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Bellarine bounty

Alex de VosLabor has offered a $10.5 million bounty in Bellarine-specific election promises compared to a Liberal list worth $7.3 million, according to last-minute...

Dive hopes sink

Karen HartDelays have scuttled hopes for an artificial reef to offset the economic damage of bay dredging on the region’s dive industry, according to...

ESD takes over probe

By Geelong Story UpdatesVICTORIA Police’s internal corruption watchdog has taken control of an investigation into Geelong Mayor and detective Bruce Harwood’s involvement in approval...

Going full bore

Hamish HeardGeelong will rely on bore water next year after record low annual rain forced Barwon Water to announce its harshest round of restrictions. Barwon...

HIs head is in

Andrew MathiesonLindsay Smail couldn’t think of anything better than to be out in the rain. But instead the creator of Geelong Weather Services is stuck...

Weapons haul in bikies raids

Hamish HeardPolice yesterday seized guns, drugs and swords during synchronised raids targeting three warring bikie gangs in Geelong. Chief Inspector Wayne Carson said the raids...

Injunction bid to foil ‘chainsaw massacre’

Alex de VosResidents plan to take out injunctions to stop authorities chopping down non-indigenous trees along the Barwon River in Geelong. Highton’s Trish Gant said...

Clubs forum ”farce”

Hamish HeardNightclub industry members have hijacked a youth forum on safety around central Geelong’s nightlife scene, according to participants. City Hall organised the central Geelong...

Bay a walk in the park

Jane EmerickPERFORMING for thousands is a walk in the park compared to fulltime busking, says modernday soul man Juzzie Smith. Juzzie will join headliners Paul...

Halt not ”enough”

Jane EmerickA TEMPORARY halt to paidparking at Torquay surf beaches or exemptions for residents are “not good enough”, according to the town’s tourism and...

alleged assault leads to claim against cops

Karen HartA JEWISH man who claims he was assaulted and racially vilified at the hands of Ocean Grove footballers has lodged a complaint against...

Doug’s ace serve

Andrew MathiesonTENNIS tragic Doug Jeffrey stood at the end of the court, triumphant in a single moment he thought could never be paralleled. He...

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Geelong women to Reclaim the Night

Hundreds of women across Geelong are set to unite against violence at an “empowering” march next week. The annual local walk forms part of a...