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Geelong Folkster Olly Friend Debuts Rainy New Single, 'Kaikoura'
Music Feeds
Friend came up in the Geelong scene alongside the likes of Woodlock, Pierce Brothers and Tash Sultana, and over the space of a few years has gone from busking at Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall to touring the world and playing alongside some of ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:06:46 AEDT1488186406
Independent MP moves to end pollie 'rorts' - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
Federal politicians would be forced to have all travel claims from 2013 audited annually under laws proposed by an independent MP.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:48:01 AEDT1488152881
Independent MP moves to end pollie 'rorts'
Yahoo7 News
Mr Wilkie listed examples, including former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop's infamous $5000 helicopter ride from Melbourne to Geelong. "No wonder there's a broad view ... that many members and senators have their snouts in the trough of profiting from the ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:32:42 AEDT1488151962
The last (heat) wave of summer
Bay 93.9
sunshine clouds Despite a heatwave or two Geelong is set to come through a rare summer in which not a single day managed to crack 40 degrees. In what's being viewed as a rare feat, the city only managed a maximum of 38.5 degrees, recorded on ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:16:20 AEDT1488143780
Training firm promoted by 'Commando Steve' in administration
Bay 93.9
The Sage Institute, which has a campus in Geelong, went into voluntary administration earlier this month. Its cash flow reportedly dried up after the federal government cracked down on the vocational education sector. A meeting last week was told a ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:58:49 AEDT1488142729
Bin it, don't bag it - spycam crackdown on council recycling
Bay 93.9
recycling bin cogg Geelong residents are being encouraged to be more careful with their recycling, with cameras being installed on the city's collection trucks. Almost 10 per cent of collected recycling in Geelong is contaminated by non-recycable products.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:58:49 AEDT1488142729
Punished: Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets 2-match ban for another misconduct
MENAFN.COM
Dickwella was found guilty of quot;showing dissent at an umpire's decisionquot; during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:14:37 AEDT1488118477
Art and disability: The performers demanding to be judged on merit
BBC News
In 2000, Bruce Gladwin, artistic director of the Back to Back theatre company, received a call from a newspaper in the city of Geelong. New statistics showed that fewer people were being born with Down's syndrome due to increasing abortion rates. Would ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:24:03 AEDT1488072243
Art and disability: The performers demanding to be judged on merit
BBC News
In 2000, Bruce Gladwin, artistic director of the Back to Back theatre company, received a call from a newspaper in the city of Geelong. New statistics showed that fewer people were being born with Down's syndrome due to increasing abortion rates. Would ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:12:18 AEDT1488071538
A much needed series win
The Island.lk (subscription)
Player of the Series Asela Gunaratne celebrates with his team-mate Kusal Mendis after Sri Lanka won the second T-20 International and the series off the last ball in Geelong. by Rex Clementine. There was much relief among cricket enthusiasts after Sri ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:08:17 AEDT1488053297
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Chinchilla News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:10:16 AEDT1488003016
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Ipswich Advertiser
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:14:22 AEDT1488003262
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
The South Burnett Times
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:10:31 AEDT1488003031
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Chinchilla News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:10:16 AEDT1488003016
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Whitsunday Times
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:09:37 AEDT1488002977
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Coolum News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:09:28 AEDT1488002968
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
The Reporter
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:09:12 AEDT1488002952
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Noosa News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:08:10 AEDT1488002890
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Ballina Shire Advocate
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:08:01 AEDT1488002881
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Northern Rivers Echo
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:07:35 AEDT1488002855
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Caboolture News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:07:09 AEDT1488002829
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Gatton Star
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:06:52 AEDT1488002812
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Byron Shire News
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:06:22 AEDT1488002782
Zampa wants his turn as first picked for Australia
Central Queensland news
