Santa has visited one lucky family early this year. The Maddrell family from Highton enjoyed the early visit after winning the City of Greater Geelong’s Christmas competition.
Santa visited the home
of nine-year-old George and five-year-old Fergus to hear their Christmas wishes
after arriving on a fire truck thanks to the CFA Highton team.
The City’s photographer took
commemorative photos of the Maddrell family as they soaked up the Christmas
City is proud to offer weekly prizes including Christmas hampers and gift
There is still time to enter our other Christmas competitions at Geelong Christmas.
Remember to tag your beautiful photos and share the festive spirit on social media: #GeelongChristmas.
Deputy Mayor Trent Sullivan
I love Christmas because we get to see children enjoying the celebrations with
their families – whether it’s coming into town to see the floating Christmas
tree and projections on City Hall, or snapping a photo on our Giant Selfie
Spending time with
friends and family getting out to enjoy all the magical Christmas decorations
and activities across our region helps to make this a wonderful time of the
Christmas means different
things for all of us, whether you plan to spend the special day on the beach at
Ocean Grove, in the hills of Anakie, or in Norlane.
No matter where you live, we
can we all be kind to each other, support local businesses that have been doing
it tough, and reach out to people in our community who may struggle at this
time of year.
Christmas is a difficult time for many families and individuals and support is available through Lifeline Australia on 131 114, Headspace Geelong on 03 5222 6690, and the Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre on 03 5222 4318.