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


Public complaints

Friday, 11 October 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about our complaints handling process.


Amendment C363 - Central Road, Drysdale

Friday, 11 October 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Independent about Amendment C363 in Drysdale.


Healthy Choices Strategy

Friday, 20 September 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about the City's Healthy Choices - Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Strategy.


Rates notices

Thursday, 19 September 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding complaints about property valuations.


Belchers corner building

Monday, 16 September 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding the Belchers corner building in central Geelong.


Central Geelong parking survey results collated

Monday, 16 September 2019

Results from the City’s car parking survey have been collated.


Financial impact of SKM's liquidation

Thursday, 5 September 2019

We responded to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about the financial impacts of the closure of SKM's recycling facilities.


Portarlington Parks Hall

Thursday, 22 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Bellarine Times about the use of Portarlington Parks Hall.


Use of glyphosate products

Thursday, 22 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser about the City's use of glyphosate products in land management. 


Central Geelong Laneways Precinct waste trial

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Independent about the central Geelong laneways waste management trial.



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