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Vodafone announces NBN pricing plans
EFTM
Late last year Vodafone Australia announced their intention to begin selling NBN services to Aussies looking for fixed-line broadband in their home. While they haven't officially launched yet, trials are about to begin for customers who have registered ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:32:38 AEST1503394358
150+ more V/line services for Geelong
Bay 93.9
Seven services to Warrnambool will also run express through Lara and North Geelong. However, to fill the gap, 30 new services on the Geelong line will stop at stations that the Warrnambool trains pass by. The new timetable is available soon on the V ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:33:17 AEST1503387197
Jail for North Geelong drug trafficker
Bay 93.9
A North Geelong woman has been sentenced in the Geelong Magistrates Court, following a handful of drugs charges. Cassandra Blake, aged 23, was charged with trafficking and possessing ice, as well as weapons offences and bail breaching - after police ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:52:02 AEST1503384722
Wool growers warned on viewing Wool Exchange Portal as sale option
Sheep Central
WOOL-HANDLING giant AWH's new chief executive officer Michael Jones has warned growers against viewing Australian Wool Innovation's proposed Wool Exchange Portal as a means of bypassing brokers. At the inaugural AWH Wool Export Innovation ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:50:20 AEST1503381020
Vic installing telepresence in state schools
Technology Decisions
The Victorian government will install new virtual conferencing systems in 63 government schools across the Geelong, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula region as part of the first phase of a $67.9 million IT support upgrade project for schools across ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:39:46 AEST1503376786
Geelog wins bid to host Fireball Worlds in 2022
My Sailing
Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has won its bid to host a major international sailing event in 2022 - the annual Fireball World Titles. The two person 'off the beach' racing series has only been held in Australia six times since its inception in 1966 ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:39:06 AEST1503376746
Geelong's great graphene grant
Bay 93.9
You may not have heard of graphene, but it may well be Geelong's secret weapon to success. Graphene is extracted from graphite, and is the world's first two dimensional material - enabling the creation of strong, flexible and lightweight 'smart' products.
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:18:31 AEST1503371911
Locals support locked-out worker
Bay 93.9
A protest has been held outside the Geelong lab of Dorevitch Pathology, in support of a lone worker locked out in a dispute over pay. Nearly 90 members of the Health Workers Union have been locked out of Dorevitch Pathology labs for nearly three weeks ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:25:05 AEST1503354305
Trial due to start for murder accused
Bay 93.9
The trial for a Clifton Springs man accused of killing his elderly neighbour is due to start in the Supreme Court in Geelong today. 45-year-old Stuart McKnight has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder, over the 2016 death of 79-year-old ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:24:33 AEST1503354273
Last sheep sold at Geelong Saleyards
Bay 93.9
Administrators at the City of Greater Geelong earlier this month voted to permanently shut the Weddell Road site to sheep and cattle sales by the end of August. The future of poultry sales is still up in the air, while there is also a cloud over the ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:55:34 AEST1503352534
Construction site safety blitz
Bay 93.9
Construction sites across Geelong and the Surf Coast will get a closer look as part of a WorkSafe crackdown on structural integrity. Sixteen workers and three members of the public have been killed by collapsing buildings since 2001. Locally, a 66-year ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:52:36 AEST1503352356
NDIS funding fight back to tribunal
Bay 93.9
An intellectually disabled man has won the next step in his battle for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to fully fund taxis from his Moriac home to his job and disability programs in Geelong. 21-year- old Liam McGarrigle relies on taxis to get ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:52:36 AEST1503352356
Westfield Geelong entrance fixed
Bay 93.9
The Corio Street entrance to Westfield Geelong has been fixed after a car ploughed into the centre in early May. The entrance, off Moorabool Street, was extensively damaged in the incident earlier this year. Three people, including the driver, suffered ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:56:44 AEST1503349004
Ali Barter wipes out shame with tea towels
NEWS.com.au
"The tea towel design is really fun and it's tampon-related, and woman-related as well," she said. "We're going to be selling them at the shows and I'm really excited, I think they're really cute." *Ali Barter's tour continues in the Geelong Workers ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:52:01 AEST1503298321
