News and updates

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Sustainable Living Festival 2015 bumper crop of free events

The Sustainable Living Festival returns for 2015 with a bumper program of more than 80 local events kicking off 8 February.

Artist's impression of the Barwon Water head office redevelopment
Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Permit approved for $25.8 million Barwon Water office building redevelopment

The City of Greater Geelong has approved a planning permit to refurbish and extend Barwon Water’s office building on Ryrie Street.

At the Geelong Police Station
Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Mayor welcomes Police extending hours of CCTV camera monitoring

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons welcomed Victoria Police’s announcement that police will extend the hours they monitor central Geelong CCTV cameras.

Deputy Mayor Michelle Heagney with Basketball Australia CEO, Anthony Moore and Initiative Sport Event Director, Chris Heverin
Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Basketball Australia Officially Launches 3X3 Nationals

Australia’s first official “Three on Three” (3X3) national tournament, the 2015 3X3 Nationals has been launched and registrations are now open.

Lara pool slide
Friday, 9 January 2015

Lara Pool Free Family Fun Day

Celebrate Summer at Lara Pool with a Free Family Fun Day!

Hooded Plovers forage for food along the water's edge avoiding beach goers, dogs and other predators.
Thursday, 18 December 2014

People power needed to save Hoodies

BirdLife Australia’s Friends of the Hooded Plover groups are looking for people to volunteer to help protect endangered Hooded Plover Chicks and nests on our surf beaches this summer.

Grovedale Community Hub
Thursday, 18 December 2014

5 new community centres to open in 2015

By next year there will be five new centres opening their doors.

Come to Friday After Work
Thursday, 18 December 2014

Fridays After Work

A new alfresco dining experience has been established in Lt Malop St between Shorts Place and Moorabool St to keep CBD workers in the city after 5 on Fridays.

Cr Andy Richards at Grovedale Community Hub with Grovedale Neighbourhood House Manager Beth Davidson
Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Buckley Ward snapshot- Councillor Andy Richards

Councillor update for Grovedale, Waurn Ponds, Marshall, Mt Duneed, Barwon Heads, Breamlea, Connewarre and Armstrong Creek.

There are a variety of volunteer roles available.
Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Cadel call for volunteers!

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - promoted as the most beautiful race on earth, needs volunteers.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Iconic library dome taking shape

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is more than a repository for books.

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