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Welcome to summer. It’s going to be a big one.

It doesn't feel much like the first day of summer. In fact, it's felt rather apocalyptic today with all the predictions from the Bureau of Meteorology. The weather will undoubtedly improve and with it will come the seasonal influx of visitors wanting to explore, enjoy...

Victorian Tourism Awards Trophies.

We had a big night last night. We celebrated with the state tourism industry last night at Crown Melbourne after our Professional Development program won the Tourism Education and Training category at the Victorian Tourism Awards. Managed by Industry Development...

Christmas in Geelong starts tonight.

Jingle all the way. We start celebrating Christmas in Geelong when the floating Christmas tree is lit - complete with a concert and fireworks display - tonight. The Catenary star at the corner of Moorabool and Malop Strees will also be lit and the City Hall light...

Cruise Into Geelong’s Waterfront

Port Phillip Ferries are dipping their toes in the Geelong water… and have created an afternoon adventure between Portarlington and Geelong – that’s literally got something for everyone!  Departing Portarlington every Saturday (commencing November 11) at 12:45pm and...

Planners Guide launched with a bang!

The 2018/19 edition was released last night. Business Events Geelong launched the regional Planners Guide at a dazzling event in Melbourne last night. 150 corporate event planners and business event industry professionals were taken back in time and treated to a night...

Babies in bloom at the zoo

We've heard the pitter patter of tiny feet recently at the zoo, with bouncing baby lion cubs, baboons and more arriving at Zoos Victoria. Nilo and her four lion cubs (dubbed 'The Roarsome Foarsome') are out exploring at Werribee Open Range Zoo along with an Oryx and...

Geelong Insurance Broker named in Top 10 in Australia

Do you think the market is now hardening? Paul Codd: “There are certainly signs that the market is hardening across most product lines.” Paul Codd, sales manager of Roderick Insurance Brokers based in regional Victoria, says the team is “extremely excited” to have...

The birthday present that became a business.

The story of how a birthday present became a successful business - Mustang and Co. In May 2015 Shayne Cunningham celebrated his 50th birthday, and to celebrate his milestone his family bought him a 1966 Mustang Convertible. When it became known that previous owners...

Winners in the region!

Last Friday night, the Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre won the Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award at the Regional Achievement and Community Awards 2017.                 The Victorian Regional Achievement &...

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