Zampa took 2-26 in Australia's last-ball loss to Sri Lanka in Melbourne but was axed for the decisive game two in Geelong in a move he couldn't comprehend. "You always pump yourself up to put in a good performance next game after being dropped, so it's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:05:35 AEDT1488002735
PPG to Exhibit Aerospace Products and Services At Avalon 2017 Australia International Airshow
Military Technologies
PRZOOM – /newswire/ – Sylmar, CA, United States, 2017/02/24 – PPG will exhibit its latest aerospace products and services at the Avalon 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition in Geelong, Australia, February 28 through ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:50:22 AEDT1487983822
PPG to Exhibit Aerospace Products and Services At Avalon 2017 Australia International Airshow
Newswire Today (press release)
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Sylmar, CA, United States, 2017/02/24 - PPG will exhibit its latest aerospace products and services at the Avalon 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition in Geelong, Australia, February 28 ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:42:03 AEDT1487961723
PPG to exhibit aerospace products and services at Avalon 2017 Australia International Airshow
Satellite PR News (press release)
SYLMAR, Calif., Feb. 24, 2017 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) will exhibit its latest aerospace products and services at the Avalon 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition in Geelong, Australia, Feb. 28 through March 5. PPG's global ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:34:31 AEDT1487943271
PPG to exhibit aerospace products and services at Avalon 2017 Australia International Airshow
Military Technologies
SYLMAR, Calif., Feb. 24, 2017 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) will exhibit its latest aerospace products and services at the Avalon 2017 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition in Geelong, Australia, Feb. 28 through March 5. PPG's global ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:26:32 AEDT1487942792
Woman almost dies from flesh-eating bacteria after 'simple' varicose vein procedure
Yahoo7 News
Ms Zavaglia's plastic surgeon Dean White said in a statement that the Geelong woman had contracted the "life-threatening flesh-eating bug necrotising fasciitis" through a supposedly simple procedure, and was rushed to St John of God hospital. Dr White ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:09 AEDT1487926209
Prison meeting brings glimmer of hope
Bay 93.9
Government sources have told Geelong Broadcasters Mr Pallas has been badly stung by the ferocity of the community's outrage since the government revealed its plans to build the $288 million jail in the heart of Werribee's tourism and farming precinct.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:17:25 AEDT1487924245
Man smashes into Cotton On Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who bashed his way into the Cotton On HQ in Geelong overnight. The alleged offender used a hammer to break through a door, giving him access to the canteen. He then fled in a white Holden Colorado ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:46:53 AEDT1487918813
Rape charges dropped against three Wild brothers
The Times
Prosecutors have dropped charges against three brothers accused of raping a 14-year-old in Geelong. Kevin Andrew Wild, 30, Brodie Mark Wild, 21, and Allan Wild, 31, were due to stand trial in March over allegations they raped the girl in 2015. SHARE; Link.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:19:07 AEDT1487913547
RAAF Spartan launches Avalon Air Show
NEWS.com.au
The RAAF plane flew to Melbourne from Richmond in NSW for the launch of the air show, which runs from February 28 to March 5 at Avalon Airport near Geelong. The first three days are industry only but gates open to the public next on Friday March 3.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:02:11 AEDT1487912531
Seven more shops for AMA
Paint and Panel
There are three acquisitions in Victoria: Winter & Taylor in Corio; Soldania Bros in North Geelong; and South City Panel in South Geelong. The release states: “Notably this give us (AMA) a substantial footprint in Geelong (Victoria's second largest ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:27:10 AEDT1487910430
Esther and Howard's baby plans
Yahoo7 Be
Esther and Howard tied the knot just last week, in an intimate ceremony in Esther's hometown of Geelong, just outside of Victoria's capital city of Melbourne. "It was the best day of my life," Esther gushed about the special moment during her interview ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:55:22 AEDT1487897722
Charges dropped against Wild brothers accused of raping 14-year-old in Geelong
ABC Online
Charges have been dropped against three brothers who were accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in Geelong in 2015. Allan Mark Wild, 30, Kevin Andrew Wild, 29, and Brodie Mark Wild, 20, had been ordered to stand trial after pleading not guilty in June ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:54:14 AEDT1487897654
All charges dropped against GC man and cousins accused of raping VIC teen
myGC.com.au
All charges have been dropped against a Gold Coast man, and two Victorian brothers, accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Geelong park in 2015. Gold Coaster Brodie Wild and his cousins Allan and Kevin Wild were set to face a jury trial having ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:49:10 AEDT1487897350
Three cleared after teen rape charges dropped
Bay 93.9
Prosecutors have dropped all charges against three men accused of raping a teenage girl in a Geelong park. Allan Wild, 30, Kevin Wild, 29, and Brodie Wild, 21, were alleged to have attacked the 14-year-old in November of 2015. A fourth man, Rowan Wild, ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:13:29 AEDT1487895209