Sweet delights
Shepparton News
Ministry of Chocolate owner and head chocolatier Drew Maddison said it was great it to see many people from Melbourne, Geelong and places such as Swan Hill make the journey. ''It's good to return this unique chocolate festival, an event that is the ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:02:08 AEST1503288128
Local servo held up
Bay 93.9
The person then demanded cash from the attendant before running off in an unknown direction with an amount of money. It is not known what weapon the alleged offender was carrying. Anyone with information is asked to call Geelong CIU on 5225 3100, ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:02:28 AEST1503270148
NDIS funding appeal back in Federal Court
Bay 93.9
The National Disability Insurance Agency had earlier signalled his cab fares would only be partially funded, leaving him thousands of dollars out of pocket as there is no public transport in Moriac, outside Geelong. A ruling by the Federal Court in ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:50:50 AEST1503269450
We've lost trade: local businesses
Bay 93.9
The City of Greater Geelong says pedestrian access to all shops has been maintained during the works and a number of traders temporarily changed their business model to take advantage of construction workers' breaks. Work on the north side of Malop ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:45:36 AEST1503269136
We've lost trade: local businesses
Bay 93.9
The City of Greater Geelong says pedestrian access to all shops has been maintained during the works and a number of traders temporarily changed their business model to take advantage of construction workers' breaks. Work on the north side of Malop ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:45:36 AEST1503269136
Building Surveyor to take close look at local structure
Bay 93.9
208 moorabool street google maps Geelong's Municipal Building surveyor will take a close look at an historic local building this week, after concerns it's not structurally sound. A recent inspection of the 19th century building in Moorabool Street ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:32:46 AEST1503268366
Big crowds for Uni's open day
Bay 93.9
The university held its open days at Waurn Ponds and Geelong's waterfront yesterday, allowing prospective students to find out more about what is on offer. Thousands headed along, getting information on courses and getting involved in activities ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:31:52 AEST1503268312
Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires
Arab News
A screengrab from a video shared on social media shows the Geelong Mosque in Melbourne burning in May 2016. (Shia Waves via YouTube). MELBOURNE, Australia: Police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:59:26 AEST1503197966
Cadbury chocolate-covered Oreos finally exist
FOX 5 Atlanta
... Cadbury And It Makes All The Difference 10/10 Will Never Eat A Original Oreo Again @colessupermarkets,” the caption read. The Instagram account shares "Food Finds Australian & International Snack Finds" in Geelong, Australia, according to its bio.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:13:00 AEST1503155580
Chris Lucas buys in Sydney ahead of Surry Hills Chin Chin opening
NEWS.com.au
The Geelong-born restaurateur is spending time in Sydney ahead of the opening of his first restaurant outside Melbourne. Chin Chin in Melbourne still sees lines of customers at the popular Flinders Lane venue which opened in 2011. In fact, the Thai ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:05:12 AEST1503151512
How opportunities arose after the auto industry left town
Ferret
Ford closing its car assembly plant in Geelong was the death knell for many small businesses in the tight community south-west of Melbourne. Despite both state and federal government promises, unions getting militant and locals crossing their fingers ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:37:30 AEST1503121050
Geelong home auction market surges over July
Domain News
The strong Geelong housing market continues to produce robust results for sellers with auction clearance rates now tracking at their highest level for years. Geelong reported an auction clearance rate of 71.3 per cent over July which was significantly ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:55:52 AEST1503118552
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Northern Rivers Echo (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:54:41 AEST1503096881
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Whitsunday Times (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:49:39 AEST1503096579
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Chinchilla News (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:47:32 AEST1503096452
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
The South Burnett Times (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:46:43 AEST1503096403
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Caboolture News (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:42:01 AEST1503096121
