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Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

A TARGET worker says staff are devastated by the company’s plans to leave Geelong.

Read full article: Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’...→
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Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Geelong expect Jack Steven to be back at the club within days following his release from hospital on Tuesday.

Read full article: Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite...→
Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

A MASSIVE new CBD just a short drive from Geelong has taken a step closer to becoming a reality with a consortium being selected as the government’s preferred [...]

Read full article: Meet Geelong’s new neighbour...→
  • #Geelong
Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven is in hospital with a stab wound and police are investigating after an incident on Saturday night.

Read full article: Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound...→
Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

A SERIAL Geelong thief stole more than $25000 worth of clothes, hair products, tools, jewellery and cigarettes during a two month commercial crime spree, a cou [...]

Read full article: Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail t...→
  • #Geelong
Meet the nicest of slices

Meet the nicest of slices

LET’S be honest, pizza is the first thing that goes through your head when you don’t feel like cooking, and Geelong is spoiled for choice.

Read full article: Meet the nicest of slices...→
  • #Geelong

Songstress serves those in need

20 years ago May 5, 2000 A Melbourne man whose family has joined the Geelong chapter of a doomsday cult …

Read full article: Songstress serves those in need...→
  • #Geelong
Tributes flow for surgical duo

Tributes flow for surgical duo

A HIGH-ACHIEVING father-and-son surgeon duo with strong Geelong links have died within days each other.

Read full article: Tributes flow for surgical duo...→
  • #Geelong
New safe haven for women fleeing violence

New safe haven for women fleeing violence

GEELONG women and children fleeing family violence have a safe and spacious new sanctuary for up to seven nights at a time after opening of charity-backed Geel [...]

Read full article: New safe haven for women fleeing violenc...→
Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

MAYOR Darryn Lyons expects the bold architecture of Geelong's new library and heritage centre to refresh the CBD.

Read full article: Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons...→
Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

BRITISH comedian Noel Fielding, the self-proclaimed King of the Mods, made a fleeting visit to Geelong on Monday, surprising some of his legions of fans with h [...]

Read full article: Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans...→
Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Hi Geelong. I’m new in town, so we may not have met yet. To most of you I’m likely going to be a stranger.

Read full article: Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly righ...→
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Stage chaos to hit lounge rooms | Geelong Independent

Home-grown theatre prodigy Rob Tripolino and Geelong’s adopted thespian son Bert LaBonte will combine for a night of soulful classics …

Read full article: Stage chaos to hit lounge rooms | Geelon...→
AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven reportedly spoke to investigators for the first time on Friday, with the investigation expected to be finalised within days.

Read full article: AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbi...→
Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong carried multiple underdone players into their round one AFL clash, but will have almost a full squad to choose from once games resume on June 11.

Read full article: Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart -...→
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Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Archie Overall was the 1000th baby born at Epworth Geelong last Wednesday. Lara couple Janelle and Steve Overall welcomed their …

Read full article: Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Indepen...→
STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

Stephen Nardi was a teenager when he was diagnosed with cancer. He shared his story with guests at this month’s St John of God Pathology World’s Longest Lunch [...]

Read full article: STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to ...→
Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

AN award-winning Geelong doctor facing his own terminal cancer diagnosis has called for controversial assisted dying laws to be passed.

Read full article: Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift...→
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Automating health
with Standby Security | Geelong Independent

As many places, in particular hospitals, introduce stricter protocols on health checks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, contactless temperature …

Read full article: Automating health
with Standby Security ...→
3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

An anti-vaccine cosmetic nurse arrested during an anti-lockdown protest in Sydney has been accused of putting her young child in danger.

Read full article: 3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner s...→
Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Victoria’s bomb squad detonated a “suspect” device at Hamlyn Heights this morning after detectives discovered the object while serving a …

Read full article: Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn He...→
City revs up for bushfire relief events

City revs up for bushfire relief events

The Geelong community continues to dig deep for bushfire relief, with celebrities and influencers also joining fundraising efforts.