What penalty rate cuts mean for Geelong
Bay 93.9
There has been both condemnation and praise for the newly-announced cuts to Sunday and public holiday rates. The Fair Work Commission announced its decision yesterday, with its focus on hospitality, retail, pharmacy and fast food industries. The new ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:24:57 AEDT1487877897
Eyes to the sky for airshow preview
Bay 93.9
The RAAF Roulettes aerobatic display team will be displaying their prowess during an early afternoon fly-over. The team is due to fly their red-and-white aircraft over Geelong at around 12.30 this afternoon. plane c27j air force supplied The Roulettes ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:40:55 AEDT1487886055
Search uncovers fake gun
Bay 93.9
police van night 1 An imitation gun has allegedly been found during a search of a car on Geelong's waterfront. Police were called to a suspect vehicle on Ritchie Boulevard at approximately 2am Friday. A quantity of ammunition was also allegedly found ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:20:09 AEDT1487884809
Search for stolen SUV
Bay 93.9
Also overnight, Geelong police were called to try and intercept a BMW that had been stolen during an aggravated burglary at Colac in the previous 24 hours. The grey SUV was later spotted being driven towards Geelong. Police received several reports of ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:12:08 AEDT1487884328
Anti-drug program set for Geelong
Bay 93.9
Heroin Geelong will be included in a new program being set up to try and reduce drug deaths in the state. The outreach program will see staff personally follow up with overdose survivors in known drug hotspots. Victorian taxpayers will also subsidise a ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:01:35 AEDT1487883695
Commercial gear taken in Geelong West burglary
Bay 93.9
Anyone with information on the burglary or who may know where the stolen items are being kept, is asked to call the Geelong Police High Volume Crime Team on 5225 3100, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. stolen boat eyewatch Police are also after ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:58:16 AEDT1487883496
Ross River outbreak worsens
Bay 93.9
Record numbers are being reported this year, with almost 120 cases detected in the Barwon South West region since the start of January. 10 fresh cases have turned up in Geelong, and a further 18 on the Surf Coast, in the last week alone. Other hotspots ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:16:04 AEDT1487880964
Geelong omission hurt Adam Zampa
Cricket World
Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa admitted that his exclusion in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Geelong left him frustrated. The 24-year-old registered figures of 25 for two in the first game of the series in Melbourne but was ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:10:26 AEDT1487848226
Australia opens wet spun carbon fibre plant
TEVO - Textile Evolution (subscription)
GEELONG – Australia is now home to one of the few carbon fibre production plants in the world thanks to the launch of a new wet spinning line, developed by the government's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:06:05 AEDT1487847965
Overdose reversal drug to be subsidised
NEWS.com.au
... will set up an outreach service to personally follow up with drug users who have survived an overdose. The outreach program will focus on key overdose hotspots including Yarra, Melbourne, Port Phillip, Geelong, Dandenong and Brimbank/Maribyrnong.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:01:00 AEDT1487836860
Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matches
Daily Mirror
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:59:43 AEDT1487829583
Southern Stars in record loss to Kiwis
Coolum News
The Kiwis trailed 1-0 in the T20 series but smashed Australia in Geelong then Adelaide to seal a 2-1 series triumph. Australia must now back up in the one-day Rose Bowl against the dominant Kiwis. Lanning said Australia must respond to a 66-run total ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:41:46 AEDT1487803306
Headlines
Charges dropped against Wild brothers accused of raping 14-year ...
ABC Online
Prosecutors tell the Supreme Court they will not proceed with their case against three brothers who were accused of raping a girl in a park in 2015.
Three cleared after teen rape charges droppedBay 93.9
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:54:14 AEDT1487897654
The last (heat) wave of summer
Bay 93.9
sunshine clouds Despite a heatwave or two Geelong is set to come through a rare summer in which not a single day managed to crack 40 degrees. In what's being viewed as a rare feat, the city only managed a maximum of 38.5 degrees, recorded on ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:16:20 AEDT1488143780
Geelong Folkster Olly Friend Debuts Rainy New Single, 'Kaikoura'
Music Feeds
Friend came up in the Geelong scene alongside the likes of Woodlock, Pierce Brothers and Tash Sultana, and over the space of a few years has gone from busking at Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall to touring the world and playing alongside some of ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:06:46 AEDT1488186406
Geelong may put new spin on Australia's XI
cricket.com.au
The unknown conditions at cricket's newest international venue, Geelong's Kardinia Park, means the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars are yet to confirm whether or not they will stick with their new-look, spin-heavy bowling attack in Sunday's second T20 ...
