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Planes, Trains & Ships named Geelong

There have been some incredible machines that have graced the name Geelong including several aircraft, some locomotives and ships. We take a look down memory lane and remember some of them.

Planes, Trains & Ships named Geelong

Bellarine Railway

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For a school holiday treat why not take the historic Bellarine Railway between Drysdale and Queenscliff, its a wonderful day out and something really unique.

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Enjoy a free UBER ride

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Intown in conjunction with UBER are giving first time users a free ride up to $20 in the Geelong region. Find out more.

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Reconciliation Projections

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The Geelong City Hall was a wash with some incredible Aboriginal art to celebrate the 2015 Reconciliation Week.  For those who haven’t had the chance to see them, there is one more opportunity- Tonight Sunday night.  

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FIGMENT gallery

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The third annual of Geelong’s part in a global arts movement FIGMENT took over Little Malop Street and her lanes and alleys with interesting art installations designed to bring out the senses and be interpreted in the eye of the beholder.

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Vintage in Geelong

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Vintage goods have become very popular lately and Geelong has some wonderful places to pick up that unique artefact. We take a look at some of or favorite places.

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Geelong – This Week

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The year is cruising by so fast we are already into July but there is still plenty to do around the Geelong region.

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Reconciliation in the Park

Reconciliation in the Park was attended by a huge crowd featured plenty of family fun including storytelling, Aboriginal painting, basket weaving, dancing, music, and a free BBQ with damper and bush tucker tasting.

Reconciliation in the Park

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Geelong remembers the ANZACs

Geelong commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing with a variety of solemn services around the region. The city centre hosted a magnificent parade followed by a moving ceremony in Johnstone Park where thousands flocked to pay their respect.

Geelong remembers the ANZACs

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Ducks swim the Barwon

Thousands flocked to Barwon Heads to enjoy the annual Festival by the Sea. The day saw a environmental and sustainability theme, a wonderful art display, music food and huge kids area. The highlight of the day was the duck race that saw rubber duckies swim up the river.

Ducks swim the Barwon

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Celebrating an Aussie Icon

Thousands turned out to the Geelong Showgrounds for the 2015 All Holden Day to see a fantastic display of vehicles representing all eras of the Holden Motor Company.

Celebrating an Aussie Icon

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Fun at the Highland Gathering

The 2015 Highland Gathering was a huge success with a great day had by all on the lawns of Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds Campus.   The event featured all things Scottish, with dancing, pipe bands, sword fighting and some strong men competing in the heavy games.

Fun at the Highland Gathering

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Fun at the Strawberry Fair

Beautiful blue skies and fresh breeze welcomed the first day of Autumn, a wonderful way to enjoy the 2015 Wallington Strawberry Fair.  A great day with entertainment, market stalls, rides and attractions, with the highlight being the juiciest and most delicious strawberries ever.

Fun at the Strawberry Fair