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ACCC grants Bulk Wheat Port Code exemptions at Port of Geelong and Port Adelaide::
Invest in Australia
“GrainCorp and Viterra are the dominant providers of bulk wheat port terminal services at the Port of Geelong and Port Adelaide respectively. In the absence of full regulation under the Code, Riordan and Semaphore will continue to face strong ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 22:23:39 AEST1501244619
Dollars flow into defence as companies seek new markets
The Australian Financial Review
An F-22 deploys flares made by Chemring, which is negotiating to produce minimum 350,000 flares to be manufactured in its Geelong factory for use by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Supplied. Andrew Tillett. Share on Facebook · Share on twitter. by ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 21:00:35 AEST1501239635
Boral bids for 24h mill at Geelong
International Cement Review
Australian cement producer Boral has applied to the Australian Environmental Protection Authority to run a 24h grinding mill in Geelong's north. The new facility at the proposed North Shore site will have a capacity of 1.3Mta. “(The new site) is ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:56:33 AEST1501228593
Escaped inmate back behind bars
Bay 93.9
geelong law court 1. One of three men who escaped from the Beechworth Correctional Centre is now back in prison - following a court appearance today. Billy Sperling, aged 25, faced the Geelong Magistrates court today after handing himself in on Thursday.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:18:06 AEST1501226286
Wildlife seized from Geelong home
Bay 93.9
Picture - a number of native animals have been seized from a makeshift wildlife shelter in Geelong [via Daniel Pink]. (Please note: the above image is of a rescue case where the wildlife was handed over to the correct carers, with the individial in ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:13:45 AEST1501222425
Victoria weather: Severe weather warning issued for damaging, destructive winds
ABC Online
The Bureau of Meteorology said Saturday would be the windiest day so far this winter, with damaging winds of 60 to 70 kilometres per hour expected for many areas including Melbourne, Hamilton, Stawell, Kyneton, Ballarat, Geelong, Wonthaggi and Falls ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:44:55 AEST1501220695
A windy weekend for Geelong
Bay 93.9
We can expect a windy weekend in Geelong, with a severe weather warning issued for much of the state. A strong cold front is approaching bringing with it northerly winds, with gusts between 90 and 105km/h. We can expect those conditions to kick in ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:55:52 AEST1501217752
ACCC grants wheat code exemptions at Geelong and Adelaide
Grain Central (registration) (blog)
“GrainCorp and Viterra are the dominant providers of bulk wheat port terminal services at the Port of Geelong and Port Adelaide respectively. In the absence of full regulation under the Code, Riordan and Semaphore will continue to face strong competition.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:50:02 AEST1501210202
Severe Weather Warning In Place For Melbourne & Parts Of Vic This Weekend
Hit 107
Locations which may be affected include Stawell, Hamilton, Kyneton, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Wonthaggi, Bacchus Marsh and Falls Creek. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:50:34 AEST1501210234
Gas tank explosion burns two men, one in critical condition
Noosa News
One of the men is in a critical condition after a car's gas tank caught on fire at a Howitt Ave home in Geelong's Corio about 8pm. The man in his 20s was left with burns to his face, neck, chest, arms and legs after the gas tank caught fire. Paramedics ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:52:16 AEST1501206736
Gas tank explosion burns two men, one in critical condition
Chinchilla News
One of the men is in a critical condition after a car's gas tank caught on fire at a Howitt Ave home in Geelong's Corio about 8pm. The man in his 20s was left with burns to his face, neck, chest, arms and legs after the gas tank caught fire. Paramedics ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:46:59 AEST1501206419
Gas tank explosion burns two men, one in critical condition
Northern Rivers Echo
One of the men is in a critical condition after a car's gas tank caught on fire at a Howitt Ave home in Geelong's Corio about 8pm. The man in his 20s was left with burns to his face, neck, chest, arms and legs after the gas tank caught fire. Paramedics ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:44:54 AEST1501206294
Prison escapee captured by police after brazen jailbreak as two other inmates continue their flight from justice
Daily Mail
Detectives have caught one prison escapee while two other inmates remain on the run after they escaped through a window. Fugitive Taskforce detectives caught Billy Sperling, 25, in Geelong, Victoria, Thursday night 'without incident'. Sperling, who ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:12:00 AEST1501204320
Man Fights For Life After Gas Tank Explosion
Triple M
Australia might still be feeling the chills of winter, but there's no bad time for a reminder about being safe around gas bottles and barbeques. It comes as a Victorian man fights for life in hospital, after a gas cylinder explosion at Geelong last ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:17:21 AEST1501201041
Escaped inmate arrested in Geelong
Bay 93.9
One of three men who escaped from a prison in central Victoria is back in custody after being arrested in Geelong. 25-year-old Billy Sperling and two other inmates fled through a window of the Beechworth jail on Wednesday. Beechworth Correctional ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:31:29 AEST1501194689
Three arrested in Bellarine drug bust
Bay 93.9
Three men, all from Melbourne, were taken into custody and have since been charged with drug offences. They remain in custody and are due to face the Geelong Magistrates' Court today. Investigations are continuing and a police crime scene remains in ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:31:29 AEST1501194689
Car boom clogs our roads
Bay 93.9
Geelong is one of the top places in Victoria for four-car families, as the state's vehicle population explodes. Nearly 5,000 local addresses now have four or more cars registered to them. The Herald Sun has analysed the latest census data and found ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:18:10 AEST1501193890
Want to be a city councillor? Read this!