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Ballina Shire Advocate (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:41:37 AEST1503096097
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Noosa News (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:40:35 AEST1503096035
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Central Telegraph (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:40:12 AEST1503096012
Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'
Central Queensland news (blog)
Former Geelong resident Jessa O'Brien hit out at Instagram for deleting her account 'thenudeblogger', after amassing more than 42,000 followers since launching in October 2016. Ms O'Brien said the "body-positive" account appeared, to the naked eye, ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:40:09 AEST1503096009
Man charged in cold case 1995 murder of Geelong teenager
Gears Of Biz
A suspect in the murder of Geelong teenager Ricky Balcombe has finally been charged with the crime more than 20 years later. Karl Hague, long suspected of stabbing the 16-year-old to death at Market Square mall on May 5, 1995, was arrested and charged ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:30:00 AEST1503052200
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India
Noosa News
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India. Fox Sports | 18th Aug 2017 4:10 PM. 0. Use this content. Australia's James Faulkner during the T20 international against Sri Lanka in Geelong in February. TRACEY NEARMY ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:19 AEST1503037459
MC Herd wins LRTAV safety award for cattle unloading frame + VIDEO
Beef Central
An innovative automated cattle handling frame that enables drivers to safely unload cattle at M.C. Herd's Geelong processing plant has won the Livestock & Rural Transporters Association of Victoria (LRTAV)'s safety award. The inaugural Shane Knight ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:23:30 AEST1503037410
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India
Chinchilla News
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India. Fox Sports | 18th Aug 2017 4:10 PM. Use this content. Australia's James Faulkner during the T20 international against Sri Lanka in Geelong in February. TRACEY NEARMY ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:22:00 AEST1503037320
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India
Chinchilla News
Australia reveals squads for ODI and T20 tour of India. Fox Sports | 18th Aug 2017 4:10 PM. Use this content. Australia's James Faulkner during the T20 international against Sri Lanka in Geelong in February. TRACEY NEARMY ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:22:00 AEST1503037320
BFNL trio seek VNL premiership honours
Bendigo Advertiser
In the under-18 game grand final, Kangaroo Flat young gun Ruby Barkmeyer will be eyeing a premiership win with Geelong Cougars against City West Falcons. The Cougars have won all three matches against the Falcons this season, including the first two ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:57:15 AEST1503017835
Stab inmate faces deportation
Bay 93.9
An inmate will be deported after serving his sentence after pleading guilty to a prison stabbing. The 21-year-old attacked another inmate, punching him in the head and stabbing him twice in the chest during the incident in April. The Geelong ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:19:07 AEST1503008347
Torquay business named Geelong's best
Bay 93.9
Owner Miyo Fallshaw accepted the Business of the Year award at the Pier Geelong overnight. The judges say the story of Oishi-m's success over the past 12 years has been inspiring, showing what an innovative, independently-owned retail business can ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:13:22 AEST1503008002
Geelong's business "night of nights"
Bay 93.9
If you see hundreds of people in suits and gowns on the Geelong waterfront, you have not gone back in time. Tonight is in fact the 'night of nights' for business owners - the annual Geelong Business Excellence Awards. Organisers say the event is ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:29:59 AEST1502954999
The Pickers Union
Broadsheet
Dressed in pale pinks, macramé hangers and fake flamingos, the Pickers Union is a vision of Miami Art-Deco style. After five years dreaming about opening a cafe, husband and wife Sev and Bek Lah left their jobs as a carpenter and a disability support ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:58:03 AEST1502953083
Raven's Creek Farm
Broadsheet
It doesn't get much more farm-to-plate than Raven's Creek Farm. Named for the creek that flows through it, the 90-acre property functions as a working farm with an on-site cafe. The former has some impressive clients, including Geelong venues Tulip ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:58:03 AEST1502953083
How opportunities arose after the auto industry left town
PACE Today
