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THE BELLARINE / COUNCIL / REGIONAL NEWS

Council to seek community feedback on draft Circular Economy Action Plan

Surf Coast Shire Council will seek community feedback on a draft Circular Economy Action Plan, which aims to drive action within Council operations and...

Council to consider Anglesea Community and Health Hub engagement report and next steps

The Anglesea Community and Health Hub Plan engagement report will be presented to Surf Coast Shire Council at its meeting on 27 February. The hub...

Get apt, using apps, join Torquay Library’s digital literacy sessions

The Surf Coast Shire Council is working in partnership with the Torquay Library to provide free digital literacy sessions in February and March. The sessions...

Monkey Baa Theatre presents Possum Magic. April 5-13 – MPAC & Geelong Arts

Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents Possum Magic Geelong Arts Centre and Monash Performing Arts Centre this April Monkey Baa Theatre Company is delighted to bring the...

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CITY OF GEELONG

Monkey Baa Theatre presents Possum Magic. April 5-13 – MPAC & Geelong Arts

Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents Possum Magic Geelong Arts Centre and Monash Performing Arts Centre this April Monkey Baa Theatre Company is delighted to bring the...

Now Open in Geelong – Kaleidoscope: the 700-square-meter vortex of serenity

Comprised of 70 tonnes of steel, prisms, and mirrors, Keith Courtney's mirror maze Kaleidoscope is now open on the forecourt of Geelong's Johnstone Park until 18 June. https://youtu.be/9m__h08qNMI The installation has...

BOROUGH OF QUEENSCLIFF

Spiritual Sweep: Adam Nudelman / John Waller

Rich fauna and bird life move into Nudelman's composed realm of peace. Meticulously executed, the native visitors draw us close, offering a new perspective...

(The late) Jiri Tibor Novak: Symphony of Sweetness

Known for his artfulness, admired for his poetic and whimsical imagery and cherished by numerous students, (the Late) Jiri Tibor Novak predominately shared his...

CITY OF GLENELG

GLENELF HUNT

Find the elves and win this festive season 29 November 2021 The ‘Glenelf Hunt’ is here and families are invited to solve the riddles and find...

FREE KINDER KITS REACH THE GLENELG SHIRE

Children across the Glenelg Shire have commenced receiving a colourful ‘box of wonders’ to help them with their learning journey as part of a...

SURF COAST SHIRE

Conservation collaboration to raise funds for Australia’s Most Endangered

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), a global leader in conservation, has partnered with Australian Geographic Society (the Society), the charitable arm of media business Australian Geographic (AG), on a year-long public fundraising and storytelling campaign highlighting six native species at risk. Under the Society’s rebranded fundraisers ‘Australia’s Most Endangered’, the campaigns will focus on raising funds and awareness for one native […]

Rising tide of microplastics waste in our oceans – what can be done?

Looking for solutions to manage the global crisis of microplastics pollution, particularly in marine environments, will be the focus of the 1st Nano and Microplastics Australian Conference at Flinders University (7-8 March 2024). The amount of plastic entering the oceans is expected to triple 2040, with 14 million tonnes already impacting marine ecosystems (United Nations Environment Program, 2021; Tuuri […]

COLAC OTWAYS

Conservation collaboration to raise funds for Australia’s Most Endangered

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), a global leader in conservation, has partnered with Australian Geographic Society (the Society), the charitable arm of media business Australian Geographic (AG), on a year-long public fundraising and storytelling campaign highlighting six native species at risk. Under the Society’s rebranded fundraisers ‘Australia’s Most Endangered’, the campaigns will focus on raising funds and awareness for one native […]

Rising tide of microplastics waste in our oceans – what can be done?

Looking for solutions to manage the global crisis of microplastics pollution, particularly in marine environments, will be the focus of the 1st Nano and Microplastics Australian Conference at Flinders University (7-8 March 2024). The amount of plastic entering the oceans is expected to triple 2040, with 14 million tonnes already impacting marine ecosystems (United Nations Environment Program, 2021; Tuuri […]

WARNAMBOOL

Free RATS for concession holders

Warrnambool City Council is now distributing free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to eligible people on behalf of the Department of Health. “The RATs will be...

WHALE WATCHING

Victoria’s Southern Right Whale Nursery Almost every year between June and September, female Southern Right whales return to the waters of Warrnambool’s Logans Beach to...

MORE NEWS / BUSINESS / FINANCE / TECH

Council to seek community feedback on draft Circular Economy Action Plan

Surf Coast Shire Council will seek community feedback on a draft Circular Economy Action Plan, which aims to drive action within Council operations and...

Council to consider Anglesea Community and Health Hub engagement report and next steps

The Anglesea Community and Health Hub Plan engagement report will be presented to Surf Coast Shire Council at its meeting on 27 February. The hub...

Get apt, using apps, join Torquay Library’s digital literacy sessions

The Surf Coast Shire Council is working in partnership with the Torquay Library to provide free digital literacy sessions in February and March. The sessions...

