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Lee, Oh confirm for Vic Open
Golf Link
THE Vic Open continues to go from strength to strength with confirmation that rising stars Minjee Lee and Su Oh will once again tee up in the tournament at Thirteenth Beach near Geelong next month. Lee is Australia's highest-ranked player while Oh sits ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:28:38 AEDT1484720918
Is a Cotton On cafe in the works? The three things adding to the retailer's strength
SmartCompany.com.au
The retail group lodged an application at the end of 2016 for the development of a venue on Pakington Street in Geelong West, which would include bar and restaurant facilities, the Geelong Advertiser reported last month. Public comment on the ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:58:59 AEDT1484704739
Alleged thief faces Geelong court
Bay 93.9
A 34 year-old man who allegedly committed a range of thefts and car break-ins around the Surf Coast has faced court. The man, arrested just before Christmas, is accused of targeting vehicles parked at local beaches in recent months. His case has been ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:35:13 AEDT1484681713
Man wanted after sexual assault in Victoria public toilet
Daily Mail
A man is wanted for questioning after a victim was indecently assaulted at a toilet block. Geelong Sexual Offences police put out an image of a man wanted for questioning in connection with the incident, according to the Geelong Advertiser. The image ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:37:56 AEDT1484656676
Corio man wanted on 'sexual offences'
Bay 93.9
Police are asking Geelong residents to keep an eye out for a man wanted on sexual offences. Corio man Sandy Galicki, aged 32, failed to appear at Geelong County Court in November 2016. The below image has been released in hopes he can be tracked ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:14:59 AEDT1484633699
Celebrity ProAm race puts fresh wind in Festival of Sails
My Sailing
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club has just launched a new event to be added to the already packed program of the Festival of Sails 2017 – a Celebrity ProAm race to be held on Wednesday, January 25. With the Festival of Sails and the Cadel Evans Great ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:19:32 AEDT1484626772
New appeal over boy's murder 20 years ago
Geelong Advertiser
The family of an 11-year-old boy who was abducted and murdered while holidaying in Perth almost 20 years ago have joined police in again appealing for information that could solve the mystery about what happened. Gerard Ross disappeared while ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:19:38 AEDT1484623178
Geelong warms up
Bay 93.9
It is going to be a warm day for Geelong, but not as hot as first thought. Geelong is now officially looking at a top of 33 degrees, while it will be hotter at Avalon and Werribee with a top of 36 forecast. The Surf Coast will be a milder 29 degrees ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:33:20 AEDT1484598800
PACE Business Services Launches New Website
Satellite PR News (press release)
Set in the heart of the business district in central Geelong, PACE offers modern executive office spaces, professional and personalized telephone reception and a warm welcome for you and your clients in our Geelong Serviced Offices. With shared ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:00:43 AEDT1484560843
PACE Business Services Launches New Website
Military Technologies
Set in the heart of the business district in central Geelong, PACE offers modern executive office spaces, professional and personalized telephone reception and a warm welcome for you and your clients in our Geelong Serviced Offices. With shared ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:55:19 AEDT1484560519
Soaring school cost blowout
Townsville Bulletin
The elite school's fees have jumped more than 30 per cent since 2011, with many of Geelong's private schools also jumping by 30 to 50 per cent. ASG chief executive John Velegrinis said the cost of education would continue to rise. “Our research ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:54:42 AEDT1484560482
Nervous wait for future academics
Townsville Bulletin
SCHOOL'S out for summer but teenagers across the region are anxiously waiting to find out where they will be studying this year. Point Lonsdale student Darcy Chiller is one high school graduate hoping to get her first university preference in the round ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:54:42 AEDT1484560482
2017 National Cricket Inclusion Championships to begin in Geelong
Wisden India
The 2017 National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) will begin in Geelong tomorrow, with Australia's best blind and vision impaired, deaf and hard of hearing, and cricketers with an intellectual disabilitycompeting for one of the three titles on ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:41:08 AEDT1484541668
Damn mozzies can be more than a nuisance
