Geelong

Police officer charged with multiple driving offences resulting from Geelong crash

Caroline Zielinski A male police officer has been charged with several driving offences, including driving while on drugs.

AFL Round 16, Geelong v Western Bulldogs

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Liam Picken of the Bulldogs marks the ball in front of Shane Kersten of the Cats during the round 16 AFL match between the Geelong Cats and the Western Bulldogs at Skilled Stadium on July 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Geelong is still in the top four after defeating the Western Bulldogs by 13 points in horrendous conditions at Simonds Stadium on Sunday evening. Final score, 10.9 (69) to 7.14 (56).

AFL Round 7, Geelong v Richmond

Geelong v Richmond AFL MCG , Trent Cotchin evades a Geelong pack of players
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Sunday the 4th of May 2014

Geelong has only lost one game in the seven matches it's played this season and this wasn't one of them. The 35,000 spectators at the MCG watched the Cats trounce the Tigers to win by five points.

Geelong Cup 2012

Geelong Cup 2012

Jessie, K J and Ryhan (right) watch the Fashions On The Fields at the Geelong Cup races.
24th October 2012.
Photo by Jason South.

Punters enjoy a day of racing and fashion at the Geelong Cup, where jockey Glen Boss rode British import Gatewood to a win in the Group 3 race.

AFL Geelong v Carlton

AFL. Round 3.Geelong V Carlton at Etihad Stadium. Geelong's Paul Chapman battles with Carlton's Bryce Gibbs.13th April 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

The Sunday Age photographer Sebastian Costanzo presents a series of action-packed images from the thrilling victory of Geelong over Carlton at Etihad Stadium.

AFL Round 19: Geelong v North Melbourne

Geelong's Joel Selwood chrases into North's Taylor Hine at Etihad Stadium.

In a major upset, North Melbourne stunned Geelong to win by ten points at Etihad Staudium. Age photographer Sebastian Costanzo captured all the action from the match. Final scores 15-6-96 to 13-8-86.

Geelong tourist killed in 'sleepwalk balcony plunge'

Police

Megan Levy A 33-year-old Geelong man has died after falling from a hotel balcony in Thailand.

AFL Round 2 Hawthorn v Geelong

AFL Round 2.Geelong v Hawthorn.

AFL Round 2 Hawthorn v Geelong at MCG, Melbourne Sunday 9th 2012.

AFL Round 3 Geelong v North Melbourne

2012 AFL Season. Round 3. Geelong vs North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.
Kangaroo Sam Wright leaps over teammate Michael Firrito as he breaks the tackle applied by Cats midfielder James Kelly.
Melbourne. 15 April 2012.
Picture by PAUL ROVERE / THE AGE

Geelong vs North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on Sunday 15th April 2012.

AFL wrap: Geelong still the team to beat

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AFL writers Scott Spits and Sam Lane assess all the action from round seven.

Euthanasia campaigner Nitschke investigated over more deaths

Dr Philip Nitschke, who now faces a police investigation and expulsion by the Australian Medical Association, having already been suspended by the Medical Board of Australia in July.

Julie-Anne Davies Embattled euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke has been investigated by police on behalf of Coroners in every Australian state over his involvement in nearly 20 suicide deaths in the past three...

Hawthorn demolishes soft Swans in AFL grand final

Caroline Wilson There was a telling moment late in the third quarter of Hawthorn's 63-point erasure of the Sydney Swans at the MCG that spoke to the build-up, the soap opera and the climax of the quest for...

Church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich appears at Royal Commission

Beth Heinrich

Amanda Gearing In sharing her story before a Royal Commission, church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich hopes to find freedom from the past. By Amanda Gearing

Sticky Carpet

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Mary Mihelakos Music and news to soothe the soul and excite the feet.

Bomber's buried treasure in dispute

Glenn Sanders

Cameron Houston and Jared Lynch Controversy haunts Glenn Sanders, even after his fiery death on a remote farm west of Geelong

Shifting sands

Marcus Lee

A dream job in the Dubai property market turned into a nightmare for Marcus Lee when he was imprisoned on a false bribery charge.

Myer refers bogus job applicant to police

Jeff Flanaga.

Tom Cowie, Colin Kruger Myer is preparing to hand over a dossier to fraud squad investigators after it was duped into hiring a senior executive who faked his CV.

Despite Ian Thorpe's announcement, 'poofter' remark from commentator shows how far we have to go

Putting all his cards down on the table: Ian Thorpe.

Eryk Bagshaw As Geelong AFL player Harry Taylor was carried on the shoulders of his team mates, he farewelled the crowd with a royal wave.

Study shows gay athletes face rampant homophobia

Jay Claydon

Jill Stark It started with whispers in the change rooms and ended with a call from his coach.

Marcus Lee opens fire on Matt Joyce after five years trapped in Dubai

Marcus Lee moments after arriving with wife Julie at Sydney
International airport returning from Dubai where Marcus was detained
for five years on fraud charges that were acquitted three times.
Sydney,NSW. 20th January,2014. Photo: Kate Geraghty


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Rick Feneley  Marcus Lee, one of the Australian property executives trapped in Dubai for almost five years, has described tensions with his fellow countryman and prisoner Matt Joyce and the day that Mr Joyce...