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As the RSL celebrates its hundredth anniversary, Kristie Hayden discovers the importance of its services and why we as a community have an obligation to support it.
Home education is a modern, high-tech and viable alternative to conventional school and, as Kristie Hayden discovers, its popularity is on the rise.
From our innate connection with Mother Nature to the healing rhythm of waves, Kristie Hayden discovers the mental health benefits of life by the sea.
Kristie Hayden chats to local children's author Michael Panckridge about encouraging reluctant readers.
Mud pies, climbing trees and chilling in the zen den. Kristie Hayden sees it's all in a day's work for the littlies at Play CC&K.
Kristie Hayden talks to Truffleduck's much loved catering gurus, Hugh and Deb, about throwing parties, weathering storms and life before Pinterest.
More than ever, parents in our region are turning to au pairs to solve their childcare needs. And, as Kristie Hayden discovers, it can be a win-win situation for parents and...
Kristie Hayden meets two local families who are honouring their lost children by finding the strength to save others.
Kristie Hayden talks to cognitive expert, Dr Muireann Irish, about our wandering minds, dementia and encouraging our kids to daydream.
Kristie Hayden meets some of our region's talented young ballerinas and discovers their dreams for dancing classical ballet at its most elite level.
Kristie Hayden takes a tour of Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre in Geelong and discovers the power of story-telling in a beautiful and complex culture.
One local real estate company is setting new expectations for service and transparency in the industry.
From the dusty streets of 1920's Ballarat to today's thriving multi-office network, there hasn't been a day in the past 86 years that a person named 'Hayden' wasn't selling...
From day-care dribbler to the pinnacle of primary school, childhood is dashing by. Now, on the eve of high school, is your baby ready to take flight?
When 11-year-old Sophie Alexander realised older-brother Thomas's devastation, she couldn't sit idle.
Channel 7 Melbourne's weekend sports presenter Sean Sowerby talks to Kristie Hayden about his passion for sports, getting his break and raising his son on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Meet the specialty producers in the business of being boutique and staying in command.
As incoming president of the Geelong Business Club, GForce CEO Rob Birch lends a new brand of community spirit to the city's oldest business association.
We chat to local doctors-come-musicians about music away from a high-pressure job and find out whether music really is the best medicine.