Townsville Bulletin
Geelong Hospital infectious disease specialist Aaron Walton said there had been a “real spike” in cases of Ross River virus in Victoria's west in the past three weeks. “In all locations in Victoria in probably about the last three weeks there's clearly ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:54:29 AEDT1484517269
Tormented mum fights for change
Townsville Bulletin
Facing homelessness and skyrocketing rehabilitation bills, the woman (who the Geelong Advertiser will call Natalie) said the “broken system” was causing victims of crime added suffering. The 43-year-old's former neighbour was jailed after pleading ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:54:29 AEDT1484517269
It's a charity, not a dump
Townsville Bulletin
LATE-night donors have left a messy pile of clothes, furniture and electronics spilling across the side entry of a Salvation Army store in North Geelong. The charity is urging residents to stop treating the store as a rubbish dump after the Salvation ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:54:29 AEDT1484517269
Rebecca McDonald / 16 January 2017
Bay 93.9
The Brickman Experience opened at the Geelong Arena over the weekend, boasting millions of tiny pieces, put together to create impressive works. lego display 3 Each display has an information card, telling people who built the model and how long it took.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:07:54 AEDT1484514474
Rebecca McDonald / 13 January 2017
Bay 93.9
UPDATE: Train services to and from Geelong have returned to normal following an incident at Southern Cross Station. A person was struck by a train at around 10am Friday, throwing services on the Geelong line into chaos. There were cancellations and ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:11:43 AEDT1484511103
Jack Felsenthal and Shaun Connor crowned Viper World Champions in Geelong
My Sailing
They led from the outset and at the conclusion of the Viper Worlds 2017 Australians Jack Felsenthal and Shaun Connor (Charter World) beat the immediate past French world champion and took out the series by nine points. With six wins from 11 starts and ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:45:07 AEDT1484509507
Australian Viper world champions crowned
BYM News (press release)
A two day delay waiting ashore in high winds on Friday and Saturday stretched into day three though for the opposite reason, a lack of steady breeze on Geelong's Corio Bay. Twenty-two crews representing five countries plus race management officials ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:21:06 AEDT1484493666
Australian Viper world champions crowned
BYM News (press release)
A two day delay waiting ashore in high winds on Friday and Saturday stretched into day three though for the opposite reason, a lack of steady breeze on Geelong's Corio Bay. Twenty-two crews representing five countries plus race management officials ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:21:06 AEDT1484493666
Bollards put a face on history
Townsville Bulletin
Mitchell took the idea to Geelong council's commissioners in 1994, after unveiling her first bollard art piece in Barwon Heads as part of an artists-in-schools program. Work began the next year, with Starr learning of the project through his friend ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:20:16 AEDT1484450416
Day five blown out at Viper Worlds
My Sailing
A second day of high winds confined Viper Worlds crews to another long wait at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in Victoria, Australia, before the decision was made at 1500hrs to postpone racing until Sunday January 15, 2017, the final day of the world ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:18:46 AEDT1484432326
Local MPs splash $580000
Townsville Bulletin
THE Geelong region's three federal MPs charged taxpayers almost $580,000 in six months for travel and office expenses. Greens leader Richard Di Natale, who is based at Deans Marsh, was the biggest spender, charging taxpayers $263,084 in the reporting ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:22:42 AEDT1484360562
Vic driver ploughs into two houses
NEWS.com.au
The male driver, the single occupant of the car, was travelling along Bay Shore Road at Clifton Springs, near Geelong, when he lost control and veered into a house about 7.30am on Saturday. He then struck the neighbouring house and became trapped in ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:02:34 AEDT1484355754
Driver critical after car crashes into house in Clifton Springs
Warrnambool Standard
A man has been flown to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition after the car he was driving crashed into a house in Clifton Springs, near Geelong, on Saturday morning. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said the man, who was the only person ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:17:02 AEDT1484353022
Driver critical after car crashes into house in Clifton Springs
Bendigo Advertiser