Bay 93.9
A workshop has been planned for wannabe Geelong councillors as residents get closer to regaining their right to vote for their own council. The Victorian Local Governance Association will stage a two-part workshop at City Hall, covering topics ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:02:26 AEST1501192946
Deakin study calls for gambling crackdown
Bay 93.9
A new study by Geelong's Deakin University has found 40 per cent of 500 Victorians surveyed were at some risk of gambling harm. Researchers say nearly all of those questioned agreed more needs to be done to regulate the gambling industry. More than ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:02:26 AEST1501192946
Beechworth prison escapee caught, two other prisoners still on run
ABC Online
Police have caught one prisoner as they continue to search for two other men who remain on the run after the three escaped through the window of Beechworth Correctional Centre on Wednesday. Billy Sperling, 25, was arrested in Geelong without incident ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:08:21 AEST1501193301
Locals avoid test that could save their lives
Bay 93.9
The figure is a little better in Geelong at 40.7 per cent, just above the Victorian average of 39.9 per cent. Surf Coast residents seem to be more proactive about their health, with over 47 per cent of eligible residents completing the test. The Cancer ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:52:56 AEST1501192376
Man critical after gas tank blast
Bay 93.9
air ambulance corio Money Designs Photography credit3 A man has suffered critical injuries after a car's gas tank caught fire in Corio. Police believe three men were trying to remove the tank from the vehicle at an address on Howitt Avenue around eight ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:51:26 AEST1501188686
Prisoner captured, two still on the run
NEWS.com.au
Fugitive Taskforce detectives said Billy Sperling, 25, was back in custody after being arrested in Geelong on Thursday night, 350km south of the Beechworth prison he escaped on Tuesday. Sperling was in prison for assault, drug-related, traffic and ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:02:51 AEST1501156971
Port of Geelong announces new brand strategy
Australasian Transport News
The Port of Geelong has unveiled a new brand logo and a renewed strategy that focuses on the future growth of the port. The port strategy focuses on future growth and the port's potential to offer its users "compelling reasons" to integrate operations ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:23:39 AEST1501136619
Tiny tree marks massive WorkSafe milestone
Bay 93.9
"I hope that this will be the legacy of this building - that you'll see it from afar," she said. "We'll have a great WorkSafe logo on the building so you'll know what we represent in this state, and particularly in this area." Member for Geelong ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:50:02 AEST1501131002
Double joy for twin sisters
Ten Eyewitness News
Geelong twin sisters have given birth within hours of each other in a miraculous coincidence. Identical twin sisters Monica Murnane and Natalie Haugh, 31, each gave birth to a baby girl last weekend in a matter of hours of each other providing double ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:49:01 AEST1501130941
Black Caviar's daughter Oscietra Impresses at Geelong
Racingbase.com
It seems as though the daughter of Black Caviar has matured, taking her time to work to the lead over the 1000m Jumpout at Geelong. Oscietra then settled well in front before maintaining her lead in the home straight. The Lindsay Park team noted that ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:04:00 AEST1501124640
GeelongPort unveils new strategy for Port's future
Logistics Magazine - Australia
Victoria's largest regional port has unveiled a new brand identity along with a renewed strategy for the Port of Geelong's future. GeelongPort CEO, Brett Winter, announced on 26 July that GeelongPort would look to be considered as “more than just a ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:43:49 AEST1501119829
Trains delayed by track intruder
Bay 93.9
lara train station Local train services ground to a halt for an hour overnight after reports of a trespasser was reported near the tracks. V/Line ordered its drivers to stop at around 7.30pm Wednesday after the intruder alert was issued between Little ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:50:07 AEST1501109407
Police: thief had ice in jocks
Bay 93.9
geelong courts 2 A Whittington man accused of having 25 grams of the drug ice in his underpants has faced court. The 32-year-old was caught allegedly breaking into a construction site in Geelong earlier this month. The Geelong Magistrates' Court heard ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:23:39 AEST1501107819
Geelong port jobs boom
Bay 93.9
GeelongPort CEO Brett Winter said he wanted the port to be seen not only as a 'port of call', but also a place where potential customers can integrate their operations locally. "The Port of Geelong is the largest and most important bulk cargo port in ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:15:48 AEST1501107348
Black Caviar's daughter Oscietra trials at Geelong
HorseRacing.com.au
“I wanted to see her on this surface and have a look at Geelong because I might run her in a maiden here and hopefully she'll have a nice win,” said Hayes who is a part of the Lindsay Park Team with Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig. “She works on this ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:11:15 AEST1501049475
'Godfather' chicken parmi weighs 1.2kgs
Newshub
An Australian pub is serving up a monster meal that needs two days to prepare for those willing to take on the challenge. Irish Murphy's in Geelong near Melbourne serves the 1.2kg meal on Tuesday's Parmi Night. Pub owner Tom Ward announced the new ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:15:17 AEST1501046117
Tasty trial from Oscietra
Racing.com
The rising three-year-old took to the Geelong synthetic track on Wednesday for her first public appearance since her debut defeat, as a short-priced favourite, at Flemington in January. That day, she showed she could run fast but this time around, she ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:39:12 AEST1501043952
Work begins on 'future proof' tech school
Bay 93.9
