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Cousins: Guggy show Geelong’s ‘huge loss’

Jane EmerickA Guggenheim exhibition in Melbourne next month would highlight a multimilliondollar missedopportunity for Geelong, a leading arts figure said yesterday. Jim Cousins, who led...

Brumby cheques in for Buy Local

Hamish HeardThe region’s new Buy Local campaign yesterday received a big cheque along with a ministerial stamp of approval. Minister for Regional and Rural Development...

At least let us use your pool

Jane EmerickSurf Coast Shire councillors will push RACV to open a pool at Torquay Golf Club to the public. But the club’s new owner has...

Want nuclear? Stiff cheddar

By Geelong Story UpdatesLABOR’S candidate for Corangamite, Darren Cheeseman, has made the case for building a nuclear power station on the Surf Coast. Amazingly, Mr...

Intercooler: laboour of love

Jane EmerickLike proud parents, the members of alternative band Intercooler are big fans of their latest album, Forever or Whatever. But unlike some parents, the...

Park-and-ride system ‘to save users $1000’

Hamish HeardA new parkandride service in Geelong will save users $1000 a year while eliminating the city’s parking woes, according to a councillor. Geelong’s council...

Fear stymies pay rise calls

Hamish HeardGeelong councillors want more pay but are too scared to ask. Victorian Local Governance Association is surveying councillors on their remuneration as part of...

Taking care of business

Andrew MathiesonYOUNG Amelia Wilson quickly worked out how to make a buck. At just 27, she has owned Geelong’s Haymarket Hotel for the past four...

$1billion wishlist

By Geelong Story UpdatesVictoria has hit the Howard Government with a $1 billion funding wishlist for Geelong region road projects in the leadup to...

Springs to get ”a new beach”

Andrew MathiesonCLIFTON Springs is set for a new beach, according to the town’s councillor. The plan involves moving a car park at the cliff off...

Costa rules out rush to re-sign Cats coach

Andrew MathiesonGEELONG has ruled out fasttracking Mark Thompson’s signature to a new contract, with president Frank Costa insisting the coach’s word is his bond...

Set for sounds out of Africa

Jane EmerickA Surf Coast musician will share the “ancient traditions” of Zimbabwe’s Shona people at a free workshop in Torquay this weekend. Steven Wilkinson said...

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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...