News in Central Geelong

Explore Central Geelong’s Art Scene

Posted 23rd February, 2021

To celebrate the much anticipated RONE in Geelong exhibition coming to the Geelong Gallery this month, we thought it was a timely excuse to explore the incredible street art, 3D and augmented reality murals home to Central Geelong.

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Love is in the Air in Central Geelong!

Posted 4th February, 2021

If you’re planning on expressing your love for someone special this Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t have to be the usual dinner and red roses. Central Geelong has some fantastic businesses, venues and services offering unique, thoughtful and fun activities an

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Central Geelong’s Back to School Essentials!

Posted 27th January, 2021

The first day of the new school year is such a mixed experience for parents everywhere. Some of us are marking the bittersweet milestone when one of our favourite little people makes the transition to primary school. Others are waving off secondary school

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Australia Day Weekend Celebrations in Central Geelong

Posted 20th January, 2021

With Christmas and New Year’s now a distant memory for most, many of us are looking to the next reason to get together with friends and family to eat, drink and be merry… cue Australia Day!

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Summertime Fun in Central Geelong!

Posted 12th January, 2021

Presented by Central Geelong Marketing, Central Geelong’s Summer Fun Guide is your essential guide to keeping the kids entertained these school holidays. From treasure hunts and self-guided trails, to exhibitions, arts, crafts and drama workshops and not

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Alfresco Eats! ‘Taking it Outdoors’

Posted 8th October, 2020

‘Would you like sunshine and fresh air with that?’

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Picnic is the New Party!

Posted 1st October, 2020

Spring is now in full swing! With the weather warming up and our parks and gardens bursting with colour, now is a wonderful time to soak up the fresh air and enjoy our new-found freedom.

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You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

Posted 9th September, 2020

Having a ‘real job’ is obviously very important to ensure you can afford to live your life. But in this time of restrictions, many people have found themselves re-evaluating their lives and reflecting on whether or not their day job is ticking all the box

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Celebrate Spring's Arrival!

Posted 2nd September, 2020

Although it felt like Spring may never arrive this year, it’s now officially here. Hooray! There’s nothing like seeing the colour and birdlife return to the garden and the Spring blossom in bloom to uplift, energise and motivate us.

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Dreaming of a Self-Care Affair?

Posted 28th August, 2020

The long, dreary winter months can leave us feeling somewhat flat at times. And let’s be honest, this winter feels longer than most!

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Many Happy (Tax) Returns from Central Geelong Professional Service Businesses!

Posted 12th August, 2020

Although not always considered the most exciting time of the year by many, tax time is once again upon us. Even for the most organised of people, the thought of lodging a tax return can be somewhat overwhelming or generally just a bit of a chore to say th

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Channel Your ‘Crazy Inner Plant Lady’ with help from Central Geelong Businesses

Posted 5th August, 2020

Aspiring to be a ‘Crazy Plant Lady’ or planning to create an indoor garden sanctuary to calm and brighten up your home? Bringing your garden indoors is a lovely way to chase away the winter blues and enjoy natural health benefits including air purificatio

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Satisfy your Cultural Cravings in Central Geelong

Posted 29th July, 2020

With COVID19 continuing to keep us at home more than we’d like to be, many of us are looking for different experiences to satisfy our live music, entertainment and cultural cravings.

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Geelong Cats Video Series for Tastes of Central Geelong

Posted 8th July, 2020

Join Andrew Mackie and Mathew Stokes on a virtual culinary tour of Central Geelong

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Supporting Central Geelong businesses as they re-open their physical stores

Posted 18th June, 2020

More businesses in Central Geelong are re-opening their physical shops, cafes, practices and offices every day as restrictions ease.

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Central Geelong…getting personal again

Posted 3rd June, 2020

After months without personal and beauty treatments, many people are very happy to see these important personal services opening for clients.

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Central Geelong – getting back to business

Posted 28th May, 2020

Over the coming weeks, we look forward to many more Central Geelong businesses opening their doors and welcoming customers back into their restaurants, cafes, shops and service businesses. It’s a huge undertaking for business operators to navigate the new

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New Kids on the Block – Opening a new business during a global pandemic.

Posted 21st May, 2020

It takes courage to open a new business during a global pandemic however for some Central Geelong business operators, that’s exactly what they have done!

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Your health and safety a priority for local retail businesses

Posted 14th May, 2020

Local businesses have been adapting to changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. From setting up online sales and payment platforms through to introducing new pickup and delivery options, local businesses have been innovative in finding new ways

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Central Geelong ... at your service

Posted 6th May, 2020

Central Geelong professional service businesses have been adapting quickly to meet the demands of customers through these challenging times. The need for financial, legal, medical, technical and personal services has not stopped and there are over 600 pro

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#FollowYourFavouritesGeelong Challenge

Posted 30th April, 2020

We want to help support local businesses and it’s now more important than ever before to show your support.

