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 over 126 different community and business services.

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


Letter to the editor - Tree canopy

Thursday, 1 March 2018

We issued a letter to the editor of the Geelong Advertiser highlighting the City’s approach to improving the region’s tree canopy.


Alleged dog attack in Grovedale

Monday, 19 February 2018

We issued a media statement in response to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about an alleged dog attack in Grovedale.


Wyndham calls for creation of new region

Friday, 16 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Indy about an extended Wyndham-Geelong region.


240 Forest Road South, Lara

Friday, 16 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Indy about overturning planning approval for 240 Forest Road South, Lara.


Recycling in Greater Geelong

Friday, 16 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Indy about the City’s recycling.


Community Focus Committee Meeting

Thursday, 15 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about the first Community  Focus Committee Meeting.


Recycling in Greater Geelong

Thursday, 15 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about recycling services in Greater Geelong.


Crime in Greater Geelong

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser how the City is addressing crime in Greater Geelong.


Botanic Gardens volunteers

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

We issued a media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser about the provision of milk to volunteers at the botanic gardens.


L2P Program

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

We issued a  media statement responding to questions from the Geelong Advertiser relating to the L2P program



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