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Donation saves lives

The family of a North Geelong crash victim whose organ donation gave six people a “second chance” is urging locals to register as donors. The...

Gonorrhoea increase in Geelong

Gonorrhoea is increasing in Geelong with cases doubling in the city since 2015, according to public health data. The sexually transmitted infection (STI) also increased...

Sailing into history

Coming face-to-face with 12 metre-high waves and 60 knot winds is a scenario Geelong sailing veteran Brendan Garner remembers all too well. It was...

My Geelong

Geelong’s Max Steinfort was one of 12 local students who recently rode across the Nullarbor – raising more than $50,000 for mental illness. The...

Kangaroo collisions prompt speed drop

The Surf Coast Shire has dropped the speed limit on a popular Torquay road in response to a 2760-signature petition. But the council refused...

New Scope to grow

A new therapy centre for teenagers and young adults with disabilities opened in Geelong this week. Run by not-for-profit disability provider Scope, the centre supports...

From the Archives

  20 years ago 21 January, 2000 Geelong’s council will crack down on petro-chemical companies after rejecting a bid to expand chemical storage at Corio. But a...

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  Overnight downpour Geelong received more than its average January rainfall in 12 hours overnight on Wednesday. The region recorded 34.6mm of rain between 9pm Wednesday and...

Appeal to help koalas

By Alesha Capone A charity is appealing for farmers in Wyndham and Greater Geelong to allow tree-planting on their land, to help support the koala...

Corio skate park opens

Skaters can now drop-in on a new $550,000 Corio skate park with 24 obstacles and 520 square metres of skating space, council has announced. “This...

High-end house price plummet

House prices in Geelong’s most expensive suburbs plummeted in 2019 despite medians rising across regional Victoria, according to new figures from the Real Estate...

New Scope to grow

A new therapy centre for teenagers and young adults with disabilities opened in Geelong this week. Run by not-for-profit disability provider Scope, the centre supports...

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Donation saves lives

The family of a North Geelong crash victim whose organ donation gave six people a “second chance” is urging locals to register as donors. The...

My Geelong