Media Releases

2017

South Australia studies G21 - media release

A government delegation from South Australia visit to study G21 on 21 Feb 2017 - G21 media release
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_sa_delegation_17_feb.pdf

2016

G21 council CEOs head to Canberra

G21 Media Release: A delegation of the G21 region’s municipal council CEOs will head to Canberra (on 8 December 2016) to advocate for key infrastructure and community development projects.
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_g21_ceos_delegation_to_canberra_dec_2016.pdf

Regional perspective essential on saleyards - media release

G21 CEO Elaine Carbines says any decision by the City of Greater Geelong on the future of the Geelong saleyards should consider the needs of the entire G21 region - G21 media release, issued 27 Oct 2016
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_saleyards_regional_perspective_271016.pdf

Quality line-up for 2016 G21 Stakeholder Forum - G21 media release

Renowned journalist, author and former ABC presenter Kerry O’Brien, Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy will be key-note speakers at the 2016 G21 Stakeholder Forum. G21 media release - 13 July 2016.
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_g21_stakeholder_forum.pdf

GROW: 2500 jobs by 2020 & $1bn to local economy a year

GROW media release (17 June 2016): What started as an ambitious and innovative idea to address place-based disadvantage in the G21 region can deliver 2500 jobs by 2020 and $1billion of economic benefits each year, independent modelling has shown.
Read more: PDF icon final2_media_release_grow_eco_modelling_launch_17_june.pdf

G21 says affordable social housing a looming issue - media release 11 May 2016

G21 has called on all levels of government to better support the challenge of supplying adequate and accessible social housing across the region, following the release of the G21 Addressing Disadvantage Through Affordable Housing position paper - 11 May 2016
Read more: PDF icon final_affordable_social_housing_position_paper_-_media_release_110516.pdf

Federal Labor commits $2m to GROW - G21 media release

G21 has welcomed a $2m funding commitment from Federal Labor to GROW (G21 Region Opportunities for Work) - 11 May 2016 media release
Read more: PDF icon final_grow_fed_labor_funding_commitment_-_media_release_110516.pdf

Election will show 2016 Federal Budget's true nature - Media Release

The true nature of last night’s budget for the G21 region is unlikely to be known for some time G21 CEO Elaine Carbines said today (4 May 2016) - media release
Read more: PDF icon final_g21_response_to_federal_budget_-_4_may_2016.pdf

Bill Mithen appointed G21 Chair - media release

G21 media release announcing the appointment of Give Where You Live CEO Bill Mithen as the G21 Board Chair - 29 April 2016
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_g21_board_elects_new_chair_april_2016.pdf

Tangible State Budget benefits for G21 region - G21 media release

G21 media release responding to the 2016 State Budget (27 April 2016)
Read more: PDF icon final_updated_g21_response_to_state_budget_-_27_april_2016.pdf

G21’s election-year Canberra delegation

G21 media release - A G21 Board delegation to Canberra (2-3 March 2016) will advocate for key G21 region projects.
Read more: PDF icon fnl_med_release_-_g21_board_2016_delegation_to_canberra.pdf

2015

Getting social value for money

Twenty organisations in the G21 region sign an agreement that commits them to integrate the GROW philosophy; that a prosperous community cares for the well-being of all its members; into their own company’s values and daily operations (19 November).
Read more: PDF icon web_grow_compact_signing_media_release.pdf

Political leaders at G21 forum

The Federal Opposition Leader, the Leader of the Australian Greens and the Federal Environment Minister will be speaking at the annual G21 Stakeholder Forum this Friday (25 Sept).
Read more: PDF icon fnl_g21_2015_stakeholder_forum_-_media_alert.pdf

G21 to appear at Senate Committee hearing

G21 media release announcing that G21 CEO Elaine Carbines will give evidence to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee at a public hearing in Geelong on 21 August 2015.
Read more: PDF icon final_-_media_release_-_senate_inquiry_into_regions.pdf

G21 municipal council CEOs head to Canberra

G21 media release about G21 municipal council CEOs heading to Canberra on 16 July 2015 to meet with departmental secretaries to discuss regional projects.
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_g21_ceos_delegation_to_canberra_130715.pdf

Solid benefits for G21 region in State Budget

Solid Benefits for G21 Region in 2015 State Budget - 5 May 2015 - media release
Read more: PDF icon final_g21_response_to_state_budget_-_may_2015.pdf

GROW (G21 Region Opportunties for Work) project officially launched

GROW (G21 Region Opportunties for Work) project officially launched with release on Strategic Plan - 8 May 2015 - Media Release.
Read more: PDF icon final_-_grow_strategic_directions_media_release_-_8_may_2015.pdf

Federal Budget potentially kind to G21 Region

G21 media release (dated 13 May 2015) in response to the Federal Budget delivered on the evening of 12 May 2015.
Read more: PDF icon final_g21_response_to_federal_budget_-_may_2015.pdf

G21 Board heads to Canberra

The G21 board heads to Canberra next week (18-19 March 2015) to advocate for key G21 region infrastructure and community development projects - G21 media release.
Read more: PDF icon final_media_release_-_g21_board_delegation_to_canberra_-_march_2015.pdf

2014

Mayors call on Labor to make access to the south-west a priority

Mayors along the Warrnambool-Geelong rail line will rally on 22 Nov 2014 in Colac to call upon Labor and other candidates to match a Coalition commitment to increase passenger rail services.
Read more: PDF icon g21_gsc_rail_advocacy_mr_21_nov.pdf

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