The City of Greater Geelong invites you to have your say on our community places and spaces, to help guide decision making and investment in council-owned social infrastructure.
Our community spaces – such as neighbourhood houses, halls, leisure facilities, senior citizens centres, youth spaces, kindergartens, long day care, maternal and child health, libraries and sports pavilions – provide people with opportunities to participate and be involved in community life while helping them connect to the place where they live.
With continuing population growth and the current state of some of the council’s existing assets, the challenge is in meeting future needs through clever, creative options and best use of resources.
The City invites you to provide feedback to help identify which community places, spaces and services you use and which ones you can’t access easily at the moment and why. The City also seeks feedback to understand what is important to people in making fair and informed decisions on future investment.
You can participate in the survey and learn more at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/yoursay or pick up a survey form at your local library branch. The survey is open now and will close mid-November and those who complete a survey will go into the draw to win some great prizes including a $400 shopping voucher.
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All Geelong Regional Libraries branches will be closed on Monday 28 January for the Australia Day Public Holiday. We hope to see you at your local library soon!
We regret that there will be no mobile library service to Anakie today (Tuesday 15 January) due to a mechanical issue with the Golden Plains Mobile Library vehicle.
Come along and celebrate the opening of the new Leopold Library with a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday 8 December from 10am-3pm.
The Mik Maks will be performing, as well as Roaming Reptiles, storytelling, face-painting and a visit from Santa!
The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is calling for community feedback to guide the next steps in the revitalisation of Hesse Street.
Books Beyond Boundaries is a creative arts project now on show at the Dome until 22 December. It features books which have been annotated, altered, or remade by community members of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
We are proud to once again partner with Geelong Food Relief Centre to support local people in need through the Food for Fines appeal, running from 26 November to 14 December 2018.