The proposed name for the Drysdale Integrated Child and
Family Centre, that has been created
by traditional land owners from Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation and was endorsed by Council on 12 November 2019 is ‘Bellla wiyn Birralee Family
Centre’ the proposed name, means Bellarine Children and best
reflects the service provided.
The Drysdale Integrated Child and Family Centre is a City of
Greater Geelong and State Government project which responds to the need for new facilities to accommodate current need and expected population growth in
the northern Bellarine area.
The new centre is proposed to accommodate a range of early
years and family
services/facilities including child care, sessional
kindergarten, maternal and child health, consulting rooms, and a multi-purpose
community room. The new facility is planned to commence operations in term one
The City welcomes public comments below regarding this