Read full article: City revs up for bushfire relief events...→
  • #Geelong

Letters ignite new community connections | Geelong Independent

Suzy and Shirl are bonded by a shared love of television and gardening, and Home Instead Senior Care Geelong’s new …

Read full article: Letters ignite new community connections...→
Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

A FORMER Geelong nurse charged with stealing a deceased patient’s wallet at Geelong Private in 2013 has finally fronted court.

Read full article: Nurse accused of taking dead man’s walle...→
  • #Geelong
Triathlete on pace at national level

Triathlete on pace at national level

GEELONG-trained triathlete Kurt McDonald has stamped his name on the national scene after a breakout performance at the Gold Coast.

Read full article: Triathlete on pace at national level...→

1 La Chaine des Rôtisseurs | The Mercury

GET COOKIN’ Geelong locals can get out of the loungeroom and into the kitchen with new virtual cooking classes.... Education It’s a daunting task choosing a sc [...]

Read full article: 1 La Chaine des Rôtisseurs | The Mercury...→
Baby Danger steals early limelight

Baby Danger steals early limelight

PATRICK Dangerfield shared a special moment with two-month-old son George as the Geelong champ took to the MCG for his 200th game.

Read full article: Baby Danger steals early limelight...→
Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

A proposed 2.7 per cent increase in allowances for Surf Coast Shire councillors amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been slammed. …

Read full article: Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Inde...→
Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Geelong coach Chris Scott has spoken about Jack Steven’s situation after the AFL star was stabbed and hospitalised on the weekend.

Read full article: Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL s...→
AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Mystery continues to surround the circumstances of the stabbing wound suffered by Geelong recruit Jack Steven.

Read full article: AFL star Steven recovering in hospital -...→
AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

Geelong star Jack Steven remains in hospital after being admitted overnight after receiving a wound to his chest region.

Read full article: AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’...→

Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan

SCANS on Steve Johnson's left knee in the next 24 hours will decide whether he plays against Collingwood in the Grand Final.

Read full article: Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan...→

Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geelong Independent

Father-of-five Clinton Williams moved almost 400 kilometres to become a nurse in Geelong amid COVID-19 restrictions. With International Nurses Day …

Read full article: Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geel...→
Teen facing sex charges

Teen facing sex charges

A 19-YEAR-OLD Geelong man has been accused of the persistent sexual abuse of a girl in her early teens.

Read full article: Teen facing sex charges...→
  • #Geelong

Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelong Independent

This year “was meant to be the busiest” yet for Geelong born-and-bred singer and X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. “I …

Read full article: Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelon...→
Sacked doctor's job fight setback

Sacked doctor's job fight setback

SACKED Geelong anaesthetist Mark Colson may take his David and Goliath battle against Barwon Health to the Federal Court.

Read full article: Sacked doctor's job fight setback...→
Retrial after jury dislikes defence

Retrial after jury dislikes defence

A GEELONG man will be retried for aggravated burglary after the Supreme Court found the jury was negatively influenced against his lawyer.

Read full article: Retrial after jury dislikes defence...→
Piano man finds bigger gig space

Piano man finds bigger gig space

KARAOKE champions and shower singers, rejoice — Geelong’s pioneering Piano Bar is set to expand.

Read full article: Piano man finds bigger gig space...→
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King hit by ex-teammate

SAINT Steven King's father, Ashleigh, last night launched a bitter attack on his son's former teammate turned rival, Mark Blake, saying the Geelong ruckman had [...]

Read full article: King hit by ex-teammate...→
Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield believes winning the AFL premiership this year would be as legitimate as any other season

Read full article: Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result...→

Project fast-tracked to distil hope | Geelong Independent

When Dervilla McGowan discovered her local post office had no hand sanitiser to protect “older residents” paying bills, she felt …

Read full article: Project fast-tracked to distil hope | Ge...→
Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

A TARGET worker says staff are devastated by the company’s plans to leave Geelong.

Read full article: Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’...→
  • #Geelong
Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong carried multiple underdone players into their round one AFL clash, but will have almost a full squad to choose from once games resume on June 11.

