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Performers to hit the streets in new areas

Roving street performers will add colour and excitement to a further six shopping and dining districts, in support of Greater Geelong’s It’s Our Backyard program. Backed by funding from the Victorian Government, the City of Greater Geelong is expanding its free street entertainment program into a host of new areas....

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More than 6000 people inspired at Geelong Design Week 2021

More than 6000 people were inspired, challenged and delighted by events held throughout Geelong Design Week 2021. Held from 18-28 March this year, Geelong Design Week delivered 69 events that showcased local design and creativity. A total of 54 local designers, artists and innovators hosted events across the 10-day program,...

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Helping hand for creative industries

The City of Greater Geelong is proud to announce an Arts Industry Development Fund to support artists and creatives living and working in the municipality. A total grant pool of $30,000 has been earmarked for artists and arts organisation representatives with funding support of up to $3,000 to help build...

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City launches Geelong Design Week 2021

The City of Greater Geelong has launched the program for Geelong Design Week 2021, to be held from 18-28 March. Mayor Stephanie Asher said the program, now available online, showcases the great talent and expertise of local designers, artists and innovators. “The exhibitions, performances and experiences on offer are really...

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CODE Souvenir Geelong to showcase local makers

Local designers, creatives and producers are invited to submit their products to be considered for the City’s curated business events, tourism, retail and corporate gifts registry – CODE Souvenir Geelong. CODE Souvenir Geelong is an initiative celebrating the City’s UNESCO City of Design designation that aims to highlight local design...

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‘We The Makers’ People’s Choice Winner Announced

The National Wool Museum has finalised a winner for the People’s Choice Category from the ‘We The Makers’ exhibition. With close to 3,000 votes cast, the National Wool Museum and Geelong UNESCO City of Design teams are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural People’s Choice Category. Congratulations to...

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Geelong firms hit the gold standard for design

Article by Dave Cairns, Geelong Advertiser Two innovative Geelong products have been lauded by judges of Australia’s International Good Design Awards. The recently launched SmartSnugg, an integrated sleep monitoring ecosystem for infants and toddlers, and the R-Series Carbon Bicycle Wheels, manufactured by Partington Advanced Engineering, were named Good Design Award...

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