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February 21, 2020

Tyler Wright visits Torquay to seal the deal with Rip Curl

CELEBRATED Australian surfer Tyler Wright signed a new contract with Rip Curl at its Torquay headquarters this week. The two-time world champion inked her...

February 20, 2020

Chemist customer wins red-hot prize

Earlier this year, Direct Chemist Outlet teamed up with Banana Boat to launch the new Simply Protect Zinc Range and to give one lucky...

February 20, 2020

Torquay’s digital marketing gurus

ANGELA Ward from Torquay-based digital marketing agency KBB Digital says she and her two colleagues Jake Crone and Justine Kelly share an equal passion...

February 20, 2020

VicRoads opens safety grants

THE state government is encouraging community groups and councils from Victoria to apply for support through this year’s Community Road Safety Grants Program, which...

February 20, 2020

When design meets the sea: Georgina Jeffries shares her artistic journey to Lorne

Georgina Jeffries feared moving to the Surf Coast would lead to the death of her career, but life by the water has proven its...

February 20, 2020

A family, a year, a sink

Torquay Theatre Troupe is preparing to showcase its latest production The Kitchen Sink this May. Written by playwright Tom Wells, the award-winning story centres...

February 20, 2020

Aussie cider tribute on the Bellarine

Flying Brick Cider Co is expected to be full to the brim next month when the venue hosts the inaugural Australian Cider Day. Officially...

February 20, 2020

City to send a representative to Brazil for UNESCO meeting

GEELONG will be represented at this year’s UNESCO Creative Cities annual general meeting in Santos, Brazil, but the City of Greater Geelong has not...

February 20, 2020

Artistic brilliance honoured by Deakin

One of Australia’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Andrew Rogers, was awarded an honorary degree at Deakin’s first round of graduation ceremonies in Geelong last...

February 20, 2020

There’s something about Mary

For more than 30 years, comedian Mary Coustas has portrayed the wildly hilarious character of Effie – Australia’s favourite Greek goddess. Unapologetically honest, occasionally...

February 20, 2020

United by song

A pair of Australian artists have teamed up to perform a string of regional shows that celebrate their shared love for music and its...

February 20, 2020

Geelong fundraiser raises thousands for bushfire relief

A sell-out crowd of 700 people wandered through the Geelong CBD on Saturday for the APCO Foundation’s annual Geelong Wine Walk, bringing in close...

February 20, 2020

Geelong Design Week program revealed

GEELONG’S status as a UNESCO City of Design will be personified through a range of activities next month when the city hosts its inaugural...

February 20, 2020

Two worlds, two cultures

This year’s 2 Worlds Festival (2WF) at Birrarung Marr will see some of Australia’s finest musicians turn out in support of Indigenous culture and...

February 20, 2020

Uncovering the relationship between gut bacteria and anxiety

An Australian-led study has discovered a certain genus of gut bacteria which could be linked to a child’s risk of developing anxiety. The research, carried...

February 13, 2020

Drainage inspections begin in Geelong

THE condition of stormwater pipes in the greater Geelong region are being assessed through a series of images taken by underground CCTV cameras this...

February 13, 2020

Region on show at Geelong Library

The visual contents of this year’s Geelong Calendar will adorn the walls at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre until February 18. Ranging from...

February 13, 2020

Big plans for The Sound Doctor

Anglesea’s status as a popular music destination has been strengthened by the Surf Coast Shire council’s $10,000 investment in The Sound Doctor Presents. Awarded...

February 13, 2020

City shows its pride

THE streets of Geelong’s CBD were illuminated with every colour of the rainbow on Sunday when a swarm of people turned out for the...

February 13, 2020

Life of colour: Ellise Roberts opens the door to her home studio on wheels

Since the early 2000s, Ellise Roberts has infused every aspect of her life with creative flair. Completing a Diploma of Art Screen Print...

February 13, 2020

Acknowledging the youth of today for a better tomorrow

YOUNG environmental activists will this year be acknowledged in the Surf Coast Shire’s Youth Awards, with the council including an environment category for the...

February 13, 2020

Wandering Geelong for a good cause

More than 20 of Victoria’s finest wineries, distilleries and breweries will showcase their offerings on Saturday for the APCO Foundation Geelong Wine Walk, which...

February 13, 2020

Outwit the nits

WITH THE PHARMACY GUILD OF AUSTRALIA Head lice are part-and-parcel of the school experience for many children but finding effective ways to clear them...

February 13, 2020

Lord of the strings heads for Lorne

Experience the romance and passion of Spain with 10-string guitarist Matthew Fagan and flamenco dancer Laura Uhe when they perform at Qdos Fine Arts...

February 13, 2020

All aboard the Bambra (Not So) Express

Next month’s Meadow music festival has partnered with Creative Victoria to offer one lucky festivalgoer and five of their friends a chance to board...

February 13, 2020

A journey by water you won’t forget

ENJOY the remaining weeks of summer on the water with Searoad Ferries as it set sails for two Rock the Boat events. Sailing a bespoke...

February 13, 2020

Wreck2Reef swimmers challenge the wind

BY HANNAH KENNY AND KLAUS NANNESTAD PEOPLE of all ages and abilities swam Half Moon Bay on Saturday for the 11th annual Wreck2Reef. Hosted...

February 6, 2020

Cellarbrate Lorne: Cellarbrations sets up shop on the coast

A SHARED love for community, entertaining and local wine has seen two locals team up to open Cellarbrations Lorne. Business partners Rob Montabello and Sukoon...