Read full article: Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart -...→
  • #Geelong
AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Mystery continues to surround the circumstances of the stabbing wound suffered by Geelong recruit Jack Steven.

Read full article: AFL star Steven recovering in hospital -...→
STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

Stephen Nardi was a teenager when he was diagnosed with cancer. He shared his story with guests at this month’s St John of God Pathology World’s Longest Lunch [...]

Read full article: STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to ...→
Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven is in hospital with a stab wound and police are investigating after an incident on Saturday night.

Read full article: Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound...→

Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan

SCANS on Steve Johnson's left knee in the next 24 hours will decide whether he plays against Collingwood in the Grand Final.

Read full article: Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan...→

Automating health
with Standby Security | Geelong Independent

As many places, in particular hospitals, introduce stricter protocols on health checks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, contactless temperature …

Read full article: Automating health
with Standby Security ...→
Meet the nicest of slices

Meet the nicest of slices

LET’S be honest, pizza is the first thing that goes through your head when you don’t feel like cooking, and Geelong is spoiled for choice.

Read full article: Meet the nicest of slices...→
  • #Geelong
Teen facing sex charges

Teen facing sex charges

A 19-YEAR-OLD Geelong man has been accused of the persistent sexual abuse of a girl in her early teens.

Read full article: Teen facing sex charges...→
  • #Geelong
Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Victoria’s bomb squad detonated a “suspect” device at Hamlyn Heights this morning after detectives discovered the object while serving a …

Read full article: Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn He...→

Songstress serves those in need

20 years ago May 5, 2000 A Melbourne man whose family has joined the Geelong chapter of a doomsday cult …

Read full article: Songstress serves those in need...→
  • #Geelong
Sacked doctor's job fight setback

Sacked doctor's job fight setback

SACKED Geelong anaesthetist Mark Colson may take his David and Goliath battle against Barwon Health to the Federal Court.

Read full article: Sacked doctor's job fight setback...→

Letters ignite new community connections | Geelong Independent

Suzy and Shirl are bonded by a shared love of television and gardening, and Home Instead Senior Care Geelong’s new …

Read full article: Letters ignite new community connections...→
New safe haven for women fleeing violence

New safe haven for women fleeing violence

GEELONG women and children fleeing family violence have a safe and spacious new sanctuary for up to seven nights at a time after opening of charity-backed Geel [...]

Read full article: New safe haven for women fleeing violenc...→
Triathlete on pace at national level

Triathlete on pace at national level

GEELONG-trained triathlete Kurt McDonald has stamped his name on the national scene after a breakout performance at the Gold Coast.

Read full article: Triathlete on pace at national level...→
Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

BRITISH comedian Noel Fielding, the self-proclaimed King of the Mods, made a fleeting visit to Geelong on Monday, surprising some of his legions of fans with h [...]

Read full article: Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans...→

King hit by ex-teammate

SAINT Steven King's father, Ashleigh, last night launched a bitter attack on his son's former teammate turned rival, Mark Blake, saying the Geelong ruckman had [...]

Read full article: King hit by ex-teammate...→
Baby Danger steals early limelight

Baby Danger steals early limelight

PATRICK Dangerfield shared a special moment with two-month-old son George as the Geelong champ took to the MCG for his 200th game.

Read full article: Baby Danger steals early limelight...→

Project fast-tracked to distil hope | Geelong Independent

When Dervilla McGowan discovered her local post office had no hand sanitiser to protect “older residents” paying bills, she felt …

Read full article: Project fast-tracked to distil hope | Ge...→
AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven reportedly spoke to investigators for the first time on Friday, with the investigation expected to be finalised within days.

Read full article: AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbi...→
Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Geelong expect Jack Steven to be back at the club within days following his release from hospital on Tuesday.

Read full article: Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite...→
Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Geelong coach Chris Scott has spoken about Jack Steven’s situation after the AFL star was stabbed and hospitalised on the weekend.

Read full article: Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL s...→
Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Archie Overall was the 1000th baby born at Epworth Geelong last Wednesday. Lara couple Janelle and Steve Overall welcomed their …

Read full article: Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Indepen...→
Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

A MASSIVE new CBD just a short drive from Geelong has taken a step closer to becoming a reality with a consortium being selected as the government’s preferred [...]

