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Appeal to help koalas

By Alesha Capone A charity is appealing for farmers in Wyndham and Greater Geelong to allow tree-planting on their land, to help support the koala...

Corio skate park opens

Skaters can now drop-in on a new $550,000 Corio skate park with 24 obstacles and 520 square metres of skating space, council has announced. “This...

High-end house price plummet

House prices in Geelong’s most expensive suburbs plummeted in 2019 despite medians rising across regional Victoria, according to new figures from the Real Estate...

New Scope to grow

A new therapy centre for teenagers and young adults with disabilities opened in Geelong this week. Run by not-for-profit disability provider Scope, the centre supports...

Celebrating 50 years at Coles

Geelong’s Edith Vasle started her first supermarket job when there were no barcode scanners or automatic packaging machines. In 1969, the then 24-year-old worked at...

Belchers coming down

The 94-year-old Belchers Corner is finally set to come down in a painstaking three-month demolition removing 800 tonnes of material and costing about $700,000. “It’s...

Fireworks cancellation funds $10,000 for bushfire relief

A $10,000 donation will go to bushfire-ravaged communities following the cancellation of Geelong’s traditional Australia Day fireworks, Royal Geelong Yacht Club has announced. Festival of...

Strike to halt local train services

No Geelong-Melbourne trains will run next Wednesday as V/Line workers strike for the second time in two months for better pay, union officials have...

Kids net $2500 for fire victims

Four local youngsters netted 514 free throws in an hour recently to raise more than $2500 for bushfire-ravaged communities. Waurn Ponds siblings Patrick and Kaitlyn...

OG boy goes missing in St Albans Park

A 14-year-old Ocean Grove boy disappeared in St Albans Park last week, prompting police to call for public help to find him. Dean Machen was...

Sands shift on nude beach

The sands are set to shift on one of Victoria’s most iconic nude beaches. “Nudies” – a legal nudist beach in Torquay since 1983 –...

New flights on the horizon for Avalon

Flights to New Zealand, Brisbane and Tasmania could be next on the horizon for Geelong travellers following the announcement of a new service to...

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Kia hatchback crime spree

Two men have gone on a month-long crime spree in a Kia hatchback, according to police, who have called for public help to track...