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Ned Turcinov, Rebecca Kootstra and Steve Smithyman with their Sustainable Cities award
Thursday, 28 July 2016

We win Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards for environmental and cultural projects

We have been recognised for several sustainability projects at the recent Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards 2016.


Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Recycling efforts reuse resources

Over the past 12 months 27,500 tonnes of recycling has been collected through the kerbside recycling system. This material is processed at the SKM facility in South Geelong.


Parham Hausler and Daniel McCarthy with their app showing the free Wi-Fi in Geelong
Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Geelong increases its support of GovHack

GovHack returns to Geelong this weekend, with organisers hoping it can produce as many great results as last year’s inaugural event.

Flying fox looking through the playground
Friday, 22 July 2016

It’s playtime in Clifton Springs!

The new Jetty Road playground is now open.

Bellarine Youth Action Crew preparing for Friday night's PJ party at The Potato Shed
Thursday, 21 July 2016

BYAC PJ party and live music at the Potato Shed this Friday!

Young people aged 12-25 are invited to party in their PJ’s this Friday 22 July, 6 - 9.30pm at the Potato Shed, Drysdale.

About 120 people attended the City's first community meeting with its new Administrators on Wednesday night.
Thursday, 21 July 2016

Community meet with City’s Administrators

About 120 people attended the City’s first community engagement meeting with its new administrators in Portarlington this week.

Part of the study area being looked at by the State Government
Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Moolap coastal strategic framework plan

We're urging residents to provide feedback on a new coastal framework plan to help determine the future of the former Cheetham Saltworks, Point Henry and northern Moolap.

CEO Kelvin Spiller and Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins among a panel addressing the community
Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Citizens' Jury to decide on future Council for Geelong

The Minister for Local Government, The Hon Natalie Hutchins MP, announced that the Geelong community will begin a new phase of consultation in relation to our future governance structure.

The Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. Photo by Emma Cross
Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Geelong Library up for world title

The Geelong Library and Heritage Centre has been nominated for the Systematic – Public Library of the Year 2016 award, which is presented to the world’s best new public library.

Eastern Beach Reserve
Wednesday, 6 July 2016

We are looking for temporary mobile food services at Eastern Beach

We are seeking applications from suitable operators to provide take away food services for the 2016/17 summer season.

 Simonds Stadium
Friday, 1 July 2016

Simonds Stadium Trust Transition

The State Government today will assume responsibility for management of Simonds Stadium.

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