Home Bodies – Axis of awesome

The successful Warralily development will be first to bring town-home living to the Armstrong Creek Growth Area in a neighbourhood to be known as Axis at Warralily. The new Axis neighbourhood is a boutique town-home precinct that blends high style and great design in a low-maintenance version of a traditional home, removing any need to […]

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In Conversation – Andrew and Georgia Mackie

He won three premierships with the Cats. She, at first, was just in it for the “hot chips“. ELISSA FRIDAY meets picture-perfect couple Andrew and Georgia Mackie, happily raising their young family away from the spotlight of the AFL. Pictures: Louisa Jones Andrew, you’re well-known as a triple premiership player with the Cats, but what […]

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Stepping forward

With her leg pinned shattered under a truck, the future looked bleak for grandmother Jillian Nielsen. But ELISSA FRIDAY discovers the plucky ex-therapist dancing her cares away just 18 months later. A beaming smile complements Jillian Nielsen’s youthful, energetic persona – and not even being literally hit by a truck can change that. But the […]

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In the Sheperd’s flock

Fighting illegal fishing on the high seas is along way from operating a vegan market in Geelong. But ELISSA FRIDAY discovers a local who combines both in her passion for animals and the environment. A passion for animal welfare and the environment has taken Lexi Marsh from suburban Newcomb to adventures on the high seas […]

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Start me up!

From high tech to smoked eggs, a new breed of entrepreneur is reshaping the future of Geelong. LUKE VOOGT meets three local start-ups exploring new frontiers in commerce. Scores of brave Geelong entrepreneurs are risking it all to start ingenious, quirky and imaginative businesses in the city’s vibrant and changing economy. With the decline of […]

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Watch this face Joey Donald

After playing in front of hundreds onstage last year Joey Donald still reckons busking is by far the toughest gig. “It’s something all musicians should do,” the 17-year-old East Geelong guitarist and singer says. “It’s the hardest audience you’ll ever have because they’re not coming to see you. But if they like you they might pay […]

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