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News, posted on 24/02/2012
A high-level G21 – Geelong Region Alliance delegation to Canberra next week (29 February - 1 March 2012) will push the region’s priority infrastructure and community development projects with federal politicians and government officials. G21 Chairperson Ed Coppe said the Canberra delegation had...
News, posted on 23/02/2012
Minister for Youth Affairs Ryan Smith and Member for South Barwon Andrew Katos today (23 February 2012) visited Barwon Youth Geelong which will receive $270,000 in funding from the Victorian Government. Barwon Youth’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program will receive $135,000 over three years to...
News, posted on 23/02/2012
Colac Otway Shire Council will proceed with a planning scheme amendment for the Apollo Bay Harbour that does not include provisions for a hotel. Council decided at its February meeting to exclude a hotel and wellbeing centre from the planning scheme amendment process in response to opposition from...
News, posted on 13/02/2012
Geelong will play host to the 2013 Australian Masters Games, the nation’s largest multi-sport participation event, Premier Ted Baillieu announced today (11 February, 2012). Mr Baillieu joined Neil Dalrymple, Minister for Sport Hugh Delahunty, Director of the Confederation of Australian Sport (CAS)...
News, posted on 09/02/2012
The City of Greater Geelong Amendment Bill 2011 passed the Upper House of the Victorian Parliament this afternoon (9 Feburary 2012) providing for the direct election of the Mayor of Geelong by the residents and ratepayers and for the deputy mayor to be elected by the councillors of the City. “...
News, posted on 01/02/2012
Andrew Katos, Member for South Barwon announced that entries for the 2012 Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Awards are now open. Towns in the G21 region could be Victoria’s next winner in one of three award categories: Clean Beaches Awards – Coastal communities compete for one of 8 awards...
News, posted on 01/02/2012
Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard Dalla-Riva today (1 February, 2012) called on the heroes of Victoria’s manufacturing industry – both companies and individuals – to nominate for the 2012 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards. Speaking during a site visit to Ecotech in...
News, posted on 01/02/2012
The February edition of G21's Snapshots has been released. This month, our top feature articles include: G21 Board endorses three new Priority Projects G21 delegation to push regional projects in Canberra G21 presents to Infrastructure Australia Boss G21 briefs Minister Napthine on future...
News, posted on 01/02/2012
The March edition of G21's Snapshots has been released. This month, our top feature articles include: Regional growth blueprint to 2050 released for comment Invitation to contribute to the G21 Economic Development Strategy Powerful Partnership established to Close the Gap Canberra...
News, posted on 25/01/2012
Planning Minister Matthew Guy has streamlined the planning process for a new $447 million teaching and research hospital adjacent to Deakin University, located in the major growth corridor of Waurn Ponds. “The proposed joint venture by Epworth Healthcare and Deakin University is estimated to create...

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