GeelongPort

Lucie is an Ocean Mind winner

GeelongPort has been a proud supporter of Ocean Mind Incorporated for the past five years, and this year GeelongPort sponsored Ocean Mind’s annual art competition where participants were invited to draw what the ocean meant to them. A four-year Ocean Mind participant, Lucie, was the talented winner for her artwork which beautifully captured the feeling … Continued

NAIDOC Week at DjilangPort

In celebration of NAIDOC Week, GeelongPort again became DjilangPort, honouring the traditional Wadawurrung name of our city. Signage across DjilangPort’s two precincts, Corio Quay and Lascelles Wharf, were updated to reflect our name change for NAIDOC Week. In addition to the change to DjilangPort, our NAIDOC celebrations included an event at the National Wool Musuem … Continued

Sinead Redmond wins Excellence in Construction Award

GeelongPort’s Sinead Redmond has taken out the Excellence in Construction Award at the national Women in Industry Awards for 2024. Winning the national award is recognition of Sinead’s years of advocacy and volunteering in the construction industry and reflects her dedication to gender equity, diversity and inclusion. “It is a huge honour to win the … Continued

Celebrating the NSFC 2024 Indigenous jumper design

The North Shore Football and Netball Club sponsors breakfast was a great chance to celebrate the club’s 2024 Indigenous jumper design alongside Victorian Government Treasurer Tim Pallas MP, local member Ella George MP and City of Greater Geelong councillors Anthony Aitken and Sarah Hathway. Each year the artwork is designed by a talented student from Northern … Continued

The future of asset management at GeelongPort

GeelongPort is leading the way in sustainable asset management with its recent underwater asset trial using cutting-edge Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) technology. Maintaining existing assets in optimal condition to support port operations is a crucial priority for all Australian ports. The challenge is that many capital-intensive assets are underwater and hard to see. Through a … Continued

500,000 tonnes of Golden Plains equipment

GeelongPort has handled over 500,000 tonnes of Vestas wind turbine equipment for the Golden Plains Wind Farm, which is being developed by TagEnergy at a cost of $2 billion for its 756 MW first phase. With another vessel at GeelongPort this week, the volume of components expertly transported to Rokewood near Geelong will continue to … Continued

Seagull Paddock clean up

With Clean Up Australia Day taking place yesterday, GeelongPort last week held a clean-up of Seagull Paddock in North Geelong, in partnership with Corio Waste Management and the Friends of Cowies Creek. More than 40 people from across the three organisations gathered for a one-hour clean up of the area bordering Cowies Creek, and the … Continued

GeelongPort supports Pilk Purriyn event

On Friday 26 January, GeelongPort supported the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation’s powerful Pilk Purriyn event in Torquay, where more than 2,500 people gathered at sunrise. Pilk Purriyn means “sunrise” in Wadawurrung language, and the event was held at Cosy Corner Beach at 5.30am to symbolise the dawning of a new era of understanding and … Continued

Record food and fibre exports in Victoria

Victoria is Australia’s largest food and fibre exporter by value, and GeelongPort is proud to play a role in supporting the Victorian agricultural sector. The 2022-23 Food and Fibre Export Performance Report released by Victorian Government Treasurer Tim Pallas shows that the state achieved an increase of 7 per cent in export value, taking the total to … Continued

GeelongPort Family Ride brings free fun to Cadel Road Race

On Friday 26 January, more than 700 people descended on the Geelong waterfront for the GeelongPort Family Ride, where people of all ages got to ride along 1.3km of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race track. People of all ages took part in the ride, from babies in prams right through to parents and grandparents … Continued