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Push for new bay foreshore

Andrew MathiesonA TOWN planner wants to extend Western Beach’s foreshore to cover the area’s slimy and polluted intertidal zone. Raewyn Hansen’s vision includes a...

Boat owners harbour doubt over the future

Alex de VosBoat owners fear the developer of Queenscliff Harbour is trying to squeeze them out of their berths for higher returns. Berth holder Jeffrey...

Out of the shadows

Andrew MathiesonBRUCE Scott has a better understanding than most about what makes the mind tick. It was 50 years ago that he first confronted and...

Peninsula horse riders plan city streets protest

Alex de VosRiders will lead their horses through central Geelong to protest a lack of safe riding destinations on the Bellarine Peninsula. Ocean Grove horse...

It’s Bruce almighty

Hamish HeardGeelong’s mayoral vote is stitched up, with Belmont’s Bruce Harwood poised to seize the top job next week. Cr Harwood confirmed to the Independent...

Factory inferno

Jane EmerickA “dangerous” fire at South Geelong yesterday morning left a damage bill costing millions of dollars. Sixty firefighters and 12 units had to overcome...

in brief

TAC transition TAC will open a “transitional office” with 100 jobs before the end of the year to prepare for the organisation’s full relocation to...

By-law “bash” writ

Hamish HeardA man who claims a council by-laws officer assaulted him on Jan Juc Beach is suing Surf Coast Shire. The man’s lawyer, Phil Hill,...

Region launches bid for sustainable firms

Hamish HeardVictoria’s biggest program promoting environmentally sustainable business practices has launched in Geelong. Sustainable Business Management brings together stakeholders including City of Greater Geelong, Barwon...

Lib, Green clash over pull of nuke issue

By Geelong Story UpdatesA “nonevent” rally in Geelong was proof local voters consider nuclear power an issue for another election, according to Liberal Member...

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New chief of lobby group

A Geelong publicist who advocated for politicians and retail and golf bodies will head a local lobby group following an announcement on Tuesday. Jennifer Cromarty...