Geelong, Australia Newswire

Geelong, Australia Newswire

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  1. Sailors with disabilities help sail tall ship TenaciousRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A group of 40 sailors, half of whom have a disability, have sailed into Sydney Harbour onboard the tall ship Tenacious as part of a trip circumnavigating the world. The crew aboard Tenacious was joined by two of Sydney's tall ships, the James Craig and Southern Swan, as it made its way towards Harbour Bridge and into Darling Harbour.

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  2. Torres, Godin headline Atletico's ICC squad but Griezmann misses outRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Goal.com

    While Juventus and Tottenham left a raft of Euro 2016 stars behind, Atleti are heading to Australia with a relatively strong squad While Antoine Griezmann won't make the trip, Atletico Madrid have arguably announced the strongest squad for the Australian leg of the International Champions Cup. Griezmann and Koke are the biggest omissions from Diego Simeone's 24-man squad for Atletico's trip to Melbourne, but with Fernando Torres, Gabi, Diego Godin and Jan Oblak included, the Champions League runners-up look to be much stronger than Juventus and Tottenham.

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  3. Australian Olympic debutants set to shine at GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    It is not just swimming and athletics where Australia will unveil several Olympic debutants in Rio, with a range of athletes across a number of sports set to contend for podium finishes in their maiden Games appearance. Richie Porte will arrive in Rio to make his Olympic debut in the men's road race and individual time trial on the back of an outstanding fifth-place finish at this year's Tour de France.

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  4. Hamilton Hume: on the road to becoming a legendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    THE latest plan to link Sydney and Melbourne with a very fast train might sound far-fetched - and even a little wacky - but it's nowhere near as silly as the first idea, nearly 200 years ago, to forge a passage between Sydney and Bass Strait by the then NSW Governor, Sir Thomas Brisbane. Brisbane's idea was to select a band of convicts from Sydney Cove, sail them to Australia's southern coast and promise that if they made it back through the totally unknown country they'd be granted their freedom.

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  5. Your guide to what's on in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Warrnambool Standard

    ART AWARD: Scope Galleries, until July 31. 42 works from across Australia on show as part of the Art Concerning Environment award. RESIDENTS & FRIENDS: Outlaw Gallery, FJs Building, Warrnambool, until July 31. Collection of works by some of the artists based at Factory Arts.

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  6. Victorians spending $2.6 billion on pokiesRead the original story

    Sunday | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: Spending on poker machines in Victoria has gone up by $44 million in the last year. State Government data shows Victorians spent more than $2.5 billion on poker machines over the year.

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  7. Welfare overhaul will 'crack the back' of long-term relianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    The Federal Government will push ahead with an overhaul of the nation's welfare system, using complex data analysis to pick which Australians are most at risk of falling into welfare dependency. Social Services Minister Christian Porter said the new approach focused more on targeted intervention to "crack the back" of long-term welfare reliance, rather than putting into place programs based on what bureaucrats might think is best.

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  8. Plan ahead for ageing population: LASRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Courier

    Planning is essential to meet a dramatic increase in Ballarat's over 65 population, the peak body for age service providers said. A dramatic increase in Ballarat's senior population by 2031 has been downplayed by the state government, Australia's peak body for age service providers said.

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  9. Waiting list puts family on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Courier

    Taine Usher languished on a waiting list for four years before getting a bed at Ballan Nursing Home two weeks ago. After a major psychotic episode in 2012 Ms Usher was forced to move from the Geelong group home she had lived in for more than 20 years to a secure facility in North Melbourne.

