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THE BELLARINE / COUNCIL / REGIONAL NEWS

Multicultural training encourages respect, adaptability, and greater understanding

Visitor Information Centre and other Surf Coast Shire volunteers, staff, and community members, gathered on Wednesday 22 May, at Stribling Reserve, in Lorne for...

Rainbow flag aloft for IDAHOBIT 

Cheers accompanied raising of the rainbow flag outside Surf Coast Shire Council’s civic office today at a community celebration to mark IDAHOBIT – International...

Stage one of the Torquay Wayfinding Signage Strategy now complete

Stage one of a two-stage project to deliver better wayfinding signage throughout Torquay is now complete with Council endorsing the final Torquay Wayfinding Signage...

Council election set for October – candidate information sessions coming up 

The election of a new Surf Coast Shire Council will take place later this year, and a range of information sessions will be available...

NEWS

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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

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

COLAC OTWAYS

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

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

Multicultural training encourages respect, adaptability, and greater understanding

Visitor Information Centre and other Surf Coast Shire volunteers, staff, and community members, gathered on Wednesday 22 May, at Stribling Reserve, in Lorne for...

Rainbow flag aloft for IDAHOBIT 

Cheers accompanied raising of the rainbow flag outside Surf Coast Shire Council’s civic office today at a community celebration to mark IDAHOBIT – International...

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT REVIEW SPEED LIMITS

The Victorian Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Parliamentary Committee has backed RACV’s calls to reduce the speed limit when passing emergency roadside vehicles and tow trucks...

Stage one of the Torquay Wayfinding Signage Strategy now complete

Stage one of a two-stage project to deliver better wayfinding signage throughout Torquay is now complete with Council endorsing the final Torquay Wayfinding Signage...

Council election set for October – candidate information sessions coming up 

The election of a new Surf Coast Shire Council will take place later this year, and a range of information sessions will be available...

ALMOST 5,000 RUNNERS MARK INAUGURAL BALLARAT MARATHON FESTIVAL, RAISING OVER $100,000

2024 Ballarat Marathon More than 4,700 people made history by taking part in the inaugural Ballarat Marathon festival this weekend, almost doubling the organiser’s registration goal. Over two...

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LOCAL NEWS

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

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

Council election set for October – candidate information sessions coming up 

The election of a new Surf Coast Shire Council will take place later this year, and a range of information sessions will be available...

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

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

CHARITIES / WORLD PEACE

ALMOST 5,000 RUNNERS MARK INAUGURAL BALLARAT MARATHON FESTIVAL, RAISING OVER $100,000

2024 Ballarat Marathon More than 4,700 people made history by taking part in the inaugural Ballarat Marathon festival this weekend, almost doubling the organiser’s registration goal. Over two...

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...

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...