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Tuning into Design Week

A Bannockburn man crafting treasures from junk has “reimagined” Geelong Design Week after coronavirus concerns caused the inaugural event’s cancellation. The cancellation would disappoint thousands...

New life brings harmony

Karenni woman Chrimoo Yohellaymusaw is one of thousands of refugees making up the rich multicultural fabric of Geelong. Ahead of Harmony Day, she spoke to...

Work paws purr-fect time to adopt

Now could be the purr-fect time for long-aspiring pet-owners to add a new tabby or pooch to their family, according to Geelong Animal Welfare...

Food relief need in site

The need for food relief meals is set to increase from 2.5 million to 3.2 million in Geelong by 2031, prompting council to allocate...

MY GEELONG

Welsh expat Emily Sutcliffe might be a newcomer to Geelong but she’s already making her mark, especially in soccer circles. The Geelong Galaxy United...

From the Archives

  20 years ago March 17, 2000 Geelong rail commuters will soon travel on new faster, safer and more comfortable trains, and could see an extra railway...

Flag honour for fireman

Carrying the CFA flag at Moomba Parade was a proud moment for Hamlyn Heights father-of-two Scott Tomlinson, which nearly brought a tear to his...

Rally off as spine war continues

Environmental and cyclist groups have slammed council plans to modify the controversial Green Spine as “irresponsible” after cancelling a rally protesting the recent decision. Organisers...

Lara crossing set for repairs

After years of community campaigning Lara’s main railway crossing is set for a major $220,000 repair next month. Lara MP John Eren made the announcement...

Briefs

  Coronavirus cases Three coronavirus cases (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Geelong, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. The three were among 29 new...

Leisure centres shut for weeks

Geelong council is closing pools, sports stadiums and other attractions this week in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. “This is an unprecedented...

Coronavirus cancels local events

The Rip Curl Pro has become yet another local casualty of coronavirus fears after the World Surf League (WSL) cancelled all events through to...

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Coronavirus shuts city

City Hall has closed hundreds of public facilities in line with departmental directions to prevent all “non-essential” activity and slow the spread of COVID-19. The...