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I in Geelong: As It HappenedNews18
Geelong (Australia), Feb 19 (AFP) Scoreboard in theOutlook India
Australia try to square series on Geelong's debutESPNcricinfo.com
Cricket Country -India.com
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:57:36 AEDT1487411856
Training firm promoted by 'Commando Steve' in administration - bay ...
Bay 93.9
The Sage Institute, which has a campus in Geelong, went into voluntary administration earlier this month. Its cash flow reportedly dried up after the federal ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:58:49 AEDT1488142729
Moonlight wins best film Oscar
Bay 93.9
Faye Dunaway, left, and Warren Beatty present the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Moonlight has won the best picture after the Oscars announce ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:38:41 AEDT1488173921
Building and grass fire near Little River
Bay 93.9
CFA crews have managed to contain both a structure fire and grass fire on Edgars Road in Mambourin. Authorities were called to the scene around 12:40pm, with the flames under control by 2:30pm. The incident originally began as a building fire, which ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:51:59 AEDT1488171119
Kiwi Hacksaw Ridge editor wins Oscar
Bay 93.9
New Zealand editor John Gilbert has continued Hacksaw Ridge's strong showing at the Academy Awards with a win for editing. It followed a win by Australian sound mixers Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace and American Kevin O'Connell for ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:11:09 AEDT1488168669
$1m drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Three drug busts in two days across Geelong has led to the arrests of five people and the seizure of hundreds of cannabis plants. The first hydro set-up was found on Monday morning by police called to a burglary in Belmont. Investigators arrived in ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:49:41 AEDT1487710181
Geelong Grammar vows to learn from past mishandling of child sexual abuse claims
ABC Online
One of Victoria's most prestigious private schools, Geelong Grammar, has vowed to learn from its mistakes in handling allegations of child sexual abuse. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has handed down its report ...
Geelong Grammar head did not act: inquiryNEWS.com.au
Grovelling Grammar apologises again over child sex abuseBay 93.9
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:30:24 AEDT1487071824
Southern Stars lose to New Zealand in second Twenty20 in rainy Geelong
ABC Online
The Southern Stars fall eight runs short of New Zealand's revised total after the Aussies lose three wickets in the final over of their Twenty20 chase at a rain-soaked Kardinia Park. New Zealand had initially scored 101 from their 20 overs and rain ...
Australia Women seek series wrap in GeelongCricbuzz
Poised Peterson seizes unlikely momentcricket.com.au
NZ women win rain-interrupted T20NZCity
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:59:00 AEDT1487487540
Woman stabbed in attempted robbery - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police have been told a man went up to the female victim at a Bristol Road car park around 9pm last Wednesday, demanding her keys. She was stabbed in the ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:49:10 AEDT1488145750
Bill Paxton, star of Aliens, Titanic, dies
Bay 93.9
Bill Paxton, a prolific US actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as Apollo 13, Aliens and Titanic, has died from complications from heart surgery, aged 61. ABC confirms actor Bill Paxton has died at 61. Representatives for the family: ...
Dead at 61TMZ.com
Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Complications from SurgeryPEOPLE.com
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:27:07 AEDT1488148027
Coastal lifestyle a costly choice for Labor MPs
Bay 93.9
languiller nardello The lure of the Bellarine Peninsula has cost two state MPs their lucrative parliamentary posts and led to an overhaul of politicians' allowances. Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller and Melton MP Don Nardella resigned as speaker and ...
