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November 22, 2019

Go Traffic: the green light to your new career

- SPONSORED POST - WHEN Stuart Wickens ventured into traffic control over 25 years’ ago, it was a male dominated industry, now as managing director...

April 18, 2019

THE HIDDEN treasures of the Surf Coast

The Surf Coast beaches draw large crowds every summer to swim and frolic on the sand, oblivious to the hidden treasures embedded in the...

April 11, 2019

Find your home solutions with City2Surf

HAVING spent 12 years in the building industry, Joshua Bugeja is a man of all trades and is bringing his expertise to the Surf...

April 11, 2019

SORE BACKS AND NATURAL HIGHS revealed in surfing study

A recent study supported by Surfing New South Wales into the injuries and risks associated with competitive surfing, found the lower back was the...

April 11, 2019

FUNDING TO HELP WOMEN GET MORE ACTIVE

New research from VicHealth has found Victorian women are shunning the gym, with over half believing fitness centres and gyms are too intimidating. The research...

April 11, 2019

MIDNIGHT OIL LOVERS TO ROCK BOWLO

Local lovers of Midnight Oil can rejoice with Australia’s premier Oils tribute band arriving to the Torquay Bowls Club on Easter Sunday (April 21). The...

April 11, 2019

Music and mummies at Bookgrove

Doubling as a bookstore and a vinyl record stockist, Ocean Grove’s favourite nook bookgrove is celebrating National Record Store Day (RSD) on April 13...

April 11, 2019

Oh, brother, here art thou: LOCAL ENTERS ARCHIBALD PRIZE

Artist, author and mother of four Rohsaan McInnes dreamt of entering the Archibald Prize for the best part of a decade, the catch was...

April 11, 2019

FROM THE HEART OF THE Red Centre

Fourteen years ago, Colin Lillie arrived in Australia to travel and fell in love with the red dirt of Alice Springs. When he flew home,...

April 10, 2019

Geelong lights up after dark

Geelong After Dark (GAD) returns on May 3 showcasing over 78 acts from local artists and performance communities bringing Geelong’s CBD to life. GAD is...

April 4, 2019

Geelong & Surf Coast Bin Hire owners offer great experience

AFTER spending 30 years working within the transport industry, John and Laureen O’Hanlon are the proud new owners of Geelong & Surf Coast Bin...

April 4, 2019

NEXT GENERATION SPEARHEADS Salt celebrations

Queenscliff gallery Salt Contemporary Art is celebrating their 15th birthday this April and have invited 15 local school children to be guest curators for...

April 4, 2019

Ridwan gets ready to drop

With the Drop Festival only weeks away, up and coming singer and songwriter Chitra Ridwan, 21, has been selected as the triple j Unearthed...

April 3, 2019

Torquay duo give back via Australian Volunteers

MOVING towards retirement and wanting to ‘give back’, Torquay residents Annie Hepner and John Mulder applied to the Australian Volunteers Program (AVP). The AVP is...

March 28, 2019

The Plumbing Business servicing the Surf Coast

THE Plumbing Business (TPB) has been servicing the Surf Coast and surrounds for the past 12 months and is family-owned and operated by Bart...

March 28, 2019

Go Nuts for brain health

Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South...

March 28, 2019

FUNDING BOOST for cancer research projects

Cancer Council Victoria (CCV) has announced $3 million in funding to 11 high-quality research projects into the treatment, causes, detection and prevention of all...

March 28, 2019

COLLECTING RUBBISH across continents

Growing up in Torquay, Rachael Whelan has spent most her life at the beach, so when she moved to Hawaii last year, she was...

March 28, 2019

AN IRISHMAN AT THE Potato Shed

In 1964, Dennis Coard was 11 years old when his family moved from Ireland to Australia. A few decades later, Dennis made another giant...

March 27, 2019

BIG BREAKFAST RETURNS IN JUNE

Best-selling author and former editorin- chief of Vogue Australia, Kirstie Clements, will lead the conversation at a Geelong business breakfast taking place at The...

March 27, 2019

Full steam ahead for Otway Environmental

AN INNOVATIVE new technology is taking on weeds across bushlands, parks and the coast without chemicals using steam weed machinery. Otway Environmental owner Troy Fynmore...

March 27, 2019

Help bring Easter joy to sick kids

YEAR 10 Surf Coast Secondary College student Maya Supple is combining a family tradition with a school project, collecting and delivering Easter eggs to...

March 27, 2019

Netball legends Pass It On

AFTER the success of last year’s This Girl Can VicHealth campaign, VicHealth declared March This Girl Can month, celebrating with events such as Pass...

March 21, 2019

A European Affair to remember

IN 1980, Paul Loughnan commenced an apprenticeship with Volvo and fell in love with European cars, a passion which led him to open his...

March 21, 2019

SALT SATURATION FOR AUSSIE KIDS

Fast food kids’ meals in Australia can contain an entire day’s recommended salt intake according to new research which highlights the hidden toll fast...

March 21, 2019

RUNNING GROUP ON THE right track

Unlike other running clubs, The Finishr - a new community collaboration - encourages local residents to get out and experience the beauty of the...

March 21, 2019

SOUND DOCTOR returns this month

The Sound Doctor is gearing up for a huge 2019 after being awarded the Community Event of the Year by the Surf Coast Shire...

March 21, 2019

LARA’S BEST FOOD AND WINE ON SHOW

Celebrating 11 years, the Lara Food and Wine Festival (LFWF) returns on March 24 with this year’s special guest – celebrity chef Iain ‘Huey’...