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Australian Pyrenees Wine Resort Up For Sale
Snooth
An Australian wine news outlet reported this week that Geelong-Otway region Warrenmang Vineyard & Resort is up for sale as the facility's owners, Athalie and Luigi Bazzani, make preparations for retirement. The Victoria Pyrenees (not to be confused with ...

New entrant Panus offers bling for its trailers
Australasian Transport News (subscription)
Panus Oceania, the local subsidiary of Thai semi-trailer and transport equipment maker Panus Assembly, has set up headquarters in Geelong and says it has secured dealers in Victoria and New South Wales. Australian Machinery Wholesalers in Geelong ...

Jobs party to support Melbourne port sale - Yahoo!7
Yahoo!7 News
Port Fairy-based party founder James Purcell joins two Liberal and two Labor MPs in the five-member Southern Victoria Region seat, which includes Geelong. Mr Purcell said he would support the government on its pledge to sell off the Port of Melbourne.

Jobs party to support Melbourne port sale
The West Australian
Port Fairy-based party founder James Purcell joins two Liberal and two Labor MPs in the five-member Southern Victoria Region seat, which includes Geelong. Mr Purcell said he would support the government on its pledge to sell off the Port of Melbourne.


Sydney Morning Herald

Students seize the VCE experience
Sydney Morning Herald
LILY MATTHEWS, 17, ST IGNATIUS COLLEGE, Geelong. I am really pleased with how year 12 has gone. It has not been easy and, despite the stresses and worries that are inevitable, I have had a truly satisfying and rewarding time. It feels a bit surreal now ...


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Shantry is forced off hurt after being hit
Tewkesbury ADMAG
The Kangaroos suffered an eight-wicket defeat in a Victoria Premier Cricket Bartercard Men's Premier Firsts T20 encounter with visiting Geelong. Shantry tweeted: "I'm good. Not the best day of cricket. First time I've retired hurt, six stitches for trying to sweep ...

Headlines

ABC Online

Baby boy hit by forklift in Geelong workshop on Saturday dies
ABC Online
A baby boy has died after he was hit by a forklift in Geelong on Saturday night, police have confirmed. The nine-month-old suffered serious head injuries in the incident, which happened about 6:30pm (AEDT) in the suburb of Moolap. The boy is believed ...
Vic baby hit by forklift dies - Yahoo!7 Yahoo!7 News 

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 ...


ABC Online

Geelong'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 ...
Geelong unveils $1 million Christmas tree - Yahoo!7 Yahoo!7 News 

Two new buildings approved in Geelong
Sydney Morning Herald
Geelong's council has approved permits for two large commercial office buildings within the space of a few weeks. The two rival buildings will add a combined 28,500 square metres of office space to Geelong's central business area if completed over the ...


HorseRacing.com.au

Chad Schofield hurt at Geelong
Racing.com
Talented hoop Chad Schofield is expected to be in hospital "for some time" following a nasty fall which resulted in suspected fractures to both arms at Geelong on Sunday. The 20-year-old was dislodged in the Briseis Cup (1325m) after his mount, Classic ...
Chad Schofield out for 6 weeks after Geelong fall HorseRacing.com.au 
Chad Schofield injured in Geelong fall Bloodstock.com.au 
Jockey Chad Schofield fractures back in fall at Geelong Racingbase.com 
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ABC Online

Baby in critical condition after being hit by forklift near Geelong
ABC Online
A nine-month-old boy is in a critical condition with suspected head injuries after being hit by a forklift at an automotive factory in Geelong, Victoria. It is believed the baby crawled onto the factory floor in the suburb of Moolap about 6:30pm when ...
Vic baby hit by forklift still critical Yahoo!7 News 
Baby boy fighting for life after forklift accident WA today 

Cricket

Fox Sports

Cats, Dogs set for 2015 double-header
Fox Sports
It is expected Geelong's VFL side will warm up on St Mary's Oval, while Footscray will complete its pre-game preparations on the Geelong Cricket Oval. Reserved seating will cease at the end of the AFL game, allowing fans to roam freely around the ...

