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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.
Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals is a joint venture between Alumina Limited (40% share) and Alcoa (60% share) and is abbreviated to AWAC.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Aluminium oxide (British English) or aluminum oxide (American English) is a chemical compound of aluminium and oxygen with the chemical formula 23.
Anakie is a rural township between Geelong, Victoria, and Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia.
The Anglesea Power Station was a brown coalpowered thermal power station located at Anglesea, in Victoria, Australia.
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia.
The Armstrong Creek Growth Area is a southern extension to the urban growth boundary of the metropolitan area of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Armstrong Creek is a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian men's national basketball team is known as the Boomers, a slang term for a male kangaroo.
The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong, Victoria, Australia is a high security laboratory, run by the CSIRO for exotic animal disease diagnosis and research.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 24 November 2007.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The Australian International Airshow, also called the Avalon Airshow, is a large air show held biennially at Avalon Airport, between Melbourne and Geelong in Victoria.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
Avalon Airport is the second busiest of the four airports serving Melbourne (in passenger traffic) and is located in Avalon, Victoria, Australia, south-west of the state capital Melbourne and north-east of the city of Geelong.
Avalon (post code: 3212) is a locality situated north east of Geelong, Victoria.
Ballarat is a city located on the Yarrowee River in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia.
Balliang is a locality in Victoria, Australia.
Balyang Sanctuary is a public park in the suburb of Newtown, Geelong.
The Barrabool Hills are a small region in south-Western Victoria, on the western outskirts of Geelong.
Barry Hugh Crocker AM (born 4 November 1935 in Geelong, Victoria, Official Barry Crocker website Australia) is a popular Gold Logie award-winning character actor, television personality, singer, and variety entertainer with a crooning vocal style known for his iconic Australian films The Adventures of Barry McKenzie and sequel Barry McKenzie Holds His Own and singing the theme tune to the popular Australian soap opera Neighbours.
Barwon Heads is a coastal township on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Barwon River is a perennial river of the Corangamite catchment, located in The Otways and the Bellarine Peninsula regions of the Australian state of Victoria.
Barwon Water (full name Barwon Region Water Corporation) is a government owned statutory authority that controls much of the water system in Geelong, Victoria, Australia including the reservoirs, and the sewerage and drainage system that services the city and surrounding districts.
Bass Strait is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the Australian mainland, specifically the state of Victoria.
Batesford is a small township located approximately 10 kilometres west of Geelong and 67 kilometres south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.
Bay 93.9 (stylised as bay 93.9, call sign: 3BAY) is a commercial FM radio station based in Geelong, Victoria.
Bell Park is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Bell Post Hill is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Bellarine Football League is an Australian rules football competition based in the Bellarine Peninsula region of Victoria, Australia, formed in 1971. Six of the eight founding clubs played in the Polwarth Football league the year before Two Polwarth clubs, Lorne and Apollo Bay, were forced to join the CDFL. Drysdale and Barwon Heads (chief initiator) joined from the Geelong & District Football League. The Bellarine Football League forms the third tier of football in the Geelong area, along with the Geelong Football League and the Geelong & District Football League.
The Bellarine Highway runs east from Geelong in Victoria along the Bellarine Peninsula to Queenscliff.
The Bellarine Peninsula is a peninsula located south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait.
The Bellarine Rail Trail is a 32 km walking and cycling track on the Bellarine Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia, that follows the route of the former South Geelong to Queenscliff branch line.
The Bellarine Railway, formerly known as the Bellarine Peninsula Railway, is a volunteer-operated steam-driven tourist railway located in Victoria, Australia.
Belmont is a southern suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Bendigo is a city in Victoria, Australia, located very close to the geographical centre of the state and approximately north west of the state capital, Melbourne.
Beverley "Bev" Francis (born 15 February 1955) is an Australian gym owner and retired professional bodybuilder, powerlifter, and national shot put champion.
A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.
Big W is an Australian chain of discount department stores, which was founded in regional New South Wales in 1964.
Bluestone is a cultural or commercial name for a number of dimension or building stone varieties, including.
Breakwaters are structures constructed on coasts as part of coastal management or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift.
Breakwater is a residential and industrial suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located on the Barwon River, 4 km south-south-east of the Geelong central business district.
Breamlea, Victoria, Australia, is a secluded seaside hamlet located on the south coast of the Bellarine Peninsula, 18 kilometres south of Geelong and halfway between Barwon Heads and Torquay.
