Category Archives: Art & Entertainment

Kernaghan honours Spirit of the Anzacs

Country superstar Lee Kernaghan has been endlessly inspired by the Australian people for more than two decades, and on his new tour he pays homage to some of the bravest. Kernaghan’s The Songs and the Stories in Concert is coming to GPAC on Friday May 20 and features his biggest hits and special performances from… Read More »


Raised in Warrnambool with Irish heritage and a will to wander, Marcia Howard is bringing together her worldly influences and home sensibilities for the National Celtic Festival in June. The reigning Port Fairy Folk Music Festival Artist of the Year and award-winning Goanna band member has drawn upon her recent travels through Europe, the UK… Read More »

Canoe creators announced during special ceremony

Geelong’s Extreme Arts Walk – Mountain to Mouth 2016 announced the recipients of its major sculpture commission in a special ceremony at Eastern Beach last week. Papua New Guinean artist, Leonard Tebegetu and Australian artist, Mahony Maia Kiely were jointly awarded the commission – which will enable the creation of Mountain to Mouth 2016’s lead… Read More »


LIKE A ROLLING STONE Authenticity is a key word in any wine story, and achieving such an outcome can be like chasing a holy grail in some respects. It requires a deep understanding of your site, its strengths, and a commitment to a consistency of quality that surpasses any ordinary run-of-the-mill approach to making wine… Read More »


Torquay photographer Chris Munro will load up his lenses later in the year for another instalment of what he calls “the adventure of a lifetime”. Mr Munro and his wife Kim (who will be navigator) will join a TV crew from WIN News Toowoomba in the “Media Mafia” vehicle in the Great Endeavour Rally and… Read More »

Wuthering Heights to storm the stage

A Gothic literary gem will stir up a storm in Geelong this month when the stage rendition of Wuthering Heights comes to GPAC. Based on the Emily Bronte classic novel, Wuthering Heights is filled with high drama, romance and action, and is bolstered by a stunning set and talented cast. The story follows Heathcliff, a… Read More »


As her profile continues to build as a leading figure in Victoria’s Indigenous arts field, Bellbrae artist Jenny Crompton’s Lorne Sculpture Biennale installation has earned her another set of coveted awards. Jenny’s piece, Sea, Country, Spirits, has captured both judges and viewers imaginations at this year’s biennale, winning the major Sculpture Trail Award, and the… Read More »

Bellarine Landcare AGM

Bellarine Landcare Group is holding their Annual General Meeting next week, featuring guest speaker, Stephen Murphy. Murphy is the author of Recreating the Country – a blueprint for the design of sustainable landscapes and his presentation is titled Increasing Farm Productivity through Biorich Plantations: A healthy environment = healthy profits. The presentation will be followed… Read More »