merlino tech school geelong chamber twitter Construction has begun on Geelong's newest technical college, a centre expected to be a far cry from the tech schools prolific in the 1970s and 1980s. From mid next year, 18,000 students from 22 local schools ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:15:34 AEST1501031734
Local MPs split on assisted dying laws
Bay 93.9
In Geelong, local MPs appear to be divided with Member for South Barwon Andrew Katos thought to oppose the plan, while Bellarine MP Lisa Neville is believed to be preparing to endorse it. Member for Geelong Christine Couzens says she will be voting ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:43:25 AEST1501022605
Geelong Pub's Monster Parmi Challenge
Triple M
A Geelong pub's unveiled what may be Australia's biggest schnitzel in a mouth-watering challenge not for the faint of heart. Irish Murphy's is offering up a 1.5kg parmigiana complete with 200g of cheese, eight slices of ham, plenty of napoli sauce and ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:19:20 AEST1501013960
Geelong Pub's MONSTER Parmi Challenge
Hit 107
A Geelong pub's unveiled what may be Australia's biggest schnitzel in a mouth-watering challenge not for the faint of heart. Irish Murphy's is offering up a 1.5kg parmigiana complete with 200g of cheese, eight slices of ham, plenty of napoli sauce and ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:13:32 AEST1501013612
Kyle Lionhart Announces Huge Aussie Tour In Support Of New EP
theMusic
Lionhart will commence the 17-date run in November, with shows scheduled in Geelong, Torquay, Melbourne, Newcastle, Newtown, Bulli, Canberra, Miami, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Namobour, Adelaide, Fremantle, North Perth, Dunsborough, Forth and Hobart ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:34:00 AEST1500946440
Geelong infection study 'first in 30 years'
Bay 93.9
hospital bed The first infection survey of Australian hospitals in more than three decades will be conducted by Geelong's Deakin University. The research will evaluate the infection risk across our hospitals as well as trying to stop the spread of ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:23:53 AEST1500931433
Cop puncher walks with community order
Bay 93.9
geelong court complex A Melbourne man who punched a female police officer in the face in Geelong has been handed a Community Corrections order. The 47-year-old from Thornbury was also charged with injuring another officer during an incident in the ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:23:53 AEST1500931433
New initiative launched to support innovation in regional Australia
finder.com.au
A new initiative aimed at fostering business innovation in regional Australia will be launched in Geelong this week by Crowe Horwath, which is part of Australia's largest privately-owned accounting and financial advisory firm Findex. Operating as a ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:05:27 AEST1500879927
Lyon says Hawkins' form is part of Geelong's problems
Northern Rivers Echo
TOM Hawkins is "badly out of touch” and symptomatic of Geelong's problems when it comes to its talls, says Melbourne legend Garry Lyon. Hawkins started the season with a bang, averaging 3.25 goals across the opening eight rounds. But since then he's ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:48:22 AEST1500875302
Lyon says Hawkins' form is part of Geelong's problems
Byron Shire News
TOM Hawkins is "badly out of touch” and symptomatic of Geelong's problems when it comes to its talls, says Melbourne legend Garry Lyon. Hawkins started the season with a bang, averaging 3.25 goals across the opening eight rounds. But since then he's ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:39:43 AEST1500874783
Lyon says Hawkins' form is part of Geelong's problems
Ballina Shire Advocate
TOM Hawkins is "badly out of touch” and symptomatic of Geelong's problems when it comes to its talls, says Melbourne legend Garry Lyon. Hawkins started the season with a bang, averaging 3.25 goals across the opening eight rounds. But since then he's ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:31:12 AEST1500874272
Lyon says Hawkins' form is part of Geelong's problems
Chinchilla News
TOM Hawkins is "badly out of touch” and symptomatic of Geelong's problems when it comes to its talls, says Melbourne legend Garry Lyon. Hawkins started the season with a bang, averaging 3.25 goals across the opening eight rounds. But since then he's ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:28:53 AEST1500874133
Drug trials as virus cases spike
Bay 93.9
The Geelong region is set to host a drug trial to treat Ross River Virus amid a spike in cases across the Barwon South West region. Paradigm Pharmaceuticals says pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), which has been used to treat other conditions for ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:08:53 AEST1500847733
Father Dillon, defender of the oppressed, moves on
Bay 93.9
He has admitted to feeling sad about leaving Geelong. The 72-year-old thanked his parishoners for the faith, loyalty, co-operation and support he has received since arriving at St Mary's in April, 2001. Father Kevin Dillon took over from Monsignor ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:41:30 AEST1500846090
Sewer repairs could cause quite a stink
Bay 93.9
Malop st geelong closed One of Geelong's busiest CBD streets will be closed this week to allow for the repair of a 100 year-old sewer. Barwon Water will reline the sewer along Malop Street, which will be closed between Yarra and Moorabool streets until ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:41:30 AEST1500846090
MP Kate Ellis and columnist David Penberthy welcome second son
NEWS.com.au
Ms Ellis took to Twitter on Saturday to say she had gone into labour surrounded by Crows fans on Friday, during the top of the table clash between Adelaide and Geelong. “Nothing like going into labour surrounded by 50,000 of your fellow @Adelaide_FC ...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:07:33 AEST1500707253
Headlines
Wildlife seized from Geelong home
Bay 93.9
Picture - a number of native animals have been seized from a makeshift wildlife shelter in Geelong [via Daniel Pink]. (Please note: the above image is of a rescue case where the wildlife was handed over to the correct carers, with the individial in ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:13:45 AEST1501222425
Escaped inmate arrested in Geelong - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
beechworth corrections vic One of three men who escaped from a prison in central Victoria is back in custody after being arrested in Geelong. 25-year-old Billy ...
