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Backlash for duck activist

A public backlash has traumatised a protester alleging a duck hunter’s car struck her at Lake Connewarre, she told the Indy this week. “What’s been...

Coast bus to Ponds

Surf Coast residents have won bus services direct to Waurn Ponds after more than four years of campaigning. V/Line confirmed this week that it had...

Union: privatisation on way to radiology

Victorian radiology services could be privatised under a State Government plan, a Geelong union official alleged this week. Victorian Allied Health Professionals Association assistant secretary...

Exercise key to heart ‘fix’

A new rehabilitation program is using exercise to restore the lives of Geelong cardiac patients, according to Barwon Health. The program had helped patients recover...

Retro rally’s Geelong link

Some of Australia’s “most celebrated and valuable” rally cars will gather for an Australian-first event at Avalon this weekend, organisers have announced. The Historic Rally...

Five ‘burgs’ in 90 minutes

Five alleged burglaries in an hour and a half have landed a Melbourne trio in Geelong Magistrates Court. Police arrested the three suspects on Wednesday...

Op leads to arrests

Dozens of arrests are flowing from an operation publicly identifying alleged offenders on the run around Geelong and the Surf Coast, police have revealed. Week...

The ‘winners’

Geelong patients and commuters have won in the latest Federal Budget with about $2.8 billion for rail and health upgrades. Federal Government this week announced...

City’s north ‘budget loser’

Geelong’s north has missed out in the latest Federal Budget, according to local municipal alliance G21. The organisation’s chief executive officer Elaine Carbines slammed Federal...

Geelong fast trains need billions more

Geelong fast trains will require several times as much funding as a $2 billion Federal Government pledge, according to Mayor Bruce Harwood. With a national...

Hard waste starts in north

Council’s hard waste collection began in Geelong’s northern suburbs on Monday after more than 4400 households signed up to the service in a month. Deputy...

Foot fault prompts mum’s advice on testing

Megan Bennett had no idea a condition causing her feet to swell up before a friend’s wedding would prevent her having children for five...

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Perth man faces historic Lovely Banks sex offence charges

A Perth man faces charges over seven Lovely Banks sexual offences dating back to 1986, involving two victims who were boys at the time. Sexual...