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Work in progress
Friday, 13 January 2017

Current works at the Geelong Saleyards

At December’s Ordinary Meeting of Council the City’s Administrators resolved to continue repair works already underway to enable safe operations for small lot sheep sales at the Geelong Saleyards.
These works will be complete, ready for operation, for the first sheep sale of the year in February 2017.  


Friday, 6 January 2017

In memoriam

The City of Greater Geelong acknowledges the passing of Aboriginal Elder Uncle David Tournier, and remembers him for his contributions to our community. 

Friday, 23 December 2016

Wheel chairs designed for the beach available at Eastern Beach

Wheel chairs designed for the beach are now available for visitors to use on Geelong’s Waterfront.

The City's Alistair Bain joined members from Lions Clubs of the Bellarine and Barwon Water at the new water station on the Bellarine Rail Trail
Thursday, 22 December 2016

New hydration station on the Bellarine Rail Trail

A joint project between the Lions Clubs of the Bellarine, Barwon Water and the City has delivered a new drinking stop on the Bellarine Rail Trail near Banks Road, Mannerim.

Waterfront Christmas Tree Fireworks 2016
Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Aged and Disability Services Newsletter Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas for the festive season from all of us at Aged and Disability Services.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Further information needed to decide Geelong Saleyards future

Our Administrators will wait for further vital information before deciding on the long-term future of the Geelong Saleyards in mid-2017.

The zone that will become 40km/hr
Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Geelong CBD speed limit reduced to 40km/h in early 2017

We will fast track implementation of a 40km/h speed limit project for Central Geelong to improve road safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Potato Shed 2017 season launch promotes an eclectic season

The 2017 Season Program is one of broad appeal exploring the contemporary and the historic.

The bathroom provides a rich source of recycling
Wednesday, 7 December 2016

The lesser lights shine in household recycling

How can you recycle more at home? We're really good at recycling items from the kitchen, but often forget about other rooms in the house.

Recycle soft plastic at participating supermarkets
Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Recycling soft plastics made easy

Coles, Woolworths and The Red Group provide a recycling option for soft plastic items such as bread bags, frozen food bags and confectionary packets.

Chemical collection drop off day
Monday, 5 December 2016

Chemical drop off day

The next chemical drop off day in the Geelong region will be on Saturday 11 February 2017.

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