City of Greater Geelong

Less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Greater Geelong offers all the advantages of a capital city combined with the benefits of a relaxed, coastal lifestyle. From its picturesque waterfront precinct and breathtaking beaches to its vibrant cosmopolitan shopping and dining districts, this municipality has something for everyone.

As Victoria’s second-largest centre, this dynamic city has established itself as an economic powerhouse. Home to a host of commercial and industrial hubs spanning manufacturing, health, education and tourism, Geelong offers abundant employment opportunities, underpinning its status as a regional leader.

Its rich maritime and Gold Rush history is reflected in well-preserved architecture, including the iconic Cunningham Pier and stunning heritage buildings that grace the CBD. Diverse suburbs offer a wide range of housing options, from the historic charm of Newtown and the family-friendly neighbourhoods of Belmont to the waterfront elegance of Eastern Beach and modern developments of Armstrong Creek.

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A brighter future

Geelong is home to some of the state’s top-performing schools, including Geelong Grammar School, Christian College and Sacred Heart College, complemented by excellent public institutions such as Geelong and Belmont high schools. A raft of quality primary schools such as Wallington Primary and Saint Francis Xavier College ensure young minds receive the best possible start in life.

In Greater Geelong, metropolitan vitality meets coastal serenity for an unparalleled lifestyle. With a robust economy, diverse housing choices, and a storied past, this vibrant city of boundless potential is poised for an even brighter future.

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City of Greater Geelong


Anakie, Armstrong Creek, Avalon, Balliang, Barwon Heads, Batesford, Bell Park, Bell Post Hill, Bellarine, Belmont, Breakwater, Breamlea, Ceres, Charlemont, City of Greater Geelong, Clifton Springs, Connewarre, Corio, Curlewis, Drumcondra, Drysdale, East Geelong, Fyansford, Geelong, Geelong West, Grovedale, Hamlyn Heights, Herne Hill, Highton, Indented Head, Lara, Leopold, Little River, Lovely Banks, Manifold Heights, Mannerim, Marcus Hill, Marshall, Moolap, Moorabool, Mount Duneed, Newcomb, Newtown, Norlane, North Geelong, North Shore, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale, Point Wilson, Portarlington, Queenscliff, Rippleside, South Geelong, St Albans Park, St Leonards, Staughton Vale, Swan Bay, Thomson, Wallington, Wandana Heights, Waurn Ponds, and Whittington.


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Boom Gallery
Cunningham Pier
Geelong Botanic Gardens
Baywalk Bollards
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Fairy Park
Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Geelong Grammar School
Eastern Beach Reserve
Geelong Gallery
National Wool Museum
Christian College
Sacred Heart College

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Suburb Insights

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A reliable snapshot of the property market in Geelong