Beechworth prison escapee caught, two other prisoners still on run ...ABC Online
Beechworth jail-breaker caught as 2 remain at large | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:31:29 AEST1501194689
A windy weekend for Geelong
Bay 93.9
We can expect a windy weekend in Geelong, with a severe weather warning issued for much of the state. A strong cold front is approaching bringing with it northerly winds, with gusts between 90 and 105km/h. We can expect those conditions to kick in ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:55:52 AEST1501217752
Road reopens after local collision
Bay 93.9
One person has been taken to Geelong Hospital after a smash in Freshwater Creek. An ambulance helicopter has been called off, and the person transported by road - following the collision at the corner of Mount Duneed Road and Ghazeepore Road.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:41:15 AEST1501227675
Want to be a city councillor? Read this!
Bay 93.9
A workshop has been planned for wannabe Geelong councillors as residents get closer to regaining their right to vote for their own council. The Victorian Local Governance Association will stage a two-part workshop at City Hall, covering topics ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:02:26 AEST1501192946
Car boom clogs our roads
Bay 93.9
Geelong is one of the top places in Victoria for four-car families, as the state's vehicle population explodes. Nearly 5,000 local addresses now have four or more cars registered to them. The Herald Sun has analysed the latest census data and found ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:18:10 AEST1501193890
Deakin study calls for gambling crackdown
Bay 93.9
A new study by Geelong's Deakin University has found 40 per cent of 500 Victorians surveyed were at some risk of gambling harm. Researchers say nearly all of those questioned agreed more needs to be done to regulate the gambling industry. More than ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:02:26 AEST1501192946
Geelong port jobs boom - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
Brett Winter GeelongPort Victoria's largest regional port has unveiled a new logo and strategy to build its future, with predictions of 50 per cent jobs growth within ...
Port of Geelong announces new brand strategy and logo | NewsAustralasian Transport News
GeelongPort unveils new strategy for Port's future | Logistics ...Logistics Magazine - Australia
all 3 news articles »
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:15:48 AEST1501107348
Locals avoid test that could save their lives - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
bowel cancer test bowel cancer org Worrying new figures have revealed Wyndham is among the lowest places in the state for bowel cancer screening. Only 34 ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:52:56 AEST1501192376
Man critical after gas tank blast - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
air ambulance corio Money Designs Photography credit3 A man has suffered critical injuries after a car's gas tank caught fire in Corio. Police believe three men ...
Gas tank explosion burns two men, one in critical conditionChinchilla News
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:51:26 AEST1501188686
Tiny tree marks massive WorkSafe milestone - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
You may not be able to see it, but a tiny tree is currently overlooking Geelong - atop the highest office building in the region. The sapling is there to mark the ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:50:02 AEST1501131002
Geelong infection study 'first in 30 years'
Bay 93.9
hospital bed The first infection survey of Australian hospitals in more than three decades will be conducted by Geelong's Deakin University. The research will evaluate the infection risk across our hospitals as well as trying to stop the spread of ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:23:53 AEST1500931433
ACCC grants wheat code exemptions at Geelong and Adelaide
Grain Central (registration) (blog)
“GrainCorp and Viterra are the dominant providers of bulk wheat port terminal services at the Port of Geelong and Port Adelaide respectively. In the absence of full regulation under the Code, Riordan and Semaphore will continue to face strong competition.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:50:02 AEST1501210202
Work begins on 'future proof' tech school
Bay 93.9
merlino tech school geelong chamber twitter Construction has begun on Geelong's newest technical college, a centre expected to be a far cry from the tech schools prolific in the 1970s and 1980s. From mid next year, 18,000 students from 22 local schools ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:15:34 AEST1501031734
Police: thief had ice in jocks
Bay 93.9
geelong courts 2 A Whittington man accused of having 25 grams of the drug ice in his underpants has faced court. The 32-year-old was caught allegedly breaking into a construction site in Geelong earlier this month. The Geelong Magistrates' Court heard ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:23:39 AEST1501107819
Geelong, Surf Coast boom as cheaper homes, city jobs attract Melburnians
ABC Online
Victoria's second-largest city is experiencing a population boom as Melbourne-based government workers are relocated to Geelong. Some residents are welcoming a cosmopolitan culture change, but others fear it is making housing unaffordable.
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:27:43 AEST1500265663
Geelong Pub's Monster Parmi Challenge
Triple M
A Geelong pub's unveiled what may be Australia's biggest schnitzel in a mouth-watering challenge not for the faint of heart. Irish Murphy's is offering up a 1.5kg parmigiana complete with 200g of cheese, eight slices of ham, plenty of napoli sauce and ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:19:20 AEST1501013960
Local MPs split on assisted dying laws - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
elderly aged old hands Proposed assisted dying laws could go down to the wire when our state politicians get a conscience vote on the issue later this year.
