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1 year ago - May 5 to 18, 2023

7 years ago

May 10 to 23, 2017

The Barwon Coast Committee of Management (BCCM) has called for tenders for a new 21-year lease at the Dunes Cafe site of the Ocean Grove Surf Beach complex.

The open public tender process, which is consistent with Victorian Government policy and direction, has been timed to co-incide with the planning phase for a significant upgrade to the complex, which will include a $271,877 State Government grant to Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club for the construction of a new patrol tower.

5 years ago

May 8 to 21, 2019

“Perceptions” of increasing crime and two road deaths so far this year have prompted dual police operations on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Bellarine Police Senior Sergeant Adrian Bickley said the entire peninsula will benefit from an increased police presence, but Operation Satellite will focus on the smaller towns.

3 years ago

May 7 to 20, 2021

A group of Barwon Heads students are pleading with the City of Greater Geelong to construct a bike track in the town.

The group of about 15 locals, ranging in age from eight to 13, presented their case at last week’s council meeting and have a petition that has attracted more than 250 signatures.

1 year ago

May 5 to 18, 2023

Geelong Duck Rescue is hoping the “brutal“ 2023 duck shooting season is Victoria’s last as politicians consider its future.

Duck shooting season began at Lake Connewarre Reserve at 8am, on April 26 and has been reduced to five weeks with a new bag limit of four ducks.