Expression of Interest Opportunity

The City of Greater Geelong (the City) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) on the opportunity to lease the former City Learning and Care Centre - Trudy Moritz & Maternal Child Health Centre located on Evans Reserve,19 Sparks Road, Norlane.

The City is seeking proposals from interested community groups and businesses to lease the site and complete any renewal or redevelopment works to make the site fit for their proposed use.

Previously, home to a childcare centre known as City Learning and Care – Trudy Moritz, and a maternal child health facility, the two buildings at 19 Sparks Road, Norlane are now vacant.

The City will not financially or operationally assist in the fit out, redevelopment or ongoing operation of the site. The successful respondent will be responsible for all required work on the sites and facilities in compliance with any required planning and building permits.

This EOI is an invitation to demonstrate your interest and provide your proposal on how the site could be used to meet the below objectives and achieve the desired outcome of this EOI.

We would also like to hear from our community about the City's intention to enter into a lease with a successful respondent. Feedback can be left below.


The objectives of this EOI are:

  • Identify the most appropriate use(s) for the site and facilities.
  • Maximise community benefit from the site and facilities.
  • Optimise usage of community facilities.
  • Expand the range of services available to the community.
  • Support Councils Strategic priorities as detailed in Our Community Plan 2021-2025.


Establish a sustainable future use and management of the site for the purpose of providing a service to the community that achieves the following outcomes:

  • Well utilised community facilities that meets the needs of the local community.
  • Does not have adverse impacts on the surrounding residents, recreational facilities, or availability of open space at the reserve.
  • Positive relationship between the City, the new tenant and the local community.

The personal information requested on this page is being collected by City of Greater Geelong for the purpose of the Proposed Lease of former Trudy Moritz & Maternal Child Health Centre or any other directly related purpose. If the personal information is not collected, we may not be able to contact you for further questions or solutions. In this engagement your User Name will be published with your comment, if you wish to make a non-public comment please contact the engagement officer listed. Your personal information will only be disclosed to carry out a deeper analysis of the data* or as required to do so by law. Our privacy policy is available on our website. If you wish to alter any of the personal information you have supplied to City of Greater Geelong, please contact us by sending an email to privacy@geelongcity.vic.gov.au.

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