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Geelong urged to join loo hunt

The Great Dunny Hunt has commenced across Australia to help people struggling with incontinence or simply busting to go on a long drive. The Continence...

Aged care centres lead vaccinations

Three Geelong aged care centres are on track to be among the first to fully vaccinate residents, staff and contractors against COVID-19, defying nationwide...

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  Pooling funds Surf Coast Shire will receive a $3.5 million state government grant for its future Torquay aquatic and health centre, South Barwon MP Darren...

Man in hospital after stabbing

A stabbing at Corio on Wednesday afternoon has resulted in a man being hospitalised. Police and paramedics rushed to Merlin Crescent in Corio about 5.10pm,...

Secret research secured

A new building equipped to handle secret classified research officially opened at Deakin University with a visit from Governor-General David Hurley on Monday. “You’ve got...

HQ name salutes heritage

The name of Geelong’s new civic precinct will pay tribute to the region’s Indigenous history, council has announced. Council’s new headquarters will bear the name...

Beau a favourite with junior rangers

Adorable baby koala Beau is fast becoming a favourite for Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary’s junior rangers – at least among the girls. “The boys...

Shot in the arm for tourism

Geelong tourism received a desperately-needed “shot in the arm” as Victorians flocked to the region for Easter and the school holidays. “We weren’t seeing any...

Pulling strings for kids’ show

Geelong youngsters got up close and personal with party animal Gruff and the not-so-scary Dazzle in a store window puppet circus on Tuesday. “Their little...

Anzac Day march to go ahead

Geelong’s Anzac Day march is set to go ahead after Geelong RSL this week submitted paperwork for the event to council. “It will go ahead,”...

‘Captain Risky’s’ need for speed

A crash as a superboat co-pilot, ironically, was the final motivation for Portarlington’s Mark Swain to take the rudder as pilot and buy his...

NZ flights push

Avalon Airport chief executive Justin Giddings has urged Geelong to push for local flights to New Zealand following the recent announcement of a trans-Tasman...

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Hands on art for school holidays

Tiara Kara-Couzens joined a dozen Geelong teens trying their hand at traditional henna art under the tutelage of local instructor Hinal Merchant on Wednesday. Ms...