News and updates


Mayor Darryn Lyons visits Brad Drew Truck site ahead of GREP move.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Sale signals heavy moving at the GREP

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons today announced that Geelong trucking and plant hire company Brad Drew Trucks is expanding into the Geelong Ring Road Employment Precinct (GREP).



Mayor Darryn Lyons checks out the new Visitor Information Centre on the Bellarine.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Visitor Information Centre flies in to the heart of the Bellarine

Visitors to the new Flying Brick Cider House in Wallington, corner Swan Bay Road and Bellarine Highway, will be able to eat, drink and plan the next stop on their Bellarine itinerary with a Visitor Information Centre to be established onsite within the facility.


The Lions Club setup lunch on the trail
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

5,200 trees planted on Sunday!

Thanks to all those who came to our community planting day on Sunday.


Mayor Darryn Lyons with Mr Zhu, leader of the delegation from Jiangsu Province
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Geelong forging roads into China

Mayor Darryn Lyons today hosted delegates of the newly established Victoria-Jiangsu City Alliance, as part of the Victorian Government’s 35th anniversary of Victoria’s sister-state relationship with China’s Jiangsu province.


Geelong Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

2015 Calendar photo competition. #LiveLoveGeelong!

Show us what you love about Geelong and you could have your photo appear in the City of Greater Geelong  2015 Calendar!


The new library and heritage centre design
Friday, 25 July 2014

Local company supplying steel for $45M Geelong Library and Heritage project

City of Greater Geelong Mayor Cr Darryn Lyons said a specialist Geelong firm had been appointed to supply the structural steel for the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre project.


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.


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. 


Food truck friday
Thursday, 17 July 2014

Food Truck Friday returns to Central Geelong

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


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.


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