Bright and Hitchcocks was a department store in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, operating on the same site from 1855 to 1979.
The Brisbane Ranges National Park is a national park in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, The national park is situated approximately west of Melbourne near the town of and is managed by Parks Victoria.
Broadmeadows is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, north-west from Melbourne's central business district.
C31 Melbourne is a free-to-air community television channel in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
The Cambrian Period was the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era, and of the Phanerozoic Eon.
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
The Catholic Church in Australia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church under the spiritual and administrative leadership of the Holy See.
CDC Geelong, formerly known as Benders Busways, is an Australian bus company in Geelong operating routes under the Geelong Transit System umbrella, as well as charter work.
A cement is a binder, a substance used for construction that sets, hardens and adheres to other materials, binding them together.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Ceres is a locality of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
In physical geography, a channel is a type of landform consisting of the outline of a path of relatively shallow and narrow body of fluid, most commonly the confine of a river, river delta or strait.
Charlemont is a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Charles Grimes (24 February 1772 – 19 February 1858) was an English surveyor who did some valuable work in colonial Australia.
Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 18014 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor.
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.
Christina Joy Amphlett (25 October 1959 – 21 April 2013) was an Australian singer, songwriter and actress who was the frontwoman of the Australian rock band Divinyls.
The City of Greater Geelong is a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, located in the western part of the state.
Clifton Springs is a coastal town located on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the middle third of the 19th century, generally either a schooner or a brigantine.
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately inland from Bass Strait.
Connewarre, Victoria, Australia, is located in south-east of Geelong, and is named after Lake Connewarre which is situated immediately to its north-east.
Contagion is a 2011 U.S. medical thriller-disaster film directed by Steven Soderbergh.
A convict is "a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court" or "a person serving a sentence in prison".
Corio Bay is one of numerous bays in the southwest corner of Australia's Port Phillip, and is the bay on which abuts the City of Geelong.
The Corio Bay Stingrays are an Australian basketball team based in Geelong, Victoria.
Corio is a residential and industrial area, which forms one of the largest suburbs of Geelong, Victoria in Australia.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
The County of Grant is one of the 37 counties of Victoria which are part of the cadastral divisions of Australia, used for land titles.
In the 1930s, the term coupe utility (or coupé utility) was used to distinguish passenger-car based two-door vehicles with an integrated cargo tray from traditional pickup trucks.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Croats (Hrvati) or Croatians are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Croatia.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.
Curlewis is a bounded rural locality of the City of Greater Geelong local government area on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.
Cycling in Geelong, Victoria is common for recreation and competition, but less so for utility and commuting.
Darryn Lyons (born 19 August 1965) is an Australian media personality, entrepreneur and politician, who rose to prominence in Australia and the United Kingdom as a paparazzo.
Colonel David Collins (3 March 1756 – 24 March 1810) was a British administrator of Britain's first Australian colonies.
Daylesford is a spa town located in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, within the Shire of Hepburn, Victoria, Australia, approximately 108 kilometres north-west of Melbourne.
The choice of whether to use daylight saving time (DST) in Australia is a matter for the individual states and territories.
Deakin University is a public university in Victoria, Australia.
December Boys is an Australian 2007 drama film directed by Rod Hardy and written by Marc Rosenberg and adapted from the 1963 novel of the same name by Michael Noonan.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Denis Walter OAM, (born 3 January 1955) is an Australian radio presenter, baritone singer, recording artist and media personality who also presented television news for 16 years.
The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
Distillation is the process of separating the components or substances from a liquid mixture by selective boiling and condensation.
The Division of Corangamite is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria.
The Division of Corio is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria.
Docklands Stadium, also known by its current sponsorship name of Etihad Stadium (to be renamed Marvel Stadium in September 2018) is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment stadium in the Docklands precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Docklands (also known as Melbourne Docklands to differentiate it from London Docklands) is an inner-western suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km (1.2 mi) from Melbourne's Central Business District.
Drumcondra is a wealthy residential bayside suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, overlooking Corio Bay.
Drysdale is a rural township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located on the Bellarine Peninsula.
The early 2009 southeastern Australia heat wave was a heat wave that commenced in late January and led to record-breaking prolonged high temperatures in the region.
East Geelong is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Eastern Beach is a popular swimming and recreation area in Geelong, Victoria on the shores of Corio Bay.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
The Electoral district of Bellarine is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
The Electoral district of Geelong is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Lara is a seat in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
South Barwon is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria.
