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Wodonga, Geelong producers share Victoria's best MSA suppliers awards
Beef Central
Wodonga grassfed beef producers Colin and Ross Coyle earned the Most Outstanding Beef Producer award, and David Gillett of Jalna Feedlot*, Anakie, near Geelong, the Most Outstanding Grainfed Beef Producer title. South Gippsland grassfed beef ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:44:27 AEST1505864667
Surf Coast couples 'already planning' SSM weddings
Bay 93.9
Some residents across Geelong and the Surf Coast have already received their ballot papers for the same sex marriage vote but others are still waiting for their survey paperwork to arrive. Surf Coast Councillor Libby Coker attended the overnight forum ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:59:41 AEST1505858381
Woman accused of thefts from elderly
Bay 93.9
A woman accused of robbing elderly men across Geelong has been arrested again as she left the Geelong court complex. The 31-year-old faced Geelong Magistrates' Court yesterday on hundreds of charges. She is now accused of stealing $800 from an ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:55:55 AEST1505858155
City administrators meet for one last hurrah
Bay 93.9
A decision on funding the Geelong Water Safe Harbour Project will be one of the last to be made by the City of Greater Geelong's government-appointed administrators. The three-person team, led by Dr Kathy Alexander, has been at the helm of the city ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:34:41 AEST1505856881
Tuohy enjoying the finals ride
Bay 93.9
Geelong Zac Tuohy Al Packer Geelong defender Zach Tuohy says he's enjoying the finals ride because he hasn't played too many finals in his career. "A lot of guys here have been through this before," he said. "This is the furthest I've ever progressed ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:29:00 AEST1505856540
Fred Williams in the You Yangs: a turning point for Australian art
The Conversation AU
The Fred Williams in the You Yangs exhibition at the Geelong Gallery is neither the first, nor the most comprehensive, exhibition of Williams's works in the 35 years since his untimely death in 1982. However, its true significance lies in spotlighting ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:48:30 AEST1505850510
Punishment for Point Cook fisherman
Bay 93.9
A serial overfisher from Point Cook has faced the Geelong Magistrates Court today, and left with a ban and a fine. The 34 year-old man was found guilty of having twice the legal catch limit of green-lip abalone, breaching a court order twice, and other ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:33:45 AEST1505824425
Shellfish thief netted by Vic authorities
NEWS.com.au
The 34-year-old Point Cook man was found guilty in the Geelong Magistrates' Court of numerous fishing offences on Tuesday including having double the legal catch limit of greenlip abalone, twice breaching a court order banning him from fishing and ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:26:24 AEST1505802384
Shed ablaze in Norlane (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)
Bay 93.9
Residents in Norlane may smell some smoke, with a shed burning out of control in the area. CFA crews were called to a property on Cobargo Court around 1:30pm, with reports of a shed fire. Four trucks, from both Geelong and Corio, are currently working ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:56:28 AEST1505793388
Passionate about community
Shepparton News
Renowned arts performer and supporter, community worker, businesswoman and committed Sheppartonian Erna Werner has died. Mrs Werner, 85, died on Friday in a hospital in Geelong after a short illness. Mrs Werner ran Werner's Pharmacy in Wyndham ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:55:01 AEST1505789701
Atkar acoustic panels showcased in full Inluxe Colour at Geelong Library
Architecture and Design
The Inluxe Colour range of premium two-pack surface finishes from Atkar is showcased at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre on the acoustic panelling installed in the building. Atkar Au.diPanel acoustic panels installed in the library feature ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:26:43 AEST1505784403
Windy Monday prompts airport hat warning
Bay 93.9
Wild winds that buffeted the Geelong region over the past 24 hours have moved on after giving us a buffeting to start the week. Gusts of up to 80km/hr were recorded at Aireys Inlet, while winds reached 74km/h at Laverton and Werribee. Geelong and ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:42:56 AEST1505770976
Info session for Geelong council hopefuls
Bay 93.9
geelong town hall new Nominations for next month's City of Greater Geelong elections will open on Thursday band but council hopefuls are being urged to head to an information session to make sure they understand what they're getting themselves into.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:27:27 AEST1505770047
Tankers: Asia Aframax rates at four-month high on increase in trading volumes
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
“The last time we fixed w100 bunkers were at $295/mt, now it is about $45/mt more, which means some $50,000 more cost for an owner on a round trip Indonesia-Geelong voyage, so rates have to go up,” an Aframax shipowner said. Market sources said that ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:09:22 AEST1505768962
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:59:03 AEST1505761143
Man jailed over Norlane stab attack
Bay 93.9
A man who stabbed an occupant inside an alleged "drug den" in Norlane has been sentenced in the Geelong Magistrates Court today. The incident occurred on Wisteria Grove 4pm on April 23, the same day ambulance crews were called there for a ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:35:30 AEST1505720130
Victorian Ambulance Workers Caught Using And Trafficking Stolen Illicit Drugs
Hit 107
Fifteen Victorian paramedics have been caught using and trafficking illicit drugs stolen from ambulance supplies. Fifteen ambulance workers from the Barwon South West region, which includes Geelong, have been under investigation for the past two years, ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:15:32 AEST1505715332
Victorian Ambulance Workers Caught Using And Trafficking Stolen Illicit Drugs
Triple M
Fifteen Victorian ambulance workers have been caught using and trafficking illicit drugs stolen from ambulance supplies. The ambulance workers from the Barwon South West region, which includes Geelong, have been under investigation for the past two ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:45:33 AEST1505713533
