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News, posted on 22/03/2010
At the recent G21 Public Transport Reference Group meeting members appointed a steering group to work on developing a four year action plan that will identify the future development of public transport services in our region. The steering group will initially comprise David Hannah (COGG), Peter...
News, posted on 17/04/2009
G21 is keen to improve housing affordability in the region for both social and economic reasons. We are all aware of the problem in gaining a workforce in towns such as Lorne because of the cost of housing. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg and the affordability of housing is at an all...
News, posted on 17/04/2009
Following the G21 Telecommunications Need Assessment (2005) and the subsequent G21 ICT opportunities study which was completed last year, the State Government has provided $100,000 over two years to establish and support the development of an ICT Cluster for the Geelong region. Led by the City of...
News, posted on 17/04/2009
The State Government Inter Departmental Committee (IDC) provided its formal response to the “G21 Priority Projects” on March 24.The Premier established the IDC for G21 in late 2007 in order to provide cross-departmental consideration for support and funding assistance of major Geelong Region...
News, posted on 17/04/2009
The first stage of the G21 Priority Project “Secure Water Program” is now complete with the public release of the G21 Secure Water for Economic Development Study (2009) which examines the supply and demand of water for economic purposes in the G21 region. Led by Golden Plains Shire, the report...
News, posted on 23/03/2009
The public forum held on April 1 attracted more than 70 representatives from industry, peak bodies, unions, education and training organisations to discuss the impacts of the global downturn in the Geelong region, with a particular focus on jobs and industry capacity. Attendees were presented with...
News, posted on 23/03/2009
Last month, G21 gathered information and opinion to respond to a recently announced inquiry by a Federal Government House of Representatives Standing Committee into the impact of the global financial crisis on regional Australia. Produced in collaboration with and on behalf of a range of regional...
News, posted on 23/03/2009
The Geelong Ring Road is the Geelong region’s most important infrastructure development in a generation. It will have significant impacts on the region’s economic development, population growth and land use demands.The Economic & Land Use Impacts of the Geelong Ring Road (2009) is a new...
News, posted on 23/03/2009
When launching the G21 Geelong Region Plan in September 2007, Premier Brumby acknowledged its significance by announcing the establishment of a “G21 Inter-departmental Committee” (IDC) to assist the implementation of our priority projects.The IDC approach proves useful in situations where several...

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