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Private votes need public input

Peter FaragoGEELONG’S federal MPs will be asked to bare their conscience about cloning embryonic stem cells for scientific research. Labor Member for Corio Gavan O’Connor...

Grossman set to beat Hodge in mayor race

Jane EmerickTorquay councillor Keith Grossman is poised to upset Jan Juc colleague Rose Hodge in a Surf Coast council vote for mayor next week. Cr...

Markets off to Pako

Karen HartGEELONG West could soon be home to controversial Mill Markets after its owner lost a long-running legal battle with Geelong’s council. Ian Ballis said...

Rider ”93 over limit”

By Geelong Story UpdatesA Norlane man who allegedly rode a stolen motorcycle at 153km/h in a 60 zone before crashing faces more than just...

Leaders give tick to Grove plans

Andrew MathiesonFEARS that population growth will explode in Ocean Grove should be under control with a new plan to guide development of the town,...

Puppy walker horror

Jane EmerickA vicious attack on a dog owner and her pet as they walked along a Torquay beach has left the woman traumatised and...

Park-and-ride system ‘to save users $1000’

Hamish HeardA new parkandride service in Geelong will save users $1000 a year while eliminating the city’s parking woes, according to a councillor. Geelong’s council...

Snake seized

Hamish HeardAuthorities yesterday labelled the Geelong region Victoria’s illegal reptile capital after investigators swooped on a hotel to seize an exotic snake, drugs and...

Politicians scoff at new shire pledge

Alex de VosPoliticians have tried to douse the hopes of Bellarine Peninsula residents for their own shire. Labor Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville warned of...

Talking of the animals

Andrew MathiesonIT ALL came about by chance. Until then, Newtown veterinarian Dr Jack Ayerbe was content keeping to his own practice. But when day-radio personality...

Idea floated, sunk by City

Pater FargoDID GEELONG’S council miss the boat when it rejected plans for a floating restaurant on the city’s waterfront? City of Greater Geelong named 18...

Call for ‘damaging’ findings to go public

Hamish HeardState Government has swept damaging allegations in an Ombudsman’s report on Geelong’s cash-for-councillors scandal under the carpet until after next week’s elections, local...

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Local cricket returns on October 31

Cricket will return to Geelong on October 31, with synthetic wicket competitions to begin on November 7, Geelong Cricket Association (GCA) has announced. The association...