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June 12, 2024

Jim Jefferies adds Geelong show

Australia can't get enough of homegrown comedy superstar Jim Jefferies, who brings his latest arena show, the Give 'Em What They Want tour, down...

June 9, 2024

Conservationist awarded OAM in King’s Birthday Honours List

A DEVOTED servant to the Landcare movement across the Geelong region said her inclusion in this year's King's Birthday Honours List was testament to...

May 31, 2024

Postcards sent in mental health campaign

Five million mailboxes, including every regional and rural home across Australia, were sent a special prepaid postcard this month, thanks to an expanded campaign...

May 30, 2024

Building new worlds

Platform Arts brings to Geelong the works of 11 esteemed national and international contemporary artists in their coming exhibition Worlding. The visual arts show explores...

May 29, 2024

Torquay retirement village gets full approval at VCAT

THE proposed retirement village for Cypress Lane in Torquay has been approved in full by the Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). The hearing at VCAT...

May 23, 2024

Come from Away is coming

CentreStage has secured the theatrical rights to acclaimed Broadway musical Come From Away and will present it in Geelong next year. The production company says...

May 22, 2024

Ocean Grove wins spot in Bowls Premier League

OCEAN Grove Bowling Club will take on Australia's best clubs from this November after it secured one of the two coveted expansion slots in...

May 21, 2024

Funding revealed for Geelong Sports Package projects

THE sporting communities of the Geelong area have some more detail about their coming infrastructure, with the Victorian government confirming the projects to be...

May 21, 2024

The Blues Train finds new owner

THE Blues Train will soon be pulling out of the station under a new owner, with Daniel Kay taking over from founder Hugo T....

May 21, 2024

Missy Higgins adds Geelong show to tour

TICKET sales for Missy Higgins' Australian tour are running hot, and the singer-songwriter has just announced she is coming to Geelong. There has been huge...

May 17, 2024

Flying the flag for IDAHOBIT

THE Surf Coast Shire is again showing its colours for the LGBTQIA+ community, raising the rainbow flag outside its council chambers today (Friday, May...

May 16, 2024

Vale Norm Stanley 1977-2024

GEELONG'S First Nations community is in morning following the passing of Norm Stanley. The Kurnai/Wotjabaluk man, well known across the Geelong region as an artist,...

May 16, 2024

Avalon Airport CEO resigns

AVALON Airport will have to find its third chief executive officer in the space of two years, with Tony Brun to take off for...

May 14, 2024

New Torquay, Armstrong Creek bus routes revealed

THE state government has revealed the final version of its planned updated bus network for Torquay, Armstrong Creek and Charlemont, but it does not...

May 9, 2024

Australian Youth Orchestra to perform Mahler, Wagner

The Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO), Australia's most prestigious youth ensemble, is coming to Geelong for a powerful performance with Mood: Mahler and Wagner. Under the...

May 7, 2024

Program to promote gender equality in sport launches next iteration

THE third iteration of a program to progress gender equality and promote respect within local football and netball clubs and communities has now begun. Respect...

April 10, 2024

Share what matters most

To mark National AdvanCare Planning Week, Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) has urged everyone to share what matters most and communicate their preferences and...

April 10, 2024

New CEO appointed for Western Vic PHN

WESTERN Victoria Primary Health Network (WVPHN) has announced the appointment of Craig Wilding as its new chief executive officer. He replaces Rowena Clift, who is...

April 9, 2024

Don’t forget your mouthguard, athletes urged

Parents and local athletes are being advised to consider oral and general health safety as the 2024 rugby and football seasons begin. Data from the...

April 9, 2024

Polwarth Medal recipients announced

TORQUAY "Rubbish Ranger" Dean Walton is the recipient of this year's Polwarth Medal, awarded at a community gathering last month to honour volunteers from...

April 8, 2024

Lions Clubs proposed for growth area

AT LEAST two new Lions Clubs are on the cards for the growth area of Armstrong Creek, with the international Lions Club movement issuing...

April 6, 2024

Nova Park takes off in Mount Duneed

A NEW space-themed playground has rocketed into Mount Duneed. Nova Park in the Armstrong Mt Duneed estate was officially launched last weekend with a family...

April 5, 2024

Views sought on parklet trial

AN OUTDOOR dining space in Jan Juc being used as a trial for a potential shire-wide rollout is ending this weekend, and the Surf...

April 5, 2024

Blue Gum’s visit to bring services to you

SERVICES Australia is bringing its Mobile Services Centre (MSC) "Blue Gum" to the Geelong region from Tuesday, April 9, offering locals easy access to...