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


Little Malop Central

Friday, 14 June 2019

We issued the following statement to A Current Affair regarding their story on Lt Malop Central, aired on Thursday 13 June.


Workplace environment review

Thursday, 13 June 2019

We issued the following statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Independent regarding commentary around bullying at the City of Greater Geelong.


CEO comments re independent complaints investigations

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

We issued a statement to the Geelong Advertiser regarding commentary around bullying at the City of Greater Geelong.


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Employee turnover

Friday, 7 June 2019

We issued a statement in response to the Geelong Advertiser's claims regarding our employee turnover.


Electoral signage

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

We issued a statement to the Geelong Advertiser providing clarification on an article published on 1 June 2019 regarding Sarah Henderson's electoral signage.


Workplace review

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding the City review of workplace bullying and harassment procedures.


Waste reduction

Friday, 31 May 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding retailers reducing their sales of single-use plastics.


Portarlington property development

Friday, 31 May 2019

We issued a statement in response to an inquiry from the Geelong Advertiser regarding a property in Portarlington, currently being leased by a small business.


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Bullying claims

Friday, 24 May 2019

We do not tolerate any form of bullying at the City of Greater Geelong.


Food organics

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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



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