Ford closing its car assembly plant in Geelong was the death knell for many small businesses in the tight community south-west of Melbourne. Despite both state and federal government promises, unions getting militant and locals crossing their fingers ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:38:02 AEST1502948282
Partial fix for Geelong's hospital parking pains
Bay 93.9
New Parking Meters Geelong 1 Patients booked for overstaying their parking during hospital visits across Geelong will now find it easier to avoid paying penalties. Parking around the hospital precinct and the Blood Bank has been an issue for for years ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:03:45 AEST1502935425
Learner driver caught drink-driving
Bay 93.9
He was taken back to the Geelong Police Station where he allegedly blew .078. A learner driver must be 0.00 on the road. Police say the teen is expected to be charged on summons with offences including exceeding the prescribed concentration of alcohol, ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:45:00 AEST1502930700
Celebrating 150 years of Australian manufacturing experience
Architecture and Design
More than a century and a half later, Godfrey Hirst is recognised as one of the top 10 carpet manufacturers in the world, with the Geelong site home to the company's headquarters. Godfrey Hirst also has 33 hectares of production plants with new plants ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:53:25 AEST1502927605
Headlines
Geelong's great graphene grant - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
You may not have heard of graphene, but it may well be Geelong's secret weapon to success. Graphene is extracted from graphite, and is the world's first two ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:18:31 AEST1503371911
150+ more V/line services for Geelong
Bay 93.9
Seven services to Warrnambool will also run express through Lara and North Geelong. However, to fill the gap, 30 new services on the Geelong line will stop at stations that the Warrnambool trains pass by. The new timetable is available soon on the V ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:33:17 AEST1503387197
Jail for North Geelong drug trafficker
Bay 93.9
A North Geelong woman has been sentenced in the Geelong Magistrates Court, following a handful of drugs charges. Cassandra Blake, aged 23, was charged with trafficking and possessing ice, as well as weapons offences and bail breaching - after police ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:52:02 AEST1503384722
Last sheep sold at Geelong Saleyards
Bay 93.9
Administrators at the City of Greater Geelong earlier this month voted to permanently shut the Weddell Road site to sheep and cattle sales by the end of August. The future of poultry sales is still up in the air, while there is also a cloud over the ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:55:34 AEST1503352534
Westfield Geelong entrance fixed - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
westfield corio st entrance The Corio Street entrance to Westfield Geelong has been fixed after a car ploughed into the centre in early May. The entrance, off ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:56:44 AEST1503349004
Locals support locked-out worker - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
dorevitch protest supplied A protest has been held outside the Geelong lab of Dorevitch Pathology, in support of a lone worker locked out in a dispute over pay.
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:25:05 AEST1503354305
Trial due to start for murder accused
Bay 93.9
The trial for a Clifton Springs man accused of killing his elderly neighbour is due to start in the Supreme Court in Geelong today. 45-year-old Stuart McKnight has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder, over the 2016 death of 79-year-old ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:24:33 AEST1503354273
School's vaccination rate below state average
Bay 93.9
It has been revealed around 60 per cent of students at the Freshwater Creek Steiner School are fully vaccinated, according to a report in Newscorp. That is well below the state average of 90 to 95 per cent. A spokesman for Education Minister James ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:24:33 AEST1503354273
Geelong home auction market surges over July
Domain News
The strong Geelong housing market continues to produce robust results for sellers with auction clearance rates now tracking at their highest level for years. Geelong reported an auction clearance rate of 71.3 per cent over July which was significantly ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:55:52 AEST1503118552
We've lost trade: local businesses
Bay 93.9
The City of Greater Geelong says pedestrian access to all shops has been maintained during the works and a number of traders temporarily changed their business model to take advantage of construction workers' breaks. Work on the north side of Malop ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:45:36 AEST1503269136
NDIS funding fight back to tribunal
Bay 93.9
An intellectually disabled man has won the next step in his battle for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to fully fund taxis from his Moriac home to his job and disability programs in Geelong. 21-year- old Liam McGarrigle relies on taxis to get ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:52:36 AEST1503352356