Monkey Baa Theatre presents Possum Magic. April 5-13 – MPAC & Geelong Arts

Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents Possum Magic Geelong Arts Centre and Monash Performing Arts Centre this April Monkey Baa Theatre Company is delighted to bring the...

NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLACENTA CELLS MAY LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

  Scientists from La Trobe University and the Hudson Institute have demonstrated that cells from placentas could have therapeutic benefits for patients suffering from high blood...

Council’s revamped Event Grants and Sponsorship Program starts February

Surf Coast Shire Council’s Event Grants and Sponsorship Program starts in February, and features changes adopted by Council in December. The revamp includes the removal...

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LOCAL NEWS

Conservation collaboration to raise funds for Australia’s Most Endangered

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), a global leader in conservation, has partnered with Australian Geographic Society (the Society), the charitable arm of media business Australian Geographic (AG), on a year-long public fundraising and storytelling campaign highlighting six native species at risk. Under the Society’s rebranded fundraisers ‘Australia’s Most Endangered’, the campaigns will focus on raising funds and awareness for one native […]

Rising tide of microplastics waste in our oceans – what can be done?

Looking for solutions to manage the global crisis of microplastics pollution, particularly in marine environments, will be the focus of the 1st Nano and Microplastics Australian Conference at Flinders University (7-8 March 2024). The amount of plastic entering the oceans is expected to triple 2040, with 14 million tonnes already impacting marine ecosystems (United Nations Environment Program, 2021; Tuuri […]

Melbourne news

NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLACENTA CELLS MAY LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

  Scientists from La Trobe University and the Hudson Institute have demonstrated that cells from placentas could have therapeutic benefits for patients suffering from high blood...

VICTORIAS ROADMAP OUT OF LOCKDOWN

  VICTORIAS DAILY STATS 158 people are in hospital 144 of those aren't vaccinated 45 in ICU 23 on ventilators 2 deaths The state has recorded...

INTERSTATE NEWS

FOUR INFAMOUS SHIPWRECKS FOUND ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

The Great Barrier Reef is incredible, with turquoise water, stunning reefs and white sandy cays. Yet its name infers something quite different – a...

SEA WORLD’S NEWEST EDITIONS – Twin Polar Cubs

  It was celebrations all round at Sea World on the Gold Coast, as two rat-sized polar bear cubs made their debut in the early...

GLOBAL NEWS

WHAT ARE WAR CRIMES? AND THE LIKELIHOOD OF PROSECUTING PUTIN

Russian troops retreated from Kyiv and the nearby town of Bucha in early April 2022, and new horrors of their occupation were revealed. Ukrainian forces...

AX-1 SPACE MISSION

It’s not long since billionaires were competing to get to the “edge of space”. Now, the first set of private citizens are getting ready...

POLITICS / society

Surf Coast Shire Council elects new Mayor

Surf Coast Shire Council has elected Cr Liz Pattison as Mayor Cr Pattison is excited to take on the role for the one-year term, and will...

BUSINESS / FINANCE

Conservation collaboration to raise funds for Australia’s Most Endangered

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), a global leader in conservation, has partnered with Australian Geographic Society (the Society), the charitable arm of media business Australian Geographic (AG), on a year-long public fundraising and storytelling campaign highlighting six native species at risk. Under the Society’s rebranded fundraisers ‘Australia’s Most Endangered’, the campaigns will focus on raising funds and awareness for one native […]

Rising tide of microplastics waste in our oceans – what can be done?

Looking for solutions to manage the global crisis of microplastics pollution, particularly in marine environments, will be the focus of the 1st Nano and Microplastics Australian Conference at Flinders University (7-8 March 2024). The amount of plastic entering the oceans is expected to triple 2040, with 14 million tonnes already impacting marine ecosystems (United Nations Environment Program, 2021; Tuuri […]

CHARITIES / WORLD PEACE

NORTHSIDE CHURCH & COMMUNITY CENTER – Salvation Army

Here at Northside Church and Community Center we endeavour to walk the journey with people to build capacity and sustainability.   People come into our...

CITY OF GREATER GEELONG – GEELONG NATURE FORUM

The Geelong Nature Forum 'Where the Rivers Run' celebrates the wonderful animal and plant life of our region’s rivers, creeks and wetlands, and the...

CORONAVIRUS

BUSHFIRES AND COVID COLLIDE. THREE WAYS ONE EFFECTS THE OTHER.

It’s summer in a pandemic. So as Australia opens its borders and COVID case numbers rise, we’ll likely see the interplay of COVID and...

CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT

Keep up-to-date with current health advice, service changes, available support and campaigns to kick-start our recovery. Find out what to do if you test positive...

EMERGENCY SERVICE

CHARLISE MUTTEN SEARCH

Murder detectives are now leading an investigation into the disappearance of a nine year old girl from a Blue Mountains wedding venue, as it...

CLEO SMITH

***A $1 million reward is on offer for any information leading to the location of missing four-year-old Cleo Smith, who vanished from a campsite...