About the City Council

Geelong Council is elected to provide leadership and good governance for the municipality and the local community.

Administrators will fill the roles of the Mayor and Councillors until the City’s next scheduled election in October 2017. Following the dismissal of Greater Geelong City Council by the Victorian state government.

The City of Greater Geelong (the City) is the organisation that provide services to the community and implements the strategic plan. More about local government.

Council election candidates

Information for people thinking about nominating for the Council election on 28 October 2017.

Geelong Council election

Visit the Victorian Electoral Commmission's information about voting in the upcoming Council election.

City administrators

More about the City's three administrators.

The City's organisation structure

View the City's division, department and unit structure.

Contracts and tenders

We advertise tenders for a range of works and services within our municipality on a frequent basis. including

Council meetings

Meetings times and locations, agendas and minutes and how the meetings work.

Local laws

Information about local laws in our municipality.

Policies and governance

Governance ensures our decision making is transparent and accountable and that our operation is democratic and well managed.


All our reports, strategies, annual budgets and other documents from current and past Councils.


The Greater Geelong area is divided into four electoral wards.