The Victorian electorate of Geelong encompasses the city’s central business district as well as its inner suburbs along the southern side of Corio Bay.

Subrubs include Fyansford, Herne Hill, Manifold Heights, Geelong West, Newtown, Belmont, South Geelong, East Geelong, Thomson, Breakwater, Newcomb, Whittington and St Albans Park.

Geelong is home to Deakin University’s Waterfront campus, the Kardinia Park stadium, the Geelong Football Club, the NDIS headquarters,  the WorkSafe Victoria headquarters and the TAC headquarters.

The Wathaurong people were the first to live in Geelong, settling in the area at least 25,000 years ago.

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