Read full article: Meet Geelong’s new neighbour...→
  • #Geelong
AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

Geelong star Jack Steven remains in hospital after being admitted overnight after receiving a wound to his chest region.

Read full article: AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’...→
Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

AN award-winning Geelong doctor facing his own terminal cancer diagnosis has called for controversial assisted dying laws to be passed.

Read full article: Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift...→
  • #Geelong
Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

A SERIAL Geelong thief stole more than $25000 worth of clothes, hair products, tools, jewellery and cigarettes during a two month commercial crime spree, a cou [...]

Read full article: Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail t...→
  • #Geelong

Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geelong Independent

Father-of-five Clinton Williams moved almost 400 kilometres to become a nurse in Geelong amid COVID-19 restrictions. With International Nurses Day …

Read full article: Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geel...→
3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

An anti-vaccine cosmetic nurse arrested during an anti-lockdown protest in Sydney has been accused of putting her young child in danger.

Read full article: 3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner s...→

Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelong Independent

This year “was meant to be the busiest” yet for Geelong born-and-bred singer and X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. “I …

Read full article: Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelon...→
City revs up for bushfire relief events

City revs up for bushfire relief events

The Geelong community continues to dig deep for bushfire relief, with celebrities and influencers also joining fundraising efforts.

Read full article: City revs up for bushfire relief events...→
  • #Geelong
Tributes flow for surgical duo

Tributes flow for surgical duo

A HIGH-ACHIEVING father-and-son surgeon duo with strong Geelong links have died within days each other.

Read full article: Tributes flow for surgical duo...→
  • #Geelong
Retrial after jury dislikes defence

Retrial after jury dislikes defence

A GEELONG man will be retried for aggravated burglary after the Supreme Court found the jury was negatively influenced against his lawyer.

Read full article: Retrial after jury dislikes defence...→
Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

A FORMER Geelong nurse charged with stealing a deceased patient’s wallet at Geelong Private in 2013 has finally fronted court.

Read full article: Nurse accused of taking dead man’s walle...→
  • #Geelong
Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

MAYOR Darryn Lyons expects the bold architecture of Geelong's new library and heritage centre to refresh the CBD.

Read full article: Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons...→
Piano man finds bigger gig space

Piano man finds bigger gig space

KARAOKE champions and shower singers, rejoice — Geelong’s pioneering Piano Bar is set to expand.

Read full article: Piano man finds bigger gig space...→
  • #Geelong

1 La Chaine des Rôtisseurs | The Mercury

GET COOKIN’ Geelong locals can get out of the loungeroom and into the kitchen with new virtual cooking classes.... Education It’s a daunting task choosing a sc [...]

Read full article: 1 La Chaine des Rôtisseurs | The Mercury...→
Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Hi Geelong. I’m new in town, so we may not have met yet. To most of you I’m likely going to be a stranger.

Read full article: Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly righ...→
  • #Geelong
Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield believes winning the AFL premiership this year would be as legitimate as any other season

Read full article: Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result...→
Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

A proposed 2.7 per cent increase in allowances for Surf Coast Shire councillors amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been slammed. …

Read full article: Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Inde...→

Stage chaos to hit lounge rooms | Geelong Independent

Home-grown theatre prodigy Rob Tripolino and Geelong’s adopted thespian son Bert LaBonte will combine for a night of soulful classics …

Read full article: Stage chaos to hit lounge rooms | Geelon...→
Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’

A TARGET worker says staff are devastated by the company’s plans to leave Geelong.

Read full article: Target ‘destroyed it for everyone’...→
  • #Geelong
AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbing investigation breakthrough

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven reportedly spoke to investigators for the first time on Friday, with the investigation expected to be finalised within days.

Read full article: AFL star Steven breaks silence in stabbi...→
Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite serious': Scott

Geelong expect Jack Steven to be back at the club within days following his release from hospital on Tuesday.

