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
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
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
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
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
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 has welcomed a $2m funding commitment from Federal Labor to GROW (G21 Region Opportunities for Work) - 11 May 2016 media release
Election will show 2016 Federal Budget's true nature
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
Bill Mithen appointed G21 Chair
G21 media release announcing the appointment of Give Where You Live CEO Bill Mithen as the G21 Board Chair - 29 April 2016
Tangible State Budget benefits for G21 region
G21 media release responding to the 2016 State Budget (27 April 2016)
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.
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).
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).
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.