An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Johann Joseph Eugene von GuérardHis first name is variously spelled "Eugen", "Eugene", "Eugène", one source mentions "Jean" (instead of "Johann"); his surname is spelled "Guerard" or "Guérard".
Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique, or FIAP (Eng. The International Federation of Photographic Art), is an international organization of national associations of photography.
Female bodybuilding is the female component of competitive bodybuilding.
A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.
Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.
The Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited, known by its trading name Ford Australia, is the Australian subsidiary of United States-based automaker Ford Motor Company.
Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environment benefits.
Foster Fyans (1790–1870), soldier, penal administrator and public servant, was acting commandant of the second convict settlement at Norfolk Island, the first police magistrate at Geelong, and commissioner of crown lands for the Portland Bay pastoral district in the Port Phillip District of New South Wales.
Foxtel is an Australian pay television company, operating in cable television, direct broadcast satellite television, and IPTV catch-up services.
Free-to-air (FTA) are television (TV) and radio services broadcast in clear (unencrypted) form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription, other ongoing cost or one-off fee (e.g. Pay-per-view).
Fyansford is a township on the western edge of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, named after Captain Foster Fyans who came to Geelong as a Police magistrate in October, 1837.
Gala Day is a one-day festival held in many towns over the world.
The Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria (G&FC) was a government-owned monopoly supplier of household gas in Victoria, Australia.
A gasworks or gas house is an industrial plant for the production of flammable gas.
The Geelong & District Football League is the oldest surviving football competition in Victoria.
The Geelong Advertiser is a daily newspaper circulating in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, the Bellarine Peninsula, and surrounding areas.
The Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Art Gallery, currently known as Geelong Gallery, is a major regional gallery in the city of Geelong in Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden in the city of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong city centre is a locality surrounded by the Geelong metropolitan area.
The Geelong College is an independent and co-educational day and boarding school located in Newtown, an inner-western suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Cup is a Geelong Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race, held under handicap conditions for over a distance of 2400 metres at the Geelong Racecourse, Geelong, Victoria, Australia on a Wednesday in late October The prize money for the race is A$300,000, and the race is considered one of the most reliable guides to the result of the Melbourne Cup.
The Geelong Field Naturalists Club (GFNC) is an Australian regional amateur scientific natural history and conservation society which was founded in 1961 by Trevor Pescott.
The Geelong Football Club, nicknamed the Cats, is a professional Australian rules football club based in the city of Geelong, Australia and playing in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Geelong Football League is an Australian rules football league in Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Gas Company was a private company set up to produce and distribute town gas in the city of Geelong.
Geelong Grammar School is an independent Anglican co-educational boarding and day school.
Geelong High School is a co-educational, public, secondary school located in East Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The University Hospital Geelong (Formerly, The Geelong Hospital) is an Australian public hospital located in Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria.
The Geelong Independent is a local free weekly newspaper delivered to houses in the Geelong region in Victoria.
The Geelong Keys were a set of five keys discovered in 1847 at Limeburners Point, on the southern shore of Corio Bay, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is a regional library, archive and resource facility in the city of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong News is a free weekly paper delivered to houses in the Geelong region in Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) is a performing arts, functions, and events venue located in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The city of Geelong, Victoria, Australia was once home to two coal fueled power stations - Geelong A and Geelong B. The first moves to providing an electricity supply to Geelong were made in 1898, with three separate companies vying for the right to operate in the city.
The Geelong Ring Road (formerly known as the Geelong Bypass and the Geelong Outer Freeway) is a freeway ring road in Australia that extends for beside Geelong's western suburbs from the Princes Freeway at Corio to the Princes Highway at Waurn Ponds.
Geelong Soccer Club is a professional sports club in Geelong, Australia founded in 1958.
The Geelong Showgrounds in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, are the home of the Royal Geelong Show, an agricultural show held every year since 1855.
Geelong Supercats is a South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) club based in Geelong, Victoria.
Geelong Town Hall is a civic building located on Gheringhap Street in central Geelong, Victoria.
The Geelong Transit System (GTS) was the operating brand of public transport in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong line is a regional passenger rail service operated by V/Line in Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong Waterfront is a tourist and recreation area on the north facing shores of Corio Bay in Geelong, Australia.
