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News, posted on 21/03/2011
Minister for Local Government Jeanette Powell today invited residents and ratepayers of Greater Geelong to have their say on the model for the direct election of the Mayor.With the Minister’s launch of a discussion paper that sets out a number of options for mayoral elections for the community to...
News, posted on 18/03/2011
The Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business Louise Asher today called for expressions of interest from small business owners to join the Victorian Government’s new Small Business Ministerial Council. Individuals are sought from a variety of industry sectors, in both metropolitan and...
News, posted on 15/03/2011
The Minister for Regional Australia Simon Crean today released the program guidelines for the Regional Development Australia Fund.The Regional Development Australia Fund is a $1 billion five-year program that will boost economic and community development and is part of a $1.4 billion commitment to...
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...

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