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City invites tenders for the iconic Christmas Tree
Thursday, 17 April 2014 / Media releases

Christmas will be a true community celebration in Geelong this year with the addition of an iconic Christmas tree.


Geelong Major Events Committee - Applications invited for External Committee Member Positions
Thursday, 17 April 2014 / Corporate, Workplaces

The Geelong Major Events Committee (GME) is seeking applications to fill two vacant external committee member positions for a term commencing mid 2014 and expiring mid 2018.


Audits assist recycling outcomes
Thursday, 17 April 2014 / City News

The City has audited the recyclable material it collects from residential properties in the yellow lid bin to identify the level of contamination. 


Pet Park at Stead Park
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Geelong’s first pet park is open.


Kildare Ward update - Councillor Dr Stretch Kontelj
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Newtown/Chilwell, part of South Geelong, Manifold Heights, Herne Hill, Fyansford and part of Stonehaven.


Windermere Ward update - Councillor Tony Ansett
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Avalon, Anakie, Lara, Little River, Lovely Banks, Point Wilson, Staughtonvale and parts of Corio.


Kardinia Ward update - Councillor Bruce Harwood
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Belmont and part of Grovedale.



Deakin Ward update - Councillor Ron Nelson
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Wandana Heights, Highton, part of Waurn Ponds, Ceres, part of Belmont and semi-rural areas to the west.


Cowie Ward update - Councillor Eddy Kontelj
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for North Geelong, Bell Park, Bell Post Hill, Hamlyn Heights, part of Rippleside and Batesford.



Coryule Ward update - Councillor Lindsay Ellis
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for part of Clifton Springs, Portarlington, Indented Head, St Leonards and Northern Rural Bellarine.


Corio Ward update - Councillor Kylie Fisher
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Corio, Norlane and North Shore.


Cheetham Ward update - Councillor Rod MacDonald
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Leopold, Curlewis, Drysdale, parts of Wallington and Clifton Springs


Buckley Ward update - Councillor Andy Richards
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Grovedale, Waurn Ponds, Marshall, Mt Duneed, Barwon Heads, Breamlea, Connewarre and Armstrong Creek.


Brownbill Ward update - Councillor Michelle Heagney
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Central Geelong, East Geelong, South Geelong, North Geelong, Geelong West, Drumcondra and Rippleside.


Beangala Ward update - Councillor Jane Farrell
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Councillor update for Ocean Grove and parts of Point Lonsdale, Wallington, Marcus Hill and Mannerim.


Bellarine Holiday Program Wrap up Term 1 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

The Bellarine April school holiday program again proved to be a lot of fun!


Graffiti hotline - 5272 4319
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 / City News

Thankyou to residents for the continued support in reporting graffiti, which is a big help in our aim of rapid removal. 


Message from the Mayor
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

I’m thrilled to be involved with the Cotton On Foundation on a groundbreaking community initiative – Unite Geelong.


Grassy woodlands
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Council is working with landholders to reduce threats to grassy woodland ecosystems on properties to the west of Geelong.


Mountain to Mouth 2014 - Walk this way and join the journey!
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Mountain to Mouth (M~M2014) is a 24hr ‘extreme arts’ walk from the top of the You Yangs to the mouth of the Barwon River. 


Illegal dumping is a crime
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Illegally dumped rubbish is estimated to cost our community more than $250,000 to clean up every year.


Land400 briefing for major defence contractors
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / Media releases

Major defence contractors attended a special industry briefing on Geelong’s Land 400 bid today to learn more about the bid and Geelong’s capability to deliver the project.


Mineral springs spa study
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / Media releases

Plans are afoot for a mineral springs spa and wellness centre at Eastern Beach, with the announcement of a feasibility study today.


Children Centres in development
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

With the recent opening of the state-of-the-art Boorai Centre at Ocean Grove, there are now four children’s centres in various stages of development. All are due to open for the start of the 2015 school year.


Easter Opening Hours and Classes - April 2014
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Easter Opening Hours and Classes - April 2014


Austin ward update - Councillor Jock Irvine
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Updates for residents of Breakwater, Moolap, Newcomb, Thomson, Whittington and St Albans Park.


Road works in Leopold and Lara
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Melaluka Road in Leopold and Old Melbourne Road Lara get some much needed treatment.


Major excavation underway for new library
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Work on Geelong’s landmark library and heritage building is well underway. 


Stead park - Home of hockey
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 / City News

Stead Park will be known as the Geelong Regional Hockey Centre once a new $1.8 million synthetic pitch is installed by the end of July.


Impetus Youth Awards 2014 winners
Monday, 14 April 2014 / Media releases

The seventh Impetus Youth Awards were held on Thursday 10 April and recognise young people making a positive difference to the community.
There were 125 nominations demonstrating the outstanding contributions of young people in our region.

Summaries of the 12 category winners:


Youthlinx 2014 Term 1 Holidays
Monday, 14 April 2014 / City News

The 2014 Term 1 Holidays saw 25 young women take part in the Girls Go Extreme Horse Riding Program.


Seven Wonders Silent Film Festival: Entries Open
Monday, 14 April 2014 / City News

Cameras, smart phones and tablets at the ready! Entries for the Seven Wonders Silent Film Festival are now open and there are over $5,000 in cash prizes to be won!


Mayor Lyons invites Chinese aviation group to civic reception in Geelong
Monday, 14 April 2014 / Media releases

City of Greater Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons has formally invited representatives of Chinese aviation conglomerate HNA Group to a civic reception in Geelong.



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