Read full article: Jack Steven 'a victim of something quite...→
Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart - Campaspe News

Geelong carried multiple underdone players into their round one AFL clash, but will have almost a full squad to choose from once games resume on June 11.

Read full article: Geelong fit and firing for AFL restart -...→
  • #Geelong
Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL star

Geelong coach Chris Scott has spoken about Jack Steven’s situation after the AFL star was stabbed and hospitalised on the weekend.

Read full article: Coach addresses mystery of stabbed AFL s...→
Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Independent

Archie Overall was the 1000th baby born at Epworth Geelong last Wednesday. Lara couple Janelle and Steve Overall welcomed their …

Read full article: Hospital’s 1000th baby | Geelong Indepen...→
AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

AFL star Steven recovering in hospital - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Mystery continues to surround the circumstances of the stabbing wound suffered by Geelong recruit Jack Steven.

Read full article: AFL star Steven recovering in hospital -...→
Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

Meet Geelong’s new neighbour

A MASSIVE new CBD just a short drive from Geelong has taken a step closer to becoming a reality with a consortium being selected as the government’s preferred [...]

Read full article: Meet Geelong’s new neighbour...→
  • #Geelong
STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to make a difference

Stephen Nardi was a teenager when he was diagnosed with cancer. He shared his story with guests at this month’s St John of God Pathology World’s Longest Lunch [...]

Read full article: STEPHEN NARDI: How Geelong backed me to ...→
AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’

Geelong star Jack Steven remains in hospital after being admitted overnight after receiving a wound to his chest region.

Read full article: AFL star hospitalised after ‘stabbing’...→
Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound

Geelong midfielder Jack Steven is in hospital with a stab wound and police are investigating after an incident on Saturday night.

Read full article: Jack Steven in hospital with stab wound...→
Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift

AN award-winning Geelong doctor facing his own terminal cancer diagnosis has called for controversial assisted dying laws to be passed.

Read full article: Top GP’s gentle wish for legal shift...→
  • #Geelong

Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan

SCANS on Steve Johnson's left knee in the next 24 hours will decide whether he plays against Collingwood in the Grand Final.

Read full article: Geelong sweat on Johnson's knee scan...→
Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail time

A SERIAL Geelong thief stole more than $25000 worth of clothes, hair products, tools, jewellery and cigarettes during a two month commercial crime spree, a cou [...]

Read full article: Smash-and-grab crook steals extra jail t...→
  • #Geelong

Automating health
with Standby Security | Geelong Independent

As many places, in particular hospitals, introduce stricter protocols on health checks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, contactless temperature …

Read full article: Automating health
with Standby Security ...→

Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geelong Independent

Father-of-five Clinton Williams moved almost 400 kilometres to become a nurse in Geelong amid COVID-19 restrictions. With International Nurses Day …

Read full article: Dad’s last days inspire new nurse | Geel...→
Meet the nicest of slices

Meet the nicest of slices

LET’S be honest, pizza is the first thing that goes through your head when you don’t feel like cooking, and Geelong is spoiled for choice.

Read full article: Meet the nicest of slices...→
  • #Geelong
3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner slams Sydney anti-lockdown protester | Geelong Advertiser

An anti-vaccine cosmetic nurse arrested during an anti-lockdown protest in Sydney has been accused of putting her young child in danger.

Read full article: 3 Coronavirus: NSW Police Commissioner s...→
Teen facing sex charges

Teen facing sex charges

A 19-YEAR-OLD Geelong man has been accused of the persistent sexual abuse of a girl in her early teens.

Read full article: Teen facing sex charges...→
  • #Geelong
Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn Heights | Geelong Independent

Victoria’s bomb squad detonated a “suspect” device at Hamlyn Heights this morning after detectives discovered the object while serving a …

Read full article: Bomb squad detonates device at Hamlyn He...→

Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelong Independent

This year “was meant to be the busiest” yet for Geelong born-and-bred singer and X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. “I …

Read full article: Taylor-made for live stream gig | Geelon...→

Songstress serves those in need

20 years ago May 5, 2000 A Melbourne man whose family has joined the Geelong chapter of a doomsday cult …

Read full article: Songstress serves those in need...→
  • #Geelong
City revs up for bushfire relief events

City revs up for bushfire relief events

The Geelong community continues to dig deep for bushfire relief, with celebrities and influencers also joining fundraising efforts.

