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Trip leaves mum, daughter on top of the world

Andrew MathiesonORDINARY mother and daughter pair Jill and Kara Dixon decided one day to stop dreaming and start doing. They were sick of just sitting...

Cool 7-12 response

Hamish HeardCivic leaders and education figures have issued a cool response to a Liberal plan for a stand-alone secondary school in Torquay. Candidate...

TAC

A temporary office in Geelong would provide information on “career opportunities” when the Transport Accident Commission shifts to the city, the commission’s minister said...

Survey: roads we rage about

Lisa HumphriesLocal motorists have named their most-hated traffic bottlenecks in a new statewide survey. RACV traffic and roads chief engineer Peter Daly said responses to...

Man raped his son’s girlfriend, court told

Jane EmerickA Lara man raped his son’s 17yearold, mentally disabled girlfriend, a court heard yesterday. Geelong Magistrate’s Court heard the victim alleged her boyfriend’s father...

Heads plan turns back on strategy

Andrew MathisonA DEVELOPMENT objector has accused Geelong’s council of walking away from its own rural land use strategy in plans to push Barwon Heads’...

Surge in peninsulas million-dollar homes

BY HAMISH HEARDThe amount of home owners sitting on million-dollar-plus residential properties in City of Greater Geelong has more than doubled in the past...

Green”s grammer lesson voters

By Geelong Story UpdatesThe Australian Greens have unveiled a Geelong Grammar English teacher as the party’s candidate for Corio at this year’s federal election. Dr...

Jury ponders verdict on brothel bash claim

Karen HartA JURY will decide the fate of a Geelong prostitute accused of attacking a man with an aerosol can and assaulting police. Adele Madisen,...

Geelong happy to be home for Roos

Andrew MathiesonA HOMESICK Geelong has given its best indication yet that players are ready to return home to Skilled Stadium for the first time...

Ship of dreams

Hamish HeardUNCERTAIN weather conditions have hampered Geelong’s bid to give berth to the biggest passenger ship ever to visit Corio Bay this Sunday. City Hall...

60 rape reports to local cops sex complaints up

Alex de VosComplaints of sexual assault have risen 16 per cent over the past year at the region’s major counselling and referral service. Barwon Centre...

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Brewery signs lease at historic site

A brewery has signed a 15-year lease to move into North Geelong’s historic Federal Woollen Mills site. Valhalla Brewing will build a 1500 litre automated...