News and updates

Dogs at an off-leash area
Thursday, 28 August 2014

Be a top dog owner – 3 tips

Did you know Geelong has 35,000 registered dogs? One of the highest dog populations in Australia. Here are three top tips to help people and dogs co-exist happily.

A ship moored in the bay
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

25 cruise ships a year

Geelong could attract 25 cruise ships a year if we had a new Yarra Street Pier. That’s the finding of an independent business case into Geelong’s Yarra Street Pier project.

The new hockey surface
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Amazing new hockey facilities at Stead Park

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

Future farming could be coming to Geelong
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Multi-million dollar business investment in Geelong

There have been a number of positive announcements over the last few weeks, signalling that industry sees Geelong as a great place to do business.

Ceres - Greater Geelong
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Have Your Say - Fracking

We are seeking public submissions about onshore gas extraction including coal seam gas, tight gas and fracking.

Home and Community Care client
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Time for a spring clean?

Hard waste help for people in need.

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.

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