Indy on a break with big win

The Geelong Indy is going into its annual Christmas break on a high with an industry award for excellence. The Indy’s 2017 Geelong Business Excellence Awards wrap-around won Best Advertising Feature for newspapers with circulations over 6000 at the 2018 Victorian Country Press Awards. “The standard of entries was outstanding, so we’re rapt the judges […]

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Animals’ MP ‘farm threat’

Otway coalition MP Richard Riordan has taken aim at Animal Justice Party (AJP) following the election of its first parliamentarian Andy Meddick. The Torquay animal activist would be one of “three left-leaning votes“ giving the Andrews Government “easy passage of legislation“, Mr Riordan said. “I have great concerns around how this new party will negotiate […]

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Get Wild on the bay

Get ready for the time of your life on Corio Bay in Wild Thing, the jet boat everyone will want to take a ride in this summer. As the engines blast into high-powered action Wild Thing flies across Corio Bay, travelling at speeds of up to 70km/h and executing 270 degree turns. “Your trip will […]

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Outdoor film nights ‘back’

Furphy Outdoor Cinema returns to Little Creatures Brewery Geelong in January with a series of classic ‘90s films. The cinema will launch on 9 January with Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park then continue weekly with a brilliant line up of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction and Adam Sandler’s Happy Gilmore before finishing summer off with Brad […]

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Sexism blamed but union says health boss did a runner

A local union official has accused Barwon Health boss Ruth Salom of abandoning her post when she resigned over the weekend. “She’s run into a brick wall, taken her bat and ball and gone,” said Andrew Hewat, assistant secretary of Victorian Allied Health Professionals Association (VAHPA). “She failed to notify the board. She went to […]

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Kardinia CEO to resign in February

The chief of Geelong’s biggest stadium has resigned after about two years in the job, citing family reasons. Kardinia Park Stadium Trust chief executive officer (CEO) Michael Brown announced on Monday he would stand down on 15 February, 2019. “Last Thursday, after much deliberation, I notified the chair of Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, Michael Malouf, […]

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