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Local news for Geelong, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

BP plans to invest $9b in Australia exploration

Melbourne: BP, the operator of the biggest oil refinery in Australia, plans to spend A$10 billion this decade expanding its filling station network and developing oil and gas projects such as the Browse venture.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Nine injured in Altona train crash

Nine people were injured when two trains crashed near the Maidstone Street crossing in Altona at about 7pm on Friday.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Scrapping fire rescue service could be fatal: Union

The United Fire Fighters Union fears the Country Fire Authority's decision to withdraw its specialist trench rescue service in Western Victoria may result in fatalities.

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12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Coffee Royalty: The cafes that put Melbourne on map

IT'S easy to get excited about Melbourne's coffee newbies but there's a special place in our caffeine hearts for these cafes that put our city on the coffee map.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Shorten opens up on rape allegations

Labor leader Bill Shorten speaks to the media after being cleared by the Victorian Police of rape allegations dating back to the 1980s.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Whittlesea Mernda Doreen Star

Ebola research brawl

Geelong research into the deadly Ebola virus has become a political football amid the state launch of science week in the city.

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Agrimoney.com

Bunge speeds Australia re-entry with port project

The terminal, which will handle 450,000 tonnes of grain a year, will comprise a grain receival facility and three storage silos, and link to an existing woodchip loading facility at the port.

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Daily Mail

A fatal truck crash has resulted in a whole fleet of garbage trucks ...

A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Geelong mayor supports Labor port bid

MODEL turned fashion designer Jodhi Meares has rocked up to court almost two hours late to appear before a judge on drink driving charges.

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The Age

Death driver sentenced to six years

Raza Hussain and his wife and five children had just celebrated a first Christmas in Australia and had started to re-establish their lives in in Geelong.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

PS News

And in other news...

A n Australian delegation is attending an Indian Ocean Rim Association Women's Economic Empowerment Dialogue from 17-19 August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Tara Moss looks relaxed as she jets out of Melbourne airport with...

Tara Moss looks relaxed as she jets out of Melbourne airport with look-alike daughter Sapphira, three, after revealing she was randomly attacked near Sydney's Hyde Park She was the victim of a random attack by a 'drug affected' man in Sydney's Hyde Park last month, but author, feminist and model Tara Moss hasn't let the frightening incident slow ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Racing in a grey zone

"He is such a sensitive and gentle boy and I swear he has a sense of humour!" Ms Oxley says.

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The Age

Father's Day murders struck 'gong of horror'

Like many other Australians, Helen Garner first saw the image of a car submerged in a dam on the television news 24 hours after three little boys died there on Father's Day in 2005.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Manufacturing job cuts hurt suburbs

TREASURER Joe Hockey has dug in the face of a storm about his comments that poorer Aussies won't be hit hard by a rise in fuel tax.

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NEWS.com.au

Guard axed for raunchy online posts

TREASURER Joe Hockey has dug in the face of a storm about his comments that poorer Aussies won't be hit hard by a rise in fuel tax.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

ABC News

Director of CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory says job cuts ...

Veterinary scientists say they're disappointed that the CSIRO will cut eight jobs from its Australian Animal Health Laboratory at Geelong in Victoria, as part of more than $110 million of Budget cuts to the science organisation.

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ABC News

Ebola virus: Researchers hunting deadly virus cure scrapped under federal budget cuts

Australian research into a vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus will suffer as a result of federal budget cuts, CSIRO staff say.

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NEWS.com.au

Nixon, Ablett in laneway tussle

THE daughter of former NSW Premier Neville Wran has been charged with murder over the stabbing death of a man at a unit block in Sydney.

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UPI

Vitol takes on Shell retail centers in Australia

Energy and commodity trading company Vitol said Wednesday it launched a retail business service in Australia after acquiring assets from Royal Dutch Shell.

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