Jeremy the Dud
Bay 93.9
Jeremy the Dud is a short film (30 mins) partnership between Karingal St Laurence and Robot Army. Jeremy the Dud is intended to lift the lid on disability, and create substantial awareness in a meaningful and funny way. Imagine a world where everyone ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:46:53 AEST1503384413
Construction site safety blitz
Bay 93.9
Construction sites across Geelong and the Surf Coast will get a closer look as part of a WorkSafe crackdown on structural integrity. Sixteen workers and three members of the public have been killed by collapsing buildings since 2001. Locally, a 66-year ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:52:36 AEST1503352356
Building Surveyor to take close look at local structure
Bay 93.9
208 moorabool street google maps Geelong's Municipal Building surveyor will take a close look at an historic local building this week, after concerns it's not structurally sound. A recent inspection of the 19th century building in Moorabool Street ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:32:46 AEST1503268366
Big crowds for Uni's open day
Bay 93.9
The university held its open days at Waurn Ponds and Geelong's waterfront yesterday, allowing prospective students to find out more about what is on offer. Thousands headed along, getting information on courses and getting involved in activities ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:31:52 AEST1503268312
Local servo held up
Bay 93.9
The person then demanded cash from the attendant before running off in an unknown direction with an amount of money. It is not known what weapon the alleged offender was carrying. Anyone with information is asked to call Geelong CIU on 5225 3100, ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:02:28 AEST1503270148
Two smashes on Geelong Ring Road
Bay 93.9
There have been long delays on the Geelong Ring Road, with a truck having jack-knifed and collected the freeway fence near the Belmont exit. According to witnesses, about 100 metres of the fence has been smashed down by the truck. In addition, a car ...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:40:18 AEST1502829618
Torquay business named Geelong's best
Bay 93.9
Owner Miyo Fallshaw accepted the Business of the Year award at the Pier Geelong overnight. The judges say the story of Oishi-m's success over the past 12 years has been inspiring, showing what an innovative, independently-owned retail business can ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:13:22 AEST1503008002
Search continues for missing Russell
Bay 93.9
Russell Jenkin was last seen at a Thompson Court property in September, 2006, with his silver Toyota Yaris found the next day with the keys still inside. The 47-year-old's wallet, backpack and mobile were alos in the vehicle. Police believe was seen in ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:10:45 AEST1503299445
Falls Festival reaches quarter century
Bay 93.9
Aussie artist Flume and American folk heroes Fleet Foxes will headline this year's Falls Festival line-up. The music event's celebrating its 25th anniversary - starting in Lorne - before spreading to Marion Bay in Tasmania, Byron Bay in NSW and ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:08:18 AEST1503364098
Partial fix for Geelong's hospital parking pains
Bay 93.9
New Parking Meters Geelong 1 Patients booked for overstaying their parking during hospital visits across Geelong will now find it easier to avoid paying penalties. Parking around the hospital precinct and the Blood Bank has been an issue for for years ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:03:45 AEST1502935425
Geelong's business "night of nights"
Bay 93.9
If you see hundreds of people in suits and gowns on the Geelong waterfront, you have not gone back in time. Tonight is in fact the 'night of nights' for business owners - the annual Geelong Business Excellence Awards. Organisers say the event is ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:29:59 AEST1502954999
Geelong could get Thessaloniki-inspired waterfront revamp under Coalition government
ABC Online
Matthew Guy has revealed plans to appoint a dedicated minister for Geelong, develop a new metropolitan planning policy and order an Infrastructure Victoria audit of the region — if he wins next year's election. He said he had been inspired by a 2009 ...
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:24:23 AEST1501824263
The Early Mail - Geelong Synthetic
Racing.com
This son of Bel Esprit caught the eye on debut at Racing.com Park in March, flashing home for third behind subsequent Stakes winner Merchant Navy. The form from the race was given a further boost when the runner-up Aberro finished second to Eshtiraak ...
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:45:02 AEST1502696702
Karl Hague charged with Ricky Balcombe murder
Bay 93.9
There has been a breakthrough in the cold case murder of 16-year-old Ricky Balcombe, who was killed in the Geelong mall back in 1995. A 44 year-old Bell Post Hill man been arrested and charged today over the fatal stabbing. The investigation came back ...
