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News, posted on 23/08/2011
Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced today that the Victorian Coalition Government had started work to examine the long term feasibility of returning passenger trains between Victoria’s second, third and fourth largest cities, Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo (via Meredith, Maryborough...
News, posted on 23/08/2011
Planning approval has been given to Australian retail chain Cotton On to consolidate its global headquarters in Geelong, Planning Minister Matthew Guy announced today. “I have approved the expansion of the head office building to enable this local retail success story to continue to call Geelong...
News, posted on 23/08/2011
The Coalition Government has launched grants of up to $250,000 for local councils to fund major projects to prevent crime and make their communities safer. Member for South Barwon, Andrew Katos, MP today encouraged councils in the Geelong and Surf Coast region to apply for Public Safety...
News, posted on 22/07/2011
On Friday 26 August, G21 released its e-News looking at the Geelong: Cruise Ship destination project, and its recent funding success. The e-News was sent to around 9,000 subscribers across the Geelong region and Australia-wide. Click here to view the e-News outlining the Geelong: Cruise Ship...
News, posted on 08/07/2011
An innovative competition hosted by ICT Geelong, the region’s Information and Communications Technology cluster, is offering more than $50,000 in prizes to talented entrepreneurs across the nation. After the success of the inaugural IT Invention Test in 2010, the competition already stands as one...
News, posted on 08/07/2011
Do you know someone who is a tireless volunteer? Do they deserve recognition for their work? Are they the Volunteer of the Year? The Rotary Club of Highton Kardinia Volunteer of the Year award honours anyone who volunteers their time in the service of our community, community organisations, sports...
News, posted on 06/07/2011
Regional students will enjoy easier access to higher education opportunities under a new $20 million fund announced today in Ballarat by Acting Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan and Minister for Higher Education and Skills Peter Hall. Mr Hall said the $20 million...
News, posted on 11/05/2011
Ed Coppe, Chairperson of G21 – Geelong Region Alliance, welcomed the Gillard Government’s 2011- 2012 budget and commitments to the Geelong region: $448 million to develop the Regional Rail link to Geelong$110 million to complete the duplication of the Princes Highway between Waurn Ponds and...
News, posted on 06/05/2011
A project to support the future development of Corio and Norlane will receive $100,000 in funding from the Victorian Coalition Government.Minister for Regional Cities Denis Napthine announced the grant today at The Fort youth centre in Corio.“The Coalition Government is pleased to support the...
News, posted on 03/05/2011
Elaine Carbines, CEO of G21 – Geelong Region Alliance, welcomed the Baillieu Government’s first budget and commitments to the Geelong region: $34.9 million for construction of a new secondary college at Torquay$25 million for the stage three redevelopment at Skilled Stadium$15 million for the...

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