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Want to Help Support Local Businesses? Do these things!

Posted 24th April, 2020

It’s more important than ever before to support local businesses and local jobs. There’s a range of simple ways – many of them free – to keep supporting local businesses while they adapt to changed trading conditions. Shop, spend and support local busines

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Central Geelong is Adapting

Posted 2nd April, 2020

Central Geelong businesses have been working to quickly adapt their products and services over recent weeks, as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic develops. There are ways the Geelong community can show their support for local businesses during these unp

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Sending Love

Posted 1st April, 2020

Not being able to share a hug with a friend, celebrate birthdays in person, comfort a family member in need or say goodbye to a loved one are some of the significant moments we are currently missing, yet there are ways we can still show and send love to f

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Central Geelong Businesses doing things differently (COVID-19)

Posted 31st March, 2020

The Central Geelong business community continues to be significantly impacted by the developments in the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and we are focused on supporting Central Geelong’s business operators during these unprecedented times.

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Awesome Things to Do From Home

Posted 26th March, 2020

Once you run out of things to do around the house and exhaust Netflix and Stan you might be left wondering what to do next .. well we have put together a list of things you can do from the comfort of your home thanks to some creative Central Geelong busin

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Your Business Reputation Matters!

Posted 27th June, 2019

Top things you can do now to build on your business reputation!

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Defining Your Digital Strategy

Posted 27th February, 2019

Top things you need to be doing to help Define your Digital Strategy!

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Catering Options in Central Geelong

Posted 20th September, 2018

Whether it is a work meeting or social gathering catering is key.

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Reducing your Waste in Central Geelong

Posted 1st August, 2018

With the alarming stats on our growing waste there are things you can do to reduce your own waste. We have listed a number of places in Central Geelong you can drop off those unwanted items.

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Central Geelong Wall Art Trail

Posted 13th March, 2018

Central Geelong is lucky enough to be the home to a number of street art, 3D and augmented reality murals

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Insurance opportunity for Cafes and Restaurants from ADROIT

Posted 23rd August, 2017

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Simple Ways to Save Energy for your business

Posted 17th August, 2017

Do you want to reduce your energy bills? Not sure where to start? Rob Gell who will host a panel discussion to help provide answers to your questions.

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Online Excellence Training

Posted 27th July, 2017

We understand that it can be hard to work on your business when you are working in it! So we have created a monthly online training program until July 2020 that you can do when the time suits you.

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BYO cup in Central Geelong

Posted 6th June, 2017

We love our coffee so much that over 3 billion takeaway cups and lids are disposed of and never recycled. We have compiled this list of Central Geelong cafes now offering an incentive to bring your own cup and stop this growing trend.

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Dietary Requirements catered for in Central Geelong

Posted 20th December, 2016

If you or a friend is in a complicated relationship with meat, gluten or processed food then going out for a meal can sometimes be a little difficult.

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Business Mentoring Program

Posted 13th December, 2016

Central Geelong Marketing, in partnership with Geelong Chamber of Commerce through Small Business Smart Business, are offering Central Geelong business owners an exclusive opportunity to meet with an industry expert to offer four 90 minute mentoring sessi

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Geelong's Media Contact List

Posted 12th September, 2016

Following is a list of local Geelong media contacts that may assist with your business's marketing and promotion.

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Window displays - Visual Merchandising your business

Posted 7th September, 2016

“Do not judge a book by its cover”...but customers may judge your store by its window.

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Op Till You Drop in Central Geelong

Posted 22nd August, 2016

Whether you’re looking for value for money, to discover a collectable item, or have a creative bent then get down to one of these Central Geelong op shops and see what treasures you may discover

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Men can stay sharp in Central Geelong

Posted 10th August, 2016

Whether you’re after a wash, shave, colour, buzz or simply just a tidy up we’ve rounded up these Central Geelong venues that cater just for the men.

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Free play in Central Geelong

Posted 22nd December, 2015

Most children are in their happy place when sliding down a slide, swinging on a monkey bar or just running free in an open field. Make their day and visit one of these great play spaces in Central Geelong.

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Flash your ticket - Enjoy a drink on us!

Posted 3rd December, 2015

Flash your ticket - Enjoy a drink on us!

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Medical Hub in Central Geelong

Posted 25th November, 2015

Medical Hub in Central Geelong

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All your Indian cravings served up in Central Geelong

Posted 25th November, 2015

All your Indian cravings served up in Central Geelong

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10 tucked away Central Geelong treasures worth checking out

Posted 25th November, 2015

Laneways in Central Geelong are fast becoming vibrant places to discover something new. So we thought we would hand pick a variety of gems and help you uncover some local secrets.

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Our App

Posted 25th November, 2015

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10 Interesting Facts

Posted 25th November, 2015

10 interesting facts about Central Geelong's history you probably didn't know.

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