Cold case breakthrough: Man, 44, charged over the 1995 murder of a 16-year-old boy brutally stabbed to deathDaily Mail
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:33:45 AEST1502865225
Why JK Rowling concealed her identity
Bay 93.9
JK Rowling says she "wasn't trying to trick or fool anyone" by writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The Harry Potter creator, 52, penned crime story The Cuckoo's Calling - one novel in the Strike detective series of novels - before her cover ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:31:18 AEST1503369078
Teen Bryce loses brave battle
Bay 93.9
bryce and john cena bryces beat fb A Corio teenager who touched local hearts with his battle with a rare genetic disorder has passed away. 15-year-old Bryce McKiernan died in the early hours of yesterday, after being diagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome at ...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:28:42 AEST1502836122
NDIS funding appeal back in Federal Court - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
mcgarrigle guy stayner abc Lawyers acting for an intellectually-disabled Moriac man say they are standing up for reasonable and necessary spending under the ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:50:50 AEST1503269450
Female sports post up for grabs
Bay 93.9
Geelong women who love sport are being encouraged to apply for a new role aimed at building gender equality across all levels. The newly created Office for Women in Sport and Recreation will also support the development of Regional Female Sports ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:20:31 AEST1502922031
Stab inmate faces deportation
Bay 93.9
An inmate will be deported after serving his sentence after pleading guilty to a prison stabbing. The 21-year-old attacked another inmate, punching him in the head and stabbing him twice in the chest during the incident in April. The Geelong ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:19:07 AEST1503008347
Football
Nathan Buckley's coaching position 'in play' after Collingwood board meeting
The Age
Regardless of whether Buckley stays, a shakeup of their football department is inevitable. Geelong coach Chris Scott would be surprised if Buckley doesn't have some inkling of what lies ahead. "It's really hard to speculate as to what has actually been ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:09:00 AEST1503396540
Is there a place for Steve Johnson in Greater Western Sydney Giants team to play Geelong Cats?
The Age
Rory Lobb is likely to be fit, which puts pressure on Harry Himmelberg to keep his spot. The Cats will certainly welcome back Tom Hawkins after suspension. Geelong football manager Steve Hocking said Rhys Stanley and Mark Blicavs would be tested later ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:53:05 AEST1503391985
Geelong Cats set to be awarded AFL Women's expansion licence when AFL makes decision
Herald Sun
Geelong has built its case on the success of its first-year VFLW program and its links to western Victoria. West Coast was also considered a front-runner because of the strength of female football in Western Australia and the opportunity for a derby ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:40:47 AEST1503391247
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Daily Advertiser
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:24:06 AEST1503368646
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
The Islander
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:23:00 AEST1503361380
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Yass Tribune
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:18:15 AEST1503357495
Geelong re-signs emerging trio, including improving defender Jake Kolodjashnij
Fox Sports
But the Cats have shown faith in the mid-sized defender, signing him to a new two-year deal before coming out of contract at season's end. “Jake has already shown his ability, work ethic and versatility,” Geelong's general manager of football Steve ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:19:51 AEST1503299991
Jake Kolodjashnij contract, Geelong, Jordan Cunico, Wylie Buzza ...
Fox Sports
GEELONG has secured the signature of improving defender Jake Kolodjashnij, quashing any speculation he could be used as a bargaining chip in any Gary ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:19:51 AEST1503299991
Geelong Re-Sign Young Trio
Triple M
... the Cats' backline since debuting in 2015 while Buzza and Cunico both debuted this year. “It's really pleasing to re-sign these three young guys at this point of the year, a great boost heading into the end part of the season,” Geelong football ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:15:50 AEST1503299750
Geelong Cats 2017: Jake Kolodjashnij ends Gary Ablett trade ...
