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News, posted on 09/02/2011
Elaine Carbines, CEO of G21 – Geelong Region Alliance, has welcomed Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder’s announcement of a new bus service between Geelong and Colac. Improving regional transport connections is an important project for the G21 Transport Pillar.The new weekday service will start...
News, posted on 14/01/2011
The G21 Regional Land Use Plan (RLUP) will be prepared by the five G21 Councils in partnership with the State Government. The plan will focus on identifying opportunities for accommodating future residential growth and employment generating enterprises. The Need ‘The Geelong Region Plan: A...
News, posted on 12/01/2011
G21 has welcomed the State Government’s decision to hold community consultations with key health groups and the Victorian community to help in finalising its position on Federal health reform proposals.G21 supports the GP Association of Geelong’s application to be an early adopter of the Medicare...
News, posted on 23/12/2010
A taskforce convened by the City of Greater Geelong to consider the future of Central Geelong met for the first time 23 December 2010 at City Hall.Membership of the taskforce included Councillors and City officers, State and Federal politicians, real estate agents, retailers, police, and...
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...

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