Vic ambos embroiled in drugs scandal
NEWS.com.au
Fifteen ambulance workers from the Barwon South West region, which includes Geelong, have been under investigation for the past two years, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission reported on Monday. Several used and shared ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:51:32 AEST1505706692
Paramedics found to be dealing and taking illegal drugs in secret IBAC probe
NEWS.com.au
A two-year Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission investigation has uncovered a network of drug dealing and drug trafficking among Ambulance Victoria staff centred on the Geelong region. Nine paramedics caught up in the drug scandal ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:43:41 AEST1505695421
"Forgotten" Anakie says enough's enough
Bay 93.9
An online petition has been started aimed at pressuring the City of Greater Geelong into paying more attantion to Anakie's need - starting with better roads, safe school crossings and more bus services. And the message is already being heard, with at ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:49:59 AEST1505688599
Tankers: Asia Aframax rates at four-month high on increase in trading volumes
Platts
"The last time we fixed w100 bunkers were at $295/mt, now it is about $45/mt more, which means some $50,000 more cost for an owner on a round trip Indonesia-Geelong voyage, so rates have to go up," an Aframax shipowner said. Market sources said that ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:33:45 AEST1505684025
Geelong Flags Soft Drink Ban
Hit 107
Geelong Council is making a move to pull soft drinks from canteens, pools, leisure centres and community cafes. On Wednesday councillors will vote on whether to withdraw beverages from all Council and community operated facilities over the next two ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:39:58 AEST1505677198
Geelong Flags Soft Drink Ban
Triple M
Geelong Council is making a move to pull soft drinks from canteens, pools, leisure centres and community cafes. On Wednesday councillors will vote on whether to withdraw beverages from all Council and community operated facilities over the next two ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:37:38 AEST1505677058
Geelong Considers Canning Coke
Triple M
Geelong Council is making a move to pull soft drinks from canteens, pools, leisure centres and community cafes. On Wednesday councillors will vote on whether to withdraw beverages from all Council and community operated facilities over the next two ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:30:15 AEST1505676615
Cosmic Psychos announce Aussie tour in support of new single
Tone Deaf
Cosmic Psychos, Australia's favourite pub-rock legends, have just dropped their newest single, and have announced a bunch of tour dates which will see them bring their legendary live show to some rambunctious Aussie crowds. Cosmic Psychos have just ...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:31:27 AEST1505640687
Geelong Equality Walk says Yes to marriage equality
Green Left Weekly
Say Yes Geelong held a local Equality Walk on September 9 to promote the Yes campaign for marriage equality. The crowd of almost 1000 people, who gathered in the centre of Geelong, was very diverse and included a number of families with young ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:08:32 AEST1505538512
A trucking pioneer
Deniliquin Pastoral Times (registration) (blog)
He began his journey working in Wentworth picking grapes and then started at International Harvesters in Geelong building castings for machinery. After moving to Melbourne he was employed at Dunlop Tyres, making tyre casings, before he moved to ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:11:42 AEST1505531502
Troubled Target To Cut Jobs
Smart Office
Fairfax Media reports hundreds of staff are to be let go at the retail giant's HQ in Geelong, Victoria. The Westfarmers-owned retailer this week admitted it is undergoing a major operational review, in a clear bid to cull costs. Earlier this year ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:46:36 AEST1505475996
Local voices heard at K-Park safety summit
Bay 93.9
Brand new ideas and safety strategies have come to light, following an extensive round-table at Kardinia Park. The safety and liveability of central Geelong took front and centre - with residents and police among those voicing their concerns at today's ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:46:50 AEST1505458010
Scammers hit Geelong businesses
Bay 93.9
Detectives have told Newscorp in one case, a Geelong person has lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in the scams, while others have also been left thousands of dollars out of pocket. They are urging locals to follow up any suspicious emails that say ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:50:57 AEST1505425857
Poultry contractor fined $1.13m over forklift death
ForkliftAction.com
A poultry contractor has been convicted and fined $1.13 million over an incident in which a man was struck and killed by a forklift on a farm at Lethbridge, near Geelong in 2015. CK Crouch Pty Ltd was found guilty in the Geelong Magistrate's Court of ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:19:54 AEST1505387994
Funding to help local 'economic abuse' victims
Bay 93.9
The Victorian Government has announced funding for more financial counselling in Geelong, with hopes it will lend a hand to struggling families in the region. Community organisation Diversitat has been allocated $1.6 million over four years - which ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:30:57 AEST1505370657
Great Ocean Road taskforce formed to boost tourism revenue, reduce red tape
ABC Online
A total of $80,000 of the $1.3 million will be allocated to help the councils fast-track their planning applications for tourism projects. The taskforce will also include G21 Geelong Greater Region chief executive Elaine Carbines, former Victorian ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:42:52 AEST1505356972
Man arrested over cannabis raid
Bay 93.9
Members from the Geelong Divisional Response Unit executed a warrant on the property at Wild Oak Crescent around 8pm Wednesday. They allegedly found the plants at the house. A 29-year-old man was arrested and has since been charged with ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:42:54 AEST1505342574
Can a hashtag help ease our traffic nightmare?
