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Journey to Geelong

Friday, 22 June 2018

By Chirag

  I landed and arrived outside Melbourne airport at 12:30am, on a cold night with 48 kilograms of baggage on me. I didn’t know what to do and where to go, that being my first night on the...

Geelong Keeps on Surprising - Geelong After Dark

Thursday, 07 June 2018

By Zain Abbas Zaidi

  Year after year, Geelong has never stopped surprising its citizens with amazing lighting decorations, theatrical performances and overhauling its central business district with astonishing...

Geelong - A UNESCO City of Design

Friday, 25 May 2018

The only one in Australia!

 What do the Carbon Nexus Centre, Australian Future Fibres Research Innovation Centre, Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training and the Geelong Tech School have in common? ...

The Best Choice I have made in my Life

Thursday, 03 May 2018

By Vy

  Hello everyone,  My name is Vy, and I am from Vietnam, currently studying Master of Landscape Architecture at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia. The decision I made two years...

Geelong - A Balanced City

Thursday, 26 April 2018

By Alvia

  VICTORIA’S SECOND LARGEST CITY after Melbourne and Australia’s FIFTH most live able city. When coming to Geelong for the first time I had a mix of emotions surrounding me, anxious and...

Geelong After Dark 2018

Friday, 20 April 2018

Edgy and surprising art works illuminating secret, unassuming and unexpected places!

  This year’s Geelong After Dark has plenty of surprises in store for those who like to stay out late. When the family-friendly activities wind up around 10pm, Geelong After After Dark...

Action packed start to Autumn

Thursday, 08 March 2018

  Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong - Daily from 10 March 2018 to 12 March 2018 The biennial Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong returns to the Labour Day weekend in March, with activities...

Around the World in 80 K's

Friday, 02 March 2018

by Tracy Carter

 As kids our mealtime repertoire didn’t extend far beyond meat with veg and going out for tea was at a pub. Don’t get me wrong, I love a parmi* (especially as a package deal with a pot of...

Pako Festa

Friday, 02 February 2018

One Day, One Street, 45 Ethnic Communities

Pako Festa is Victoria’s biggest free celebration of cultural diversity. It is an award-winning, annual community street festival. Managed by Diversitat and held on the last Saturday of February...

Geelong Botanic Gardens - A great place to explore and relax

Thursday, 25 January 2018

 The Geelong Botanic Gardens are an amazing and important feature of the city. Despite being at the edge of the CBD, you feel enveloped by greenery and a sense of tranquility. Established...

Hello Sailor!

Thursday, 11 January 2018

By Roger Grant

Every time I sail from Melbourne to Geelong in the ‘passage race’ as part of the Festival of Sails I realise just how fortunate we sailors are here in Geelong. The Melbourne end of Port...

Let's Op Shop - Good for you and the community

Thursday, 04 January 2018

By Shu

Have you ever heard of Op Shops and wondered what they were? Or have you always wanted to give an Op Shop a try but for some reason didn’t? Well, read on because I am about tell you all about Op...

The Benefits of Volunteering

Thursday, 07 December 2017

By Roni

I was thinking about how many times I've moved homes. Well, I worked out that that I have moved house/apartment/home 9 times in my life. This means that  on average I move home once...

Travelling in Australia

Friday, 01 December 2017

Your study is over and you embrace the opportunity to explore more of Australia. That's great, but have you planned your travelling? Have you given a family member or friend a copy of your...

The Gordon takes out prestigous national award

Saturday, 25 November 2017

The Gordon has won the country's most prestigious award in vocational education and training (VET) provision, Australian Large Training Provider of the Year. This national honour was announced at...
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