A man has been flown to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition after the car he was driving crashed into a house in Clifton Springs, near Geelong, on Saturday morning. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said the man, who was the only person ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:16:24 AEDT1484352984
Driver critical after car crashes into house in Clifton Springs
The Sydney Morning Herald
A man has been flown to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition after the car he was driving crashed into a house in Clifton Springs, near Geelong, on Saturday morning. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said the man, who was the only person ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 10:12:38 AEDT1484349158
The Nash is back
Townsville Bulletin
A long-term staple of Geelong's live music scene, The Nash was forced to close suddenly in November 2012 due to safety concerns over the state of the building. The building's owner, Mr Ramia's father George, eventually secured the lease after a drawn ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:01:41 AEDT1484344901
Day four racing postponed at Viper Worlds 2017
BYM News (press release)
Strong NNW winds gusting to 37 knots on Geelong's Corio Bay and poor visibility kept Viper world championship crews ashore on day four of the multi-national title presented by Rex Gorell Land Rover. Instead of battling it out on Corio Bay crews came ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 04:28:38 AEDT1484328518
Food truck fail leaves beachgoers hungry
Townsville Bulletin
On the eve of summer, the City of Greater Geelong said four vans would trade at the Eastern Beach pool daily during the school holidays and every weekend until March 31. “We'd like to ensure everyone visiting the area has a good choice of food and ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:20:34 AEDT1484317234
City parking's room for improvement
Townsville Bulletin
Ms Glasgow said she, and other Centrelink users who attend the Little Ryrie St office, had enough stress dealing with long lines and longer waiting times, and called for the City of Greater Geelong to reinstate free parking at the Civic Centre car park ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:10:01 AEDT1484313001
Dramas for airport-bound traffic
Bay 93.9
Geelong residents headed to Tullamarine Airport tonight are being told to allow extra time, with roadworks causing major disruptions. Widening works will close the Tullamarine Freeway in both directions between the Ring Road (M80) and the Calder ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:17:25 AEDT1484284645
World's best wildlife photography on show
Townsville Bulletin
City of Greater Geelong administrator Laurinda Gardner said the exhibition was “not-to-be-missed”. “I am thrilled that Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 is launching its Australian tour in Geelong,” Ms Gardner said. The National Wool Museum is ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:44:46 AEDT1484282686
Local train services restored
Bay 93.9
Train services to and from Geelong have returned to normal, following an incident at Southern Cross Station this morning. A person is in a critical condition after being struck by a train around 10am. V-Line has informed the newsroom that the 2:25pm ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:24:11 AEDT1484277851
Train hits person at Southern Cross Station, causing suspensions and delays
Warrnambool Standard
According to a V/Line spokeswoman, the 9.50am train from Southern Cross Station to South Geelong struck a person at the city station. A passenger on a train from Albury/Wodonga to Melbourne reported having to get off the train due to a "human incident ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:31:05 AEDT1484274665
Train hits person at Southern Cross Station, causing suspensions and delays
Bendigo Advertiser
According to a V/Line spokeswoman, the 9.50am train from Southern Cross Station to South Geelong struck a person at the city station. A passenger on a train from Albury/Wodonga to Melbourne reported having to get off the train due to a "human incident ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:18:26 AEDT1484273906
New data reveals Geelong's rental pain
Townsville Bulletin
Geelong MP Christine Couzens said the new data highlighted the need for the State Government's reform of the Residential Tenancies Act, set to take place when State Parliament resumes next month. She said the State Government was seeking feedback ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:09:44 AEDT1484269784
Neglected homes creating fire hazard
Townsville Bulletin
The City of Greater Geelong, is set to surpass its 2015-16 total of 1250 fire protection notices issued, with more than 1200 homeowners already slapped with notices this summer. In the Golden Plains Shire, the number of notices issued has risen by more ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:09:44 AEDT1484269784
Giant pump price hike hits Geelong - The price of petrol has shot up at some servos across Geelong.