Geelong West is a commercial and residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Geelong–Ballarat railway line is a broad-gauge railway in western Victoria, Australia between the cities of Geelong and Ballarat.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero horror film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson and based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
GMHBA Limited is a not-for-profit, 100% member based Australian private health insurance and care company founded in 1934, based in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Gordon Institute of TAFE is the TAFE institute servicing Geelong since 1888.
Gordon Glen Denton Scholes AO (born 7 June 1931) is a former Australian politician and Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives.
Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Sir Graham Berry, (28 August 1822 – 25 January 1904), Australian colonial politician, was the 11th Premier of Victoria.
A grain is a small, hard, dry seed, with or without an attached hull or fruit layer, harvested for human or animal consumption.
A grain elevator is an agrarian facility complex designed to stockpile or store grain.
Grazing is a method of feeding in which a herbivore feeds on plants such as grasses, or other multicellular organisms such as algae.
The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford.
The Great Otway National Park, located in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia.
Great Southern Rail (GSR) is an Australian interstate passenger train operator.
Greyhound racing is an organized, competitive sport in which greyhound dogs are raced around a track.
Grovedale is a mainly residential southern suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Gyan Evans (born ca. 1960, Geelong), who performs as Gyan is an Australian singer-songwriter and record producer.
The Hamilton Highway in western Victoria, Australia (state route B140) runs from the Princes Highway in Geelong west to the town of Hamilton through the towns of Inverleigh, Cressy, Lismore, Derrinallum, Darlington, Mortlake, and Penshurst.
Hamilton Hume (19 June 1797 – 19 April 1873) was an early explorer of the present-day Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria.
Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway.
Hamlyn Heights is a residential suburb of Geelong.
Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace).
Heavy industry is industry that involves one or more characteristics such as large and heavy products; large and heavy equipment and facilities (such as heavy equipment, large machine tools, and huge buildings); or complex or numerous processes.
Helen Garner (née Ford, born 7 November 1942) is an Australian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist.
Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.
Highton is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the United States, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails (footpaths), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks.
HM Prison Geelong was a maximum security Australia prison located on the corner of Myers Street and Swanston Street in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
HMAS Geelong (FCPB 215), named for the city of Geelong, Victoria, was a ''Fremantle'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Geelong (J201), named for the city of Geelong, Victoria, was one of 60 ''Bathurst''-class corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Five ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Calcutta, after the Indian city of Calcutta (now Kolkata).
The Housing Commission of Victoria (colloquially known as the Housing Commission and currently known as Victorian Office of Housing) was a State Government body responsible for public housing in Victoria, Australia.
Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman, OBE (29 May 1904 – 18 April 1996), referred to as Oppy by Australian and French crowds, was an Australian cyclist and politician, whose endurance cycling feats in the 1920s and 1930s earned him international acclaim.
Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so.
Indented Head is a small coastal township located on the Bellarine Peninsula, east of Geelong, in the Australian state of Victoria.
Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.
The International Federation of BodyBuilding and Fitness (IFBB), headquartered in Madrid, is an international professional sports governing body for bodybuilding and fitness that oversees many of the sport's major international events, notably the World and Continental Championships.
The International Harvester Company (abbreviated first IHC and later IH) was a United States manufacturer of agricultural machinery, construction equipment, trucks, and household and commercial products.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
James Harrison (17 April 1816 – 3 September 1893) was a Scottish-Australian newspaper printer, journalist, politician, and pioneer in the field of mechanical refrigeration.
James Hingston Tuckey (August 1776 – 4 October 1816) was an Irish-born British explorer and a captain in the Royal Navy.
James Henry "Jim" Scullin (18 September 1876 – 28 January 1953) was an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia.
James Ford Strachan (1810 – 14 April 1875) was a merchant, grazier and politician in colonial Victoria (Australia), member of the Victorian Legislative Council.
Jeff Lang (born 9 November 1969) is an Australian songwriter, singer and slide guitarist.
Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, trading as Jetstar, is an Australian low-cost airline (self-described as "value based") headquartered in Melbourne.
John Batman (21 January 18016 May 1839) was an Australian grazier, entrepreneur and explorer.
Rear-Admiral John Bowen RN (baptised 14 February 178020 October 1827) was a naval officer and colonial administrator, who led the first settlement of Tasmania at Risdon Cove.
John Helder Wedge (1793 – 22 November 1872) was a surveyor, explorer and politician in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania, Australia).
John Murray (c.1775–c.1807) was a seaman and explorer of Australia.
K rock 95.5 (call sign: 3CAT) is a commercial FM radio station based in Geelong, Australia.
