Coms guru in fibre role

Strategic communication specialist Jennifer Conley has taken the helm in Geelong’s quest to become a global leader in advanced fibre manufacture. Deakin University this week welcomed Ms Conley as new chief executive officer (CEO) of Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong. Deakin Carbon Nexus director and cluster board member Derek Buckmaster described Ms Conley as a leader […]

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Volunteer leads double life

Torquay grandmother Linda Cherubin leads a “double life”. She can go from doing chores or working to rescuing trapped car crash victims or searching for a missing person in a moment. “One minute you could be at home vacuuming your floor and the next moment you’re involved in a technical type rescue,” she said. “Then […]

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Sentence doubles for gun smuggler arrested in Clifton Springs

A man police caught smuggling “mass killing machines” in a Clifton Springs sting will serve almost double his original minimum sentence following a recent appeal. Officers arrested Paul Robert Munro, 65, on 30 August, 2016, after he attempted to sell a Thureon automatic assault rifle to a covert police operative. County Court initially sentenced Munro […]

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RSL beats fundraising record

Torquay RSL has raised a record $11,800 through ANZAC badge sales during April. The sub branch’s president Bob Tyler thanked organisations that helped the badge sales for their “wonderful” support. “More than ever before, the money raised this year shows the generosity of the community towards its returned service men and women,” he said. “The […]

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School’s life community

When you enrol your child at Geelong Baptist College they become part of a community that spans your child’s entire education, from foundation to year 12. Their seamless transition is partly due to our positive learning environment and high behaviour expectations and standards. Our extensive grounds enable our primary and secondary students to socialise and […]

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Star Search grand finale

Geelong’s best young talent will be on display at Highton Rotary’s Star Search grand finale this month. Former winner Adam Di Martino, who currently performs in Disney’s Aladdin stage show, described Star Search as “great exposure”. “It was such an incredibly valuable, inspiring and humbling experience,” the 25-year-old said. “It’s pretty surreal to now be […]

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