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


Parking in South Geelong

Monday, 22 May 2017

In early May 2017 the City altered parking times outside 20 dwellings in Verner Street (near Kardinia Park) to address local residents’ long-term parking concerns linked to nearby shops, a cinema, and the busy South Geelong rail station. 


Connecting Song and the Mallrats video

Thursday, 11 May 2017

The City of Greater Geelong issued this statement from the City’s Director Investment and Attraction Brett Luxford in response to media interest in the Connecting Song project, especially the music video titled Mallrats.


Water and gas supplies serving Flinders Peak reserve

Friday, 21 April 2017

We issued this statement regarding water and gas supplies serving Flinders Peak reserve.  The statement was attributed to Dr Geoff Russell, Manager Communications and Marketing Services:


Stormwater drain in Pembroke Drive, Ocean Grove

Friday, 21 April 2017

The following statement was issued to media regarding a query about a stormwater drain in Pembroke Drive, Ocean Grove. 


The role of Dr Fiona Gray, Manager Central Geelong and Waterfront

Friday, 21 April 2017

The following statement was issued following a media query about the role of Dr Fiona Gray, Manager Central Geelong and  Waterfront. 


Impact of rising energy charges

Thursday, 20 April 2017

This statement was issued in response to a media query regarding rising energy costs.


Damage to artwork in Cressy Place

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The following response was issued to a media query regarding damage to public artwork at Cressy Place.  The response was attributed to City of Greater Geelong Director Investment and Attraction Brett Luxford.


Holding pens for cattle at Geelong Saleyards

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

The article 'City pays to truck cattle' in the Geelong Advertiser (5 April 2017) unfortunately provides readers with incorrect information.