Bay 93.9
Geelong and Werribee motorists are being encouraged to take to social media to show just how fed up they are with their long, slow crawl into work. Today is National Nightmare Commute Day and it's likely to strike a cord among local drivers forced to ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:39:41 AEST1505342381
Baby kill case adjourned
Bay 93.9
geelong court complex A Colac man accused of killing his baby son has had his bail continued after his case was adjourned in a Geelong Court. 27-year-old Scott Hammond is charged with murder and child homicide over the October 2011 death of son ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:37:01 AEST1505342221
Geelong candidates call for waste investigation
Socialist Alliance (press release)
ABC's Four Corners recent report “Trashed: The dirty truth about your rubbish” highlighted a crisis in Australia's recycling and waste disposal. The report implicated local councils, the Environmental Protection Agency and state and federal governments ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:33:47 AEST1505288027
Wah Wah Gee
Broadsheet
Holroyd oversees a number of other venues around Geelong as managing director of hospitality group EMC. The vibe of the food and decor at Wah Wah Gee are much the same – colourful, with a little bit of attitude. Filipino lumpia, Korean barbeque chicken ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:35:30 AEST1505277330
Hassell proposes high-rise tower to replace heritage-listed wool store
Architecture and Design
The former Denny Lascalles Wool Store in central Geelong was originally built in stages by local architect Jacob Pitman and Ballarat architect Jonathan Coulson. Although the structure was partially demolished in 1990, the Victorian heritage listing ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:59:53 AEST1505260793
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Central Telegraph
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:31:35 AEST1505179895
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Caboolture News
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:29:48 AEST1505179788
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Ipswich Advertiser
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:27:19 AEST1505179639
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Byron Shire News
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:25:18 AEST1505179518
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Ballina Shire Advocate
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:25:18 AEST1505179518
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Coolum News
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:25:00 AEST1505179500
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Noosa News
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:23:33 AEST1505179413
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Gatton Star
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:23:18 AEST1505179398
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Chinchilla News
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:20:54 AEST1505179254
100kg weight loss: 'How far have I come'
Northern Rivers Echo
But she was soon going to the gym four times a week and had joined Geelong's Body Positive Hiking Group for plus-sized women, which saw her tackle paddle boarding at 154kg. Through the group she discovered Adventurethon, a multisport challenge ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:20:12 AEST1505179212
Headlines
Woman accused of thefts from elderly
Bay 93.9
A woman accused of robbing elderly men across Geelong has been arrested again as she left the Geelong court complex. The 31-year-old faced Geelong Magistrates' Court yesterday on hundreds of charges. She is now accused of stealing $800 from an ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:55:55 AEST1505858155
City administrators meet for one last hurrah
Bay 93.9
A decision on funding the Geelong Water Safe Harbour Project will be one of the last to be made by the City of Greater Geelong's government-appointed administrators. The three-person team, led by Dr Kathy Alexander, has been at the helm of the city ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:34:41 AEST1505856881
Info session for Geelong council hopefuls
Bay 93.9
geelong town hall new Nominations for next month's City of Greater Geelong elections will open on Thursday band but council hopefuls are being urged to head to an information session to make sure they understand what they're getting themselves into.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:27:27 AEST1505770047
Punishment for Point Cook fisherman
Bay 93.9
A serial overfisher from Point Cook has faced the Geelong Magistrates Court today, and left with a ban and a fine. The 34 year-old man was found guilty of having twice the legal catch limit of green-lip abalone, breaching a court order twice, and other ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:33:45 AEST1505824425
Wodonga, Geelong producers share Victoria's best MSA suppliers awards
Beef Central
Wodonga grassfed beef producers Colin and Ross Coyle earned the Most Outstanding Beef Producer award, and David Gillett of Jalna Feedlot*, Anakie, near Geelong, the Most Outstanding Grainfed Beef Producer title. South Gippsland grassfed beef ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:44:27 AEST1505864667
Tuohy enjoying the finals ride
Bay 93.9
Geelong Zac Tuohy Al Packer Geelong defender Zach Tuohy says he's enjoying the finals ride because he hasn't played too many finals in his career. "A lot of guys here have been through this before," he said. "This is the furthest I've ever progressed ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:29:00 AEST1505856540
Windy Monday prompts airport hat warning
Bay 93.9
Wild winds that buffeted the Geelong region over the past 24 hours have moved on after giving us a buffeting to start the week. Gusts of up to 80km/hr were recorded at Aireys Inlet, while winds reached 74km/h at Laverton and Werribee. Geelong and ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:42:56 AEST1505770976
Surf Coast couples 'already planning' SSM weddings
Bay 93.9
