City View

There’s always two sides to every story…

The City of Greater Geelong is one of Australia’s largest and most complex local councils, delivering a range of services to our community and businesses.

So it's no wonder we’re often in the news.

But sometimes, you only get half the story.

Here you can read the City’s view on matters that might affect you.


Responses to reports and media inquiries


Beach House Eastern Beach

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about upgrades of the Beach House at Eastern Beach.


Northern and Western Geelong Growth Areas

Friday, 11 May 2018

We issued media statements responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser and Geelong Independent about the northern and western Geelong growth areas project.


Christmas tree

Friday, 11 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to the Geelong Indy about funding for our floating Christmas tree.


Eastern Beach footpath works

Friday, 11 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to the Geelong Advertiser about footpath works at Eastern Beach. 


Highton Village UDF

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about the Highton Village Urban Design Framework (UDF). 


Land sale negotiations in Ocean Grove

Monday, 7 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about land sale negotiations in Ocean Grove.


Canoe departs the You Yangs, on its way to Geelong After Dark

Geelong After Dark success

Monday, 7 May 2018

We issued this statement in response to a media inquiry about attendances and creative content for Geelong After Dark, 4 May 2018.


Meeting with Moorabool Street traders

Friday, 4 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about a meeting with Moorabool Street traders. 


Planning Committee meeting

Thursday, 3 May 2018

We issued a media statement in relation to a planning committee decision.


Proposed Budget 2018–19

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about Council’s deferred borrowings.



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