City View

There’s always two sides to every story…

The City of Greater Geelong is one of Australia’s largest and most complex local councils, delivering over 126 different community and business services.

So it's no wonder we’re often in the news.

But sometimes, you only get half the story.

Here you can read the City’s view on matters that might affect you.


Responses to reports and media inquiries


Water and gas supplies serving Flinders Peak reserve

Friday, 21 April 2017

We issued this statement regarding water and gas supplies serving Flinders Peak reserve.  The statement was attributed to Dr Geoff Russell, Manager Communications and Marketing Services:


Stormwater drain in Pembroke Drive, Ocean Grove

Friday, 21 April 2017

The following statement was issued to media regarding a query about a stormwater drain in Pembroke Drive, Ocean Grove. 


The role of Dr Fiona Gray, Manager Central Geelong and Waterfront

Friday, 21 April 2017

The following statement was issued following a media query about the role of Dr Fiona Gray, Manager Central Geelong and  Waterfront. 


Impact of rising energy charges

Thursday, 20 April 2017

This statement was issued in response to a media query regarding rising energy costs.


Damage to artwork in Cressy Place

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The following response was issued to a media query regarding damage to public artwork at Cressy Place.  The response was attributed to City of Greater Geelong Director Investment and Attraction Brett Luxford.


Holding pens for cattle at Geelong Saleyards

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

The article 'City pays to truck cattle' in the Geelong Advertiser (5 April 2017) unfortunately provides readers with incorrect information.