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Professor Sohail Inayatullah presenting
Thursday, 22 September 2016

Professor Sohail Inayatullah community workshop - Video

If you missed the workshop - watch the videos - he talks about global issues like healthy cities, powerless citizens, change anxiety, lizard people and much more.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Prolonged wet creates long list of repairs

The severe and prolonged wet weather of the past week has given the City of Greater Geelong an extensive list of road repairs.

An artistic impression of the Green Spine
Friday, 16 September 2016

Plans expand for the Green Spine

We are calling for qualified and experienced urban and landscape designers to submit tenders to extend the detailed design for the Green Spine project.

Fyans Park Kindergarten
Thursday, 15 September 2016

Fyans Park Kindergarten redevelopment

The capacity of the Fyans Park Kindergarten has more than doubled following a $1.2 million redevelopment of the centre.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Schools Five-a-Side Futsal Leagues 2016

A new innovative program developed by our sports venues team to help get kids involved in structured sport.  

Kardinia park netball
Friday, 9 September 2016

2016-17 State Government country football and netball funding program

Funding is available to assist grassroots country football and netball clubs, associations and umpiring organisations to develop facilities in rural, regional and outer metropolitan locations.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Recycle your old mattress and save

Drop off your old mattress during November 2016 for only $10. (Normally $22.50)

Cigarette butts are the most littered item in Australia
Thursday, 8 September 2016

Cigarette butts count as litter

Cigarette butts are the most littered item in Australia, and have been since 1997 when they were first counted. They constitute half of all litter.

Last year's peace walk
Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Parade to mark UN International Day of Peace

Flags of the world will be paraded around CBD streets on Friday 9 September in a colourful commemoration of the United Nations International Day of Peace.

Professor Sohail Inayatullah at the community session on futures
Friday, 2 September 2016

Community engagement kicks off for Our Future

The City’s administrators have marked their first 100 days in office with a week dedicated to kick starting a strategy to ensure maximum community engagement in a new Our Future vision project.

Recycle soft plastic at participating supermarkets
Thursday, 1 September 2016

Recycling soft plastics made easy

Coles, Woolworths and The Red Group provide a recycling option for soft plastic items such as bread bags, frozen food bags and confectionary packets.


Sky’s the limit for a green future
Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Geelong bucks the trend in obesity
Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Saleyards dominate Grovedale community engagement meeting
Thursday, 22 September 2016

Recycling not linked to plastic number codes
Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Be aware of swooping birds
Friday, 16 September 2016

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