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  10. Farcical scenes at empty MCG for Juventus v Melbourne Victory...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Mail

    Munich maniac was 'mentally ill loner obsessed with shooting sprees': Iranian-German killer, 18, had 300 rounds of ammunition as he went on murderous rampage which ended with nine dead Raging wildfire fueled by soaring temperatures of 112 degrees scorches more than 3,300 acres north of Los Angeles, forcing hundreds of evacuations The United Sweats of America! Heatwave continues to spread across the country and 26 states are under heat advisory - with New York City set to reach 97F American surfer loses his leg but survives vicious crocodile attack at popular Costa Rican beach after his friend fought it off with his bare hands Panic as explosions rock Argentinian city - but relief as experts realise what to blame: a huge 1,500mph meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere! 'Crooked Hillary and Corrupt Kaine': Trump slams Cinton's VP pick and insists the pair have BOTH contributed to America's ... (more)

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  11. New Stevie J gives Cats plenty to Crow aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Mercury

    AFL: With Simonds Stadium under redevelopment, some construction workers decided to take a little break and take in the game between the Cats and the Crows. AFL Round 18 : Geelong v Adelaide at Simmonds Stadium , 23rd of July, Geelong, Australia.

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  12. Australian woman praised for her kindness in Munich terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An Australian woman has been praised for showing "humanity at its best" during the mad panic as a gunman mowed down shoppers outside a Munich mall. Donna Bravo, Geelong, Victoria, was in the middle of her Eat Pray Love tour of Europe when terror and tragedy struck in Munich.

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  13. Roosters face hoodooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Courier

    The Selkirk Roosters' record at Werribee fits this category. North Ballarat has had only two wins at the venue since joining the VFL in 1996.

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  14. Pioneers putting finals hopes on the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ANY hopes the Bendigo Pioneers have of ending their TAC Cup finals drought go on the line on Saturday against the Oakleigh Chargers. The two teams have met once this season, with Oakleigh winning by 15 points at the QEO in round four.

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  15. Heavily pregnant woman dragged from her car and dumped by the side...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Heavily pregnant woman dragged from her car and dumped by the side of a highway in terrifying late-night carjacking - by a gang of criminals pretending they had broken down A pregnant woman stopped to avoid collision, then they dragged her out of the car and drove off with her Nissan Four men have gone on a terrifying crime spree in Victoria stealing the cars of an elderly man and a heavily pregnant woman in less than an hour. The cold-hearted attack took place on Wednesday evening near Geelong in Victoria and the criminals are still on the run.

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  16. AFL season 2016: As Corey Enright gets sets to equal Geelong's games...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Age

    AFL season 2016: As Corey Enright gets sets to equal Geelong's games record, former teammate Steve Johnson lauds the Cat with the lot This weekend marks a very special occasion for one of the Geelong Football Club's favourite sons, with Corey Enright set to play game No. 325 and equal Ian Nankervis' record as the club's games record-holder.

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  17. Cats won't throw Blicavs into the ruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | West Australian

    Geelong coach Chris Scott won't throw Mark Blicavs into the ruck as the utility attempts to rediscover his career-best AFL form. Blicavs is one of a handful of Cats who have dropped off in recent weeks, coinciding with the club's slide down the ladder.

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  18. Pegs pulled out on Albury camping storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Border Mail

    A spokeswoman for Ray's Outdoors owner, the Super Retail Group, Ilse Schache, said it was decided the Border market was already well-catered for the goods sold at the store. So it would invest further in its sister chain outlet, BCF at East Albury's Harvey Norman Centre, by expanding the stock at the boating, camping and fishing store with a move into apparel.

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  19. Hunt for four teens after Geelong car thefts, home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | ABC News

    Police are searching for four teenagers after a home invasion and series of car thefts in the Geelong region, including the carjacking of a heavily pregnant woman who was left distraught on the side of the road. Burglars broke into a home and stole a car from Raglan Street in Queenscliff just before 10:30pm on Wednesday.

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  20. Woman ambushed in carjacking terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Mercury

    Police believe the group responsible for a carjacking is behind a spate of car thefts across Geelong and the Surf Coast in recent days. File image: Brendan Francis Police believe the group responsible is the same men behind a spate of car thefts across Geelong and the Surf Coast in recent days.

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