GeelongPort

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

GeelongPort continues reconciliation journey with second RAP

GeelongPort has taken an important step in its journey to reconciliation through the release of its Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). The Innovate RAP is GeelongPort’s second RAP which will guide the organisation’s reconciliation activity through to December 2025, ensuring GeelongPort is meaningfully contributing to reconciliation in Australia. At this week’s launch, emerging Wadawurrung artist … Continued

Helix Q7000 Well Intervention Unit visits Geelong

GeelongPort is expecting a unique visitor next week with the Helix Q7000 Well Intervention Unit on its way to Lascelles Wharf. Used for oil and gas field decommissioning, the specialist well intervention vessel will be located at Berth 3 at Lascelles Wharf for approximately twelve days to prepare for deployment into Bass Strait. What is … Continued

Stephanie Pickett wins General Counsel of the Year Award

Woman holding award

GeelongPort’s Stephanie Pickett has won the General Counsel of the Year Award at the national Lawyers Weekly 2023 Women in Law Awards. Overall, Stephanie was among the 10 highest scoring winners across all categories meaning she was also a finalist for the Women in Law Excellence Award. The Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards is known to be the … Continued

GeelongPort releases 2023 Sustainability Report

GeelongPort has today published its second annual Sustainability Report, providing a comprehensive overview of its sustainability performance across the business. The report, completed in accordance with GRI Standards, provides a deep dive into the environmental, social and governance (ESG) activity taking place at GeelongPort, as we work towards our aspiration of becoming Australia’s most sustainable … Continued

GeelongPort partners with Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Cadel Evans and Ella George MP Member for Lara visited GeelongPort and Northern Bay College in Corio to announce GeelongPort as the new naming-rights partner of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Family Ride. Taking place on Friday 26 January, the GeelongPort Family Ride will see cyclists – big and small – pedal the … Continued