Victorian Premier backs embattled Speaker Telmo Languiller over $40k travel claimABC Online
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:16:20 AEDT1488143780
Govt says nothing to fear from glowing cow carcasses
Bay 93.9
Zombie cow The Victorian government says Werribee locals have nothing to fear from radioactive cow carcasses buried under land earmarked for a multi-billion dollar education precinct. Sixty animals are in the affected area at Werribee, which includes ...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:16:20 AEDT1488143780
Woman almost dies from flesh-eating bacteria after 'simple' varicose vein procedure
Yahoo7 News
Ms Zavaglia's plastic surgeon Dean White said in a statement that the Geelong woman had contracted the "life-threatening flesh-eating bug necrotising fasciitis" through a supposedly simple procedure, and was rushed to St John of God hospital. Dr White ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:09 AEDT1487926209
Appleton, Luxford take Geelong 70.3
Slowtwitch
Appleton and fellow Aussie Josh Amberger battled tooth and nail through the swim and the bike legs before Appleton carved out a slim lead on the run to finish in 3:49:41 with a 48 seconds margin of victory over Amberger and 2:08 over 3rd place Dan ...
Appleton and Luxford take Ironman 70.3 Geelong titlesTriathlonWorld.com
Luxford goes one better at Ironman 70.3 GeelongTrizone
Sam's the man...justBay 93.9
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:56:14 AEDT1487469374
Anti-drug program set for Geelong
Bay 93.9
Heroin Geelong will be included in a new program being set up to try and reduce drug deaths in the state. The outreach program will see staff personally follow up with overdose survivors in known drug hotspots. Victorian taxpayers will also subsidise a ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:01:35 AEDT1487883695
Commercial gear taken in Geelong West burglary
Bay 93.9
Anyone with information on the burglary or who may know where the stolen items are being kept, is asked to call the Geelong Police High Volume Crime Team on 5225 3100, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. stolen boat eyewatch Police are also after ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:58:16 AEDT1487883496
Geelong track fails the quality test
Racing.com
Alarmingly, it appears that the possibility of an uneven surface was feared by those whose job it is to prepare the track at Geelong. In an interview with Racing.com before the first race, track manager Mark Jennings revealed that he aerated the ...
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:14:48 AEDT1485670488
What penalty rate cuts mean for Geelong
Bay 93.9
There has been both condemnation and praise for the newly-announced cuts to Sunday and public holiday rates. The Fair Work Commission announced its decision yesterday, with its focus on hospitality, retail, pharmacy and fast food industries. The new ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:24:57 AEDT1487877897
Man smashes into Cotton On Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who bashed his way into the Cotton On HQ in Geelong overnight. The alleged offender used a hammer to break through a door, giving him access to the canteen. He then fled in a white Holden Colorado ...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:46:53 AEDT1487918813
Russell Kennedy expands to Geelong with flexible work arrangement
Australasian Lawyer
Manche was reportedly keen to join the Melbourne and Canberra firm, but was hesitant to join at the expense of his young Geelong-based family. Russell Kennedy then secured office space Manche can use from an accounting and business advisory firm in ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:03:20 AEDT1487541800
Ross River virus reaches Geelong
Bay 93.9
Mosquitoes are putting the bite on the Geelong region, with a spike in the number of cases of Ross River virus. Figures from the Victorian Health Department show there have been 19 notifications across Greater Geelong since the start of January ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:25:41 AEDT1487103941
Building regulators to visit Geelong and Surf Coast to check on safety and compliance
SafetyCulture
Regulators will visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to check safety and building compliance. Representatives from the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), WorkSafe Victoria, Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) and ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:50:19 AEDT1487037019
$1 million drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police have raided a home in North Geelong today and uncovered a commercial quantity of cannabis. Authorities attended the home on Kim Road in North Geelong, and reportedly discovered 337 cannabis plants worth around $1 million. Two men have been ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:18:26 AEDT1487657906
Geelong region top suburbs for land sales
Domain News
The Geelong region's robust housing market is being reflected in rising land sales with increasing demand particularly for coastal suburbs. The top five suburbs for land sales in the Geelong region reported over the sixth months ending December 2016 ...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:14:20 AEDT1487211260
Driver under guard after Geelong CBD smash
Bay 93.9
The crash happened on the corner of Ryrie Street and Moorabool Street just before 5pm Tuesday. Amelia Penhall from Victoria Police says, "Police have been told an orange Holden Commodore sedan travelling north on Moorabool Street has gone through a ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:04:22 AEDT1487102662
Roomooz red-hot in Geelong trial
Racing.com
Roomooz impressed in a Geelong trial on Monday, careering to a 5.5-length win in the 1000m gallop to firmly stamp his place among the elite two-year-olds of trainer Tony McEvoy. CrownBet have installed the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al ...
