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G21 region records 54 cases in a week

Geelong and neighbouring municipalities have recorded 54 new COVID-19 cases in a week, according to the Department of Health and Services. Twenty new cases in...

Colac outbreak prompts calls for info speed-up

An outbreak at Colac’s Australian Lamb Company abattoir has driven a surge in COVID-19 cases from zero to 26 in just four days in...

‘Glaring’ gap in transparency doc

Geelong council needs a register to prevent developer interference, according to councillor Anthony Aitken. Cr Aitken proposed a register of meetings between developers and councillors,...

Missing 12-year-old Sunshine girl could be in Geelong

A missing 12-year-old girl from Sunshine could be in Geelong, according to police working to find her. Tasha Golightly was last seen in Sunshine on...

Local part in ‘promising’ vaccine

A COVID-19 vaccine candidate that Geelong scientists helped progress to human trials has shown promising results in a preliminary report. The University of Oxford on...

Geelong and surrounding regions record increase of 26 active cases

Geelong recorded an increase of five active COVID-19 cases yesterday as the Victorian total increased by 347, according to the Department of Health and...

Plans for ‘bush retreat’

Geelong Conference Centre is set to transform into the city’s “first retreat-style boutique hotel”, the site’s new owners have announced. Developer BEKL on Monday announced...

Clonard closes as two other schools reopen

Clonard College has closed for a week after a confirmed COVID-19 case in a student, while two primary schools have reopened following precautionary closures...

Office complex rejected

Plans for a seven-storey office complex near Geelong’s main commercial port have hit a dead end. An independent panel recently ruled to overturn a council...

Geelong records seven new cases in a weekend

Geelong has recorded seven new COVID-19 cases over the weekend and its second patient in intensive care with coronavirus since the pandemic began. Barwon Health...

Two primary schools shut due to COVID-19

Two separate COVID-19 cases have forced the closure of Drysdale and Grovedale West primary schools this morning. “Our school has been advised of a reported...

Search for missing man ends in tragedy

An Aireys Inlet man who went missing on Thursday has been found dead, according to police. “The body of a 59-year-old man was located on...

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BMX theft at Waurn Ponds

Police have appealed for information after a BMX bicycle worth around $500 was stolen from the Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre last month. On Wednesday, July...