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:43:25 AEST1501022605
Speed limits to drop in Torquay
Bay 93.9
cyclist Lower speed limits will make the Surf Coast more friendly for pedestrians and cyclists, according to a draft strategy put together by the local council. The Surf Coast Shire's draft plan suggests reducing the speed limit along The Esplanade and ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:15:48 AEST1501107348
Coffee, cops and conversation - breaking down the barriers
Bay 93.9
coffee with a cop Locals in Werribee will be able to have a coffee and a chat with their local constabulary this afternoon. Police are holding another 'Coffee with a Cop' session at the Point Cook Town Centre from 4pm. Werribee officers will be on hand ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:59:53 AEST1501106393
Double joy for twin sisters
Ten Eyewitness News
Geelong twin sisters have given birth within hours of each other in a miraculous coincidence. Identical twin sisters Monica Murnane and Natalie Haugh, 31, each gave birth to a baby girl last weekend in a matter of hours of each other providing double ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:49:01 AEST1501130941
Cop puncher walks with community order - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
geelong court complex A Melbourne man who punched a female police officer in the face in Geelong has been handed a Community Corrections order.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:23:53 AEST1500931433
Lyle back in hospital over cancer concerns
Bay 93.9
The Torquay-based golfer was admitted to hospital this week after routine blood tests showed an abnormality. A family spokesperson says after the abnormal results were returned, Lyle was taken to hospital and place under the car of his previous medical ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:52:18 AEST1501026738
Cops bust teen bike hoons
Bay 93.9
pt cook bike confiscate 7news An off-road bike seen running red lights throughout Point Cook and Hoppers Crossing has been impounded, to the relief of locals who have lodged numerous complaints with police. Police allege the rider and his passenger, ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:32:24 AEST1501108344
City deal push for Geelong - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
gloomy geelong cbd A local politician is calling on the Prime Minister to get the ball rolling and grant Geelong a Commonwealth City Deal. Premier Daniel ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:11:46 AEST1500523906
Building giant plans Nth Shore cement facility
Bay 93.9
boral truck A cement giant is planning on building a 24-hour facility at North Shore, as it moves to take advantage of nearby wharfs. Boral has applied to the Environment Protection Authority for works approval to build a new clinker grinding facility ...
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:22:51 AEST1501107771
Father Dillon, defender of the oppressed, moves on
Bay 93.9
He has admitted to feeling sad about leaving Geelong. The 72-year-old thanked his parishoners for the faith, loyalty, co-operation and support he has received since arriving at St Mary's in April, 2001. Father Kevin Dillon took over from Monsignor ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:41:30 AEST1500846090
Student took ice to school - report
Bay 93.9
bellarine college og A young student has reportedly been caught with the dangerous drug 'ice' at a local school. A Year 8 student at Bellarine Secondary College allegedly took a bag of the drug to the school's Ocean Grove campus, according to reports ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:50:46 AEST1500936646
Drug trials as virus cases spike
Bay 93.9
The Geelong region is set to host a drug trial to treat Ross River Virus amid a spike in cases across the Barwon South West region. Paradigm Pharmaceuticals says pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), which has been used to treat other conditions for ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:08:53 AEST1500847733
Geelong trains affected by Melbourne chaos
Bay 93.9
A computer meltdown that caused chaos on Melbourne trains during yesterday's peak is not expected to have any flow-on effects on the Geelong line today. The failure brought the entire suburban network to a standstill, stranding passengers in trains and ...
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 07:33:10 AEST1499981590
Football
AFLW bids: Geelong meets with AFL over AFLW push
Geelong Advertiser
Told by the AFL last year that a limited talent pool in the Geelong region was a major factor in being denied an initial licence, the Cats' new pitch details the significant growth in female football in the region in the past 12-24 months. Geelong's ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:06 AEST1501210806
Match-day guide: Round 19
Carlton Football Club
The AFL and VicHealth are giving away footy shaped water bottles at Carlton's clash with Geelong. Get in quick to grab your water bottle upon entering the Stadium. There will also be a limited number of water bottles available at the four VicHealth ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:19:42 AEST1501208382
2001 top ten AFL draft reorder
The Roar
Ablett has provided excitement for all football fans across his 16 years at the Cats and the Suns. He was originally drafted at pick 40 under the father-son rule, playing 301 games to date – 192 for Geelong and 109 for Gold Coast – and kicking 386 ...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:51:53 AEST1501192313
Geelong v Richmond: Cats say 3000 tickets left for blockbuster at Simonds Stadium
Geelong Advertiser
“I don't think this would be a game that we would be moved given it's a Geelong home game,” then AFL football operations boss Simon Lethlean said last month. “It's not on our radar to be moving it at this stage. I think it's a suggestion that's not ...
