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


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.


Local Government Bill 2019

Friday, 28 June 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding Council's response to the proposed preference to move councils to a single-councillor ward system.


Food safety notices

Thursday, 27 June 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding food safety inspections.


Procurement for innovation

Thursday, 27 June 2019

We issued comments in relation to the materials for the City's first zero-maintenance bridge being successfully tested at Deakin University.


Electric garbage trucks

Thursday, 27 June 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Waste Management Review regarding Cleanaway's trial of electric garbage trucks.



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