Summit as part of community consultation for G21 Public Transport Strategy
G21 will host a community summit on public transport on Tuesday 28 May 2013 as part of community consultation for the development of a new G21 Public Transport Strategy.
State Budget commits $140m+ to G21 region
G21 welcomes today's (7 May 2013) State Budget 2013-14, delivered in a tight economy, despite some disappointments.
G21 seeks vision on public transport
G21 is developing a new G21 Public Transport Strategy for the Geelong region. The strategy will be a key strategic reference document for government and business in shaping public transport services for the Geelong region over coming years.
Note to Canberra: ‘get real’ on the Great Ocean Road funding
G21 calls on Canberra to 'get real' about funding for the deteriorating Great Ocean Road, and the State Government to release a report showing the true condition of the road.
G21 board Canberra-bound
The G21 board will be in Canberra (20-12 March 2013) to advocate for a range of priority projects on behalf of the region.
Prime Minister meets with G21 Board
The G21 Board met with Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Geelong today (24 February) to discuss projects important to the Geelong region.
2013 Priority Projects list released
G21 today (22 February) released a list of priority projects it will advocate for on behalf of the region during federal election year 2013.
Great Ocean Road needs funding boost
A G21 and Geelong Otway Tourism campaign - OMGreatOceanRoad! Fund The Road - to gain adequate upgrade and maintenance funding for the Great Ocean Road launches today (25 Jan 2013).
Fund the Great Ocean Road - media alert issued 24 Jan 2013
Media Alert for a OMGreatOceanRoad! 'Fund the Great Ocean Road' photo opportunity to offically launch the campaign on Friday 25 January 2013.
30 Nov - New chairperson for G21 board
The G21 board has unanimously elected Mr Ed Coppe as its chairperson and City of Greater Geelong mayor Cr Keith Fagg as deputy chairperson at a meeting today (30 November 2012) in Colac.
14 Nov - G21 celebrates 10 years at AGM
The Annual General Meeting of members of G21 – Geelong Region Alliance (Thursday 15 November) will double as a 10th birthday celebration.
25 Oct - Action to combat violence against women
A ‘Month of Action’ beginning 26 October 2012 is an important way to help stamp out violence against women across the G21 region. It is an opportunity for individuals, groups and organisations to unite to make it abundantly clear that violent behaviour against women is unacceptable in our community.
8 Oct - “Dirt doesn’t hurt” G21 region kids’ mental health
A campaign promoting kids playing outdoors with limited adult supervision for their mental wellbeing launched in the G21 region.
29 Aug - G21 councils 'sign-off' on growth plan
The G21 Regional Growth Plan has been approved by the five region councils and is now off to the Victorian planning minister.
24 Aug - OECD delegation to study G21 region
A high-level delegation of OECD officials and academics will visit the G21 region (27-29 August 2012) to study rural and urban relationships.
26 July - Open Letter to the PM & Premier on NDIS
Open letter from G21 to the Prime Minister & Victorian Premier calling for a quick resolution to the impasse on the NDIS trial for the Geelong region.
23 July - Letter to 'The Age' on Avalon Airport article
G21 letter-to-the-editor responding to The Age story (21 July 2012) on Avalon Airport
6 July - G21 welcomes OECD visit
G21 welcomes news that a senior OECD delegation will visit the region in August 2012 to study rural and urban relationships.
29 June - G21 welcomes Alcoa decision
Alcoa’s decision to continue to operate the Point Henry aluminium smelter until at least mid 2014 demonstrated what could be achieved through cooperation.
26 JUNE - Award winning parks program honoured
The innovative Active in Parks program encouraging people to use parks for their health and wellbeing was honoured today (26 June 2012) at a special ceremony in Geelong.