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Reconciliation Week in Geelong

Geelong celebrates the rich culture and history of our indigenous community with a series of events, displays and an amazing projection show on the Geelong Town Hall.

Reconciliation Week in Geelong

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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Don’t miss Figment a vibrant art festival in Johnstone Park, Saturday, or the amazing Reconciliation Projection Display on the Geelong Town Hall from Friday Night.

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Powerstation Art Gallery

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The North Geelong Powerstation overlooking Corio Bay has been one of the city’s biggest eysores since it closed half a century ago, now it is a blaze of colour and imagination.

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Geelong Museum of Motoring

Geelong Motoring Museum

Located in one of the historic Federal Mill buildings in Mackay Street, North Geelong, the Geelong Museum of Motoring and Industry features a wonderful collection of vehicles and memorabilia that celebrate the motor vehicle and Geelong’s decades of involvement in the manufacturing industry.

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Geelong’s Theatre History

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Geelong has a vibrant theatre scene, but a lot has changed throughout the decades. We have lost many magnificent theatres to changing tastes, technological progress and the need to redevelop key pieces of land within our city. Here are a few theatres that have played an integral part of Geelong’s heritage and history.

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Best coffee in Geelong

Geelong Coffee

There are some wonderful places to get the perfect coffee around Geelong. It takes more than delicious rich fresh beans and the skill of great barista, there’s a little magic in every cup. We had trouble narrowing it down to just ten that are well worth a try.

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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

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An amazing Airshow

The Australian Intentional Airshow at Avalon was a huge success with a magnificent weekend of flying. See our huge photo spread featuring many of the amazing sights from the show that attracted one of the biggest crowds ever to the event.

An amazing Airshow