Some residents across Geelong and the Surf Coast have already received their ballot papers for the same sex marriage vote but others are still waiting for their survey paperwork to arrive. Surf Coast Councillor Libby Coker attended the overnight forum ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:59:41 AEST1505858381
Man jailed over Norlane stab attack
Bay 93.9
A man who stabbed an occupant inside an alleged "drug den" in Norlane has been sentenced in the Geelong Magistrates Court today. The incident occurred on Wisteria Grove 4pm on April 23, the same day ambulance crews were called there for a ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:35:30 AEST1505720130
Scammers hit Geelong businesses
Bay 93.9
Detectives have told Newscorp in one case, a Geelong person has lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in the scams, while others have also been left thousands of dollars out of pocket. They are urging locals to follow up any suspicious emails that say ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:50:57 AEST1505425857
Maintenance woes close peninsula pool again
Bay 93.9
Port Pool 2 Primary schools on the Bellarine Peninsula are scrambling to find alternatives for swimming lessons after the Portarlington pool closed. The privately-owned complex on Smythe Street shut its doors on the weekend due to safety concerns.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:57:35 AEST1505858255
Next generation Highway Patrol cars unveiled
Bay 93.9
BMW police car supplied Victoria Police has chosen its next generation of pursuit cars after the closure of Aussie manufacturers Holden and Ford, and it's likely to put a smile on the faces of Highway Patrol officers. From next year police will be ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:20:47 AEST1505856047
Shed ablaze in Norlane (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)
Bay 93.9
Residents in Norlane may smell some smoke, with a shed burning out of control in the area. CFA crews were called to a property on Cobargo Court around 1:30pm, with reports of a shed fire. Four trucks, from both Geelong and Corio, are currently working ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:56:28 AEST1505793388
Geelong stabbing death mystery continues
NEWS.com.au
Geelong stabbing death mystery continues. Five people linked to a Geelong house where a woman was fatally stabbed gave different accounts of what happened, police say. Caroline Schelle. Australian Associated PressSeptember 6, 20171:04pm. Mystery ...
Corio murder: five witnesses, five different storiesBay 93.9
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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:11:13 AEST1504667473
'Gades to bring Big Bash to Geelong
cricket.com.au
The club also confirmed that Kardinia Park in Geelong will host Big Bash cricket for points for the very first time, with a BBL-WBBL double-header against the Sydney Sixers scheduled for January 3. The venue has hosted pre-season Big Bash matches in ...
Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:24:57 AEST1504229097
Paramedics asked to bypass Geelong Hospital
Bay 93.9
Ambulance quarter A busy day at Geelong Hospital has seen paramedics urged to find somewhere else to take their patients. Up to nine ambulance crews were ramped outside the local Emergency Department yesterday, with one crew forced to wait for more ...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:55:51 AEST1505084151
Smash-up derby as cops chase car thieves
Bay 93.9
A police car has been rammed during a wild chase through the streets of North Geelong. It began just before 5.30am when police received reports of three males attempting to break into cars at North Geelong train station. As officers arrived on scene ...
Three arrested after divvy van rammed in GeelongNEWS.com.au
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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:59:15 AEST1505077155
Drysdale fire: Residents return home after petrol blaze
NEWS.com.au
Petrol tankers and gas cylinders exploded in a massive blaze near Geelong overnight, after a storage shed behind a petrol station caught fire about 12.45am. More than 50 Drysdale homes had to evacuate with residents only able to return before lunch.
Fire, explosions rock Bellarine Peninsula (with video)Bay 93.9
Dozens Of Homes Evacuated Following Multiple Explosions Near GeelongTriple M
50 homes evacuated after gas cylinders eruptThe South Burnett Times
KSWeekly
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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:43:31 AEST1504752211
Geelong out in force for marriage equality
Bay 93.9
Carrying rainbow banners reading "Say Yes Geelong!" and "Marriage Celebration for Marriage Equality", the large group moved out into Moorabool Street before turning left into Ryrie Street, down Yarra Street to the waterfront and then back into ...
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:05:59 AEST1504940759
Man injured in North Geelong aggravated burglary
Bay 93.9
police badge A man has suffered cuts to his hands during a home invasion in North Geelong. Police believe two men entered the Thompson Road property near Doyle Avenue just after 7.30am Tuesday. The victim, a man in his 20s, was injured and taken to ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:48:05 AEST1505177285
Why Geelong pays more for fuel
Bay 93.9
Local motorists are disgruntled over the petrol price in Werribee sitting almost ten cents lower than in Geelong, despite Geelong being closer to a refinery. The RACV has weighed in on the issue, and says that being close to where the oil is doesn't ...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:43:57 AEST1505112237
Geelong Considers Canning Coke
Triple M
Geelong Council is making a move to pull soft drinks from canteens, pools, leisure centres and community cafes. On Wednesday councillors will vote on whether to withdraw beverages from all Council and community operated facilities over the next two ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:30:15 AEST1505676615
Game of Thrones Street Name Knocked Back by Geelong Council
Broadsheet
A Geelong developer recently tried to unite the seven kingdoms/make his new suburb sound a little more interesting by naming streets in his new Charlemont Rise development after Game of Thrones characters. But a resident in a nearby housing estate has ...
