Man shot in leg in East Geelong home invasion


A Victorian man has suffered a minor gunshot wound during a home invasion.

Geelong, Shepparton: Can art bring new life to our ravaged regional cities?

The Federal Woolen Mills building in Geelong.

Debbie Cuthbertson, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran The narrative of doom and gloom - job losses and the decline of the manufacturing industry - looms large.

Geelong optimistic about jobs despite factory closures

24 June 2012.  AFR.  Alcoa Plant at Point Henry in Geelong.
Photograph by Arsineh Houspian.  +(61) 401 320 173.


Clay Lucas It is an exodus on a scale not seen before in Victoria's second city: Ford, Qantas, Alcoa and perhaps Shell will all soon be gone.

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Napthine, Geelong battle to stop the bleeding

Josh Gordon dinkus.

Josh Gordon The big risk - at least as the Napthine government sees it - is that the tsunami of depressing news for Geelong will bowl over consumer and business confidence, compounding the economic (read...

Teen saves brother from Geelong house blaze

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Mex Cooper Firefighters have praised a 16-year-old girl for rescuing her young brother from a house fire in Geelong.

Geelong Grammar wins equal opportunity exemption to increase enrolment of girls

Geelong Grammar

Benjamin Preiss One of Victoria's most prestigious schools has won an exemption from equal opportunity laws so it can maintain an even mix of boys and girls.

Celebrity photographer leads Geelong mayoral vote count

Caroline Zielinski Celebrity photographer Darryn Lyons is leading the Geelong mayoral election after early counting on Saturday night.

Strip-club and nightclub ties to Geelong mayor, Darryn Lyons

Darryn Lyons

Aisha Dow, Chris Vedelago and Nick Toscano The shine had barely left Darryn Lyons after his crowning as Geelong mayor on Monday before questions emerged about the former paparazzi boss's connection with strip-club identities and troubled...

Napthine promises to move WorkCover office to Geelong

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine

Henrietta Cook Premier Denis Napthine has promised to move the Victorian WorkCover Authority head office to Geelong if the Coalition government is re-elected.

Geelong mayor Keith Fagg expected to resign

Elizabeth Anile Speculation is rife that Geelong's first directly elected mayor is expected to resign from the position today after 10 months in the job.

Police officer stabbed in Batesford, near Geelong

Thomas O'Byrne A police officer has been stabbed multiple times while intervening in a domestic dispute in the state's south-west.

Earthquake shakes Geelong, surrounds

Earthquake in Chile

Jared Lynch A magnitude-3 earthquake has been recorded near Geelong, with residents living from Werribee to Clifton Springs on the Bellarine Peninsula feeling the shock.

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Slippery conditions for Hawthorn, Geelong clash

AFL Round 2.Geelong v Hawthorn. Geelong's Steven Motlop gets away from Hawthorn's Cyril Rioli at the MCG. 9th April 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Stephen Cauchi The MCG will be slippery for tonight’s clash between Hawthorn and Geelong, but the sky will be clear and conditions dry for spectators, forecasters say.

Female driver killed near Geelong

Alana Schetzer A female driver has been killed in a car crash near Geelong.

Car passenger shot in leg in the Geelong suburb of Whittington

Mex Cooper A man aged in his 20s was shot in the leg while sitting in a parked car in Geelong early Saturday morning.

Target sacks 260 in Geelong

Target staff.

Clay Lucas Staff at Target headquarters in Geelong are already walking out the door with boxes of their possessions after being made redundant.

Geelong motorist 'carjacked at gunpoint'

Nick Toscano Two men have been charged after a driver was allegedly carjacked at gunpoint in Geelong.

Liberal Party denies campaigning in Geelong mayoral race

Bernadette Uzelac and Helene Bender.

Jason Dowling Suggestions the Liberal Party is angling to stack the council in politically significant region.

Cotton On creates 500 jobs in Geelong

Clothing company Cotton On will expand its headquarters in Geelong and create 500 new jobs, the Victorian government has announced.

Geelong roads deadliest in state

Balliang Geelong Road fatality.

Chris Johnston Yet as the area's road toll rises, so too does the political feuding over road funding.