The Geelong Football Club has a long and proud history, and the stories are often amazing, sometimes amusing and always important.

The Geelong Cats History Society has been established to celebrate the history of the Geelong Cats.

If you're a passionate football supporter, a dedicated Cats fan or a person with a keen interest in the history of the Geelong community then we invite you to join us as a member.

The Geelong Cats History Society is open to all and free to join. Benefits will include:

  • Invitations to an event each year
  • Newsletters


Our Purpose

To support the Honouring the Past strategic vision ‘to honour and celebrate our past across all eras; recognising contributions, achievements and moments that have made our club.’  Our strategic focus areas are:

  • Connection with our people
  • Preserve and promote our rich history 

The History Society purpose is:

  • To promote awareness of the Club's Honouring the Past program highlighting the commitment to maintaining a strong, professional archive and memorabilia collection
  • To encourage and develop community interest in all aspects of the history of the Geelong Football Club
  • To support the preservation, conservation, interpretation and presentation of the history of the Geelong Football Club
  • To support the Club in activities related to its history and traditions and its commitment to honouring the past
  • To invite and receive contributions for the purposes of developing the Club's collections
  • To affiliate with like organisations in the pursuit of similar historical interests
  • To provide a social network for those interested in the history of the Geelong Football Club

If you are interested in joining the Geelong Cats History Society, please email honouringthepast@geelongcats.com.au