About: Kylie Oliver

Posts by: Kylie Oliver

July 25, 2021

Wellbeing when working from home

Working from home certainly has its advantages but there can be downsides when it comes to being more sedentary which can have long-lasting adverse...

July 25, 2021

Pilot program a lifechanger for young mums

A DETERMINED group of women have taken their first major step towards establishing a much-needed support hub for young mums they hope to base...

July 25, 2021

Family thanks community for unwavering support

A FUNDRAISER set up for the family of a beloved Torquay father-of-two who died suddenly while on his regular mountain bike ride has triggered...

July 24, 2021

Readymade meals made locally with love

Kell Lowdon insists there is one ingredient she infuses into every homestyle premade meal she makes and that is “a whole lot of love”. Surrounded...

July 24, 2021

Call out for winter woollies

VINNIES is calling on the community to delve into their wardrobes and donate unwanted winter woollies to help keep everyone warm during the colder...

July 22, 2021

18th Amendment in mix for accolades

SUCCESS continues to flow for popular speakeasy-inspired bar The18th Amendment which is in the mix to win four awards at the 20th Annual Bartender...

July 18, 2021

Workspace365 celebrates official Torquay launch

A WEEK of events to encourage people to ‘come and try’ the new Workspace365 coworking space in Baines Crescent has been hailed a great...

July 17, 2021

Surf Coast brand weaves its own success

If you ask fashion designer Caroline Teakle what ignited her deep love of design you can see her mind’s eye is immediately transported back...

July 17, 2021

Remembering River through world-leading research

IT has been 10 years since Alex Hamilton cradled her precious newborn baby River in her arms before losing him just four months later...

July 13, 2021

Mental health message flows through surf doco

THE stage is set for the Bells Beach 50 Year Storm Invitational to make its long-awaited debut when the swell hits its peak this...

July 10, 2021

Monday Distillery a sparkling success

Samantha Manning places great faith in her savvy social media community. In fact, it was their response to her Osun Sparkling brand that led...

July 6, 2021

Techniques to tackle feeling overwhelmed

With all that is happening in the world – or perhaps even just within your own bubble – it’s not unusual to feel somewhat...

July 5, 2021

Swimming club crowned the best in Victoria

GEELONG Swimming Club has glided into the top of the rankings after being named Swimming Victoria's Club of the Year for 2020-21. The exciting announcement...

July 4, 2021

Oxygen College: the creative training leader

OXYGEN College has established itself as a leading educator in all creative pursuits thanks to its state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and second-to-none trainers. The College offers...

July 3, 2021

A natural path to fulfilment

When naturopath Kate Smyth advises clients on how to stick to a healthier living routine, she talks of stepping stones. She encourages them to...

July 3, 2021

Coworking space welcomes public to ‘come and try’

ANYONE interested in exploring the benefits of coworking is invited to a free ‘come and try’ week from July 5 in the new Workspace365...

July 2, 2021

Brave swimmers tackle winter Rip swim

OFFICIAL records show only eight swimmers have braved a winter crossing of the notorious Rip between Point Nepean and Point Lonsdale. Topping that list is...

June 30, 2021

Farm tech trial yields results

A SMART technology trial which aims to take the guesswork out of crop farming has been backed by the City of Greater Geelong. The city’s...

June 25, 2021

Torquay photos unearthed in historic collection

A SIGNIFICANT collection of historic photographs discovered under bunk beds in the spare bedroom of a home in Victoria includes iconic photos of Torquay. The...

June 25, 2021

Cold water waders take plunge together

JO Halley has always hated the cold. So much so she rugged up to go to bed each night snuggled under three layers of doona. But...

June 19, 2021

Torquay couple’s message in a bottle

Beach lovers Andy Fenech and Patt Kaewjorhor are pouring their passion for natural products into their new business venture, Pure Coastal Australia. The Torquay-based husband...

June 15, 2021

Saya gets the chop for charity

YOUNG Saya Turnley knew she wanted to help others after feeling sad when her mum’s hair fell out during cancer treatment in 2018. The 11-year-old...

June 15, 2021

Funding for support after suicide

A SUICIDE support program to help bereaved people who are less likely to seek counselling is being established in Geelong thanks to a generous...

June 14, 2021

Partnership results in liquid gold

A COLLABORATION between two respected Surf Coast producers has resulted in a medal winning performance at this year’s Australian International Beer Awards. Bells Beach Brewing...

June 13, 2021

Pole House tops travel guru’s rankings

THE Surf Coast’s credentials as a luxury holiday destination were given a boost after Airbnb’s top boss declared the Pole House in Fairhaven to...

June 12, 2021

Fabric queen tells of life-changing diagnosis

BARWON Heads businesswoman Nerida Hansen has built a successful independent textiles empire and is known as the queen of fabrics within the sewing community. It...

June 10, 2021

$10,000 in grants up for grabs

ANOTHER round of grants totalling $10,000 are up for grabs for local community groups thanks to the generosity of Villawood Properties. Through its Armstrong Community...

June 8, 2021

Household transport spending hits new high

THE latest edition of the Transport Affordability Index shows the average household in Geelong spent $330.70 per week on transport costs. That represents 12.3 per...