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Brother Bundjil soars for NAIDOC Week

Geelong’s State Government offices - colloquially known as the upside down building - is the canvas upon which Wadawurrung creator spirit Bundjil flies. A vibrant...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

A free family-friendly event in Ocean Grove recognised and celebrated the cultural heritage of First Nations people. NAIDOC Week on the Barwon Coast...

Surfing for understanding

First Nations panellists have reflected their deep connections with Sea Country through surfing with a NAIDOC Week event. NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and...

Celebrate NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week will be held July 7 to 14 to celebrate and recognise the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Women and girls sport on the agenda

Local councils have adopted policies in the last week to address the gap between men’s and women’s participation in sports in our region. These policies...

First Nations art to light up City Hall

The artwork of First Nations artists will light up the walls of City Hall as part of NAIDOC Week 2024. Each night from 5.30 to...

Working towards social justice

Torquay’s Hutch Hussein is the latest Surf Coast Shire Local Legend for helping promote social inclusion across the region and state. Ms Hussein’s...

Showcasing The Fire Within

An immersive experience at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus will transform how people understand Australia’s cultural past and present. The Fire Within will be...

Wathaurong moves from strength to strength

Big things are happening at Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative. This week Geelong council progressed Wathaurong’s application to rezone the site of its headquarters in North Geelong...

Poetry for reconciliation

Maeve Shaw has taken a school project to raise awareness for First Nations people and call for reconciliation. The Grade 5 Barwon...

Inspiring change through self defence

Lily Shields, 20, is teaching women how to identify dangerous situations and protect themselves throughout Geelong. The Drysdale woman is a black belt...

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Local company sends training equipment to Ukraine

A Geelong-based company has donated one of its virtual reality firefighting training systems to the State Emergency Services of Ukraine. Immersive learning solutions company FLAIM...