Bay 93.9
According to some fuel price-tracker websites, unleaded has jumped from an average of $1.18 per litre last night to a whopping $1.40+ at some sites this morning. Motorists have contacted this newsroom to say some local outlets are at $1.45 per litre ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:50:10 AEDT1484265010
How crowdfunding can connect people to their heritage and community
Architecture and Design
The glistening white sails of Sydney Opera House and the red brick and bluestone of Geelong's industrial mills have little in common at first glance. But for both these places crowdfunding has led people to connect with these buildings. Hubcaps to ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:31:56 AEDT1484256716
First pics: Jet ski hits boat on Bellarine
Bay 93.9
sunken boat j meddings 1 A speed boat has sunk off Portarlington after being hit by a teenager on a jet ski. The collision happened off the pier just before 8.30pm Thursday. Police say they believe the jet ski, being ridden by a 16-year-old boy ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:19:51 AEDT1484255991
Record fail for Finch's Renegades
Bay 93.9
The Hobart Hurricanes have chased down a record Big Bash League total to beat the Melbourne Renegades. The Renegades appeared to be on track for a win after posting 4-222 - helped by half-centuries from both Geelong batsman Aaron Finch (63) and ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:52:50 AEDT1484250770
Kathleen Jessop / 12 January 2017
Bay 93.9
Geelong is competing with several other regional cities, including Ballarat, to host the Cycling Australia Road National Championships in 2018. The 'Road Nats' have been held in Ballarat for over 10 years, but the current hosting deal has expired.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:09:19 AEDT1484204959
2017 Women's Vic Open Earns LET Co-Sanctioning
Golf Link
“Through the increased reach of the LET platforms, the fantastic facility at 13th Beach Golf Links will be showcased globally and we're excited to highlight Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula to wider international audiences.” The LET is one of the ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:05:07 AEDT1484201107
Kane Harris reveals cobalt positive on TV
https://www.g1x.com.au/news/
Mornington-based trainer Kane Harris has stunningly announced on Racing Victoria's Racing.com coverage at Geelong that he is the latest trainer to join the cobalt positive conga line with his horse Nitro Nick. Harris was being interviewed pre-race ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:54:31 AEDT1484200471
Harris hits out at cobalt positive
Racing.com
In a pre-race interview concerning his runner Nitro Nick before the fifth event at Geelong, a clearly unhappy Harris took aim at Racing Victoria stewards and Racing.com and declared his stables were clean despite the unofficial positives, which he is ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:35:54 AEDT1484199354
Jukebox is a genuine player for the Blue Diamond Stakes
HorseRacing.com.au
First starter Jukebox has established himself as a genuine player for the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 25 after scoring a debut win at Geelong today. Craig Williams, above, was impressed with the debut ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:00:45 AEDT1484197245
Female-Only Ride-Sharing Service to Launch in February
Broadsheet
A new female-only ride sharing service, Shebah, is launching next month in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong. It will create a community of women drivers and passengers, to enhance the safety of both. Shebah's founder is writer ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:44:39 AEDT1484196279
Williams: Jukebox exceptional
https://www.g1x.com.au/news/
Exceptional is how Craig Williams described Jukebox, who put himself in the Blue Diamond discussion with his brilliant debut win today at Geelong. Williams cut short his holiday on the Sunshine Coast to return home to ride the Ciaron Maher-trained colt ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:28:57 AEDT1484195337
Headlines
Alleged thief faces Geelong court
Bay 93.9
A 34 year-old man who allegedly committed a range of thefts and car break-ins around the Surf Coast has faced court. The man, arrested just before Christmas, is accused of targeting vehicles parked at local beaches in recent months. His case has been ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:35:13 AEDT1484681713
Geelong warms up - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
It is going to be a warm day for Geelong, but not as hot as first thought. Geelong is now officially looking at a top of 33 degrees, while it will be hotter at Avalon ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:33:20 AEDT1484598800
Deakin Uni release first-round offers
Bay 93.9
According to an official press release, 2,120 offers have been made for the Geelong campuses, 1,310 for Waurn Ponds and 810 for the Waterfront. Deakin's Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Gary Smith says many of the university's new courses are designed ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:23:23 AEDT1484713403
Two lanes closed on Princes Freeway
Bay 93.9
All lanes are now open outbound on the Princes Freeway (aka the Westgate Freeway), following a collision near Williamstown Road. Delays are expected to ease slowly. ***. Motorists are being told to avoid using the Princes Freeway if driving out of ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:04:00 AEDT1484723040
Corio man wanted on 'sexual offences' - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police are asking Geelong residents to keep an eye out for a man wanted on sexual offences. Corio man Sandy Galicki, aged 32, failed to appear at Geelong ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:14:59 AEDT1484633699
The design of new sculptures to welcome people into Winchelsea has been decided.
