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Parties brawl on health funds

Geelong acute health services face a $22 million government funding cut this financial year, according to the state’s opposition. Shadow health minister Georgie Crozier yesterday...

Reservoir site sold to Aboriginal group

Barwon Water has sold 54 hectares of public land at Ballan for $543,000 to a Ballarat Aboriginal group after previously earmarking the site for...

City bike garbos welcome

Plans for bikes to collect rubbish in central Geelong could clean up “disgusting” laneway bins and dumpsters, according to a local restaurant owner. Milton Mavromoustakos...

Farewell inspires memories

A long-time friend of Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer has remembered the football legend as “hero to his family” ahead of a state funeral in Perth...

[GIVEAWAY] What Do You Like About Routley’s Vanilla Slices?

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1000 names to ‘save’ PO

A petition to keep Geelong’s former post office publicly-owned has reached 1000 signatures with council again poised to decide the historic building’s future. Lex Chalmers...

Hey, MONA, says Lyons

A planned renovation will turn Portarlington’s Grand Hotel into “Geelong’s version of MONA”, according to former mayor Darryn Lyons. Mr Lyons, along with developer Bill...

Legends lead award judges

Cats ruckwoman Maddie Boyd and a trio of former Club Legends will help choose the winners of Geelong’s most prestigious sports volunteer award. Former winners...

IN BRIEF

  Meter charges A man has damaged 312 parking meters over the past month to steal money inside, Geelong Police have alleged. Criminal Investigations Unit detectives this...

Saleyard death behind trivia fundraiser

Geelong’s Deb Stallard is on a mission to keep her late husband’s legacy alive following his “tragic accidental death”. Highton grandfather Peter Stallard died in...

Locals on the road again for kids’ charity

A local drive that raised more than $20,000 for children’s cancer last year is set to return next month. Belmont’s Graeme McMahon is preparing to...

Bollards now ‘interactive’

Geelong’s famous waterfront bollards have “come to life” through a new interactive smartphone app that launched last weekend. The $100,000 State Government-funded project features across...

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Parties brawl on health funds

Geelong acute health services face a $22 million government funding cut this financial year, according to the state’s opposition. Shadow health minister Georgie Crozier yesterday...