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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,”...

Local Love – Melissa and Callum

They couldn’t remember each other from grade three but a night at the Sphinx Hotel was all it took to unite hometown Lara pair...

Artist in Residence – Art of reincarnation

Mosaics and paint are more than mediums to Helen Millar, they're separate “worlds”. LUKE VOOGT speaks to the Highton artist about her creative passions;...

Fire and Iceland

As our region enjoyed one of its warmest summer holiday seasons in memory, Barwon Heads' JUSTIN FLYNN visited one of the world's coldest countries...

Local Sounds – Nathan Seeckts

Hamlyn Heights singer-songwriter Nathan Seeckts remembers his relief and pride when he listened to his debut album for the first time last October. He...

History Repeated – Grist for the Mill

She's 160 years old but only really lived for less than two decades. JUSTIN FLYNN investigates the intriguing past of historic Portarlington Mill. The grand...

What’s Cooking – Buttering up

Watching her mother make butter on the kitchen table of their family dairy farmhouse was the dawn of a career for Ocean Grove's Monica...

What’s Cooking – Ebony & Ivory on top

Ebony & Ivory has established itself as one of Geelong’s favourite restaurants under the management of Jurgen Schlotzer and Ninni Stagno. The pair took...

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Mt Duneed prodigy Phoenix was intrigued the very first time he spotted a picture of a Rubik’s cube. Instantly he felt a “need” to...

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