Bay 93.9
The artworks, inspired by the local natural landscape, were the idea of artistic team of Benjamin Storch and Matthew Harding. The works were selected by the Winchelsea Entrance Sculpture Steering Committee from a shortlist of three submissions. "Dusk ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:41:40 AEDT1484685700
Soaring school cost blowout
Townsville Bulletin
The elite school's fees have jumped more than 30 per cent since 2011, with many of Geelong's private schools also jumping by 30 to 50 per cent. ASG chief executive John Velegrinis said the cost of education would continue to rise. “Our research ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:54:42 AEDT1484560482
2017 National Cricket Inclusion Championships to begin in Geelong
Wisden India
The 2017 National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) will begin in Geelong tomorrow, with Australia's best blind and vision impaired, deaf and hard of hearing, and cricketers with an intellectual disabilitycompeting for one of the three titles on ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:41:08 AEDT1484541668
Rebecca McDonald / 16 January 2017
Bay 93.9
The Brickman Experience opened at the Geelong Arena over the weekend, boasting millions of tiny pieces, put together to create impressive works. lego display 3 Each display has an information card, telling people who built the model and how long it took.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:07:54 AEDT1484514474
Rebecca McDonald / 13 January 2017
Bay 93.9
A red Ferrari, the world's largest flower and a rocket are part of the Brickman Experience, which is being held at the Geelong Arena. The works have been built by Ryan McNaught, who is one of only 14 Lego Certified Professionals in the world, and the ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:18:02 AEDT1484255882
City parking's room for improvement
Townsville Bulletin
Ms Glasgow said she, and other Centrelink users who attend the Little Ryrie St office, had enough stress dealing with long lines and longer waiting times, and called for the City of Greater Geelong to reinstate free parking at the Civic Centre car park ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:10:01 AEDT1484313001
Jack Felsenthal and Shaun Connor crowned Viper World Champions in Geelong
My Sailing
They led from the outset and at the conclusion of the Viper Worlds 2017 Australians Jack Felsenthal and Shaun Connor (Charter World) beat the immediate past French world champion and took out the series by nine points. With six wins from 11 starts and ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:45:07 AEDT1484509507
Bollards put a face on history
Townsville Bulletin
Mitchell took the idea to Geelong council's commissioners in 1994, after unveiling her first bollard art piece in Barwon Heads as part of an artists-in-schools program. Work began the next year, with Starr learning of the project through his friend ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:20:16 AEDT1484450416
$5 billion contract for Geelong? Maybe not Kathleen Jessop / 12 January 2017
Bay 93.9
The Andrews Government has been accused of not fighting hard enough for a multi-billion dollar defence contract that could be given to Geelong. The Australian Defence Force wants to build 225 next-generation armed combat vehicles, calling it the 'Land ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:28:10 AEDT1484191690
Tormented mum fights for change
Townsville Bulletin
Facing homelessness and skyrocketing rehabilitation bills, the woman (who the Geelong Advertiser will call Natalie) said the “broken system” was causing victims of crime added suffering. The 43-year-old's former neighbour was jailed after pleading ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:54:29 AEDT1484517269
New appeal over boy's murder 20 years ago
Geelong Advertiser
The family of an 11-year-old boy who was abducted and murdered while holidaying in Perth almost 20 years ago have joined police in again appealing for information that could solve the mystery about what happened. Gerard Ross disappeared while ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:19:38 AEDT1484623178
UPDATED: Car hits two homes in Clifton Springs
Bay 93.9
UPDATE: A man remains in a critical but stabe condition in hospital this morning following a weekend collision at Clifton Springs. Police were called to Bay Shore Avenue at around 7.30am Saturday after the car the male in his 20's was driving hit not ...
Driver critical after car crashes into house in Clifton SpringsBendigo Advertiser
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 10:12:05 AEDT1484349125
Rebecca McDonald / 17 January 2017
Bay 93.9
Police are searching for a man who indecently assaulted a person at a public toilet in Newtown. They say the man approached the victim in a cubicle inside the facility at Queens Park Reserve around 7pm on Boxing Day (Monday December 26). The victim ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:55:55 AEDT1484607355
Kylie On Stage tour coming to the Geelong Gallery
NEWS.com.au
In a major coup, the Geelong Gallery will showcase the highly popular Kylie On Stage exhibition later this year, just days after the prestigious Archibald Prize touring exhibition. The drawcard exhibitions will spearhead efforts to broaden the gallery ...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:22:15 AEDT1483564935
Kathleen Jessop / 12 January 2017
Bay 93.9
Geelong is competing with several other regional cities, including Ballarat, to host the Cycling Australia Road National Championships in 2018. The 'Road Nats' have been held in Ballarat for over 10 years, but the current hosting deal has expired.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:09:19 AEDT1484204959
Neglected homes creating fire hazard
Townsville Bulletin
The City of Greater Geelong, is set to surpass its 2015-16 total of 1250 fire protection notices issued, with more than 1200 homeowners already slapped with notices this summer. In the Golden Plains Shire, the number of notices issued has risen by more ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:09:44 AEDT1484269784
New data reveals Geelong's rental pain
Townsville Bulletin
Geelong MP Christine Couzens said the new data highlighted the need for the State Government's reform of the Residential Tenancies Act, set to take place when State Parliament resumes next month. She said the State Government was seeking feedback ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:09:44 AEDT1484269784
South Geelong blaze under control
Bay 93.9
A fire in South Geelong was the result of a resident burning off building matrials. The CFA says they had reports of black smoke coming from near a house around 2.40pm Tuesday. Five units were called to a property on Swanston Street but one truck was ...
