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’Huge’ new lake to appear on Geelong’s doorstep

Victoria's largest new lake in years will soon appear on Geelong’s doorstep, companies planning the project have revealed. Fresh water will fill a limestone quarry...

City jobless ‘spike’ at four-year high

Geelong unemployment has hit a four-year high despite national and state joblessness rates decreasing over the past year. Unemployment rose to 7.3 per cent in...

Truck-car crash kills unidentified motorist

A driver has died after their car and a truck crashed on Bacchus Marsh Rd at Lara about 11am on Tuesday. The car and truck...

Reality hits Grovedale family

A Geelong family will battle it out for $25,000 in a new Australian reality TV show premiering on Sunday. Grovedale couple Jase and Karen Lydom...

Geelong stands with Muslim community as local family mourns

Geelong Muslims mourned the death of a close relative in Friday’s massacre at Christchurch as locals left tributes at their Manifold Heights mosque on...

Police arrest two over serious assault

Police have arrested two Bell Park men over an alleged serious assault outside a Geelong kebab shop on the weekend. A 25-year-old has...

Geelong father wins $1.2m

A Geelong father is ready to spoil his family with a long-awaited holiday after winning $1,292,796 in a lotto draw on Saturday. “We’re so excited...

Truck-car crash kills man in his 60s

An elderly man has died after his car and a truck crashed at Meredith about 1.20pm on Sunday, while his passenger sustained serious injuries. Emergency...

Police arrest Torquay teens over ‘armed robbery’

Police have arrested two teenage boys over an alleged armed robbery at a Torquay service station this week. A 17-year-old from Torquay has been bailed...

Farmers win water battle

Otway farmers have won their “30-year war” to stop groundwater pumping that killed fish and caused toxic flushes to flow down Barwon River. Barwon Water...

Experts gather as victim’s battle continues

World-leading researchers have gathered in Geelong to shed light on one of the most-puzzling medical conditions. Attendees at this week's three-day conference detailed the impact...

In Brief

Tinnie trouble Three anglers have washed up alive on the other side of Port Phillip Bay after going missing off Queenscliff in an “ill-prepared” tinnie,...

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’Huge’ new lake to appear on Geelong’s doorstep

Victoria's largest new lake in years will soon appear on Geelong’s doorstep, companies planning the project have revealed. Fresh water will fill a limestone quarry...