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


Financial impact of SKM's liquidation

Thursday, 5 September 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about the financial impacts of the closure of SKM's recycling facilities.


Portarlington Parks Hall

Thursday, 22 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Bellarine Times about the use of Portarlington Parks Hall.


Use of glyphosate products

Thursday, 22 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about the City's use of glyphosate products in land management. 


Central Geelong Laneways Precinct waste trial

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Independent about the central Geelong laneways waste management trial.


recycle

Our response to statewide recycling crisis

Friday, 26 July 2019

We need the system around us to step up and address the overarching issues facing the recycling industry in Australia. 


Graffiti

Thursday, 25 July 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about graffiti in Leopold.


Homelessness services

Friday, 19 July 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about whether we are considering housing homeless residents in churches or disused schools.


Parking technology

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding the staged introduction of new parking meter technology. 


City use of glyphosate

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding the City's use of glyphosate.


Parking fee increases

Monday, 1 July 2019

We issued a statement in response to a inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding parking fee increases that came into effect on July 1.



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