About: Georgia Holloway

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April 29, 2021

Historic landmark receives cultural recognition

THE Loveridge Lookout has been officially unveiled as a heritage listed site following official proceedings undertaken by mayor Libby Stapleton earlier this month. Originally built...

April 29, 2021

GRLC appoints new chief executive

THE Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) has announced Vanessa Schernickau as the new CEO following a competitive recruitment process. As a strong advocate for regional...

April 29, 2021

Surf Coast volunteers fighting waste

THE Surf Coast Repair Café is set to return next month in a bid to prevent household items from ending up in landfill. Local efforts...

April 29, 2021

Residents join leaders in talks for equality

LABOR'S Shadow Minister for Women Tanya Plibersek joined residents at an open forum discussing gender-based issues during the week. The April 26 event consisted of...

April 29, 2021

Minimum passing laws come into force

NEW road laws have come into effect earlier this week with drivers to allow more room for cyclists. Commencing on April 26, the new laws...

April 29, 2021

Shadow health minister joins local discussion of aged care reforms

SHADOW Health Minister Mark Butler told Drysdale residents he hopes the upcoming federal budget will prompt a "long overdue" debate about the future of...

April 29, 2021

‘Sip happens’ at Leura Park

LEURA Park has announced it will host the next instalment of the ‘Grapest 5K Run’ set to descend over the award-wining vineyards with a...

April 29, 2021

Celebrating 50 years of saving lives

FOUR heart attacks, 50 years of service and no sign of slowing down for Lorne’s decorated Surf Life Saving member Neil Morarty. The Lorne and...

April 22, 2021

Surf Coast locals get a lotto win

A SURF Coast newsagency has sold the division two lottery ticket to 10 lucky locals. Anglesea News & Lotto sold the winning ticket worth $11,291.90...

April 22, 2021

Hearing concludes with no result

AUTHORITIES have presented a lack of "pertinent information" about the Point Grey redevelopment in Lorne, according to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT),...

April 22, 2021

Safer cycling a critical link to climate action

THE Surf Coast Shire Council is developing a Safer Cycling Strategy and Action Plan as an emerging report shows 37 bicycle-related crashes in the...

April 22, 2021

White Night will bring city to life once again

GEELONG will shine bright once again following the announcement that White Night will return to the CBD this year. The return of the well-established brand...

April 22, 2021

Calls for government to get onboard with funding

G21 GEELONG Region Alliance is calling for urgent upgrades to the Corio Quay Road ahead of the Spirit of Tasmania's anticipated arrival in 2022. The...

April 16, 2021

Women in rescue set to show their skills

OUR women in orange will be putting on an event this weekend in Torquay showcasing the hands-on skills of female volunteers. VICSES will be hosting...

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...