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Objectors claim 100 towers on way here. Telstra’s towering network

Hamish HeardTelstra is planning to scatter up to 100 mobile phone towers throughout the region, according to a community group. But the telecommunications giant...

Anger as council caught breaking restrictions

Alex de VosResidents have slammed City of Greater Geelong for breaking water restrictions during one of the worst droughts on record. The City has admitted...

Beating the drought

Andrew MathiesonLocal industries are finding ways to live with the water crisis after Barwon Water announced its harshest restrictions are on their way. While news...

Port powering toward its 35% growth target

By Geelong Story UpdatesGeelong’s port operator has announced it is on track to a growth target of 35 per cent by 2020. Toll Ports general...

Charity post

Andrew MathiesonWHEN is a full-time job not a job? When you don’t get paid, of course, and when you’re having too much fun. Paul Kimber is...

ALP calls protest on nuke ”threats”

Hamish HeardLabor candidate for Corio Richard Marles and Member for Lara John Eren have issued a call to arms over claims the Howard Government...

Labor preselection

Karen Hart and Andrew MathiesonTwo hands have gone up to take on former Geelong mayor Peter McMullin for Labor preselection in the Liberal seat...

Neighbour ”threat” to kill wife and children

Jane EmerickA Corio man threatened to kill his neighbours and their two small children, a Geelong court heard yesterday. Kylie Emond told...

Dry month set to equal local record

Hamish HeardGeelong will have sweltered through its equal driest October on record unless clouds burst over the city this weekend. Geelong Weather Services meteorologist Lindsay...

State to consider Queensland booze ban

Peter FaragoCALLS for a halt to promotion of cutprice drinks in Geelong have prompted the Victorian Government to consider Queensland’s ban on cheapbooze advertisements. Member...

DJ to spin lessons learnt hard way

Jane EmerickDJ Nino Brown has always loved hiphop music. But it was more than love that brought the Sydney man from making mix tapes for...

Radios tune into city thugs

Jane EmerickTwo-way radios were set to debut in Geelong nightclubs last night as the latest weapon in a crackdown on violence in the central...

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Parties brawl on health funds

Geelong acute health services face a $22 million government funding cut this financial year, according to the state’s opposition. Shadow health minister Georgie Crozier yesterday...