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:06:00 AEST1500991560
Geelong says suggestion Simonds Stadium inadequate for Richmond 'exposed as untrue'
Herald Sun
I think it's a suggestion that's not coming from the AFL or Geelong, and I don't think in my time we've moved a game.” The Cats want to host finals at the boutique stadium and could host back-to-back matches against Greater Western Sydney in Round 23 ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:02:42 AEST1500980562
Tom Harley to take over from Andrew Ireland as Swans chief executive at end of 2018
dailytelegraph.com.au
Picture Phil Hillyard Head of football Tom Harley will take over as CEO. Picture. Phil Hillyard. “That blueprint has been put in place now. We announced our intentions for a new girls academy through the swans academy so we'll start to build a talent ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:43:00 AEST1500975780
Tom Harley to take over from Andrew Ireland as Swans chief executive at end of 2018
Herald Sun
The Swans announced that Geelong premiership captain and long-term general manager of football Harley will take over from current CEO Andrew Ireland, who is to step down at the end of the 2018 season. Harley made a secret vow to Swans chairman ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:43:00 AEST1500975780
Geelong Cats no closer to new deal for Steven Motlop
Geelong Advertiser
The 26-year-old was unable to find a willing suitor when the Cats put him on the trade table at the end of last year and has struggled to show the level of consistency the club would have been hoping for in 2017. But Geelong football manager Steven ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:30:41 AEST1500964241
Tom Harley to be next Sydney AFL chief
The West Australian
Former Geelong dual premiership captain Tom Harley has been entrusted with the job of succeeding the hugely successful Andrew Ireland as Sydney's next AFL chief executive. Harley, who played 198 games for the Cats, was appointed the Swans' head of ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:10:08 AEST1500952208
Tom Harley to be next Sydney AFL chief
SBS
Former Geelong dual premiership captain Tom Harley has been entrusted with the job of succeeding the hugely successful Andrew Ireland as Sydney's next AFL chief executive. Harley, who played 198 games for the Cats, was appointed the Swans' head of ...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:22:44 AEST1500949364
Bone crack sidelines Cats' Blicavs in AFL
The West Australian
Geelong are unsure how long utility Mark Blicavs will be out of AFL action after he suffered a cracked leg bone in Friday's loss to Adelaide. Blicavs saw a specialist on Monday and the Cats will decide on Tuesday whether their 2015 best and fairest ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:16:59 AEST1500891419
Bone crack sidelines Cats' Blicavs in AFL
SBS
Geelong are unsure how long utility Mark Blicavs will be out of AFL action after he suffered a cracked leg bone in Friday's loss to Adelaide. Blicavs saw a specialist on Monday and the Cats will decide on Tuesday whether their 2015 best and fairest ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:55:17 AEST1500890117
Bone crack sidelines Cats' Blicavs in AFL
Wide World of Sports
Geelong are unsure how long utility Mark Blicavs will be out of AFL action after he suffered a cracked leg bone in Friday's loss to Adelaide. Blicavs saw a specialist on Monday and the Cats will decide on Tuesday whether their 2015 best and fairest ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:54:59 AEST1500890099
Geelong Cats 2017: Surgery may await for star big man Mark Blicavs
Geelong Advertiser
The devastating injury came in the Cats' 21-point loss to Adelaide last Friday after a Rory Sloane tackle when Blicavs did not have the ball. Geelong Football manager Steve Hocking said the Cats would know today how long Blicavs would be on the ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:35:27 AEST1500888927
By the numbers: Round 18
Adelaide Crows
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 21: Richard Douglas of the Crows celebrates a goal with team mates Rory Sloane, Riley Knight and Mitch McGovern during the 2017 AFL round 18 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Geelong Cats at the Adelaide Oval on July ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:16:41 AEST1500866201
Geelong Cats: Swingman Timm House in best form of his career
Geelong Advertiser
The 22-year-old has had rough luck with shoulder and collarbone injuries plaguing his first full-time season at Geelong, but a string of five straight games has given him the continuity he needs in his football. House amassed a season-high nine marks ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:02:52 AEST1500818572
The day AFL great Corey Enright pulled on the boots for Kimba
The Advertiser
In the rooms before the match, Lienert addressed his players with a serious tone in his voice. “You'll probably never again play with an AFL legend, so enjoy it,” he said. “If you don't know 'Boris', get around him but don't expect him to do it for you ...
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:12:00 AEST1500786720
Magic night for Chris McDermott as son Fraser welcomed into Crows inner sanctum
The Advertiser
My 11-year-old son Fraser was off to the Crows HQ for the first time as the son of a past player to get a glimpse of the Next Generation Academy and life behind the four walls of the Adelaide Football Club. A quick coffee in the Crows deli ... Former ...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:31:00 AEST1500712260
Former teammate Josh Jenkins takes a swipe at 'Dangerflop'
The West Australian
Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins has joked he might start calling Patrick Dangerfield "Dangerflop" after the Geelong star was accused of exaggerating contact to win a free kick on Friday night. Crows on-baller Matt Crouch tackled ... Meanwhile, AFL Hall ...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:15:36 AEST1500704136
Football fans let off a flare during the Adelaide v Geelong match on Friday night
NEWS.com.au
“We understand the individual, who is not a member of the Adelaide Football Club, has been charged by SAPOL and has already been issued with a venue ban. “Fans like this don't deserve to come to the Adelaide Oval, and so we have taken the decision to ...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:43:45 AEST1500695025
Reverse free was 'soft' but Patrick Dangerfield didn't dive, says Peter Bell, Josh Jenkins says he'll call him ...
