News and updates


Green waste processing
Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Council seeks land for composting plant

The City of Greater Geelong has called for expressions of interest from property owners willing to offer land for lease for the construction of a green waste processing facility.



National non-fiction festival
Thursday, 17 July 2014

Word for Word Festival

The inaugural national non-fiction festival Word for Word will be held in Geelong 15-17 August at Deakin Waterfront.


Food truck friday
Thursday, 17 July 2014

Food Truck Friday returns to Central Geelong

Food Truck Friday returns tomorrow after the highly successful inaugural event held last week.


The Premier, Mayor and Cadel Evans announcing the 31 Jan & 1 Feb event
Thursday, 17 July 2014

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race a natural fit for Geelong says Mayor Lyons. 


Proudly supporting our GLBTIQ community
Friday, 11 July 2014

Council votes unanimously in support of Marriage Equality!

Council votes unanimously in support of Marriage Equality!

Geelong City Councillors this week voted unanimously to support marriage equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) people.


Mayor at Epworth hospital construction site.
Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Epworth Hospital construction begins

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons welcomed the official launch of the $280 million stage one works on the new Epworth Hospital at Waurn Ponds.


Australian Industry Conference
Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Council invites military industry to Land400 briefing

The City of Greater Geelong is calling on large industry players to join in on Geelong’s fight for Land 400.


The Seabourn Odyssey moored in the bay
Friday, 27 June 2014

Pier Pressure

There is a clear and compelling case for government funding of a new Yarra Street Pier. 


Barwon Heads Early Learning Centre works
Friday, 27 June 2014

Children's Centres in development

With the opening of the state-of-the-art Boorai Centre in Ocean Grove at the start of the year, there are now four children and community centres in various stages of development.


Yarra Street Pier
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Old Yarra Street Pier

Fire that destroyed the historic cargo shed on Yarra Street Pier in 1988.


Pets in public
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Dogs in public places

Looking for somewhere new to walk your dogs off leash in Geelong?


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