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Queenscliff advances to the BDBD grand final
QUEENSCLIFF is on the verge of creating history after advancing through to the Ballarat-Geelong premier division bowls grand final.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Adam Goodes has right stuff to light the way for us all
Goodes' writing is precise, personal and candid. His essay amounted to an indigenous history of the AFL, but, by way of an introduction, Goodes spelt out exactly who he is and where he's coming from.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ford to help suppliers win overseas work
FORD says it will accelerate new vehicle launches and help automotive suppliers obtain business globally in the wake of its decision to shut down local production by 2016.
Ballarat business leaders told innovation key to success
Hawood Andrew Lawyers managing principal Dan Simmonds' message to businesses sounded bleak, but it seemed to inspire the audience at the Ballarat Leaders' Lunch yesterday.
Ocean Grove Voice
Crit' series comes to Grove
GEELONG Cycling Club's Summer Criterium Series culminated on a cool evening in Ocean Grove last Saturday in what became an aggregate decider as several riders across all grades remained in contention.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ocean Grove Voice
Vote to Halt Transfer
MORE than 150 locals have rallied against the transfer of Ocean Grove Park ownership.
On the Value of Open Roof Prints
At the end of 2013 the City of Greater Geelong, in Victoria, Australia published the first dataset on the newely installed geoserver, part of Australian Government's open data site, data.gov.au.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
A Geelong Solar Power Company Reveals the Difference Between...
GEELONG, Australia March 2014 - When it comes to solar power installation, investing correctly can mean the difference between huge cost-savings and massive losses.
Cotton On Seeks Chinese Partner to Challenge Zara, H&M Dominance
Cotton On Group, a clothing chain with 1,300 stores globally, said it will invest in China to step up its overseas expansion and challenge the dominance of Fast Retailing Co.'
COLUMN-Vitol gets more than it wants with Shell Australia deal: Clyde Russell
It's relatively easy to see Royal Dutch Shell's motivation in selling its Australian refinery and retail network, but somewhat more difficult to work out Vitol SA's reasons for buying.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons makes long list for world mayor
He is one of two Australian mayors, along with Sydney's Clover Moore, to make the long list of 50. "It clearly shows that my work in Geelong is having a big impact on the world stage and I really appreciate the recognition," he said.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Gender gap for cancer surgery
EXCLUSIVE: Half the men who need prostate cancer surgery wait over four months at some hospitals as women with breast cancer are treated in days.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Future looks brighter for Angela after donation
THANKS to the gift of donor corneal tissue, Angela Gleeson has good sight again in her left eye and intends to return to work soon.
Oil traders seek immense opportunities in Australia fuel market
Australia is turning into a playground for global oil traders, who are snapping up storage tanks and terminals as they bet on it to become Asia's top importer of oil products as demand rises and old, inefficient refineries close.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
South Coast Register
Military fuel 'safe in crisis'
THE Defence Department has dismissed suggestions the country's dependence on imported petrol could lead to fuel shortages and ultimately even affect the flying capabilities of Nowra-based helicopters at HMAS Albatross or those deployed on ships.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Call centre to boost jobs in Geelong
EAST West Link protest leader Anthony Main has been hit with a wilful damage charge, which he says he will vigorously contest.
Shell pulls out of chemicals in Australia
Energy giant Shell is selling off all of its Australian ' downstream ' businesses - including bulk fuels, bitumen, chemicals and part of its lubricants segment - to energy and commodity trader Vitol for $2.6 billion .
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Youth jobs in crisis, says new report
Bendigo has one of the worst youth unemployment rates in regional Victoria, according to figures from the Brotherhood of St Laurence BENDIGO has one of the worst youth unemployment rates in regional Victoria, according to figures from the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Green Left Weekly
Carlo's Corner: We got 99 problems, but some boats ain't one
You know, unless asylum seekers somehow managed to sneak into this country and made it all the way to Geelong to pose as Alcoa executives to announce yet another plant closure at the cost of nearly a thousand more jobs, then I really think this nation has some bigger goddamn problems than boats carrying refugees asking for help.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Ocean Grove Voice
TV stumbling block
OCEAN GROVE builder Matty Wright and his team from Coastruct Carpentry recently featured on Channel Nine's program The Block.