Game of Thrones inspires Geelong housing development's street namesDomain News
A Geelong developer is naming streets after Game of Thrones charactersArchitecture and Design
'Game of Thrones' road renamed due to Lannister twincestCNET
Whitsunday Times -Mashable -eNCA -Geelong Advertiser
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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:53:46 AEST1503543226
Misuse and ODs - the issue with some local ambos
Bay 93.9
Fentanyl misuse by paramedics is one of the issues being highlighted by an anti-corruption investigation - with the Barwon South West region being the biggest culprit. IBAC conducted Operation Tone between November 2015 and early 2017, to investigate ...
Vic ambos embroiled in drugs scandalNEWS.com.au
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:15 AEST1505703615
IBAC uncovers paramedic shame
Bay 93.9
Ambulance 6 2 Fifteen paramedics from the Barwon South-West region have been identified in an anti-corruption report. Anti-corruption watchdog IBAC has uncovered alcohol and drug abuse, including trafficking, and the use of ambulance equipment to treat ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:41:45 AEST1505774505
Minister's 'public' meeting held on quiet
Bay 93.9
peter danaher CRAG A local refugee action group says a so-called community meeting with Immigration Minister Peter Dutton was held on the quiet. The Combined Refugee Action group says invitations were emailed out by Corangamite MP Sarah ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:26:31 AEST1505773591
Man wins bail - for two hours
Bay 93.9
wanted man eyewatch wynd A Werribee man has been arrested for allegedly breaching bail, just hours after being freed. The 32-year-old was initially picked up by police last Tuesday and allegedly gave them his brother's name instead of his own.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:26:31 AEST1505773591
"Forgotten" Anakie says enough's enough
Bay 93.9
An online petition has been started aimed at pressuring the City of Greater Geelong into paying more attantion to Anakie's need - starting with better roads, safe school crossings and more bus services. And the message is already being heard, with at ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:49:59 AEST1505688599
Federal backflip on Geelong jobs
Bay 93.9
But during a press conference to announce the project the Nationals Party leader said some research currently conducted in Geelong would be heading north, along with local jobs. Labor MP Richard Marles told Geelong Broadcasters he could not believe the ...
More public servants to be moved: this time to DarwinNorth Queensland Register
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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:43:38 AEST1504565018
Road closures for Amy's Gran Fondo cycling weekend
Bay 93.9
A massive weekend is coming up in the world of cycling, forcing the Great Ocean Road to completely shut in some spots. Around 5,000 cyclists and 15,000 visitors are expected along the Surf Coast for the seventh Amy's Gran Fondo charity ride event. In ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:15:00 AEST1505463300
Football
DANGER LOOMS FOR CROWS ON FRIDAY NIGHT
Commentary Box Sports
After taking down the Swans in a scintillating half of football, former Crow Patrick Dangerfield will be looking to take the pressure off the under-performing Tom Hawkins on Friday night when Geelong play away to Adelaide in a sold-out blockbuster ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:13:52 AEST1505852032
The time is now for Adelaide
The Roar
We have finally made it. The preliminary final weekend is here with four excellent sides battling it out for two elusive spots in next Saturday's AFL Grand Final. ... Fans are truly in for a treat as Adelaide take on Geelong at Adelaide Oval and ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:42:35 AEST1505839355
Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield knows his former Crows team-mates can ignore him, but not the fans
The Advertiser
Adelaide and Geelong are clashing in their first AFL final since the 1997 semi-final at Football Park where the Crows won by eight points. Adelaide is seeking its first grand final berth since 1998 - and needs to end a run of four (2002, 2005, 2006 and ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:03:08 AEST1505808188
AFL: Sam Naismith's Sydney Swans beaten by Geelong
Namoi Valley Independent
Sam Naismith's AFL premiership dream is over for another year after his Sydney Swans were eliminated by the Geelong Cats. In a season of upsets, the Cats caused one of the biggest shocks of the year, defying the odds, recent form and a red-and-white ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:36:24 AEST1505806584
Stats that Matter: PF - AFC.com.au
Adelaide Crows
The Crows and Cats will meet for only the second time in a final.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:18:54 AEST1505780334
Adelaide's Rory Sloane should have a target on his back in preliminary final, says Matthew Lloyd
NEWS.com.au
Lloyd said Geelong coach Chris Scott made a mistake by not tagging Sloane when Adelaide snapped a five-game losing streak against the Cats at Adelaide Oval in round 18, allowing him to run riot with 28 disposals, three goals and a whopping 169 ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:11:17 AEST1505776277
Adelaide's Rory Sloane should have a target on his back in preliminary final, says Matthew Lloyd
The Advertiser
