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Staffing “unchanged” in 24hr police station

Hamish HeardTorquay police were yesterday busy packing boxes in readiness for a move to their brand new state-of-the-art Surf Coast Highway headquarters next week. But...

Council to open up Port

Andrew MathiesonGeelong’s council has redrawn Portarlington’s town boundaries to fit in hundreds of new building sites. Geelong’s council has voted in favour of expanding its...

Springs to get ”a new beach”

Andrew MathiesonCLIFTON Springs is set for a new beach, according to the town’s councillor. The plan involves moving a car park at the cliff off...

Blazes break out across city

Hamish HeardHigh wind and soaring temperatures fanned a horrific day for Geelong’s firefighters yesterday. Two firefighters were hospitalised after battling to control the worst of...

‘Guilty Party’ seeks revenge

Peter FaragoTHE Guilty Party is getting its revenge. The State Government was the first cab off the rank in the 2006 election campaign, running...

Vow: area to have 76 extra cops

SEVENTY-SIX extra police would patrol the region under a Liberal State Government, the party has announced. Liberal police spokesperon Kim Wells said Geelong would have...

Breaking up is hard to do

Peter FaragoA PLAN to break the Bellarine Peninsula from City of Greater Geelong council is a popular idea for many residents of the region...

Angry reaction over secrecy on port plan

Andrew MathiesonNORTHERN suburbs residents have reacted angrily to secret plans for State Government to seize control of Geelong’s port. The Independent revealed last week that...

Glad Geelong’s not Tamworth this Australia Day

Karen HartSINGLE mother Abuk Madut is looking forward to swapping her title of Sudanese refugee for Australian citizen today. Four years ago she fled her...

Police on patrol but nudist outcome ”twisted”

Jane EmerickAuthorities have twisted a workshop vote against nudism at Point Impossible in a bid to save the beach’s clothing-optional status, according to participants. Surf...

ALP set to vote in left

Hamish HeardALP underdog Darren Cheeseman was yesterday poised to win preselection for Corangamite, according to Labor MP Gavan O’Connor. Members of Labor’s Socialist Left faction...

Our Foxy Lady

Karen HartNANCY Romano never envisaged she’d run Fox Studios Australia when she finished her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Deakin University. The former Sacred Heart...

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State probes tragic bungle

Authorities are investigating a bungle that led police and family to believe a Geelong West man was missing as he lay dead in a...

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