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Buckley Falls - This years cover photo by Jules Willoughby
Wednesday, 1 April 2015

2016 Calendar photo competition. #LiveLoveGeelong!

Show us what you love about Geelong and you could have your photo appear in the City of Greater Geelong  2016 Calendar!

Major Heritage Fund grants - applications are open now
Monday, 23 March 2015

Major Heritage Fund grants and applications

The Central Geelong Major Heritage Fund is a Grants Program for one-off capital improvement projects supporting the restoration of heritage building facades within the Central Geelong Action Plan boundary.

Friday, 20 March 2015

Community gardens open their gates to celebrate.

Community gardens open their gates to celebrate. 

The gates will be thrown open to seven community gardens throughout Geelong and the Bellarine tomorrow in a celebration of all things gardening.

Register your expression of interest!
Friday, 20 March 2015

Food Truck Fridays

Due to the success of the recently completed 6 month Gourmet Food Truck trial, City of Greater Geelong is calling for expressions of interest from vendors to participate in Food Truck Friday until November, when a review will be undertaken.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Chalk the Walk to raise money for the Good Friday Appeal

Ritchie Boulevard on Geelong’s Waterfront is about to be transformed into a giant colourful artwork all in the name of raising money to help sick children.

Geelong BMX Club at the upgraded starting hill
Friday, 13 March 2015

Grinter Reserve BMX track upgraded to meet national standards and attract key events.

Grinter Reserve BMX track upgraded to meet national standards and attract key events.

Dozens of kids and members of the Geelong BMX Club joined Geelong Council and State Government representatives at Grinter Reserve BMX track to celebrate the opening of the recently upgraded BMX track.

A photo from the Streetface exhibition
Thursday, 12 March 2015

Youth portraits decorate city

Geelong buildings will soon be covered with giant portraits of local youth as part of the city’s celebrations for National Youth Week (6-19 April).

The historic Portarlington Rotunda was built in 1909
Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Portarlington Rotunda future decided

Extensive community consultation and an expression of interest process will result in the historic Portarlington Rotunda continuing to be used for community purposes.

Give gambling the flick this month!
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

March Away From Gambling this month

Geelong Council is urging people to give gambling the flick this March by taking part in the March Away From Gambling campaign.

Unwanted chemicals get the flick!
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Unwanted chemicals get recycled!

On Saturday 14 February Council hosted a FREE ‘Chemical Drop Off Day’.

Veteran Affairs Portfolio Councillor Stretch Kontelj inspecting the StAlbans/Whittington War Memorial with resident Hein Muileman.
Monday, 2 March 2015

Kildare Ward snapshot - Councillor Dr Stretch Kontelj

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

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