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16 years ago - June 20, 2008

16 years ago

June 20, 2008

Improved detection of a sex bug in Geelong region women shows a new screening program is working, according to doctors.

Department of Human Services figures show detection of chlamydia increased 30 per cent in the region last year, with a further rise set for 2008 after the disease spread rapidly among young people over the past three years.

11 years ago

June 21, 2013

A man behind plans to mine vivianite offshore near Anglesea was fined US $20,000 for smuggling fossilised dinosaur eggs from China to the United States in 2006.

But Melbourne geologist and dealer Tamas ‘Tom’ Kapitany said he was victimised in the incident when Chinese authorities chose to interpret unclear laws to suit themselves.

6 year ago

June 22, 2018

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust has announced its first off-season event for 2018/2019 following accusations of “appalling“ under-use of the revamped ground.

Former Geelong mayor Darryn Lyons lambasted the trust’s performance on Twitter last week, posting that it had “done nothing”.

1 year ago

June 23, 2023

About 400 jobs, most from Geelong, are set to be lost at car manufacturing giant Ford.

Most of the roles to be cut are in product development and design, with a small number in other areas.