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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Sneak peek of City Hall lighting projections to commemorate ANZAC centenary

Sneak peek of City Hall lighting projections to commemorate ANZAC centenary


Here’s a sample of some of the moving images that will be projected onto City Hall in a special tribute to our servicemen and women.



Mayor Darryn Lyons is outraged at the senseless vandalism
Friday, 10 April 2015

Mayor outraged at “senseless vandalism” at Geelong Botanic Gardens

Vandals have caused up to $40,000 of damage to the Geelong Botanic Gardens overnight.


The ANZAC Centenary projections will be launched Friday 17 April.
Thursday, 2 April 2015

ANZAC Centenary projections

On Friday 17 April City Hall will be transformed into an emotive tribute to our servicemen and women in a special lighting projection commemoration to mark the ANZAC centenary.


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
Wednesday, 1 April 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.


#ChalkTheWalk
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.


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