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News, posted on 13/10/2011
Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher today announced funding for two sporting endurance events to be held in regional Victoria next year. The Victorian Coalition Government will provide funding of $15,000 to support both the 2012 Falls Creek Triathlon and the Great Ocean and Otway...
News, posted on 13/10/2011
Andrew Katos, Member for South Barwon today invited young people aged 12-25 years from Geelong and Surf Coast region to apply to join the Victorian Coalition Government’s new Youth Ministerial Advisory Committee called Involve. “I encourage all young people from the Geelong and Surf Coast region...
News, posted on 13/10/2011
Andrew Katos MP has announced that the Geelong and Surf Coast region can now apply for grants under the Victorian Coalition Government’s $20 million Communities for Nature (C4N) program. The grants will enable local communities to conduct work that will protect and enhance their local environment...
News, posted on 11/10/2011
The Minister for Technology, Gordon Rich-Phillips MP, has announced that applications are now being sought for Geelong projects that develop innovative broadband solutions to boost productivity. This initiative is part of the State Government's Broadband-Enabled Innovation Program....
News, posted on 04/10/2011
Two high fire risk communities in Victoria will practice their emergency response to bushfires as part of community fire drills during Fire Action Week this year, Deputy Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan announced today. “The Noojee community in Gippsland, and Lavers...
News, posted on 03/10/2011
G21 is conducting a survey to ascertain the size of volunteer efforts within the Geelong region as well as the issues, concerns and questions volunteer groups face in finding, recruiting and keeping volunteers. The results of the survey will be used to build a G21 Volunteering Strategy to assist...
News, posted on 03/10/2011
Minister for Regional Cities and avid Cats supporter Denis Napthine today congratulated the Geelong Football Club on winning its ninth VFL/AFL premiership. Dr Napthine said Geelong’s win over Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday was a fantastic result for the club, the town and regional Victoria. “...
News, posted on 30/09/2011
G21 – The Geelong Region Alliance (G21) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Discussion Paper re the feasibility of relocating the motor vehicle importing and exporting to the Port of Geelong. Click here to view G21's response to the Discussion Paper
News, posted on 30/09/2011
Minister for Employment Richard Dalla-Riva has asked the Member for South Barwon, Andrew Katos, to officially announce and present today a grant of $120,000 to Mentor Human Resources to place 15 disadvantaged young people into sustainable employment. Minister Dalla-Riva said the grant to Mentor’s...
News, posted on 29/09/2011
The Department of Transport is seeking community input to help develop options for the Avalon Airport Rail Link project. Have your say about the project by joining the online discussion forum, attending a community workshop in Lara, or by contacting the project team - find out more about getting...

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