Lloyd said Geelong coach Chris Scott made a mistake by not tagging Sloane when Adelaide snapped a five-game losing streak against the Cats at Adelaide Oval in round 18, allowing him to run riot with 28 disposals, three goals and a whopping 169 ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:09:56 AEST1505776196
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Geelong pulled off one of the upsets of the season in smashing the much fancied Sydney Swans by 59 points at the MCG on Friday night. The Cats turned around a disappointing loss to Richmond just a week before in dominating the Swans from the outset.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:02:50 AEST1505772170
Mega-preview: First preliminary final, Adelaide v Geelong
AFL.com.au
But before they dream of ending a 19-year premiership drought, the Crows must get past a Cats' side that put the football world on notice with an emphatic 59-point thumping of a red-hot Sydney last week. Brownlow Medallist Patrick Dangerfield – once ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:18:33 AEST1505726313
It's Don Pyke against Chris Scott as coaches box battle real win spot in the AFL big dance
The Advertiser
And there is Geelong. The Cats have won five of their past six clashes with Adelaide. A bogey opponent in the game that has tormented the Crows since their last AFL premiership in 1998. This is some test of Adelaide's state of mind as much as a ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:33:47 AEST1505723627
Rohan Connolly: One-sided AFL finals a case of more quality games, less quality teams
The West Australian
Popular social media football statistician “Swamp” tell us no other season in 120 years of VFL/AFL football has produced as many close games as 2017. We've had no fewer than 24 games, the Port Adelaide-West Coast elimination final thriller the most ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:50:00 AEST1505717400
AFL finals: Geelong Cats' win over Sydney Swans shows tipping is a waste of time
ABC Online
But against that, the Swans have been irrepressible and Geelong was not that flash the week before. And so on Friday night I sat down with a friend, who happens to be an ABC football commentator, at a favourite pub to watch the match and we both sagely ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:32:17 AEST1505712737
AFL preliminary final 2017: Finals fever grips Geelong fans
Geelong Advertiser
The Cats' semi-final win over the Swans, bouncing back after a shocker against Richmond, showed the Geelong Football Club should never be written off. A convey of buses will leave Simonds Stadium at 6am on Friday and take eager fans deep into enemy ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:38:01 AEST1505695081
Injury update: Crows sweat on McGovern
AFL.com.au
ADELAIDE faces an anxious wait to discover the extent of Mitch McGovern's left leg concern after the forward reported hamstring soreness just days before Friday night's preliminary final against Geelong. But the news is more positive for Cats defender ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:53:05 AEST1505681585
AFL Heroes and Villains: Scott's masterclass; small-game Swans?
ESPN
Geelong flipped the finals series on its head with a dramatic, powerful upset win against Sydney on Friday night, with the Cats rebounding from a shellacking against Richmond to power their way through to a preliminary final against Adelaide. From the ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:44:14 AEST1505681054
Selection headaches for Adelaide Crows ahead of AFL preliminary final against Geelong Cats
The Advertiser
The expectation on the top-ranked Crows is intense. It is Adelaide's first preliminary final since 2012, first home preliminary final since 2006 and fifth preliminary final since the 1998 premiership triumph. It might be - as they say - a simple game ...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:30:55 AEST1505658655
Chris Scott faces a dilemma where to play Patrick Dangerfield against Adelaide, writes Mark Robinson
Herald Sun
The Geelong coach had his team emotionally and clinically on edge. His match-up strategies worked a treat. The game plan was devised and implemented to football perfection and who cares if it was borne of desperation after the defeat to Richmond, ...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:00:27 AEST1505638827
Adelaide Crows forward Tom Lynch is working a role like no other AFL player
Herald Sun
Lynch on Friday plays his first AFL preliminary final – at Adelaide Oval against Geelong, a club that has qualified for its eighth preliminary final since its drought-breaking flag in 2007. If the Crows advance to their first grand final since 1998 ...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:59:34 AEST1505627974
Mick Malthouse runs his eye over Richmond, Adelaide ahead of two massive preliminary finals
Herald Sun
Believe me, at the average age of 23 and playing bold, yet calculated football — in any weather — this Tigers team is as dangerous as they come. They have everything to gain this year, and beyond. Richmond broke its finals victory drought with its ...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:33:02 AEST1505601182
Tom Stewart's inspiring 106m effort against Sydney in semi-final gave Patrick Dangerfield goosebumps
Herald Sun
In 20 seconds of herculean finals football, Stewart sprinted almost 110m as he beat Lance Franklin, Kieren Jack and then Luke Parker in one-on-one contests nearing halftime. With the Cats leading 51-15, Swans speedster Gary Rohan pumped the footy ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:17:18 AEST1505549838
What if Richmond aren't given the rose?
