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LPG venture for Geelong given a boost
Motoring
That initiative would see the regional city of Geelong become a 'Centre of Excellence' for the automotive LPG industry. David Hodgett, the government's Minister for Manufacturing, has volunteered a $55,000 grant to partly fund a demand study into the ...
Geelong's $1 MILLION floating Christmas tree lights up the harbour
Daily Mail
Australia's largest floating Christmas tree has been switched on in Geelong to rapturous applause from a 15,000 strong crowd. Excited locals turned out for the big event, which saw the 25 metre tall structure dazzle while moored in the bay, near the Carousel.
Sydney Morning HeraldTanker stand-off highlights Australia's foreign shipping and fuel dependence
Sydney Morning Herald
The Tandara Spirit is anchored in Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay, where its crew of 18 has been staging a sit-in for the past 15 days since the owners of Shell's former Geelong refinery ordered them to sail to Singapore, where they would be made redundant.
Lights on for Geelong's million-dollar Christmas tree
ABC Online
The lights on Geelong's million-dollar floating Christmas tree have been switched on for the first time. The tree, which measures 25 metre and contains 11,000 reflective discs, can be synchronised to music through a downloadable app. Filmmaker Christian ...
The AgeABC 'too Sydney centric', says ex-journalist MP Sarah Henderson
The Age
The ABC bureau in Geelong, which is in Ms Henderson's electorate of Corangamite, comprises two journalists, who write, film and edit their own stories, and send them off to Melbourne. "It's a really good example of the ABC working really efficiently," said Ms ...
Two-year world tour brings Shakespeare's Globe players to Geelong in ...
Sydney Morning Herald
By the time the tour lands in Australia, for three performances in Geelong in May, they will have travelled through dozens of countries across Africa, from the Maldives to Malaysia, with many stops in between, and on to East Timor. The Globe To Globe project, ...
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Lights on for Geelong's million-dollar Christmas tree
ABC Online
The lights on Geelong's million-dollar floating Christmas tree have been switched on for the first time. The tree, which measures 25 metre and contains 11,000 reflective discs, can be synchronised to music through a downloadable app. Filmmaker ...
Geelong's $1 MILLION floating Christmas tree lights up the harbour
Daily Mail
Australia's largest floating Christmas tree has been switched on in Geelong to rapturous applause from a 15,000 strong crowd. Excited locals turned out for the big event, which saw the 25 metre tall structure dazzle while moored in the bay, near the ...
ABC OnlineGeelong's floating Christmas tree ready for festive season
ABC Online
Geelong's controversial floating Christmas tree has been towed into position in Corio Bay, ready to be lit up on Friday night. The 25-metre-tall tree contains 11,000 reflective discs and will be lit up at night, synchronised to music that can be ...
LPG venture for Geelong given a boost
Motoring
That initiative would see the regional city of Geelong become a 'Centre of Excellence' for the automotive LPG industry. David Hodgett, the government's Minister for Manufacturing, has volunteered a $55,000 grant to partly fund a demand study into the ...
ABC OnlineUp to 250 public service jobs to go from Canberra to Geelong in Australian ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has previously told Prime Minister Tony Abbott and other state and territory leaders that people needed to care about Canberra's economy as much as they cared about Geelong's, which would lose 2000 jobs between 2014 and ...
Canberra ABS positions could be scrapped under plans for new Geelong office ABC Online 
Two-year world tour brings Shakespeare's Globe players to Geelong in ...
Sydney Morning Herald
By the time the tour lands in Australia, for three performances in Geelong in May, they will have travelled through dozens of countries across Africa, from the Maldives to Malaysia, with many stops in between, and on to East Timor. The Globe To Globe ...
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cricket clubs 'must lead' ice fight
Geelong Advertiser
It was part of the region's crusade against the highly destructive substance, with ice abuse in Geelong among the worst in regional Victoria. "If we can send consistent messages (through sporting clubs), hopefully we can get people to say 'no, this isn ...


Footscray-Edgewater digs deep against Geelong to get back to winning ways in ...
Courier Mail
Barton chiselled out an unbeaten hand of 53 to lead the Bulldogs to a tight victory over Geelong in Premier Cricket on Saturday. The home side ground its way to 8-173dec in reply to the Cats' tally of 165 -- with the result snapping a three-match ...


Hawthorn-Monash University suffers yet another Ian Holland bad dream in ...
Courier Mail
... balls including seven boundaries and two sixes) the end was near. When Brendan Drew sent Sean Griffin packing the Tigers were all out for 175 in the 53rd over. The Tigers head down the highway next round for a Saturday-Sunday clash with Geelong.


Sydney Swans will play all home matches at the SCG from 2017 onwards
The Australian
This will end a relationship with the AFL and ANZ Stadium which began in 2002 when the Olympic Stadium was reconfigured after the Olympics to an oval shape to accommodate Aussie Rules and cricket. The AFL has scheduled three games with big drawing ...


Howlett sets up Western Waves win but state U21 grand final berth uncertain
Warrnambool Standard
WOODFORD all-rounder Kory Howlett produced his biggest score in representative cricket as the Western Waves made a bold bid to qualify for next month's state under 21 championship grand final. The Waves, the south-west's representative side, claimed an ...


St Kilda return to Junction Oval back on table
The Age
Labor leader Daniel Andrews recently pledged $25 million to redevelop the facility for cricket compared with a $70million pledge to Geelong's Kardinia Park. The AFL has been working behind the scenes to win extra funding for the development, with ...

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Geelong's Daniel Menzel hopeful but still cautious about an AFL return in 2015
The Age
Luckless Geelong forward Daniel Menzel is hopeful but still cautious about the prospect of a return to AFL football in 2015. Menzel, who last played a senior game for the Cats in the 2011 qualifying final and has since been through four knee reconstructions, ...


Scoring must be Cats' priority in 2015
Fox Sports
When they win contested football battles they are almost unbeatable, winning 10 of 12 games when in the positive. The Cat leaders again brutal in tight, lead by Joel Selwood who was AFL No.2 for clearances and top five ... Geelong are ranked AFL No.16 averaging four less than their direct opponents which during the home and away season isn't a major concern but in small margin games can become a factor. They need a quality ruckman and Mitch Clark will be an outstanding acquisition that will also impact up ...


Geelong Blueprint: The Cats' leadership is a tower of strength but scoring needs ...
Courier Mail
When they win contested football battles they are almost unbeatable, winning 10 of 12 games when in the positive. The Cat leaders again brutal in tight, lead by Joel Selwood who was AFL No.2 for clearances and top five for contested possessions.


'Scoring must be Cats priority in 2015'
Perth Now
When they win contested football battles they are almost unbeatable, winning 10 of 12 games when in the positive. The Cat leaders again brutal in tight, lead by Joel Selwood who was AFL No.2 for clearances and top five ... Geelong are ranked AFL No.16 averaging four less than their direct opponents which during the home and away season isn't a major concern but in small margin games can become a factor. They need a quality ruckman and Mitch Clark will be an outstanding acquisition that will also impact up ...


Geelong Cats blueprint: the Cats leadership is a tower of strength but scoring is not
Courier Mail
When they win contested football battles they are almost unbeatable, winning 10 of 12 games when in the positive. The Cat leaders again brutal in tight, lead by Joel Selwood who was AFL No.2 for clearances and top five for contested possessions.


Cats hoping for Menzel miracle
Fox Sports
His skipper Joel Selwood backed him in this week to play AFL again. "He's actually in a really good state," Selwood said. "He's obviously still got a lot to go but we're all just hopeful that he can get his chance at some stage next year." Menzel admits he once ...

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