Kardinia Park is a major public park located in South Geelong, Victoria.
Kardinia Park (also known as GMHBA Stadium due to naming rights) is a sporting and entertainment venue located within Kardinia Park, South Geelong, in the Australian state of Victoria.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
KIX Country is a radio network broadcasting in various towns across Australia.
Knowing (stylized as KNOW1NG) is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage.
Lake Connewarre (Aboriginal Wathawurrung language: Kunawarr keelingk literally meaning black swan lake), a shallow estuarine lake on the Barwon River, is located on the Bellarine Peninsula southeast of Geelong in the Australian state of Victoria.
Interpretation or interpreting is a translational activity in which one produces a first and final translation on the basis of a one-time exposure to an utterance in a source language.
Lara is a small town north of the City of Greater Geelong, 18 km north-east of the Geelong CBD, inland from the Princes Freeway to Melbourne.
The Latrobe Valley is an inland geographical district and urban area of the Gippsland region in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Lava is molten rock generated by geothermal energy and expelled through fractures in planetary crust or in an eruption, usually at temperatures from.
Leopold is a residential eastern suburb of Geelong and is a gateway to the Bellarine Peninsula.
The Lewis Bandt Bridge is an Australian feature bridge over the Moorabool River, close to the southern end of Stage 2 of the Geelong Ring Road.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Light industry is industries that usually are less capital-intensive than heavy industry and is more consumer-oriented than business-oriented, as it typically produces smaller consumer goods.
Lightning was a clipper ship, one of the last really large clippers to be built in the United States.
Lignite, often referred to as brown coal, is a soft, brown, combustible, sedimentary rock formed from naturally compressed peat.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
This is a chronological list of Australian rules football clubs since their formation.
This is a list of heritage-listed buildings in Geelong, Australia, which have been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, which provides the highest level of protection afforded to a building in the state of Victoria.
This is a list of the mayors of the City of Greater Geelong, a local government area, and the second largest city in Victoria, Australia.
* Evangelical Presbyterian Church, formed 1961, 4 congregations in Eastern Australia (Brisbane, Sydney, Launceston & Winnaleah).
Little River is a town in Victoria, Australia, that is located about south-west of the Melbourne central business district, located within the Cities of Greater Geelong and Wyndham local government areas.
A local government area (LGA) is an administrative division of a country that a local government is responsible for.
Local government in Australia is the third tier of government in Australia administered by the states and territories, which in turn are beneath the federal tier.
Lovely Banks is a northern suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as ''no-frills'', ''discount'' or budget carrier or airline, or LCC) is an airline without most of the traditional services provided in the fare, resulting in lower fares and fewer comforts.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
The Macquarie Dictionary is a dictionary of Australian English.
Mad Max is a 1979 Australian dystopian action film directed by George Miller, produced by Byron Kennedy, and starring Mel Gibson as "Mad" Max Rockatansky, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, and Roger Ward.
Magic Dirt are an Australian rock band, which formed in 1991 in Geelong, Victoria, with Daniel Herring on guitar, Adam Robertson on drums, Adalita Srsen on vocals and guitar, and Dean Turner on bass guitar.
The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law.
Manifold Heights is a residential suburb of Geelong.
Mannerim is a semi-rural locality on the Bellarine Peninsula of Victoria, Australia.
Marcus Hill is a bounded rural locality of the City of Greater Geelong local government area on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia to the east of Ocean Grove.
Market Square Shopping Centre is located in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Market Square was a town square located in the centre of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Marshall railway station is located on the Port Fairy line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the southern Geelong suburb of Marshall.
Marshall, formerly known as Marshalltown, is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Captain Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.
McHarry's Buslines is a family-owned bus company in Geelong, Victoria, dating back to 1932.
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most prestigious annual Thoroughbred horse race.
| The Melbourne–Adelaide rail corridor is a standard gauge railway corridor that runs between the cities of Melbourne, Victoria and Adelaide, South Australia.
The Meredith Music Festival (otherwise known simply as Meredith or MMF) is a three-day outdoor music festival held every December at the "Supernatural Amphitheatre", a natural amphitheatre located on private farmland near the town of Meredith in Victoria, Australia.
The Midland Highway (A300, B300, C518) links major towns in Victoria (south-eastern Australia), beginning from Geelong and leading all the way to Mansfield.
Mitre 10 is an Australian retail and trade hardware store chain.