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 11:56:52 AEDT1485737812
Students banned from 'violent mall'
Bay 93.9
Rampant violence and drug use in Geelong's Little Malop Street mall have forced a nearby school to make it an official no-go zone for students. Geelong High School has written to parents, asking their children to avoid the area, citing the frequent ...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:20:09 AEDT1487200809
Cricket
GCA restructure: Geelong Cricket Association to push ahead with restructure plans
Geelong Advertiser
THE Geelong Cricket Association remains committed to its 10-8-8 restructure for next season, but will give clubs one final chance to provide feedback. Under the planned changes, division one will be cut from 12 teams to 10, division two will shrink to ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:15:19 AEDT1487682919
The long and the short of Kardinia Park
cricket.com.au
Finch also has a strong connection with the venue having grown up in the town of Colac, some 75kms west of Geelong, which itself is located 75kms south-west of Melbourne. Finch also plays club cricket with Geelong, whose home games are played next to ...
Cricket Australia 'really pleased' with Geelong Twenty20 international crowdThe Age
Gunaratne blasts Sri Lanka to T20 winWide World of Sports
Australia vs Sri Lanka, second T20 in GeelongNEWS.com.au
ESPNcricinfo.com -Geelong Advertiser
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:33:24 AEDT1487403204
Children's court: Geelong cricket booze bus spooks youths in stolen car
Geelong Advertiser
EIGHT youngsters clambered out of a stolen car and tried to flee police after being spooked by a booze bus near Sunday night's international cricket game in Geelong, a court has heard. A children's court heard the Mitsubishi sedan was driven down an ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:27:50 AEDT1487579270
Geelong Twenty20 cricket: Simonds Stadium's chance to shine, writes Darren Berry
Geelong Advertiser
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland was quoted as such midweek, saying tomorrow's double-header is a dress rehearsal to test the waters with the Geelong and the western district's cricket lovers. Will they turn up? If they do, then the ...
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:19:03 AEDT1487402343
Geelong Cricket Association Top 30: Best players in local cricket
Geelong Advertiser
If you lined up all the stars in the GCA's top division, who would you pick first? As we gear up for the finals, Geelong Advertiser chief cricket writer ALEX OATES sat down with former Victorian and dual country week premiership coach Brad Stacey, two ...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:06:07 AEDT1486703167
Melbourne Country Week: Geelong Cricket Association wins 2016-17 title
Geelong Advertiser
Racing along to 0-55 from 11 overs at Albert Ground, the Warrnambool and District Cricket Association was cruising along to a fairytale Melbourne Country Week win. The Geelong Cricket Association had just 133 runs left to play, having posted 188 from ...
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 10:09:31 AEDT1486163371
Geelong Cricket Association top 30: best players revealed
Geelong Advertiser
If you lined up all the stars in the GCA's top division, who would you pick first? Geelong Advertiser chief cricket writer Alex Oates sat down with former Victorian and dual country week premiership coach Brad Stacey, two-time Grovedale premiership ...
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 12:01:26 AEDT1486774886
Geelong Twenty20 cricket: Simonds Stadium pitch set to be batsman friendly
Geelong Advertiser
Interim CEO at Kardinia Park Trust, Michael Brown, who spent 10 years as Cricket Australia's general manager, said the wicket was up there with the best he had ever seen. “We've got cricket Australia's pitch constantans down here and they are very ...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:08:39 AEDT1487228919
Premier Cricket: Finals hopes dashed, Geelong rolled for 57 ...
Geelong Advertiser
GEELONG suffered a day it would rather forget, blasted out for just 57 in its Premier Cricket clash against Footscray Edgewater on Saturday.
Steve Chapman bullish about Footscray-Edgewater's Premier ...Herald Sun
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:27:09 AEDT1488090429
Welshman Greg Holmes holds firm as Geelong Cricket Association claims back-to-back wins
Geelong Advertiser
Bairnsdale lasted just 38.4 overs before Holmes and Fergusson saw Geelong to victory. After surviving a pressure period, a modest Holmes said pitch flattened out. “They were searching for wickets, so there were a lot of loose deliveries to cash in on ...
