Known as Djilang to the Wadawurrung people, this land has long been a place of gathering. To this day, sport has played a significant role in bringing people together and the building of community.


The Geelong region has been a training ground for some of Australia’s most successful, yet humble athletes. Setting new world records, creating new benchmarks, and changing the game in the process.


Sport has always been an essential element of the unique culture and identity of this region. And the success of Geelong’s athletes and clubs can be attributed to the unwavering support of this sport-loving community.


Charles Brownlow dedicated his life to the Geelong Football Club, and to the game he loved. Born in Geelong to emigrant English parents, Brownlow’s impact on the Geelong Cricket and Football Clubs, and the development of Australian football is peerless.