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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...
News, posted on 26/09/2011
The Victorian Coalition Government’s commitment to make Victoria safer is being realised with Victoria Police today announcing that 400 more frontline police will be allocated across the state by June 30 next year. Acting Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan said...
News, posted on 20/09/2011
The Geelong region will be the site for an innovative new health program which encourages people to head to the park for their health and wellbeing. On Monday 19 September, Geelong’s Active in Parks program was launched by Hon Nick Wakeling MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Health. The program will...
News, posted on 07/09/2011
Elaine Carbines has welcomed the Federal Government's funding commitments towards two of the G21 Priority Projects through its Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF). The Geelong Library and Heritage Centre has received $10 million towards its redevelopment, while Skilled Stadium has also...
News, posted on 01/09/2011
Minister for Ports and Regional Cities Denis Napthine has hailed a 34 per cent increase in throughput at the Port of Geelong as a welcome boost for both the port and for the Barwon community. Dr Napthine said the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VCRA) annual report, which was tabled in...
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...

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