From ship to soil: GeelongPort’s vital role in urea supply

As farmers race to spread urea on this year’s wheat and canola crops, ports like GeelongPort are playing a key role in meeting that demand. Urea is widely used in agriculture as a nitrogen-based fertiliser and without it Victorian and Southern NSW cropping farmers estimate yield losses from winter crops of 20-50 per cent. There … Continued

Supporting our transition to renewables

GeelongPort is embracing renewable energy, and this week, our CEO Brett Winter, talking at Australia Wind Energy 2023, reinforced a vision of Geelong – complete with its proud history of manufacturing and innovation – being a renewable energy hub that helps power Victoria’s future. According to the Net Zero Australia study, offshore wind has the … Continued

Engineering a better world

GeelongPort’s very own Dr Lisa Mills was recently featured in the Geelong Advertiser‘s GT Magazine, in an article written by Cam Ward. It is telling that Dr Lisa Mills is wearing a hi-vis jacket when we meet. It is part of her normal workday uniform as Sustainability General Manager at GeelongPort, but can also be … Continued

GeelongPort becomes DjilangPort for NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For GeelongPort, NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise the Wadawurrung people and to acknowledge the traditional name of the place where we live, work and play – Djilang. To celebrate NAIDOC Week, we’re … Continued

GeelongPort exits Climate Active carbon neutral certification

GeelongPort has decided to discontinue Climate Active carbon neutral certification for FY23 and beyond as the port works on developing its long-term carbon reduction plan. Reaching carbon neutrality was one of the objectives in our environment strategy released in 2019. This strategy detailed our environmental objectives and focus areas, including having all energy drawn from renewable … Continued

Riordan and GeelongPort on track for outstanding grain season

Two red trucks in front of vessel on wharf

GeelongPort has played a key role in an outstanding grain season in Australia, with Riordan Grain Services on track to achieving another record year for the company. Riordan exported more than half a million tonnes of grain through GeelongPort during the 2022/23 financial year. Bulk carriers at GeelongPort are loaded using an innovative system where grain can be … Continued

GeelongPort partners with Vestas on Golden Plains Wind Farm

Vestas wind turbine at an onshore wind farm in Australia.

In 2023, GeelongPort will partner with one of Australia’s clean energy market leaders, Vestas, to help deliver Australia’s largest wind farm. Once operational, the first stage of the Golden Plains Wind Farm will generate enough clean energy to power approximately 450,000 homes a year and prevent more than 4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from … Continued

Calling all Wadawurrung Traditional Owner artists!

GeelongPort’s vision for reconciliation is a unified community that deeply understands, values and appreciates First Nations’ Cultures and connection to Country. As we develop our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) we are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from Wadawurrung Traditional Owner artists to create a unique artwork to reflect this step on our reconciliation journey. … Continued

GeelongPort and FFI explore hydrogen opportunities

GeelongPort and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to undertake a joint feasibility study to construct a green hydrogen production facility in Geelong. The feasibility study will investigate the suitability and environmental benefits of a green hydrogen production facility at GeelongPort. It will focus on assessing the accelerated implementation of a … Continued

New partnership to learn about rare dolphins calling Corio Bay home

GeelongPort and the Marine Mammal Foundation (the Foundation) are joining forces to help Geelong and its community learn more about a species of local critically endangered dolphins. Recent surveys conducted by the Foundation showed that the Burrunan dolphins – which are only found in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia – call Corio Bay home, but … Continued