Fox Sports
ADELAIDE forward Josh Jenkins has joked he might start calling Patrick Dangerfield “Dangerflop” after the Geelong star was accused of exaggerating contact to win a free kick on Friday night. ... Jenkins said given Dangerfield's relentless attack on the ...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:04:22 AEST1500692662
Adelaide Crows show they are the real deal with win over Geelong
The Advertiser
Labelled judgment night for Adelaide by Australian Football Hall of Famer and former Essendon star Matthew Lloyd because of the psychological damage another loss to the Cats could do, the home side hit the ground running. It goaled in the ... Former ...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:25:03 AEST1500643503
Geelong Cats 2017: Loss not end of the world, but plenty still to work on
Geelong Advertiser
Don Pyke's men have the makings of a very, very good football side. And they elevate their game to another level when they're playing at their home venue. Geelong was caught out by a team hellbent on refusing it access to the middle of the ground.
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:03:25 AEST1500642205
Adelaide coach Don Pyke should be in contention for Coach of the Year honours
The Advertiser
Pyke's two-season record now includes a win against Geelong — after three previous losses. The 21-point mauling of the Cats at Adelaide Oval in the top-of-the-table Friday Night Football blockbuster puts away that nagging question about Pyke, in ...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:40:00 AEST1500640800
The Addy Vault: Geelong's first win over Adelaide in Adelaide, 2000
Geelong Advertiser
Pacy Cats stars Peter Riccardi and Ronnie Burns were in superb touch early, Riccardi outpointing Adelaide captain Mark Bickley. * IN Melbourne, St Kilda and West Coast played out a thrilling draw at Colonial Stadium last night. After a wildly ...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:16:39 AEST1500610599
Adelaide Crows vs Geelong Cats Tips, Odds and Teams – AFL 2017 Round 18
Sports News
Friday's AFL 2017 Round 18 match is between Adelaide Crows and Geelong Cats. The opening bounce is set to commence at 19:50 local time with the game to be played at Adelaide Oval. The home team Adelaide Crows are the favourites for the match.
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:42:00 AEST1500590520
Adelaide coach Don Pyke is adapting his playbook to deal with the five-game losing streak to the Cats
The Advertiser
Someone always has had a better idea of what the Crows coach should sample for the Friday night feast with Geelong at Adelaide Oval. But for all the advice – and all the Plan Bs – he has been offered, Pyke is staying true to his diet of contested ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:48:47 AEST1500544127
Adelaide coach Don Pyke is adapting his playbook to deal with the five-game losing streak to the Cats
NT News
And when the script does pose so many questions about his work, Pyke – who is just 40 games into his anticipated long tenure as an AFL senior coach – is quick to remind all that his playbook is work in progress rather than a piece of marble that cannot ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:45:24 AEST1500543924
Adelaide Crows and Geelong Cats to wait until last minute for critical calls on Rory Sloane and patrick Dangerfield
The Advertiser
Adelaide made another list-management decision that elevated mature-age recruit Jonathon Beech to the senior list by the AFL mid-season rookie upgrade. He will remain on the Crows senior list for the rest of the season. GEELONG so far has recalled ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:04:43 AEST1500541483
Geelong Cats: It's all for one and one for all with club's AFL and VFLW leadership teams
Geelong Advertiser
Renee Garing, who only took up football this season after a decorated local netball career, says the gathering provided an incredible insight into the workings and machinations of an AFL leadership group meeting. “We had Harry come and speak to our ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:12:20 AEST1500538340
Conversion from cricket complete as Adelaide Crow Alex Keath named to make his AFL debut
The Advertiser
The Adelaide Football Club has reaffirmed as much in the past eight weeks with basketball convert Hugh Greenwood featuring — and now cricketer Alex Keath to debut at the Friday Night Football top-of-the-table clash with Geelong at Adelaide Oval. Keath ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:33:49 AEST1500532429
Former Victorian cricketer to make AFL debut
3AW
Adelaide has confirmed gun defender Jake Lever won't play in Friday night's blockbuster against Geelong. But it's opened the door for a great footy story. Former Victorian cricketer Alex Keath will make his much-anticipated debut for the Crows against ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:58:21 AEST1500515901
Henderson a key in Cats' AFL defence
The West Australian
But former Brisbane and Carlton key-position player Henderson is also from the Cats heartland, having played his junior football at Birregurra before attending Geelong College and coming through the Falcons' Under-18 program as a contemporary of the ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 03:39:00 AEST1500485940
Henderson a key in Cats' AFL defence
SBS
But former Brisbane and Carlton key-position player Henderson is also from the Cats heartland, having played his junior football at Birregurra before attending Geelong College and coming through the Falcons' Under-18 program as a contemporary of the ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 03:37:07 AEST1500485827
Rory Sloane optimistic about his chances of playing Geelong
Herald Sun
July 19, 2017 4:16am. ADELAIDE midfielder Rory Sloane says he's confident of overcoming concussion and facing Geelong in Friday night's clash at Adelaide Oval. ... “I suppose I have been really lucky because I know a lot of concussions, especially at ...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:19:52 AEST1500463192
Adelaide Crows must evolve to break Geelong Cats curse as AFL blockbuster looms, says Warren Tredrea
The Advertiser
It's one of the most commonly used terms in football, but what does it really mean? It's as simple as this: what moves does our coaching box make when our A-team isn't getting the job done? The terms “outcoached, too pig headed” and “player gold passes ...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:34:32 AEST1500453272
Adelaide star Sloane set to play Cats
The West Australian
Adelaide's star midfielder Rory Sloane says he's confident of overcoming concussion and playing against Geelong in Friday night's AFL blockbuster. Sloane, who was ... "And we have had a lot guys who have missed a bit of time in football due to concussion.