Should we expand the Australian Baseball League?
The Roar
Although pulling interest away from cricket and AFL will prove difficult. If the ABL were to consider awarding ... Geelong has arguably one of the best ballparks in the country situated in the peaceful suburb Grovendale, Geelong. The venue has hosted ...


Courier Mail

Geelong, Western Bulldogs set for AFL-VFL double-header at Simonds Stadium ...
Courier Mail
It is expected Geelong's VFL side will warm up on St Mary's Oval, while Footscray will complete its pre-game preparations on the Geelong Cricket Oval. Reserved seating will cease at the end of the AFL game, allowing fans to roam freely around the ...

Steve Rhodes says Worcestershire's cricketers are reaping benefits of playing ...
Worcester News
Ben Cox and Jack Shantry (Greenvale Kangaroos), Joe Leach (North Canberra Gungahlin), Richard Oliver (Geelong City), Ross Whiteley (Prospect), Joe Clarke (South Perth), Ed Barnard (Queanbeyan Duistrict) and Alex Hepburn (Willetton Dragons) are ...


Courier Mail

Australia v India 2014: Ravi Ashwin must play in Brisbane Test, says Rodney Hogg
Courier Mail
You know, the place Geelong's Max Rooke went to. The doctor's correct name is Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt and the substance is known as Actovegin. Clarke has gone down a more traditional route with surgery. Forgetting your doctor mate, should ...

Our pick of the best sports stars who eclipsed their legendary idols during ...
Courier Mail
Eight years later he's a two-time premiership player, dual Brownlow Medalist, eight-time All-Australian, dual Geelong best and fairest winner and triple Gold Coast best and fairest winner. It's arguable that he surpassed Ablett Snr's achievements the ...

Football

WA today

Geelong's Jackson Thurlow in hospital with lacerated kidney
WA today
That doctors were not forced to operate will help the 20-year-old's recovery, and the Cats hope he will be released from hospital later this week. However football manager Steve Hocking said it was too early to say when Thurlow could return to training, ...

Geelong's Jackson Thurlow hospitalised after suffering kidney injury at training
Courier Mail
SCOTT: CATS' LIST BETTER THAN 2014. Geelong football manager Steve Hocking has praised the quick-thinking of club doctor Drew Slimmon, who was quick to identify the problem and immediately sent Thurlow to hospital. Scans confirmed "a reasonable amount of damage". The bump did ... Thurlow, who has played 10 AFL games, is one of Geelong's emerging stars and has been groomed as a potential long-term replacement for Corey Enright. The smooth-moving youngster is also in the plans to play further up ...


Fox Sports

Kidney injury for Cat Thurlow
Fox Sports
Thurlow, who has played 10 AFL games, is one of Geelong's emerging stars and has been groomed as a potential long-term replacement for Corey Enright. The smooth-moving youngster is also in the plans to play further up the ground. The Cats' final ...


AFL.com.au

Duncan among three Cats to sign new deals
AFL.com.au
Geelong has locked away two of its brightest young talents with Mitch Duncan and Josh Caddy signing new deals. Duncan, 23, and Caddy, 22, have both signed on until the end of 2018, while veteran Tom Lonergan penned a one-year extension through to ...


AFL.com.au

Geelong champ Scarlett swaps Dogs for Cats
AFL.com.au
It is evident already that 'Scarlo' is as excited to be back as we are to have him," Geelong's football manager Steve Hocking told the club's website. Scarlett's appointment headlines a significant restructure of the Cats' coaching panel for 2015. Paul Hood will ...


The Age

Geelong another home away from home for Gregson
The Age
For most young footballers, being drafted by an AFL club is just the start of a journey. ... "That's definitely helped me over the course of my football career with giving me a stronger core, and being able to do certain things that some players can't," he said on Monday after his first training session with his new club, flanked by fellow draftees Nakia Cockatoo, Dean ... Gore has also been schooled in Geelong's long tradition of redheads, he and former Demon Sam Blease continuing to keep up the Cats' "ranga" quota.

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