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Public drinking fountains currently turned off

Thursday, 17 May 2018

While we have detected levels of lead above the health guideline value in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines in water from some public drinking fountains, it is not of immediate concern as fountains are not the main source of drinking water.

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.

Public drinking fountains

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

In late March, the City of Greater Geelong tested a random sample of its public drinking fountains and found levels of lead in some fountains above the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

Ellie Schneider with the Mayor, Cr Bruce Harwood

Geelong’s City of Design status launched

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Geelong’s designation as Australia’s first and only UNESCO City of Design will be formally launched this Wednesday 16 May at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.

Have your say on the draft Settlement Strategy until 22 June 2018

Community invited to have their say on future direction on housing growth

Monday, 14 May 2018

The City has undertaken a comprehensive review of settlement and housing policies and developed a draft Settlement Strategy to guide housing growth and development over the coming decades.

central Geelong

Enormous growth recorded in Central Geelong

Monday, 14 May 2018

Central Geelong is Australia’s fastest growing regional city.

Pako Festa was one of 22 events supported by Geelong Major Events in 2016-17.

New appointment to Geelong Major Events Committee

Monday, 14 May 2018

Council has reappointed Leigh McClusky and Russell Morris as external representatives on the Geelong Major Events (GME) committee, and appointed Robyn Birrell to replace outgoing committee member Brian Cook.

A new committee will provide advice to Council on disability access and inclusion.

Council establishes Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Monday, 14 May 2018

Council will seek community members to join a new Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee, after appointing Councillor Anthony Aitken as Chair.

The Drysdale Town Square design concept.

Drysdale Town Square redevelopment takes step forward

Monday, 14 May 2018

Council has endorsed an updated design concept for the Drysdale Town Square, clearing the way for major design work to begin.

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.