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Successful burn at park
The small northerly test area measuring less than a sixth of the park, was burned in stages while cordon CFA and city workers ensured it was limited to the planned area.
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Dying abuse victim celebrates giving bedside testimony to Royal Commission
Barry Wilson waited fifty years to tell his horrific story of child sexual abuse.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Aussie/NZ drunk violence blitz for Easter
POLICE want you to have a good time this Easter, but not if you're a drunken lout intent on causing trouble.
Terang lawyer a one in four chance for Libs
FOUR people are in the running for an almost-guaranteed seat in the State Parliament representing Western Victoria for the Liberal Party.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Long term youth unemployment triples since GFC
ELEANOR HALL: The Federal Assistant Employment Minister says the Government is well aware of the seriousness of youth unemployment in Australia and is working to fix it.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Chinese airline Hainan set to fly into Avalon Airport under new deal
The memorandum of understanding has been signed during Prime Minister Tony Abbott's visit to China and details plans to establish commercial flights and air freight services between Avalon Airport and China within the next 18 months.
Shorten backs Bullock amid call to quit
WEST Coast champ Dean Cox will have to buck a daunting trend if he is to celebrate his Eagles games record with a win over Geelong.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Rural towns dwindle as Warrnambool expands
NEW statistics estimate the south-west's population is drifting towards Warrnambool with more remote parts of the region shedding residents.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Hundreds of demonstrators have marched in Geelong calling for government help to create jobs
Hundreds of people have marched through central Geelong calling on the State and Federal Governments to do more to create employment in the city.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Albany's place in Anzac history
Gathered together aboard dozens of warships, laden with horses, typewriters, ambulances, provisions and tonnes of weapons, they sailed serenely into the idyllic King George Sound, on Western Australia's south coast.
Govt congratulates itself on transport. But are the stats really that good? #SpringSt
The SPEAKER - Order! I have accepted a statement from Minister for Public Transport proposing the following matter of public importance for discussion: That this house congratulates the coalition government for improving affordability, safety, reliability and punctuality on public transport, and its investment in rail and road infrastructure, and ... (more)
Junior gun licence numbers revealed
SUBURBAN schoolchildren as young as 12 years old are applying for and getting gun licences in their hundreds, new figures show.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Geelong private hospital deal under fire
Victorian government plans to secure additional public health resources within an unbuilt private hospital in Geelong amount to a broken election promise, the opposition says.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Unearthing the treasures of the Garden of St Erth
In the small town of Blackwood, nestled between the Wombat State Forest and the Lerderderg State Park, is the Garden of St Erth.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
COLUMN-Australian oil refining industry needs debate, not neglect: Clyde Russell
That Australia's oil refining industry is uncompetitive in the face of the new, complex plants in Asia is obvious.
Fee offered to Alexander Downer to help free two Australians held in Dubai covered only one detainee
Was it a case of diplomacy for sale? Alexander Downer responds to the $60,000 ''success fee'' he was offered by an Australian jailed in Dubai.
180 jobs axed at Philip Morris
EVERY day the parents of Rison Gamage, who needs the life-saving gift of a new liver, wake praying this will be the day of his rebirth.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Hard truth behind refinery closure
THE closure of BP's refinery in Brisbane is a blow to staff - but the reality is that Australia is no longer a place to refine crude oil, writes Jessica Irvine.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
New abalone plant for Geelong
A $1 million Great Southern Waters seafood plant is expected to create eight full-time jobs by June 2016, increasing to 15 by 2017-18.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
OPTrust, REST Said to Weigh Bids for Australia's ANZ Terminals
Canada's OPSEU Pension Trust and Australia 's Retail Employees Superannuation Trust are among companies weighing bids for Australian import terminals that may fetch as much as A$500 million , according to people with knowledge of the matter.