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It is official: our cancer treatment world class

Hamish HeardGeelong can officially boast worldclass cancer treatment facilities courtesy of a $20 million upgrade at Andrew Love Cancer Centre. Health Minister Bronwyn Pike yesterday...

cash-for councillors guilty on donation

Hamish HeardA Magistrate yesterday found Geelong councillor David Saunderson guilty of failing to declare donations to his 2004 council election campaign. A high-powered defence team...

Jury: doctor guilty

Karen HartA JURY yesterday found a Geelong doctor who injected women with pethidine in exchange for oral sex guilty of ten counts of drug...

Many stages of Gyan

Andrew MathiesonYEARS after a Geelong singer/songwriter made her name internationally, Gyan is still musing on what’s in a name. Now she sees the funny side...

Rule book ‘thrown away’ for Torquay project. School of thought

Hamish HeardStudents will study in a radical new school of the future when the existing Torquay primary campus expands to include years seven to...

Cops to get tough on Queenscliff drinkers

Andrew MathiesonPOLICE ranks will rise at Queenscliff to battle “outofproportion” boozy behaviour. Bellarine officers stationed at Ocean Grove will help Queenscliff police “randomly” patrol licensed...

Frank’s men to vote on proposal

Andrew MathiesonCouncillors who accepted campaign donations from Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa have vowed to vote on his controversial proposal for a homemaker...

Developer, City reach agreement on illegal project. Harbour to stay

Alex de VosAn illegal harbour at Leopold will stay after an agreement between owner Dennis More and City of Greater Geelong. Mr More has agreed...

China threat over Lama

Hamish HeardChina yesterday threatened Geelong after councillors forced Mayor Peter McMullin to offer the Dalai Lama a civic reception. A spokesman for the Chinese Consulate...

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...

Council: why we must fly overseas

Adrew MathiesonGeelong councillors have defended their overseas travel after approving new trips to China and Japan. The councillors this week voted to send Mayor Peter...

Coast study launched

Alex de VosA REPORT to guide development on Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast coastal landscapes was released on Wednesday. But Minister for Planning Rob Hulls...

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Chance for youth to be part of change

Mission Australia is encouraging young people across Victoria to take part and have their say in Youth Survey 2022, which closes on August 31. The...