Read full article: City revs up for bushfire relief events...→
  • #Geelong
Sacked doctor's job fight setback

Sacked doctor's job fight setback

SACKED Geelong anaesthetist Mark Colson may take his David and Goliath battle against Barwon Health to the Federal Court.

Read full article: Sacked doctor's job fight setback...→
Tributes flow for surgical duo

Tributes flow for surgical duo

A HIGH-ACHIEVING father-and-son surgeon duo with strong Geelong links have died within days each other.

Read full article: Tributes flow for surgical duo...→
  • #Geelong

Letters ignite new community connections | Geelong Independent

Suzy and Shirl are bonded by a shared love of television and gardening, and Home Instead Senior Care Geelong’s new …

Read full article: Letters ignite new community connections...→
Retrial after jury dislikes defence

Retrial after jury dislikes defence

A GEELONG man will be retried for aggravated burglary after the Supreme Court found the jury was negatively influenced against his lawyer.

Read full article: Retrial after jury dislikes defence...→
New safe haven for women fleeing violence

New safe haven for women fleeing violence

GEELONG women and children fleeing family violence have a safe and spacious new sanctuary for up to seven nights at a time after opening of charity-backed Geel [...]

Read full article: New safe haven for women fleeing violenc...→
Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

Nurse accused of taking dead man’s wallet

A FORMER Geelong nurse charged with stealing a deceased patient’s wallet at Geelong Private in 2013 has finally fronted court.

Read full article: Nurse accused of taking dead man’s walle...→
  • #Geelong
Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons

MAYOR Darryn Lyons expects the bold architecture of Geelong's new library and heritage centre to refresh the CBD.

Read full article: Library to rejuvenate city: Lyons...→
Triathlete on pace at national level

Triathlete on pace at national level

GEELONG-trained triathlete Kurt McDonald has stamped his name on the national scene after a breakout performance at the Gold Coast.

Read full article: Triathlete on pace at national level...→
Piano man finds bigger gig space

Piano man finds bigger gig space

KARAOKE champions and shower singers, rejoice — Geelong’s pioneering Piano Bar is set to expand.

Read full article: Piano man finds bigger gig space...→
  • #Geelong
Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

Boosh star bewilders Geelong fans

BRITISH comedian Noel Fielding, the self-proclaimed King of the Mods, made a fleeting visit to Geelong on Monday, surprising some of his legions of fans with h [...]

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1 La Chaine des Rôtisseurs | The Mercury

GET COOKIN’ Geelong locals can get out of the loungeroom and into the kitchen with new virtual cooking classes.... Education It’s a daunting task choosing a sc [...]

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King hit by ex-teammate

SAINT Steven King's father, Ashleigh, last night launched a bitter attack on his son's former teammate turned rival, Mark Blake, saying the Geelong ruckman had [...]

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Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Truth is parmi night isn’t strictly right

Hi Geelong. I’m new in town, so we may not have met yet. To most of you I’m likely going to be a stranger.

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Baby Danger steals early limelight

Baby Danger steals early limelight

PATRICK Dangerfield shared a special moment with two-month-old son George as the Geelong champ took to the MCG for his 200th game.

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Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Dangerfield backs legitimate 2020 result

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield believes winning the AFL premiership this year would be as legitimate as any other season

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Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

Councillor pay rise anger | Geelong Independent

A proposed 2.7 per cent increase in allowances for Surf Coast Shire councillors amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been slammed. …

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Project fast-tracked to distil hope | Geelong Independent

When Dervilla McGowan discovered her local post office had no hand sanitiser to protect “older residents” paying bills, she felt …

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Stage chaos to hit lounge rooms | Geelong Independent

Home-grown theatre prodigy Rob Tripolino and Geelong’s adopted thespian son Bert LaBonte will combine for a night of soulful classics …

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