Moolap is a residential and industrial suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Moorabool is a bounded rural locality of the City of Greater Geelong local government area in Victoria, Australia.
Moriac is a rural town in Victoria, Australia, located approximately west of Geelong.
The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Mount Duneed is a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Mount Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre is the largest feral-predator-free ecosystem in Victoria, Australia.
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
myki is a reloadable contactless smartcard ticketing system used on public transport in Victoria, Australia.
The National Premier Leagues Victoria is an Australian professional association football league comprising teams from Victoria.
The National Wool Museum was established in Geelong, Victoria in 1988 as part of the Australian Bicentennial Celebrations.
Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.
Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film based on Robert Drewe's 1991 novel Our Sunshine.
Neighbourhood Cable was a telecommunications provider based in regional Victoria, Australia.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
Newcomb is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Newtown is an inner western suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
Norlane is a northern suburb of Geelong, in Victoria, Australia.
North Geelong railway station is located on the Waurn Ponds line, in Victoria, Australia, serving the northern Geelong suburb of North Geelong.
North Geelong Warriors Football Club, formerly known as North Geelong Croatia, is an Australian semi-professional football club from the regional Victorian city of Geelong.
Geelong North is a suburb of Geelong in the Australian state of Victoria.
North Shore railway station is located on the Port Fairy line, in Victoria, Australia, and serves the northern Geelong suburbs of North Shore and Norlane.
North Shore is an industrial and residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
NRL Victoria is responsible for administering the game of rugby league in the Australian state of Victoria.
Ocean Grove is a seaside town in Victoria, Australia, located on the Bellarine Peninsula.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Offshore Festival was a camp-out rock and alternative music festival held during Easter at a farm near Torquay, Victoria, Australia from the late 1990s to 2001.
The current Geelong Post Office opened in 1994 and is located on the corner of Gheringhap and Little Myers Streets.
The history of the formation of the oldest football clubs is of interest to sport historians in tracing the origins of the modern codes of football from casual pastime to early organised competition and mainstream sport.
On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, that stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, and Anthony Perkins.
The Ozone was a ship built in 1886 near Glasgow, in Scotland.
Paparazzi (singular: masculine paparazzo or feminine paparazza) are independent photographers who take pictures of high-profile people, such as athletes, entertainers, politicians, and other celebrities, typically while subjects go about their usual life routines.
A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients.
A pardon is a government decision to allow a person to be absolved of guilt for an alleged crime or other legal offense, as if the act never occurred.
A parking meter is a device used to collect money in exchange for the right to park a vehicle in a particular place for a limited amount of time.
A penal colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general population by placing them in a remote location, often an island or distant colonial territory.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.
Captain Philip Gidley King (23 April 1758 – 3 September 1808) was the third Governor of New South Wales, and did much to civilise the young colony in the face of great obstacles.
Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Fitch 1855); family Phylloxeridae, within the order Hemiptera, bugs); originally described in France as Phylloxera vastatrix; equated to the previously described Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, Phylloxera vitifoliae; commonly just called phylloxera (from φύλλον, leaf, and ξηρός, dry) is a pest of commercial grapevines worldwide, originally native to eastern North America.
Picnic horse racing, or more usually picnic races or more colloquially "the picnics" The picnics have been held for over 100 years... refer to amateur Thoroughbred horse racing meetings, predominantly in Australia.
The Point Henry aluminium smelter was located near Geelong, Victoria in the suburb of Moolap prior to its closure in 2014.
Point Lonsdale is a coastal township on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia.
Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, also known as the Point Lonsdale Signal Station, is close to the township of Point Lonsdale in the Borough of Queenscliffe, Victoria, Australia.
Point Wilson is at the end of the Quimper Peninsula, a northeast extension of the Olympic Peninsula and the northeastern most point of Jefferson County, Washington, United States, approximately two miles north of the Port Townsend business district.
The politics of Australia takes place within the framework of a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
Politics of the Australian state of Victoria takes place in the context of a constitutional monarchy with a bicameral parliamentary system, and like other Australian states, Victoria is part of the federation known as the Commonwealth of Australia.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
The Port of Geelong is located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.
Portarlington is a historic coastal township located on the Bellarine Peninsula, 28 km from the city of Geelong, in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Postal voting is voting in an election whereby ballot papers are distributed to electors or returned by post, in contrast to electors voting in person at a polling station or electronically via an electronic voting system.
Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Princes Freeway is a Australian freeway, divided into two sections both located in Victoria.
