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Planning & Services Pillar at board table
Latest Pillar Activity, Planning and Services Pillar, posted on 23/05/2012
An update of the Regional Growth Plan.
News, posted on 21/05/2012
QANTAS today (21 May 2012) said it had completed a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations in Australia and would consolidate heavy maintenance work into Brisbane and Avalon. QANTAS said the restructure was necessary as there was currently not enough heavy maintenance...
News, posted on 17/05/2012
A new $4.8 million social housing development at Norlane complements the Victorian Coalition Government’s vision for the renewal of the Geelong suburb, Minister for Housing Wendy Lovell said today (17 May 2012). The new housing is one piece of a revitalisation of the area, which is in addition to...
News, posted on 17/05/2012
Preliminary investigative work began today (17 May 2012) on a business case for the East West Link road across Melbourne. The East West Link would help relieve traffic bottle-necks for travellers between Melbourne and the G21 region. Premier Ted Baillieu and Roads Minister Terry Mulder began the...
News, posted on 14/05/2012
The Regional Rail link moved into high gear today (12 May, 2012) with the announcement of a $570 million construction contract by Federal Member for Gellibrand Nicola Roxon and Victorian Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder. This is the second last contract to be awarded for the multi-billion...
News, posted on 11/05/2012
Around 330 direct construction jobs will be created in Geelong from infrastructure projects funded in last week’s State Budget, Treasurer Kim Wells said today (10 May 2012). Mr Wells said Geelong was a big winner from the Victorian Government’s record $5.8 billion state infrastructure spend. “The...
News, posted on 09/05/2012
Minister for Regional Cities Denis Napthine today called for high-achievers in the Geelong region to be nominated for the 2012 Regional Achievement & Community Awards. Dr Napthine said the Geelong region boasted a diverse and innovative range of businesses, a highly skilled workforce...
News, posted on 03/05/2012
FE Technologies Pty Ltd has won a $1m contract to introduce its state-of-the-art Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to the Asian library market. The contract for Brunei’s Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka Library was won in partnership with FE Technologies’ Asian partners: Com-Line Systems SDN...
News, posted on 02/05/2012
Commitments of more than $160 million to the G21 region in today’s State Budget reinforced the Government’s belief in the region and confirmed the effectiveness of G21’s advocacy work, G21 chairperson Cr John Mitchell said. “G21 on behalf of our members, including the five region municipalities,...
News, posted on 24/04/2012
Aviation Minister Gordon Rich-Phillips has today announced that Avalon Airport will open to general aviation, in a big win for the Geelong region.With Avalon Airport’s strong domestic airline operation and plans to establish an international terminal, the addition of general aviation positions the...

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