City of Greater Geelong

Socialist Alliance Councillor Sarah Hathway is standing for re-election in Corio Ward, which includes some of Victoria’s most socio-economically disadvantaged suburbs. Sue Bull reports.

Socialist councillor Sarah Hathway told an IWD function that the “most important” thing local council can do is to invest in the community and services, while doing more for the disadvantaged. Jacqui Kriz reports.

Two hundred people attended Geelong Rainbow’s annual Pride march, which was followed by a festival celebrating LGBTIQ performers. Angela Carr reports.

A vigil outside City Hall drew more than 70 people to protest the council’s refusal to discuss a motion calling for a ceasefire. Sue Bull reports.

Three Victorian councils have supported motions condemning Israel’s war crimes in Gaza and calling for a permanent ceasefire. Sue Bull reports.

Socialist Alliance City of Greater Geelong councillor Sarah Hathway has been prevented from tabling a motion calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war. Sue Bull reports.

Norlane residents have swung into action, with newly-elected Socialist Alliance local councillor Sarah Hathway, to ensure the area remains safe and welcoming to all. Sue Bull reports.

Sarah Hathway from Socialist Alliance was declared elected to Windermere Ward of the City of Greater Geelong on June 28. Sue Bull reports.

Pressure on the City of Greater Geelong not to close libraries and cut services is mounting. Jackie Kris reports.

Likely new Geelong councillor Sarah Hathway said residents are mounting a big campaign to save their libraries, and stop the cuts, but are concerned that the city's councillors will let them down again. Sue Bull reports. 

Socialist Alliance will likely gain another councillor in Victoria if the count back in the City of Greater Geelong proceeds in line with past practice. Sue Bull reports.

 

More than 500 people protested outside two libraries at the projected closures and cuts to services. The biggest was outside the Geelong West Library, as Sue Bull reports