Geelong benefits from regional connections
G21 media release (issued 1 Sept 2017) welcoming data showing that Geelong and G21 region workers, business people and leaders are among the most ‘connected’ within regional Australian cities. The 'Connecting Our Great Small Cities' report was released by the Regional Australia Institute CEO Jack Archer at the G21 Stakeholder Forum 2017 in Torquay on 1 Sept 2017.
Regional Aust Institute predicts 2.1% Geelong growth
Regional Australia Institute media release - 28 June 2017 - pointing to its recently released reports showing Geelong will enjoy continuing growth at around 2.1 per cent per annum, but faces the challenge of stimulating local businesses to drive job creation.
Stakeholders unite on Geelong & Great Ocean Road ‘city deal’
G21 Media Release - KEY stakeholders are united in belief that Geelong and Great Ocean Road investment are integral to a bid for a Federal Government ‘City Deal’ for our region. Issued 24 May 2017.
Partners united on City Deal focus
Key stakeholders are united in belief that Geelong and Great Ocean Road investment are integral to a bid for a Federal Government 'City Deal' for our region.
G21 works for Geelong ‘city deal’
G21 Media Release - POSSIBLE Australian Government ‘city deal’ funding of infrastructure projects across Geelong and the Great Ocean Road is an exciting prospect, with the potential to transform our region, G21 CEO Elaine Carbines said today (19 May 2017).
Rail win Geelong centrepiece in 2017 Federal Budget
G21 Media Release: G21 has welcomed $100m funding of South Geelong-Waurn Ponds rail line duplication as a critical centrepiece win in Tuesday's (May 9) Federal Budget. Issued 10 May 2017.
Rail win centrepiece in Federal Budget
A $100 million allocation for rail line duplication between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds stands alone for G21 region in Federal Budget.
New jobs from GROW: Report card
THE GROW initiative reports growth of 9 per cent, equalling $23.8 million, in localised procurement among 18 of GROW’s participating organisations leading to at least 56 new on-the-ground jobs, and a further 90 indirect jobs in the G21 region. Media Release from GROW (G21 Region Opportunities for Work) issued 3 May 2017. Media release issued 3 May 2017.
State Budget delivers mixed news for G21 region - G21 media release
2017-18 State Budget delivers mixed news for G21 region - G21 media release of 2 May 2017
G21 rallies for homeless project
G21 rallies for The Road Home homelessness project
Geelong leaders unite to seucure economic future
A G21, Deakin University and the City of Greater Geelong joint media release about the launch of the Geelong Economic Futures 2017 report, setting out a plan for four major projects worth $2 billion in new investment for Geelong and the G21 region. The media release and the accompanying report were issued on 24 March 2017.
G21 targets region priorities in Canberra
G21-Geelong Region Alliance targets priority projects on Canberra mission
G21 upgrades Great Ocean Road priority
G21 has upgraded Great Ocean Road maintenance and management to priority project status. Media release - Issued 8 March 2017
South Australia studies G21 - media release
A government delegation from South Australia visit to study G21 on 21 Feb 2017 - G21 media release
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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