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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.

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.

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.

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.

Geelong tourist killed in 'sleepwalk balcony plunge'

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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.

Election focus on jobs as Victoria's unemployment hits 13-year high

Symbol: Ford worker Stuart Harris at the Broadmeadows plant:

Shane Green The tale of two towns, Geelong and Broadmeadows, illustrates the importance of jobs policy in this election.

Tanker stand-off highlights Australia's foreign shipping and fuel dependence

Tanker stand-off: The Tandara Spirit in Port Phillip Bay.

Heath Aston The crew of an Australian-operated petrol tanker are refusing to leave their ship in a dispute they say goes to the issues of national fuel security and threats to the marine environment posed by...

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Workplaces haven't kept up with contemporary fatherhood, study shows

James Canty at home with his family: from left Len, 5, wife Christine with Jack 7 on her knee and 10 month-old Tom.

Miki Perkins Workplaces have failed to make the necessary policy and cultural shifts to support fathers be more involved in parenting, which means greater conflict between work and family life, research shows.

Rhodes scholars: Having the right stuff

Making a difference:
Rhodes Scholar Dr Anthea Lindquist is delivering babies, and has taken a particular interest in the refugee community in Melbourne.

Shane Green Almost six years ago to the day, Anthea Lindquist lay down on a bench in the Royal Botanical Gardens, having just come from neighbouring Government House and a final round interview for the Rhodes...

Democracy is for "infidels" Islamic State recruiter tells media

Flag waving: Islamic State fighters waving the group's flag from a damaged display of a government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria.

Chris Zappone Saying democracy is for "infidels" a recruiter for IS claims a "real Muslim" is interested only in "what Islam says."

'What's going on?': thrill killing perplexes judge

Mark Russell Robert Adamson and his wife Cheryl were in their pyjamas when they answered a knock at their front door at about 6am.

Warrnambool's Arie Eddy still searching for job as politicians promise action

Yolanda Redrup Warrnambool teenager Arie Eddy has been searching for a job for almost three years with no luck.

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