supporting the community
Bisinella Developments proudly supports many community organisations and community-building projects.
As a family business, we feel a strong connection to our local community in Lara and the Geelong region.
We have undertaken many projects for the benefit of the community and have a large portfolio of community donations and sponsorships.
At Bisinella Developments, investing in community development is as much a part of our business as investing in residential and industrial development, growth and jobs.
Giving vital Hope to our community
For more than 30 years Hope Bereavement Care has provided critical support for members of the Geelong community when they need it most.
The not-for-profit organisation based in Geelong offers free services when grieving the death of a child, the sudden and unexpected death of an adult and those experiencing the loss after suicide.
Hope’s Executive Officer Salli Hickford said the organisation worked to ensure that ‘no-one is alone in their grief.’
The organisation does this by providing flexible and individually tailored.. More..
Bisinella’s revamp of toilet facilities at Geelong’s iconic Ss Peter & Paul’s Church is complete
A revamp of toilet facilities at Geelong’s historic Ss Peter & Paul’s Church, has been finalised with parish members welcoming the new.. More..
Norlane Community Initiatives
Norlane Community Initiatives was established in January 2018 by Simon and Kaylene Reeves.
The registered charitable organisation came on the back of another.. More..
Giving vital Hope to our community
For more than 30 years Hope Bereavement Care has provided critical support for members of the Geelong community when they need it.. More..
Bisinella scholarship recipients gain vital skills from Committee for Geelong’s leadership program
Networking, the art of communication and how to step outside your comfort zone are just some of the skills gained this year.. More..
Lara Carols at Pirra Homestead, Sunday December 16
Held on the grounds of Bisinella Developments’ iconic Pirra Homestead, the Lara Carols has been running for more than 10 years and.. More..
Lara Fun Run/Walk entrants put their best feet forward for local charities
Hundreds of people laced up their sneakers at Lara’s iconic Pirra Homestead late last month for the Lara Fun Run/Walk.
Approximately 600 people.. More..
Three-year sponsorship targets sport clubs of the North
The $45,000 sponsorship from the Lara-based land development company, will help the club to continue to provide critical sport access for youth.. More..
Bisinella scholarships target future leaders of Lara and northern suburbs
Bisinella Developments has committed to sponsoring eight scholarship places in 2018 for the Committee for Geelong’s (CfG) Activate leadership program.
Hope Bereavement Care
Bisinella Developments is proud to support Hope Bereavement Care as a sponsor of the Geelong charity’s annual Sports Breakfast fundraising event at.. More..
Bisinella and Lara Wildcats commit to three year major sponsorship
Bisinella Developments will be the major sponsor of Lara Wildcats baseball club for the next three years.
The sponsorship agreement was announced.. More..
Lara United Football Club
We are proud to be the Major Sponsor of the Lara United Football Club.
Lara United has more than 200 participants in men’s,.. More..
Lara Carols at Pirra Homestead
Held on the grounds of Bisinella Developments’ iconic Pirra Homestead, the Lara Carols has been running for more than 10 years and is a popular family.. More..
Geelong’s special ‘home’ for homeless men
Homeless men can seek refuge in a family home environment thanks to purpose-built accommodation constructed by Bisinella Developments.
Lino Bisinella is patron of.. More..
Lara Food & Wine Festival celebrates 10th anniversary
Thousands of food and wine lovers flocked to Bisinella Developments’ historic Pirra Homestead earlier this year, for the 10th annual Lara Food.. More..
Three-year sponsorship of BioCATS promotes benefits of sport to next generation
The Geelong Cats are pleased to announce Bisinella Developments have signed a three-year sponsorship extension of the club’s school program, BioCATS.
St John of God Hospital donation
A $100,000 donation by the Bisinella family kicked off a community appeal by St John of God Geelong Hospital.
The appeal raised funds.. More..
Gateway Support Services
Bisinella Developments is proud to support a Geelong building project that will significantly upgrade facilities for children and adults who have a.. More..
Cats House Auction
Bisinella Developments made the Cats House project possible by donating a heavily discounted block of land in the prestigious 800-lot Grand Lakes.. More..
Lara Tennis Club
We are proud to be the Major Sponsor of the Lara Tennis Club.
Entrances to Lara (Welcome signs)
We have invested significantly in welcome signs and beautification works to improve the entrances to Lara.
The welcome signs, installed in 2009,.. More..
Entrances to Lara (Tree planting)
We have undertaken beautification works along the frontage to Forest Road between our office and the edge of the town including construction of.. More..
Lara's Heritage (Clover Hill Strawberry Farm)
We have repaired and preserved the Clover Hill Strawberry Farm cottage, an historic landmark building on Forest Road at the southern entrance.. More..
Preserving Lara's heritage - Pirra Homestead
Bisinella Developments’ iconic Pirra Homestead has proudly been restored and preserved by the family-run company – for the local community.
Built between 1880.. More..
Preserving Lara’s heritage - The Lara Museum and Historical Centre
The opening of the Lara Museum and Historical Centre in 2013 is a story about community spirit.
It is also an example of.. More..
Christ Church Community Meals Program
We are proud to provide ongoing support to the Christ Church Community Meals Program.
An Anglican Church in central Geelong, Christ Church serves.. More..
Geelong Community Foundation
We have donated $75,000 to the Geelong Community Foundation over the three years to 30 June 2011.
Lara Sporting Club (Netball)
We are proud to be the Major Sponsor of the Lara Sporting Club netball teams.
Clifton Springs Golf Club - Annual Open Tournament
We are proud to support the Clifton Springs Golf Club Annual Open Tournament held in November.
Lara Sporting Club (Australian Rules Football)
We are proud to be the Major Sponsor of the Lara Football Club.
Lara Fun Run/Walk
Get out your calendars and make sure you keep Sunday, October 28 2018, free for the Lara Fun Run/Walk.
The annual Lara Fun.. More..
Rotary Club of Highton
We are proud to support the Rotary Club of Highton and in particular Circus Quirkus.
Drysdale Football Club
We are proud to support the Drysdale Football Club.
Bell Park Sports Club
We are proud to be the Major Sponsor of the Bell Park Sports Club.
Geelong & District Bowls Association
We are proud to support the Geelong & District Bowls Association.
Bisinella Community Centre
The Bisinella Community Centre opened in at 2010 in the Grand Lakes Estate, Lara.
Inquires about the Bisinella Community Centre should be directed to.. More..
Norlane Bowling Club
We are proud to support the Norlane Bowling Club.
Lara Bowling Club
We are proud to support the Lara Bowling Club.
Lara Fire Brigade - Recreation Room
We are proud to have constructed a room for the Lara Fire Brigade at our cost with the support of other Geelong.. More..
Lara Sporting Club - Lara Grandstand
We are proud to have provided a $40,000 cash donation, plus in kind contributions worth an estimated $60,000, towards construction of the.. More..
Lara Secondary College Digital Learning Centre
We are proud to have donated $33,000 to the Lara Secondary College for the purchase of 25 computers and equipment for the Digital Learning.. More..
North Geelong Community Centre (The Salvation Army)
We are proud to have provided $30,000 towards construction of Northside Geelong Community Centre in Cox Road, Corio.