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Boat owners harbour doubt over the future

Alex de VosBoat owners fear the developer of Queenscliff Harbour is trying to squeeze them out of their berths for higher returns. Berth holder Jeffrey...

Out of the shadows

Andrew MathiesonBRUCE Scott has a better understanding than most about what makes the mind tick. It was 50 years ago that he first confronted and...

Peninsula horse riders plan city streets protest

Alex de VosRiders will lead their horses through central Geelong to protest a lack of safe riding destinations on the Bellarine Peninsula. Ocean Grove horse...

It’s Bruce almighty

Hamish HeardGeelong’s mayoral vote is stitched up, with Belmont’s Bruce Harwood poised to seize the top job next week. Cr Harwood confirmed to the Independent...

Factory inferno

Jane EmerickA “dangerous” fire at South Geelong yesterday morning left a damage bill costing millions of dollars. Sixty firefighters and 12 units had to overcome...

in brief

TAC transition TAC will open a “transitional office” with 100 jobs before the end of the year to prepare for the organisation’s full relocation to...

By-law “bash” writ

Hamish HeardA man who claims a council by-laws officer assaulted him on Jan Juc Beach is suing Surf Coast Shire. The man’s lawyer, Phil Hill,...

Region launches bid for sustainable firms

Hamish HeardVictoria’s biggest program promoting environmentally sustainable business practices has launched in Geelong. Sustainable Business Management brings together stakeholders including City of Greater Geelong, Barwon...

Lib, Green clash over pull of nuke issue

By Geelong Story UpdatesA “nonevent” rally in Geelong was proof local voters consider nuclear power an issue for another election, according to Liberal Member...

Club seeking council’s cash

Hamish HeardCountry Racing Victoria is seeking a bigger slice of the region’s public purse after new figures revealed Geelong race meets contribute $52 million...

Luxury ship’s visit to cost us

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG’S council will pay $35,000 to help a foreign ship dock for 11 hours in Corio Bay. Councillors endorsed the payment this week for...

Sharks eye Tigers

Hamish HeardSharks are circling Torquay Football Club as a group of renegade Tigers threatens to defect to a proposed new Jan Juc side. A spokesman...

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Festival May’d to shine a light on local creators

A festival shining a light on Geelong creators, like lampshade artist Rachel Burke, is set to go ahead next month after organisers postponed the...

Big battery ablaze