The Age
2017 has, thus far, been quite the fairy tale for the Richmond Football Club. From a powerful and relatively injury-free season, to their first finals win since 2001 against Geelong and the three Cats supporters who showed up at the 'G to watch, it's ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:00:39 AEST1505548839
'Grow some balls': The blunt Chris Scott-inspired meeting that sparked Geelong's best win of 2017
NEWS.com.au
Geelong football boss Steve Hocking told ABC Grandstand before Friday's semi-final that player leadership meetings like that at the Cats usually go for 30 to 45 minutes. But this specific one went ... So I'm very proud of the whole footy club.” Duncan ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:41:16 AEST1505540476
'Grow some balls': The blunt Chris Scott-inspired meeting that sparked Geelong's best win of 2017
Fox Sports
Two days after the Cats' disappointing qualifying final loss to Richmond, the club's leadership group met to break down what went wrong. Geelong football boss Steve Hocking told ABC Grandstand before Friday's semi-final that player leadership meetings ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:38:00 AEST1505540280
'Grow some balls': The blunt Chris Scott-inspired meeting that inspired Geelong's best win of 2017
The Advertiser
Geelong football boss Steve Hocking told ABC Grandstand before Friday's semi-final that player leadership meetings like that at the Cats usually go for 30 to 45 minutes. But this specific one went ... So I'm very proud of the whole footy club.” Duncan ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:34:00 AEST1505540040
Possibility of Tom Lonergan playing his final game spurred Harry Taylor and Geelong defenders v Sydney
NEWS.com.au
Taylor, who has played alongside Lonergan at Geelong for a decade, said the thought of Lonergan finishing his brave AFL career in such unfortunate fashion encouraged he and the Cats backline to lift. “Certainly us as defenders spoke about that. We ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:01:04 AEST1505523664
Coach John Longmire says his Swans looked 'buggered' in defeat to Cats
The Age
Sydney coach John Longmire believes the Swans' effort to come back from their poor start to the season took its toll on Friday night, leaving them "buggered" in their heavy defeat against Geelong. The Swans entered the final the form team of the ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:07:45 AEST1505488065
AFL Finals: Patrick Dangerfield inspires Geelong past Sydney Swans
The Australian
And from there the Cats dominated. They were winning the football at the contest and held the clear ascendancy in general play. The Swans were under siege and rattled by the pressure. Even when he was not winning the football, Dangerfield's presence in ...
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:12:33 AEST1505484753
Live: Sydney Swans vs Geelong Cats at the MCG
NEWS.com.au
A SCRIPTWRITER'S dream is taking shape in the AFL Finals with Patrick Dangerfield set to march forward to take on former club Adelaide in a blockbuster preliminary final. Dangerfield's Cats ripped the Swans to pieces in a football lesson to runaway ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:49:11 AEST1505479751
Football's Top 10 Greatest Characters of the 21st Century: Number Four – Steve Johnson
RealSport101
Johnson began his AFL career at Geelong in 2002 a humble 18-year-old. Drafted the year previously with pick number 24 in the National Draft. Little did the Cat's recruiters know they had nabbed a steal, and a loose cannon with one pick. Johnson's ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:36 AEST1505444436
Geelong Cats 2017: It's a tough task defeating Sydney but there should be some optimism among Geelong fans for ...
Geelong Advertiser
But since when has any game of football, let alone a final, been a foregone conclusion. You only need to go back to 2016 to realise just how little favouritism means in finals footy. The Western Bulldogs aside, the week one win by the Giants over the ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:10 AEST1505422810
Will Adelaide face Buddy Franklin's Swans or Paddy Dangerfield's Cats in its AFL preliminary final?
The Advertiser
This marked Sydney's sixth win in seven games against the Crows dating to the 2012 qualifying final at Football Park. Geelong no longer appears a nemesis to the Crows - and would be the “easier” opponent in a home preliminary final. Adelaide's 21-point ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:30:36 AEST1505385036
AFL finals: Geelong star Tom Lonergan's parents filled with pride
Herald Sun
Lonergan lost a kidney, was forced into an induced coma and spent a week in intensive care after a collision seven games into his career which put football behind survival. After a nervous bedside vigil, his parents Bernie and Trish suspected the tough ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:31 AEST1505383231
Adelaide Crows prepare for Sydney or Geelong without fear of either AFL preliminary final rival
The Advertiser
This is despite the top-ranked Crows being seen on the “tougher side of the draw” as the AFL premiership race reduces to four this weekend - and Adelaide's combined record of just two wins in the past 13 matches against the Swans and Cats. Crows ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:56:39 AEST1505375799
AFL Finals: Geelong, GWS earned double chance, now they must make it count
ABC Online
It's a cast-iron guarantee of AFL football - the two teams who have to make use of their double chance will inevitably spend their week being tipped to bow out in straight sets. Is it fair? ... There are a few concerns for the Cats after their ...
