Shire Council will co-host a free online event next week to explore ways to re-engage vulnerable and marginalised community members after...

May 6, 2021

Fly-in safety lesson for Ocean Grove students

WHILE dressed like heroes, Ocean Grove Primary School students got to meet the real-life crew behind a record number of rescues performed on Victoria...

April 29, 2021

Artwork auction aims to fund music lessons for Aboriginal children

A TORQUAY local is using his unique Aboriginal Dreamtime collection to raise money for a kids’ music program in Australia’s most remote community. Gordon Stammers...