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:52:30 AEDT1484077950
Giant pump price hike hits Geelong - The price of petrol has shot up at some servos across Geelong.
Bay 93.9
According to some fuel price-tracker websites, unleaded has jumped from an average of $1.18 per litre last night to a whopping $1.40+ at some sites this morning. Motorists have contacted this newsroom to say some local outlets are at $1.45 per litre ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:50:10 AEDT1484265010
Partner of Anakie crash victim seeks out hero truckie Kathleen Jessop / 11 January 2017
Bay 93.9
The partner of a 26 year-old Whittington man killed in a tragic single-car crash is reaching out to the truck driver who tried to help. Nichole Koglin has contacted this newsroom, wanting to personally thank the man who stopped to help Jarrod Brideson ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:28:40 AEDT1484162920
Terrified hospital patients rush to safety during emergency room brawl
Yahoo7 News
... rush to safety during emergency room brawl - Yahoo7. Pinterest · Tumblr. Terrified Geelong Hospital patients were forced to lock themselves inside a safe room on New Year's Day after two men erupted in a violent brawl in the emergency department ...
Patients and children lock themselves in a safe room during brawl at Geelong hospitalZimbabwe Star
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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 19:34:38 AEDT1483432478
Dramas for airport-bound traffic
Bay 93.9
Geelong residents headed to Tullamarine Airport tonight are being told to allow extra time, with roadworks causing major disruptions. Widening works will close the Tullamarine Freeway in both directions between the Ring Road (M80) and the Calder ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:17:25 AEDT1484284645
Young family narrowly escapes Norlane blaze
Bay 93.9
Ambulance Victoria says all three people inside at the time the fire took hold were taken to Geelong Hospital for obervation, however it is understood they have all since been released. Neighbours told media at the scene the family had only recently ...
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:14:59 AEDT1484111699
City mourns passing of elder
Townsville Bulletin
It's just a matter of talking and working things out,” Uncle David told the Geelong Advertiser at a reconciliation event in 2015. That was a familiar message, too, in his work as a cultural officer with Wathaurong, from where for many years he was a ...
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 14:05:00 AEDT1483758300
Local MPs splash $580000
Townsville Bulletin
THE Geelong region's three federal MPs charged taxpayers almost $580,000 in six months for travel and office expenses. Greens leader Richard Di Natale, who is based at Deans Marsh, was the biggest spender, charging taxpayers $263,084 in the reporting ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:22:42 AEDT1484360562
Cricket
Cricket takes turn in spotlight
Geelong Advertiser
It comes as Cricket Australia ramps up its investment in the sector, becoming the first non-Paralympic sport to fully fund its national disability teams. CA's game development executive general manager, Andrew Ingleton, hopes the Geelong championships ...
2017 National Cricket Inclusion Championships to begin in GeelongWisden India
National cricket comp hits Geelong - bay 93.9 GeelongBay 93.9
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:46:27 AEDT1484459187
Vines puts his name up in lights
Geelong Advertiser
Fresh from a fighting ton against a fast and ferocious James Pattinson, Vines has put his name up in lights as Victoria prepares to play New South Wales at Geelong Cricket Ground on Monday. And Victoria's general manager of cricket Shaun Graf believes ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:21:50 AEDT1484634110
Vines survives Patto thunderbolts
Geelong Advertiser
Pattinson, who was released from the Melbourne Renegades to play for Dandenong at Geelong Cricket Ground on Saturday, bowled “serious heat” as his side dismissed the Cats for 242 on day one. “It was the first time I'd faced him,” Vines said. Dandenong ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:29:40 AEDT1484461780
Cats a 'long way off' finals contention — Borovec
Geelong Advertiser
The Cats were hammered by a relentless Demons at Geelong Cricket Ground, bowled out for 216 on a perfect pitch before the visitors peeled off the total with ease. Talented teenager Will Pucovski belted a ton and Seb Gotch was also unbeaten on 69 as ...