Geelong Advertiser
YOUNG Geelong defender Jake Kolodjashnij has ended any speculation he will leave the club at seasons end, signing a two-year contract extension with the ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:08:27 AEST1503299307
Cats get a buzz as young trio re-signs
AFL.com.au
He plays and prepares in the Geelong way and makes our team and our club better. "Wylie and Jordan continue to work hard at their craft and while they haven't experienced a lot of football at AFL level, we hope to integrate them as part of our core ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:59:00 AEST1503298740
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Blue Mountains Gazette
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:11:15 AEST1503310275
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Camden Haven Courier
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:31:10 AEST1503275470
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Great Lakes Advocate
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:29:52 AEST1503275392
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
The Transcontinental
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:29:03 AEST1503275343
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Camden Advertiser
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:27:16 AEST1503275236
How Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Queensland Country Life
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:23:59 AEST1503275039
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Queensland Country Life
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:23:59 AEST1503275039
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
North Queensland Register
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:23:51 AEST1503275031
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Tenterfield Star
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:23:42 AEST1503275022
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Eyre Peninsula Tribune
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:23:39 AEST1503275019
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Crookwell Gazette
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:22:24 AEST1503274944
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Yass Tribune
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:22:11 AEST1503274931
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Blue Mountains Gazette
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:20:40 AEST1503274840
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Newcastle Star
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:20:32 AEST1503274832
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Bellingen Courier Sun
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:18:43 AEST1503274723
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Cadtle Hills News
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:17:01 AEST1503274621
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Esperance Express
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:17:00 AEST1503274620
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
Bunbury Mail
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:21:13 AEST1503274873
How new Bonds model Jimmy Bartel is tackling life after football
The Islander
But the Cats lost that day and Bartel started thinking that the time was right to move on. In his 14-year career, he played the AFL Premiership three times, won the Brownlow medal in 2007, was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2009 and took out ...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:17:18 AEST1503274638
Former Geelong star Jimmy Bartel signs on as Bonds Underwear Ambassador
Geelong Advertiser
Aston, who will turn two in November, has inherited a stubborn streak attributed to his football father and mum, Nadia, equally. “He is a good mix of both of us ... he is a strong-willed, little boy who loves to get outside and get nice and dirty ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:56:51 AEST1503215811
The run home: How the top-eight contenders stand ahead of round 23
The Age
We've been treated to some scintillating football in 2017. Almost every week there's been a nail-biting finish - and often more than one. To cap a hotly-contested season round 23 promises a thrilling finish, with every top eight position up for grabs ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:05:33 AEST1503227133
Geelong Cats: Why the Cats deserve a proud moment
Geelong Advertiser
It is a whole club thing, from the football department and its coaching staff, to the players, to the board. Footy pundit Nathan Brown questioned Geelong's premiership credentials this year. He doesn't think they can win it. That's a big statement to make.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:55:36 AEST1503212136
Geelong VFL: Tom Atkins racks up incredible 26 tackles in Cats' win
Geelong Advertiser
Tom Atkins of the Cats. Picture: Mark Dadswell. But the 11.10 (76) to 9.17 (71) win away from home, against a side sitting in the top eight, showcased some of Geelong's best football. Darcy Lang and Jordan Cunico (two goals) added a touch of class in ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:11:20 AEST1503187880
Poor conversion costs VFL Pies
Collingwood
Despite recording more scoring shots than their opposition, Collingwood's VFL side succumbed to a five-point loss to the Cats in a result that could hinder the Pies' finals hopes. With 17 behinds ultimately trumping their nine goals ... After the ...
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:16:03 AEST1503173763
Why Geelong's Gary Ablett bid will come down to the players
The West Australian
Geelong's leadership group led by captain Joel Selwood will decide how hotly the club pursues Gary Ablett in the trade period as the Cats continue to push their case for extra games at Simonds Stadium. President Colin Carter said on Saturday the club ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:17:04 AEST1503130624
Geelong leadership group will be consulted over Gary Ablett trade strategy
Herald Sun
Carter told caretaker AFL football boss Andrew Dillon at a function on Friday night his club wants a medium or long-term solution to the “not sustainable” method of the league determining where finals are scheduled. Geelong is expected to play its home ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:43:00 AEST1503128580
Jimmy Bartel says it's time to overhaul match review panel
The Age
Former Geelong premiership star Jimmy Bartel has called for an overhaul of the match review panel, declaring on-field reports should be broken into "football and non-football" incidents. Bartel has quit the panel, citing heavy business interests, but ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:04:00 AEST1503119040
GFL finals at Simonds Stadium after deal between AFL Barwon and Kardinia Park Stadium Trust
Geelong Advertiser
Even if Geelong plays a home final at Simonds Stadium, AFL Barwon believes the worst-case scenario is only one GFL semi-final will be moved to West Oval. AFL Barwon had previously said the first two weeks would be moved to West Oval if the Cats earned ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:07:49 AEST1503065269
Today's AFL retirees are players who were taken from high school to be full-time players. So how well prepared are ...
