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Bellbrae Revolts

jane emerickBellbrae residents are joining forces to fight unwanted development. A controversial plan for a caravan park is at the centre of the movement,...

Point problem at Parliament

Peter FaragoGEELONG’S council has pointed the finger over who is responsible to ensure a safe environment in the city centre and plenty of groups...

Try this, Clarrie – a hero award

BY ANDREW MATHIESONSIXTY-three-year-old Clarrie Kerger played the boards when basketball was different to the hoopla it is today. Back then the three-point arc was a...

Reviews begin after bird flu scare at lab

Jane EmerickGeelong’s animal health laboratory has launched a review of its safety procedures after a bird flu scare this week. Laboratory director Dr Martyn Jeggo...

Owners to seek wide spaces for their dogs

Jane EmerickNew offleash areas will have to span the Surf Coast to cater for residents without cars, according to a dog owners’ group. A...

Police plan a lout block

By Geelong Story UpdatesPolice roadblocks could target louts from Melbourne looking for trouble in Geelong on Saturday nights. Police Chief Inspector Wayne Carson is considering...

Coast study launched

Alex de VosA REPORT to guide development on Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast coastal landscapes was released on Wednesday. But Minister for Planning Rob Hulls...

Wicket ways

Andrew MathiesonST JOSEPHS cricket stalwart Barry McFarlane stands on the pavilion decking at his clubrooms, looks across the windswept oval and has one thought...

Liberals vow to scrap controversial route. Bypass ‘referendum’

Andrew MathiesonA LIBERAL State Government would scrap controversial plans for the third stage of Geelong’s bypass, South Barwon candidate Michael King has announced. The Liberals...

Winds over 120km/h wreck Corio properties

Andrew MathiesonA “microburst” wind storm has damaged dozens of homes at Corio. Gusts in excess of 120km/h ripped through part of the suburb near Purnell...

Entry ‘icon’ closer as bypass site identified

Hamish HeardA site has been earmarked and design works are underway for a tourist icon to lure travellers into Geelong when the city’s bypass...

Canberra Option

Karen HartELAINE Carbines could move into federal politics after narrowly losing her battle for a seat in the Victorian Upper House on a recount...

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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...