City of Greater Geelong: 2022 Finalist – Thriving environment

Last updated: 29 August 2022
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behind three men wearing hats standing in green marshland looking at the view, one using binoculars The City of Greater Geelong is a finalist for an Industry Leader award in the Premier's Sustainability Awards 2022 – Thriving environment category.

The City of Greater Geelong is revitalising Sparrovale-Nubitj yoorree Reserve for the fast-growing community at Armstrong Creek.

Adjoining the Barwon River and the Lake Connewarre State Game Reserve, the 500-hectare site was acquired by the council as part of a plan to open a large new wetlands park for nature-based recreational and educational activities in Geelong’s south. This plan will provide an end-of-drainage solution for stormwater treatment and storage, as well as supporting a sustainable wetland and waterway wildlife reserve.

Thriving environment 2022 finalists