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:00:37 AEDT1483862437
Holland confused by selection snub
cricket.com.au
The left-armer has been sidelined by an ankle injury for the past six weeks but has returned to training and will play second XI cricket in Geelong next week and then Victoria's Shield match against NSW starting on February 1, which is more than three ...
Australia must `play ugly' in India, LyonGeelong Advertiser
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:19:02 AEDT1484633942
Cancer diagnosis rocks cricket family
Geelong Advertiser
Alford, in his second season in charge of North Geelong, acknowledged that the harrowing diagnosis had hit the family of four hard. “But we're pretty positive about it,” Alford said yesterday. “It was a bit distressing at the time, but as time has gone ...
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:31:24 AEDT1483522284
Heat's new hero sinks Stars
Geelong Advertiser
MITCHELL Swepson started the Big Bash as a boy on trial and will finish it as one of the most interesting and improved players in Australian cricket. The Brisbane Heat (3-139) have virtually secured a cherished home Big Bash final after dismantling the ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:50:20 AEDT1484657420
Camper booted out after 67 years
Geelong Advertiser
A further 19 casual sites will also be cut, as authorities aim to have the ground accommodate formal car parking and a range of expanded netball and cricket facilities. Ms Elliott held an emotional meeting with the Borough of Queenscliffe on Tuesday ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:27:34 AEDT1484695654
Queenscliff Recreation Reserve camper Noelene Elliott booted out ...
Geelong Advertiser
NOELENE Elliott has stayed at the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve camping area for almost 70 years.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:23:38 AEDT1484630618
Rockets left to lament slow start
Geelong Advertiser
He's come along in leaps and bounds this week.” Humphrey claimed 3-34 while medium pacer Logan Taylor grabbed 2-30 as the Rockets restricted Metro North to 226 in the 50th over. The Rockets will play Central Highlands at Geelong Cricket Ground today ...
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:03:53 AEDT1484053433
Relaxing in the park helped Maxy come back
Geelong Advertiser
Maxwell credited a pre-Christmas return to club cricket with Fitzroy-Doncaster, after he was overlooked for three one-day internationals against New Zealand, as the pivotal in re-discovering his love for the game. The enigmatic all-rounder had been ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:27:20 AEDT1484450840
Is this Australia's saviour for India?
Geelong Advertiser
76-Test veteran Michael Hussey believes Ahmed still has the mettle for playing in cricket's toughest challenge, while Damien Martyn — arguably one of the finest strokeplayers Australia has ever selected — once called Ahmed the best since Warne after ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:24:09 AEDT1484429049
SCG streaker: 'I wouldn't do it again'
Geelong Advertiser
“Cricket Australia ... takes a zero-tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour at any of our matches,” it said. Streaker Josh Hudson outside his home at Pitt Town. Chad Sharp, who crowd funded before streaking at the cricket last night. Picture: Mark ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:49:26 AEDT1484520566
Nation's most awkward pairing
Geelong Advertiser
Matthew Wade was visibly struggling with exhaustion throughout his maiden ODI century, Azhar Ali retired hurt with severe leg cramps, Billy Stanlake left the field with a suspected stomach ache and dehydration and Shajeel Khan copped a nasty knock to ...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:15:21 AEDT1484309721
A scary prediction for Test cricket
Geelong Advertiser
Test cricket these days, the game has evolved so much. If you look at Hashim and AB (de Villiers) and Jacques (Kallis) and Graeme (Smith) and all those guys, it was a period of a lot of Test cricket that was played over a long period of time. Now ...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:24:11 AEDT1484173451
Star-studded Melbourne Storm players to tackle Lara in T20 match
Geelong Advertiser
Star-studded Melbourne Storm players to tackle Lara in T20 match. ALEX OATES, Geelong Advertiser. January 13, 2017 5:00am. Subscriber only. THE STARS of the Melbourne Storm will put their cricket skills to the test against Lara on Tuesday. Captain ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:03:18 AEDT1484312598
Disappointed coach's surprising suggestion
Geelong Advertiser
“International cricket belongs in the 50-over and Test cricket (formats) for me.” Arthur was disappointed Pakistan defaulted to playing what he said was the “old style” of 50-over cricket against Australia, and weren't aggressive enough in their run ...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:07:34 AEDT1484374054
Nevill injury may not be as bad as thought
Geelong Advertiser
