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Australia Day in Portarlington – 26 Jan 2021

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The story of Australia:  Reflect, Respect, Celebrate. We’re All Part Of The Story. ‘On Australia Day, we are asked to reflect on our nation’s true history, which began tens of thousands of years ago with the First Australians – the world’s oldest living culture – and on the impact that European settlement had on our First Australians…

Portarlington Art Show – 9-15 Jan 2021

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An exhibition of artwork created in lock-down by local artists, combined with related Ekphrasis writing presented by community writers’ groups and others wishing to participate. This week long event will showcase the talent of local musicians, creative artists, and include the written word at its finale, providing our northern Bellarine townships a much needed opportunity…

Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run – 13 Feb 2021

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Over our first 5 years we’ve found the perfect way to combine some of life’s loves. Many families and friends have ventured to the Bellarine Peninsula to spend a weekend running, eating, drinking, smiling and laughing with friends and love ones. Our family organised run is also an important contributor to Bellarine Community Health Youth…

A Post COVID Guide to Portarlington

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If we’ve learnt anything over the past few months, it is that there is so much enjoyment to be had from the simple pleasures in life… the explosions of flavour from a great feed, the much-needed breath of fresh air on a mindful walk and the gaggle of giggles from family time. Add to your…

A Day Trippers Guide to Portarlington

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Escape to Portarlington for the day.  A day of fresh sea air, wide open spaces and friendly faces does wonders!  While you are there, be sure to check out these superb seaside suggestions…   The beautiful bayside of Portarlington is nestled away on the Bellarine, surrounded by stunning coastline and scenic settings.  Discover it all…

Pack Your Overnight Bag For Portarlington

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It doesn’t get much better than escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. Especially boarding the ferry for an overnight stay on the Bellarine. From luxury villa escapes, beachside or vineyard camping and everything in between, the charming seaside village of Portarlington has got you covered. Read on for a round-up of some top…

Ferry Nice Mother’s Day Gift

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]There’s no Hallmark card that could possibly be written to describe how important THIS Mother’s Day is, in such times. But like many of us, there’s been a lot of reflecting and assessing life’s priorities.   {Here’s what we know is true}   ♥ Some Mums are going to…

The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out

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You’ve finally set a date. The girls are locked for the next catch up. Excitement is reaching peak levels. But you have one final detail to work out……. Where to? What to do? Well, there’s good news and there’s even better news. You can hop on board a ferry at Docklands, Portarlington or Geelong. Just…

A life changing Commute

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The New Seachange The concept of a Seachange has always been to throw in your job and move to the coast.  But what if you loved your job? Can you still work in the city and live on the coast? We were living in Hoppers Crossing, which is one of the fastest-growing areas in Australia….

Portarlington in Springtime

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Cover image photo credit @d0nnspics (via Insta).   The sun is shining, the colours are popping and the weather is warming  – it’s Springtime in Portarlington and the proof is in the pictures!  Check out these vibrant snaps and get some Insta inspo for the next time you are in the picture-perfect location of Portarlington….