Inspiring Others

Inspiring Others

Our very own Dr Lisa Mills, HSE Advisor recently attended Deakin University’s Engineering Work Experience Week to share her passion for the industry. Joining a panel of industry representatives, Lisa answered questions from Year 10 students representing several schools across the region. The week-long engineering workshops focused on all fields including Environmental, Civil, Mechanical and … Continued

Restored shellfish reefs bring hope for a better Bay

As part of the Port Phillip Bay reef restoration project in Victoria, The Nature Conservancy is building 500 square metres of mussel reefs in Corio Bay, Geelong. The project will be placing 55 tonnes of limestone rubble and 13.75 tonnes of recycled shells onto the sea floor as reef base. The shells are part of … Continued

Supporting Very Special Kids

GeelongPort recently welcomed Adisa and Peggy from Very Special Kids to accept a donation of $2,500 towards a 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge fundraiser being held on May 25. Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing a children’s hospice and professional family support services. The children’s charity helps more than 900 families across Victoria who … Continued

Bass Island Line calls Geelong home

King Island’s new freight vessel, John Duigan, arrived in Geelong for the first time Monday under an agreement between Bass Island Line (BIL) and GeelongPort which will see the vessel making regular trips to our city. BIL will sail John Duigan weekly from Geelong, onto Grassy in King Island, then to Bell Bay on mainland … Continued

Custodians of the Bay: A brief history of GeelongPort

We are so incredibly proud of our rich history here at GeelongPort. The hundreds of men and women that came before us – creating a Port we can all be proud of. Today we reflected on that history with representatives from State and Federal Government and leaders in the Geelong business community, launching our much-anticipated … Continued

Port’s role in lifting freight burden

Ports Australia has commissioned a leading consultancy to determine how ports can help Australia manage its growing freight activities amid congestion on roads and rail lines. GeelongPort is participating in the study by Deloitte Access Economics to investigate the critical role Ports can play in lifting the freight burden, increasing Australia’s competitiveness and reducing costs … Continued

GeelongPort hosts Member for Geelong, Christine Couzens M.P.

GeelongPort welcomed Member for Geelong, Christine Couzens M.P. today to discuss the recently launched apprenticeship program. Partnering with GForce Employment Solutions, GeelongPort has recently recruited two new apprentices, Tylah Lee and Aidan Barrow. Becoming the first apprentices for more than a decade at the Port, the 18-year-old newcomers are keen to learn among an experienced … Continued

G21 endorse GeelongPort as a Priority Project

The G21 Geelong Region Alliance is the formal alliance of government, business and community organisations who work together to improve the lives of people within the Geelong region across the five member municipalities – Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Greater Geelong, Queenscliffe and Surf Coast.  G21 works closely with, and provides advice to, Regional Development Australia … Continued

VRCA – Keep Clear of Big Ships

One of VRCA’s principal functions is to exercise general direction and control of the movement of vessels. The safety of all vessels in port waters is a priority. Keep Clear of Big Ships – Campaign.  

GeelongPort partners with White Ribbon

GeelongPort has signed an agreement with White Ribbon Australia to become accredited under their Workplace Accreditation Program.  This 14 month program is a world first that provides organisations with the tools to be able to respond to incidents of violence, whether it occurs inside or outside of the workplace.  White Ribbon Australia is a national … Continued