The Princes Highway is a major road in Australia, extending from Sydney to Port Augusta via the coast through the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
A private hospital is a hospital owned by a for-profit company or a non-profit organization and privately funded through payment for medical services by patients themselves, by insurers, Governments through national health insurance programs, or by foreign embassies.
Private schools, also known to many as independent schools, non-governmental, privately funded, or non-state schools, are not administered by local, state or national governments.
Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Public Transport Victoria (stylised as PT>) is the trading name of the statutory authority responsible for providing, coordinating and promoting public transport in the Australian state of Victoria.
The Pyramid Building Society, the Geelong Building Society and the Countrywide Building Society together made up the Farrow Group of building societies, based in Geelong, Australia.
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
Queenscliff Music Festival is a live music festival held in the town of Queenscliff, located on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip.
The Queenscliffe Maritime Museum is a regional maritime museum in the town of Queenscliff at the entrance from Bass Strait to the bay of Port Phillip in Victoria, south-eastern Australia.
Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika).
European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) were introduced to Australia in the 18th century with the First Fleet and eventually became widespread.
Rail transport in Victoria, Australia, is provided by a number of railway operators who operate over the government-owned railway lines.
A rain shadow is a dry area on the leeward side of a mountainous area (away from the wind).
In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction which results in a general slowdown in economic activity.
Refrigeration is a process of removing heat from a low-temperature reservoir and transferring it to a high-temperature reservoir.
Rhema FM is the name used for a number of Christian radio stations established with the help of, and assisted for many years by United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) in Australia.
Richard Gavin Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey (29 August 1890 – 17 June 1976) was an Australian statesman who served as the 16th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1965 to 1969.
Rippleside is a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
The Royal Geelong Show is an annual event held at the Geelong Showgrounds The Royal Geelong Show is principally an agricultural event which focuses on the primary industries of Victoria, and rural lifestyle of many Victorians with events such as livestock judging, equestrian events, animal breeders competitions, produce competitions and wood chopping, although it also incorporates live entertainment, sporting events, food tasting, and fashion shows.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
SeaChange is an Australian television show that ran for 39 episodes from 1998 to 2000 on the ABC.
Searoad Ferries (formerly known as Peninsula Searoad Transport) is an Australian company that operates a roll-on/roll-off vehicle and passenger ferry service between the heads of Port Phillip, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Serendip Sanctuary is a 227 ha protected area in Victoria, Australia, near the You Yangs and the town of Lara, some 22 km north of Geelong and 60 km south-west of Melbourne.
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
Sewage treatment is the process of removing contaminants from wastewater, primarily from household sewage.
Shell Australia is the Australian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
Lieutenant-General Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, KCH, PC (21 June 1784 – 19 September 1854) was Lieutenant Governor of British Honduras (1814–1822), Van Diemen's Land (now the State of Tasmania, part of Australia) (1823–1837) and Upper Canada (1838–1841).
A skatepark, or skate park, is a purpose-built recreational environment made for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, wheelchair, and aggressive inline skating.
A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.
Sorrento (Surriento) is a town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy.
Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne.
South Geelong, also referred to as Geelong South, is a southern suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Parliament of Australia.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online, and television network.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
In Australian history, a squatter was typically a man, either a free settler or ex-convict, who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze livestock.
St John of God Health Care is Australia's third largest private hospital operator, with 23 hospitals and facilities comprising more than 3,000 beds.
St Leonards is a coastal township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, at the eastern end of the Bellarine Peninsula and the northern end of Swan Bay.
State Library Victoria is the central library of the state of Victoria, Australia, located in Melbourne.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.
Staughton Vale is a northern rural suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.
Steiglitz is a small town in Victoria, in the Brisbane Ranges.
Sullivan Bay lies 60 km due south of Melbourne on Port Phillip, one kilometre east of Sorrento, Victoria.
The Swan Bay is a shallow, marine embayment at the eastern end of the Bellarine Peninsula in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.
A swimming pool, swimming bath, wading pool, or paddling pool is a structure designed to hold water to enable swimming or other leisure activities.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The T & G Building is a distinctive building in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Target Australia (formerly Lindsay's and later Lindsay's Target) is a mid-price department store chain owned by Wesfarmers.
A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
The Ted Wilson trail is a 12 kilometre walking and cycling path in north west of Geelong, Victoria (Australia).
A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
Terang is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia.
Textile manufacturing is a major industry.
The Overland is an Australian passenger train service between Melbourne and Adelaide.