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:21:00 AEST1500452460
Canning Vale's Kaydn obsessed with footy, dreams of playing for Cats
Community Newspaper Group
CANNING Vale's Kaydn Wilson has a dream of one day playing AFL for the Geelong Cats. ... “When he's not playing football, he is running laps of our backyard and completing his own beep tests to keep his fitness level as best as he can,” Mrs Wilson said.
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:03:26 AEST1500393806
Adelaide must beat Geelong to prove it is a genuine flag contender, says Matthew Lloyd
The Advertiser
AFL great Matthew Lloyd has labelled Friday's top-of-the-table Adelaide Oval blockbuster as “judgement night'' for the Crows. Lloyd says first-placed ... The Crows haven't beaten the Cats since round 17, 2013, at Football Park when they won a thriller ...
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:02:37 AEST1500364957
Patrick Dangerfield responds to Kane Cornes by wearing fake bandages to press conference
The Advertiser
Dangerfield hobbled into the Geelong Football Club on Tuesday, clearly making light of Advertiser columnist Kane Cornes' statement that the 2015 Crows club champion “exaggerates injuries”. Geelong's ... He returned to the field to play as a forward ...
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:24:41 AEST1500290681
Geelong Cats: Patrick Dangerfield could spend more time forward if Gary Ablett returns
Geelong Advertiser
And if that's the case in football, was Patrick Dangerfield's forward line move a sneak peak into the future? Certainly it looms as an amazing option for coach Chris Scott if Gary Ablett Jr finally finds his way home to Simonds Stadium in 2018. The ...
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:03:58 AEST1500217438
Geelong Cats: The 10 seconds which can change a season
Geelong Advertiser
The Cats have now banked 10 of their past 14 premiership points in the dying seconds of the game. Missed it! Isaac Smith's shot on goal in the dying seconds sailed wide. On Saturday in ... way and Geelong loses, the Cats are only just clinging onto a ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 16:52:35 AEST1500187955
Patrick Dangerfield prepares Adelaide return by suggesting the Crows move to Tasmania
The Advertiser
The 2015 Crows club champion has stirred the rivalry with his former teammates ahead of Friday night's top-of-the-table clash for Geelong at Adelaide Oval by recommending the Adelaide Football Club be moved — to Tasmania. In his regular column in the ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:59:40 AEST1500177580
Patrick Dangerfield prepares Adelaide return by suggesting the Crows move to Tasmania
NEWS.com.au
The 2015 Crows club champion has stirred the rivalry with his former teammates ahead of Friday night's top-of-the-table clash for Geelong at Adelaide Oval by recommending the Adelaide Football Club be moved — to Tasmania. In his regular column in the ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:37:11 AEST1500165431
Cats want next AFL clash with Hawks in Geelong
Wide World of Sports
He denied a conflict between the football and commercial departments of his AFL club, saying "commercially, the club would like to play on Geelong". "If there's been any confusion about that, let's nip it in the bud," he said. Hawthorn hasn't played at ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 05:53:57 AEST1500148437
Cats want next AFL Hawks clash in Geelong
SBS
He denied a conflict between the football and commercial departments of his AFL club, saying "commercially, the club would like to play on Geelong". "If there's been any confusion about that, let's nip it in the bud," he said. Hawthorn hasn't played at ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 05:53:44 AEST1500148424
Cats want next AFL Hawks clash in Geelong
Sports News
He denied a conflict between the football and commercial departments of his AFL club, saying “commercially, the club would like to play on Geelong”. “If there's been any confusion about that, let's nip it in the bud,” he said. Hawthorn hasn't played at ...
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 05:52:00 AEST1500148320
Match report: Danger's miracle haul gets Cats home
AFL.com.au
However Dangerfield won the day after being carted from the ground during the first quarter with what looked to be a serious leg injury. The superstar returned in dramatic fashion to kick 5.6 and turn the game Geelong's way. The Cats won the battle in ...
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 17:08:03 AEST1500102483
Geelong v Hawthorn: Cats win another classic as Isaac Smith misses with last kick of game
The Age
The match, the Brownlow medal, the premiership and myriad lesser awards all hung in the balance as Dangerfield tried in vain to get to his feet after awkwardly bearing the brunt of a Jarryd Roughead smother, desperately summoning the Cats trainers to ...
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:50:26 AEST1500101426
Geelong Cats vs Hawthorn Hawks Live Scores and Results – AFL 2017 Round 17
Sports News
Saturday's AFL 2017 Round 17 match is between Geelong Cats and Hawthorn Hawks with the game to be played at the MCG. View our AFL live scores, ... “We're going in hard and we're back to our Swans trademark football. “We want to go out there and hit ...
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:45:00 AEST1500086700
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