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Grove brawl mars party

ANDREW MATHIESONBELLARINE Peninsula revellers were on their best and worst behaviour during New Year’s Eve, according to police. Drunken teenage brawls on the beach...

Glad Geelong’s not Tamworth this Australia Day

Karen HartSINGLE mother Abuk Madut is looking forward to swapping her title of Sudanese refugee for Australian citizen today. Four years ago she fled her...

Cirty dirt flow

Hamish HeardAllegations of corruption at Geelong’s City Hall have emerged after a report in last week’s Independent revealed councillors and planning officers were under...

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...

Tears flow in doctor’s trial on sex for drugs

Karen HartA FORMER drug addict broke down in tears yesterday as she told a Geelong court how a doctor repeatedly injected her with drugs...

Point problem at Parliament

Peter FaragoGEELONG’S council has pointed the finger over who is responsible to ensure a safe environment in the city centre and plenty of groups...

Dunes to be fenced

Jane EmerickNew fences will block men trying to meet for sex in dunes at Point Impossible. Executive officer David Clarke said Great Ocean Road Coast...

Setting sail for a better clubhouse

Jane EmerickTorquay Sailing Club has its sights set on a new clubhouse after 22 years in a tin shed on Fisherman’s Beach. A design for...

We have been left in the dark

Jane EmerickMembers have accused Torquay Golf Club of leaving them in the dark over plans to sell the club’s 40-hectare site to RACV. Michael...

alleged assault leads to claim against cops

Karen HartA JEWISH man who claims he was assaulted and racially vilified at the hands of Ocean Grove footballers has lodged a complaint against...

Letter bid on pokies

Jane EmerickBOROUGH of Queenscliffe is making a last-ditch appeal to State Government to cut back on poker machines in the tiny municipality. Mayor Pat Semmens...

Labor preselection

Karen Hart and Andrew MathiesonTwo hands have gone up to take on former Geelong mayor Peter McMullin for Labor preselection in the Liberal seat...

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Cypress Lane goes to VCAT

A retirement village development in Torquay’s Cypress Lane will soon appear before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). VCAT will consider the amended planning...