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Geelong Harmony Chorus - Songs at PDF Print E-mail


Geelong Harmony Chorus

Songs at the Supper Club

Sunday, 19th October 2008

Skandia Geelong Week 2009 PDF Print E-mail



Skandia Geelong Week 2009


Skandia Geelong Week is a non-stop, four-day festival commencing with racing in Melbourne, before the massive fleet, joined by visiting tall ships, heads for Corio Bay in the traditional Williamstown to Geelong race on Saturday.The sailing program is infused with non-stop live entertainment, performances and outdoor dining along the Geelong Waterfront. The festival, which includes aerobatic displays, live music and a Fireworks spectacular, will continue throughout the Australia Day long weekend.Skandia Geelong Week has now officially established itself as Australia's largest Keel Boat Regatta. The event was first held in 1844 and is claimed to be the oldest sporting event in Victoria. The annual Regatta is part of Victoria's maritime history and now attracts competitors and visitors from both within Australia and internationally.

Widely regarded as the Cowes Week of the Southern Hemisphere, the event attracts over 400 yachts and 4,000 competitiors who race in the waters of Corio Bay around Melbourne and Geelong.


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Geelong Highland Gathering

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Geelong Real Estate

Geelong Real Estate, businesses and vacant land for development continues to increase in demand as this popular ‘city by the bay’ emerges from its 1930’s industrial cocoon into an affordable and well serviced coastal city with impressive foreshore developments, parklands and as a gateway to the internationally acclaimed Great Ocean Road.

The state capital of Melbourne is an easy commute only an hour away via either the Princes Highway or railway. The recently redeveloped Avalon airport is just fifteen minutes from central Geelong and provides flights to many Australian, and some international destinations. Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria and the 12th biggest city in Australia.

Geelong is a unique place to live with a blend of hilltop mansions, Victorian classics, modern apartments, quiet streets and a stunning foreshore promenade. The city continues to redefine itself as a modern and contemporary alternative to Melbourne with restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping strips as well as its own university and hospital. All whilst enjoying the laid back lifestyle Geelong has to offer.

Geelong has also provided a conveniently located ‘sea change’ destination for many Melbournians who have relocated the short distance to Geelong and some of the arterial towns of Queenscliff, Torquay and Apollo Bay

At the time of writing (February 2008) property prices in Geelong begin around $90,000 - $150,000 for a one and two bedroom unit in areas such as Belmont, Breakwater, Whittington and Grovedale. Three bedroom ex-housing commission homes on modest allotments of 600 sqm start at about $150,000 in the cheaper Geelong suburbs of Norlane and Corio. New, modern and fully optioned homes in areas such as Clifton Springs and Waurn Ponds and larger older brick homes can be found in bay side towns such as Portarlington, St Leonards and Indented Head at around $450,000For around $800,000 you can expect a Federation style home overlooking Geelong city and Corio Bay.

In the twelve months to 31st January 2008 median house prices in Geelong increased 11.8% to $348,800 with 47% of those listed for auction sold on the day. Similarly across the Geelong region prices increased 11.1% to $278,250. The exclusive suburb of Newtown saw median prices rise 12.1% to $390,000

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 The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road in Victoria Australia can be easily accessed via Geelong and officially begins at Torquay and ends in Nelson. The site for the road was first surveyed in 1918 and was constructed between 1919 and 1932 by 3000 returned soldiers II as a memorial to those servicemen killed in World War II.Today the Great Ocean Road is one of the most significant and picturesque drives within Australia and the around the world.

It extends for a total of 273 km’s and for Victorian state tourism purposes, is divided into three distinct sectors, The Surf coast and Otways, Shipwreck Coast and Discovery Coast. The Surf Coast is approximately 100 km and takes in such popular tourist towns as Torquay, Lorne and Anglesea. Along the Surf Coast you will find excellent swimming locations, beaches and of course the world famous Bells Beach which each year hosts an Easter surf carnival attracting competitors from around the world. You will also find historic maritime locations, lush forests, waterfalls, walks and excellent restaurants.

Further along the Great Ocean Road is the Shipwreck Coast which as the name suggests claimed many a vessel, especially during the early navigation of the Australian coastline by English, French, Portuguese and Dutch sailors. You will also find the icon and internationally featured Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard, Bay of Islands and an amazingly, and naturally, sculptured coastline. The Shipwreck Coast road also passes through small villages, croppy outlooks and inland cascades until it reaches the major town on the road – Warrnambool which offers many attractions but maybe none as enjoyable as whale watching as the whales migrate south between June and September each year.

Finally the Discover Coast section of the Great Ocean Road is focused around the major town of Portland and surrounds taking in such delights as the Discovery bay Marine National Park and the views from Cape Bridgewater.

Along The Great Ocean Road you will experience vast cliffs, the majesty of the Twelve Apostles, thundering surf beaches, pristine beaches, tranquil bays and lush inland bush. You will find remote and tranquil camping locations and plenty of locations to spot some famous Australian wildlife such as koalas, wombats, echidnas, kangaroos and an abundance of native birds.To do justice to this amazing stretch of coastal Australia allow an minimum of 4 days with two weeks enabling visitors to experience all the Great Ocean Road in Victoria Australia has to offer.

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