Kids ‘on run with device’

A new device allowing children with cerebral palsy to run has arrived at a Geelong organisation in a Victorian-first. Kids Plus had two of three RaceRunners in the state after the third went to a private household, the organisation announced this week. The custom-built device was a unique cross between a trike and a walker, […]

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Trout about local waters

Winter got off to a great start last weekend with some fantastic trout fishing had all over the region. Lake Purrumbete saw brown trout to 8lb caught by anglers using bait or casting and trolling lures. Fishing on the outside of the weed beds on the northeast side of the lake was productive at first […]

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Coach ‘on edge’ as top spot looks firm

Chris Scott is “on edge” despite his Cats sitting two games clear on the top of the ladder. The Geelong coach was acutely aware the situation could change quickly, he told this week’s media conference at Kardinia Park. “If we slip for a little bit that gap can be snuffed out in a couple of […]

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Dye cast for caberet star

Iconic cabaret artist Issi Dye loves performing so much that he thinks he will “die on stage” as his hitting his “last note”. “I’ll keep going for as long as I can,” the 72-year-old said. The showbiz veteran will visit Drysdale’s Potato Shed next week with entertainer Gary Johns for their Neil Diamond and Bobby […]

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Midler gig a sure Bette

For Australian singer Catherine Alcorn a career in cabaret was not always on the cards. But fast-forward 10 years down the track and the Sydney-born musician is “totally glad” she pursued the showbiz industry. “The greatest decision I ever made was letting go of the safety net of a weekly wage,” Alcorn said. Before making […]

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Dancers in tent to amaze

Baykali Ganambarr earned international fame when he won an award that has past recipients including Jennifer Lawrence and Mila Kunis. Now the Indigenous performer is on his way to Geelong for Djuki Mala’s latest dance gig, at Spiegeltent in Johnstone Park. “I heard it’s going to be freezing, eh,” Ganambarr told the Indy from Gympie. […]

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