Media Releases


Cr Darryn Lyons new G21 Chair

Media release announcing that the G21 Board of Directors elected City of Greater Geelong mayor, Cr Darryn Lyons as its new chairperson today (31 Jan 2014).
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G21 finalises regional growth implementation plan

A detailed implementation plan supporting the G21 Regional Growth has been signed off by the five G21 region councils and the G21 Board - Media release issued 16 December 2013.
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G21 region health & wellbeing plan adopted

Media release announcing the release of the G21 Health & Wellbeing Plan 2013-16, issued 12 December 2013.
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New Vibe to G21 health and wellbeing work

Media Alert foreshadowing a G21 Partner Forum (on 2 Dec 2013) to launch new measures being planned by G21's Health and Wellbeing Pillar, including a new website, an expanded roundtable process and eight video vignettes featuring G21 region young people with disabilities.
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OECD conference to hear of G21 region success story

An OECD conference in Bologna, Italy next week (23-25 Oct 2013) will hear of the success of the G21 model following a study delegation visit to the Geelong region in 2012.
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Tackling violence against women - a regional responsibility

Media Release - 2013 G21 'Month of Action' Against Violence Against Women
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Labor, match Coalition’s Great Ocean Road pledge: G21

G21 and Geelong Otway Tourism call on Labor to match the Coalition's election commitment of 20 Aug 2013 to fund an upgrade of the Great Ocean Road if elected.
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Time to 'get serious' about the Great Ocean Road

G21 and Geelong Otway Tourism call on federal politicians and candidates to 'get real' about funding the Great Ocean Road.
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Great Ocean Road fails the benchmark test

Media release issued 4 July 2013 by Wye River resident and Otway Coast Tourism chair Rex Brown in support of the G21 campaign to gain adequate funds to maintain the Great Ocean Road.
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Have a say on Region's Growth Plan implementation

G21 launches a six-week community consultation period on a draft implementation plan for the G21 Regional Growth Plan - 1 July 2013
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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.
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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.
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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.
Read more: PDF icon public_media_release_-_g21_transport_strategy_-_april_2013.pdf

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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Fund the Great Ocean Road

Media Alert for a OMGreatOceanRoad! 'Fund the Great Ocean Road' photo opportunity to offically launch the campaign on Friday 25 January 2013.
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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.
Read more: PDF icon new_g21_chair_and_board_-_nov_2012.pdf