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:47:48 AEDT1485848868
Finch thrilled to lead Aussies in Geelong
Wide World of Sports
Aaron Finch is thrilled to be Australia's Twenty20 captain again, especially given he'll be leading the side in Geelong. Cricket Australia has confirmed Finch will skipper the national team in a T20 series against Sri Lanka, which starts at the MCG on ...
Michael Klinger named in Aaron Finch-led Australian T20 squad to tour GeelongGeelong Advertiser
Australia name experimental T20 squad for Sri Lanka seriesIndia Today
Finch named captain for SL T20I seriesESPNcricinfo.com
The Sydney Morning Herald -NDTVSports.com
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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:19:08 AEDT1485886748
Twenty20 cricket in Geelong: James Sutherland urges fans to turn out in force for Australia-Sri Lanka match
Geelong Advertiser
Australia's men will host Sri Lanka on Sunday night after the Southern Stars and New Zealand clash in a precursor — the first time an officially sanctioned international match will be held in Geelong. Sutherland issued a call to arms to Geelong ...
More BBL teams on way - SutherlandESPNcricinfo.com
Missing stars won't trivialise T20s, says Cricket Australia CEO James SutherlandThe Sydney Morning Herald
Sunday to help decide Geelong's BBL futureBay 93.9
Cricbuzz
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:52:36 AEDT1486954356
Cricket's banner flies down at Kardinia Park
ESPNcricinfo.com
I think with the way the landscape of cricket is changing, you see how many kids and families and women are coming to the game now and are new to cricket ... if you took a Big Bash game to Geelong, or to Wollongong or somewhere like that, I think you'd ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:25:59 AEDT1487049959
Premier Cricket: Geelong batsman Eamonn Vines scores another century
Geelong Advertiser
Vines registered his seventh Premier first XI ton, and his second this season, as the Cats hauled in the Saints' total of 272 with relative ease at Geelong Cricket Ground. His unbeaten 132, which came from 232 balls and included 13 boundaries and a six ...
Unbeaten ton from Geelong skipper Eamonn Vines leads Cats to victory over St KildaHerald Sun
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:06:06 AEDT1486944366
Dunk sets the stage alight
ESPNcricinfo.com
Aaron Finch is a loyal Geelong man, having grown up in the nearby country town of Colac and played for Geelong Cricket Club for a decade and a half, despite having plenty of opportunities to move to Melbourne-based clubs. So it was fitting that Finch ...
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:34:16 AEDT1487507656
Steve Smith ranked sixth best of all time, dangerously close of equalling Don Bradman's record run
Geelong Advertiser
Granted, he was dropped four times and had to knuckle down and avoid his typical lavish strokeplay, but his century in Pune will go down as one of his more memorable, playing a centrepiece role in Australia's historic win over India. Smith arrived at ...
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:36:36 AEDT1488098196
Alex Oates Third Man: Geelong local cricket whispers
Geelong Advertiser
Standing almost 200cm tall and weighing close to 100kgs, Kyle Humphrys was the biggest man on Albert Ground. But that didn't stop Bambury, the shortest man on the field in the Melbourne Country Week grand final, from picking a fight with the towering ...
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:47:39 AEDT1486514859
Geelong junior cricket pictures by Jay Town
Geelong Advertiser
“I think junior cricket in Geelong is looking pretty healthy.” Davie said strong under-17 numbers were most important, with hopes those players would transition to senior cricket next summer. “The question we've got, of course, is kids in this day and ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:16:32 AEDT1487596592
Twenty20 cricket in Geelong: Asela Gunaratne hits winning runs off last ball for Sri Lanka
Geelong Advertiser
Asela Gunaratne helped Sri Lanka snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, delivering a memorable, matchwinning knock as the Lions pulled off a miracle at Simonds Stadium tonight. Needing 36 runs to win in the final two overs, hero Gunaratne ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:02:57 AEDT1487509377
MCW 2016-17: Geelong wins as Oliver belts
Weekly Times Now
The only other Provincial-grade century was scored by Bendigo District Cricket Association's Taylor Beard, who recently represented Vic Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships. Beard belted 110 runs as his side went down by three ...