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:44:52 AEST1505335492
Simon Lloyd firms as top fancy as Geelong's new football boss
Brisbane Times
While Hocking's AFL predecessor Simon Lethlean has been linked with the Cats football role, it is understood Geelong did not have him on the shortlist, with Lethlean more likely to move into a club chief executive's role. As reported by Fairfax Media ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:33:00 AEST1505298780
Simon Lloyd firms as top fancy as Geelong's new football boss
The Age
While Hocking's AFL predecessor Simon Lethlean has been linked with the Cats football role, it is understood Geelong did not have him on the shortlist, with Lethlean more likely to move into a club chief executive's role. As reported by Fairfax Media ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:33:00 AEST1505298780
The Drill podcast reveals Geelong-Sydney semi final could be decided in first 30 minutes
NEWS.com.au
If trapped at the bar or queuing to click through the turnstiles, they could climb the stairs to the southern stand with the Cats' season effectively over. This Sydney-Geelong semi-final is a battle of football's super starters against September's ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:14:54 AEST1505286894
The Drill podcast reveals Geelong-Sydney semi final could be decided in first 30 minutes
Herald Sun
If trapped at the bar or queuing to click through the turnstiles, they could climb the stairs to the southern stand with the Cats' season effectively over. This Sydney-Geelong semi-final is a battle of football's super starters against September's ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:13:41 AEST1505286821
'We felt unsafe': Cats fan lodges complaint with AFL because of 'terrible' Richmond supporters
Gears Of Biz
“I go to the football with my daughter quite a lot and we're quite fair,” Anne told 3AW. “We go and watch the game and support good play. We arrived and the atmosphere was just terrible. As people know, there were very few Geelong supporters there ...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:15:00 AEST1505268900
Missing Cats: Geelong chief Brian Cook questions fans over 'finals fatigue'
Brisbane Times
Geelong chief executive Brian Cook has turned the spotlight on Cats' supporters, questioning whether they are suffering "finals fatigue" after a decade of success. A crowd of 95,028 at last Friday's qualifying final between Geelong and Richmond at the ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:30:51 AEST1505208651
We are not dead yet, says Geelong president
Brisbane Times
The football world had underestimated Geelong all year and had now jumped off the Cats too quickly after one bad final, Geelong president Colin Carter said, issuing a warning that his Cats were "not dead yet". Adopting ... "Footy is a week-to-week ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:35:00 AEST1505201700
We are not dead yet, says Geelong president
The Age
The football world had underestimated Geelong all year and had now jumped off the Cats too quickly after one bad final, Geelong president Colin Carter said, issuing a warning that his Cats were "not dead yet". Adopting ... "Footy is a week-to-week ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:35:00 AEST1505201700
AFL Outsider: Could Geelong's recent record suggest a return to 'handbaggers' status?
Fox Sports
This was a fierce defender, a cultural glue guy as a captain and, ultimately, someone who had the experience of leading a young group to the highest echelon of football glory: Finals success, something that had eluded Geelong since 1963. Thompson's ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:04:23 AEST1505199863
Sydney Swans insist there is no injury cloud hanging over Lance Franklin ahead of Geelong clash
Fox Sports
SYDNEY superstar Lance Franklin is expected to train on Wednesday, with the AFL club reiterating he is in no doubt for Friday's semi-final against Geelong at the MCG. Franklin suffered a ... “We have training on Wednesday and he'll train, and play on ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:39:38 AEST1505187578
Hocking loss may lead to Cats restructure
AFL.com.au
GEELONG may use the departure of general manager of football Steve Hocking to the AFL to restructure roles within its football department. The Cats are understood to be contemplating a similar structure to the successful model it had between 2007-2012, ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:25:00 AEST1505175900
Former Geelong captain Mark Bairstow criticises coach Chris Scott for match-day tactics
The Age
Former Geelong great Mark Bairstow has delivered an attack on the game-day tactics adopted by coach Chris Scott following the Cats' heavy qualifying final loss to Richmond last Friday night. Bairstow, who captained Geelong in the early 1990s, said ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:04:00 AEST1505174640
Geelong's record at MCG a worry but maybe Cats just aren't good enough, writes Mark Robinson
Herald Sun
Against the Cats on Friday night, he roamed far and wide and it wasn't lost on anyone watching, that when Martin kept his feet and Tom Stewart went to ground and Martin surged around the Southern Stand wing, it was kind of football rarely seen at ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:12:01 AEST1505167921
Richmond's form to result in bumper 2018 AFL fixture, including more Friday nights
The Age
Richmond will seek more Friday night games in their 2018 AFL fixture after the club played no home-and-away games in football's marquee timeslot during a stunning top four regular season in 2017. The Tigers' drubbing of Geelong in last week's ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:09:12 AEST1505167752
'We felt unsafe': Cats fan lodges complaint with AFL because of 'terrible' Richmond supporters
NEWS.com.au
“I go to the football with my daughter quite a lot and we're quite fair,” Anne told 3AW. “We go and watch the game and support good play. We arrived and the atmosphere was just terrible. As people know, there were very few Geelong supporters there ...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:06:41 AEST1505102801
Mum 'felt unsafe' at Tigers final, lodges complaint with AFL
Yahoo7 Sport
A Geelong fan who left the game against Richmond with her daughter prematurely because she "felt unsafe," has lodged an official complaint with the AFL. The Cats supporter spoke of her ordeal on Melbourne radio, describing the scenes she endured at the ...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:01:24 AEST1505102484
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