News and updates

Monday, 18 August 2014


Geelong will be dotted with more colour as the City’s latest banner program #LiveLoveGeelong was launched by Mayor Darryn Lyons today.

The new centre will service the growing community in the Jetty Rd area and provide job opportunities.
Friday, 15 August 2014

400 jobs 2 new regional shopping centres

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons today turned the first sod at a new shopping centre development at Curlewis on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Mayor Darryn Lyons with Bellarine Hockey juniors at the opening of the new $1.9M pitch at Stead Park
Monday, 11 August 2014

Stead Park hockey centre

Geelong now has a regional hockey centre capable of hosting state, national and international competitions.

Walking to school is a great way of building exercise into your family's daily routine.
Monday, 4 August 2014

Active travel maps

Make your travel count! Pick up a free active travel map.

Mayor Darryn Lyons and Sustainable Farms Barry Dungey launch the proposal for the giant vegetable farm
Thursday, 31 July 2014

Giant sustainable farm to bring 1,000 jobs to Geelong

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons hailed today’s announcement of a giant sustainable vegetable farm as an outstanding vote of confidence in Geelong’s future.

Mayor Darryn Lyons visits Brad Drew Truck site ahead of GREP move.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Sale signals heavy moving at the GREP

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons today announced that Geelong trucking and plant hire company Brad Drew Trucks is expanding into the Geelong Ring Road Employment Precinct (GREP).

Mayor Darryn Lyons checks out the new Visitor Information Centre on the Bellarine.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Visitor Information Centre flies in to the heart of the Bellarine

Visitors to the new Flying Brick Cider House in Wallington, corner Swan Bay Road and Bellarine Highway, will be able to eat, drink and plan the next stop on their Bellarine itinerary with a Visitor Information Centre to be established onsite within the facility.

The Lions Club setup lunch on the trail
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

5,200 trees planted on Sunday!

Thanks to all those who came to our community planting day on Sunday.

Mayor Darryn Lyons with Mr Zhu, leader of the delegation from Jiangsu Province
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Geelong forging roads into China

Mayor Darryn Lyons today hosted delegates of the newly established Victoria-Jiangsu City Alliance, as part of the Victorian Government’s 35th anniversary of Victoria’s sister-state relationship with China’s Jiangsu province.

Geelong Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

2015 Calendar photo competition. #LiveLoveGeelong!

Show us what you love about Geelong and you could have your photo appear in the City of Greater Geelong  2015 Calendar!

The new library and heritage centre design
Friday, 25 July 2014

Local company supplying steel for $45M Geelong Library and Heritage project

City of Greater Geelong Mayor Cr Darryn Lyons said a specialist Geelong firm had been appointed to supply the structural steel for the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre project.

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