Richie Oliver masterclass drives GCA to comfortable country week victory over BallaratGeelong Advertiser
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:06:10 AEDT1485831970
Australia fall to New Zealand in wet Geelong, leaving women's Twenty20 series level
The Sydney Morning Herald
A final-over hat-trick from New Zealand all-rounder Anna Peterson ensured the White Ferns levelled their three-match Twenty20 series with Australia in Geelong on Sunday, setting up a decider in Adelaide on Wednesday. With the Southern Stars needing 11 ...
NZ win rain-interrupted Geelong T20The West Australian
Australia Women seek series wrap in GeelongCricbuzz
Poised Peterson seizes unlikely momentcricket.com.au
The Australian -ESPNcricinfo.com
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:03:33 AEDT1487491413
Australia v Sri Lanka: All You Need to Know
cricket.com.au
Lasith Malinga is set to make his return to international cricket after being named in Sri Lanka's 15-man squad. Malinga last played for his national side more than 12 months ago, taking 4-26 against the UAE in an Asia Cup T20 match before again ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:26:40 AEDT1487021200
Tommy Jackson signs for Geelong Cricket Club
Warrnambool Standard
GIFTED Woodford batsman Tommy Jackson is set to make his long-awaited Victorian Premier Cricket debut under the banner of the Geelong Cricket Club. Jackson has signed with the Kardinia Park-based club and has also shifted his schooling to the city in ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:34:43 AEDT1487824483
Gardner, NZ aim to hit back in Geelong T20
Wide World of Sports
Australian newcomer Ashleigh Gardner and New Zealand have points to prove in Sunday's second T20 international at Geelong. While Australia cruised to a 40-run win on Friday at the MCG, Gardner suffered a nightmare debut. The 19-year-old already had ...
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:42:34 AEDT1487392954
Big Bash League 2017: Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting unsure on Big Bash expansion
Geelong Advertiser
The group behind Geelong's push for a T20 franchise has previously made it clear it wanted to be “high on the list” of the “next wave of clubs” to be considered for the popular summer league, but Ponting said the sport's governing body would be keen to ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:02:21 AEDT1487102541
Updates of Australia vs Sri Lanka, third T20 in Adelaide
NEWS.com.au
... Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera and Dasun Shanaka with three deliveries that straightened in line with the stumps. It left Aussie Test great Michael Slater lamenting why the spinner wasn't selected for the second match of the series in Geelong.
T20 spinner Zampa proves his pointThe West Australian
Australia aim to avoid second T20I whitewash on home soilCricbuzz
The catch-trick and no-Zing bailsESPNcricinfo.com
The Advertiser
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:43:40 AEDT1487756620
Melbourne Country Week 2016-17: Geelong wins back-to-back crowns
Weekly Times Now
Geelong snuck home with two wickets in hand, 8-176. Today it elected to bat first in the final against Warrnambool District but the scene at the Albert Cricket Ground quickly turned into a nightmare for the defending champion when openers Richard ...
GCA: Geelong hold on in thriller to claim successive Cricket Week titlesGeelong Advertiser
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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:39:53 AEDT1486111193
Finch explains Zampa shock omission
cricket.com.au
The leg-spinner was a surprise omission from Australia's side that lost a final-ball thriller in Geelong, and with it the series. Zampa was one of two changes to the team that had suffered another final-ball defeat in the opening match at the MCG on ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:36:21 AEDT1487543781
Third Man: Newtown & Chilwell's Jordan Clark returning home to England
Geelong Advertiser
Clark, who was rumoured to be heading home this week to begin preparations for the County season at Lancashire, will finished the match against North Geelong and play a swan song against Bell Post Hill in the final home-and-away clash of the season ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:05:57 AEDT1487106357
Complete failure to learn lessons: Lanning
cricket.com.au
Australia skipper Meg Lanning is making no excuses after the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars slumped to their lowest-ever T20 international total against New Zealand on Wednesday, saying the team's batters must learn from their disastrous collapse at ...
Aust bats crash in women's T20 loss to NZWide World of Sports
Australia's Southern Stars score record low as NZ take T20 seriesThe Advertiser
Bates lauds White Ferns for fightbackNZCity
WAtoday -RealSport101 (blog)
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:21:14 AEDT1487751674
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