He has returned to Sydney for follow-ups with Cricket NSW medical staff. Nevill's availability for Thursday's must-win game against Hobart Hurricanes is yet to be determined. Melbourne Renegades physiotherapist, Nick Adcock said: “Peter is doing well.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:07:15 AEDT1484618835
CommBank MyCricket Legends: Dizzy returns
cricket.com.au
Pattinson wreaked havoc on Geelong's top-order, snaring three early scalps before returning to claim two more, finishing with 5-23 as the Cats were bowled out for 242. The tearaway also took a catch to dismiss Brenton McDonald, the younger brother of ...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:50:44 AEDT1484635844
Black Caps smash 122-year-old world record
Geelong Advertiser
The previous mark was set when Australia scored 586 against England at the Sydney cricket ground in 1894 — which was recorded in a timeless Test, but has managed to stand for a remarkable 122 years. 595 — Bangladesh v New Zealand (Wellington, ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:35:10 AEDT1484544910
Voges to captain PM's XI against Sri Lanka | cricket.com.au
cricket.com.au
Dumped Test batsman Adam Voges has been granted a prestigious honour by being named captain of the Prime Minister's XI side to face Sri Lanka next month.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:23:38 AEDT1484522618
K Park gets ready for T20 cricket
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Work is underway to transform Kardinia Park from a soccer pitch to a cricket ground. After hosting the A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Newcastle Jets on Monday night, the Cats home ground is getting ready to host Australia and Sri Lanka in ...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:02:02 AEDT1483574522
Hawks CEO chosen for top MCG job
Geelong Advertiser
Fox joined Hawthorn as CEO in 2009 after almost a decade at Geelong and was in charge for the Hawks' premiership hat-trick in 2013-15 as well as seven consecutive years of club membership records. He will depart the Hawks at the end of February.
Hawthorn chief executive Stuart Fox to become new chief of Melbourne Cricket ClubThe Age
Hawthorn executive Stuart Fox named CEO of the Melbourne Cricket ClubThe Guardian
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:29:14 AEDT1482474554
Boof reveals far too much information
Geelong Advertiser
Cricket fans tuning in to watch Tuesday night's match between the Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat won't see Brendon McCullum because the former New Zealand captain will be serving a one match ban. He copped the punishment due to the Heat's slow ...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:03:50 AEDT1484564630
Renshaw's pitch perfect prep for India
Geelong Advertiser
The young opening batsman has never been to India but will prepare for it by using a special Asian style wicket prepared at Ray Lindwall Oval, which is the second ground behind Allan Border Field at the home of Queensland cricket. The artificial wicket ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:46:26 AEDT1484473586
The squad Australia must take to India
Geelong Advertiser
Smith got angry, debutants were blooded and the cries of “Niiiice Garry” rang out around the grounds as Australia belted Pakistan 3-0. There are signs Australian cricket — enduring its darkest period in decades after the innings loss in Hobart — is ...
Warner slams Cricket Australia's poor schedulingWisden India
David Warner unhappy with Cricket Australia's 'very poor' schedulingThe New Indian Express
Warner slams 'very, very poor scheduling'ESPNcricinfo.com
India Today
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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:28:18 AEDT1483928898
Injury blow for Barwon Rockets
Geelong Advertiser
The tearaway fast bowler was helped from the field with a badly sprained ankle, having bowled just two overs as the Rockets failed to restrict North West to their total of 9-145 at Geelong Cricket Ground. Rockets coach Bryan Thomas feared Robertson had ...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:38:01 AEDT1483947481
Geelong `ready' for A-League club
Geelong Advertiser
But there is also competition from cricket with a Geelong consortium also flagging an interest in joining an expanded Big Bash League once its current broadcast rights deal expires. Brown said it was crucial Simonds Stadium had a summer entertainment ...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:05:21 AEDT1483959921
Is Australia's squad a recipe for success?
Geelong Advertiser
Australia must challenge itself to breaking point to be a chance of storming the most formidable castle in world cricket. AUSTRALIAN SQUAD TO TOUR INDIA. Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Jackson Bird, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, ...
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:18:03 AEDT1484468283
$90m more to finish stadium
Geelong Advertiser
Geelong Football Club has taken more of a back seat in the funding negotiations, deferring to the controlling Kardinia Park Stadium Trust. Plans for the stage-five grandstand include a “heavy concentration” of cricket facilities, regional ...
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:13:41 AEDT1482221621
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