The Advertiser
So Bartel started tapping into the knowledge on offer at Kardinia Park with Geelong's famed recruiting chief Stephen Wells and the Cats' football operations leaders, Neil Balme and Steve Hocking. This year Bartel took on the thankless task of being ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:05:35 AEST1503065135
Geelong champion Jimmy Bartel steps down from Match Review Panel
Herald Sun
Bartel flagged the fact he may step away from the MRP in July due to work commitments away from football, but there is little doubt the rigidness of what is now a “box ticking” exercise began to wear then with the former Cat the longer the season ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:45:00 AEST1503053100
Geelong champion Jimmy Bartel steps down from Match Review Panel
Fox Sports
Bartel flagged the fact he may step away from the MRP in July due to work commitments away from football, but there is little doubt the rigidness of what is now a “box ticking” exercise began to wear then with the former Cat the longer the season ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:45:00 AEST1503053100
Geelong champion Jimmy Bartel steps down from Match Review Panel
Fox Sports
Bartel flagged the fact he may step away from the MRP in July due to work commitments away from football, but there is little doubt the rigidness of what is now a “box ticking” exercise began to wear then with the former Cat the longer the season ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:45:00 AEST1503053100
The Advertiser's Chief Football Writer Michelangelo Rucci looks at five games to watch in Round 22
The Advertiser
If Geelong wins (as expected) and Greater Western Sydney wins (as expected) this weekend, there will be a play-off for second spot between the Cats and Giants next weekend at Kardinia Park - and a repeat match-up in the qualifying finals a fortnight later.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:34:55 AEST1502962495
AFL Barwon looking into an elite academy for aspiring career coaches
Geelong Advertiser
The proposed academy, for example, would provide senior coaches, Division 1 colts and under-16 coaches, as well as under-15, under-16 and under-18 coaches at the Geelong Falcons, with access to elite level clinics delivered by the Geelong Cats. The ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:44:00 AEST1502945040
Police investigating crowd clash between Geelong Cats and Richmond supporters at Simonds
Herald Sun
“We're working with police and the Geelong Football Club to assist with their inquiries and are hopeful sooner rather than later we will have an outcome.” A code of conduct outlined on the Cats website says members must behave in accordance with club ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:06:19 AEST1502924779
Police investigating crowd clash between Geelong Cats and Richmond supporters at Simonds
Geelong Advertiser
“We're working with police and the Geelong Football Club to assist with their inquiries and are hopeful sooner rather than later we will have an outcome.” A code of conduct outlined on the Cats website says members must behave in accordance with club ...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:39:38 AEST1502869178
Geelong VFLW: Erin Hoare earns AFLW rookie contract at Demons
Geelong Advertiser
GEELONG VFL women's rising star Erin Hoare will join Cats teammates Lily Mitchen and Richelle Cranston at Melbourne next year after joining the AFLW club as a rookie. The former Melbourne Vixen ... “Earlier this year, I had some friends who had crossed ...
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:24:42 AEST1502781882
Geelong Cats 2017: Chris Scott keen to ensure Cats continue improvement and are playing best football at right time ...
Geelong Advertiser
Geelong's victory over the Tigers propelled it to third on the AFL ladder with two weeks to go in the home-and-away season and a win in either of its last two matches guarantees it a double chance. Scott said while it was easy to be distracted by ...
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:02:58 AEST1502665378
The Tackle: Mark Robinson looks at Round 21's highlights and lowlights
Herald Sun
If it's about numbers then every GWS-Swans game should be played at the SCG because Spotless has a capacity of 24,000. The argument the AFL should've moved the Cats-Tigers game to the MCG was ridiculous last week and will be even more ridiculous ...
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 21:00:38 AEST1502622038
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