The theory of Portuguese discovery of Australia claims that early Portuguese navigators were the first Europeans to sight Australia between 1521 and 1524, well before the arrival of Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon in 1606 on board the Duyfken who is generally considered to be the first European discoverer.
Thomas Austin (181515 December 1871) was an English settler in Australia who is generally noted for the introduction of rabbits into Australia in 1859.
Thomson is a small residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Thoroughbred horse racing is an important spectator sport in Australia, and gambling on horse races is a popular pastime with A$14.3 billion wagered in 2009/10 with bookmakers and the Totalisator Agency Board (TAB).
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay.
Torquay is a seaside resort in Victoria, Australia, which faces Bass Strait, 21 km south of Geelong and is the gateway to the Great Ocean Road.
The city of Geelong in Victoria, Australia, operated an extensive tramway system from 1912 until 1956, when the service was replaced by buses.
The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is the statutory insurer of third-party personal liability (CTP insurance in other states) for road accidents in the State of Victoria, Australia.
A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.
Uber Technologies Inc. (doing business as Uber) is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in 633 cities worldwide.
The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) was established on 22 June 1977 when most congregations of the Methodist Church of Australasia, about two thirds of the Presbyterian Church of Australia and almost all the churches of the Congregational Union of Australia came together under the Basis of Union.
Upland and lowland are conditional descriptions of a plain based on elevation above sea level.
Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom, urban renewal or urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment in cities, often where there is urban decay.
V/Line is a government-owned corporation that operates the regional passenger train and coach services in Victoria, Australia.
Van Diemen's Land was the original name used by most Europeans for the island of Tasmania, now part of Australia.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Victorian Aborigines, the indigenous Australians of Victoria, Australia, occupied the land for tens of thousands of years prior to European settlement.
The Victorian Football League (VFL) is the major state-level Australian rules football league in Victoria.
The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s.
The Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) lists places deemed to be of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria, Australia.
The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.
View of Geelong is an 1856 oil painting on canvas by Eugene von Guerard.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) is the science, production, and study of grapes.
A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.
Wallington is a rural township near Geelong.
Wandana Heights is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia.
The Warrnambool railway line (also known as the South West line, formerly known as the Port Fairy railway line) is a railway serving the south west of Victoria, Australia.
The Warrnambool Line is a regional passenger rail service operated by V/Line in Victoria, Australia.
Water skiing (also waterskiing or water-skiing) is a surface water sport in which an individual is pulled behind a boat or a cable ski installation over a body of water, skimming the surface on two skis or one ski.
Wathaurong, also called the Wathaurung and Wadawurrung, are an Indigenous Australian tribe living in the area near Melbourne, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.
Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre is a major regional shopping centre servicing the southern suburbs of the city of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Waurn Ponds is a mainly residential southern suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
The Western District comprises western regions of the Australian state of Victoria.
The Western standard gauge is a railway line in western Victoria, Australia.
Westfield Geelong is a shopping centre located in the Geelong CBD in Victoria, Australia which was opened in 1988.
Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash.
Whittington is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located 4 km south-east of the city centre.
William Buckley (178030 January 1856) was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years.
William Hilton Hovell (26 April 1786 – 9 November 1875) was an English explorer of Australia.
Williams Landing is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 km south west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area.
Winchelsea is a small town in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, England, located between the High Weald and the Romney Marsh, approximately south west of Rye and north east of Hastings.
Winchelsea is a town in Victoria, Australia.
Woodchips are small to medium sized pieces of wood formed by cutting or chipping larger pieces of wood such as trees, branches, logging residues, stumps, roots, and wood waste.
Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
One of the first big businesses that developed in the new colony of Australia was the wool industry.
Woolworths Supermarkets (trading as Woolworths and colloquially known as "Woolies") is an Australian supermarket/grocery store chain owned by Woolworths Limited.
The You Yangs are a series of granite ridges that rise to 319m (Flinders Peak) above the Werribee Plain approximately 55 km south-west of Melbourne and 22 km north-east of Geelong, in Victoria, Australia.
The You Yangs Regional Park is a park in southern central Victoria, Australia.
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 2003 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 2004 Summer Olympics.
The 2006 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVIII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Melbourne 2006, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 and 26 March 2006.
3GPH is a radio station based in Geelong, Victoria.
94.7 The Pulse (callsign: 3PLS), is a community radio station which broadcasts to the Geelong, Victoria region in Australia.