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News, posted on 17/05/2012
Preliminary investigative work began today (17 May 2012) on a business case for the East West Link road across Melbourne. The East West Link would help relieve traffic bottle-necks for travellers between Melbourne and the G21 region. Premier Ted Baillieu and Roads Minister Terry Mulder began the...
News, posted on 14/05/2012
The Regional Rail link moved into high gear today (12 May, 2012) with the announcement of a $570 million construction contract by Federal Member for Gellibrand Nicola Roxon and Victorian Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder. This is the second last contract to be awarded for the multi-billion...
News, posted on 11/05/2012
Around 330 direct construction jobs will be created in Geelong from infrastructure projects funded in last week’s State Budget, Treasurer Kim Wells said today (10 May 2012). Mr Wells said Geelong was a big winner from the Victorian Government’s record $5.8 billion state infrastructure spend. “The...
News, posted on 09/05/2012
Minister for Regional Cities Denis Napthine today called for high-achievers in the Geelong region to be nominated for the 2012 Regional Achievement & Community Awards. Dr Napthine said the Geelong region boasted a diverse and innovative range of businesses, a highly skilled workforce...
News, posted on 03/05/2012
FE Technologies Pty Ltd has won a $1m contract to introduce its state-of-the-art Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to the Asian library market. The contract for Brunei’s Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka Library was won in partnership with FE Technologies’ Asian partners: Com-Line Systems SDN...
News, posted on 02/05/2012
Commitments of more than $160 million to the G21 region in today’s State Budget reinforced the Government’s belief in the region and confirmed the effectiveness of G21’s advocacy work, G21 chairperson Cr John Mitchell said. “G21 on behalf of our members, including the five region municipalities,...
News, posted on 24/04/2012
Aviation Minister Gordon Rich-Phillips has today announced that Avalon Airport will open to general aviation, in a big win for the Geelong region.With Avalon Airport’s strong domestic airline operation and plans to establish an international terminal, the addition of general aviation positions the...
News, posted on 20/04/2012
Federal Minister for Local Government Simon Crean yesterday (19 April 2012) announced that Golden Plains Shire Council had won the 2012 National Award for Local Government in Innovative Infrastructure (Small Council). Minister Crean congratulated Golden Plains Shire Council on their success. “The...
News, posted on 20/04/2012
Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher today (20 April 2012) announced $52,500 in Victorian Coalition Government funding for the 2012 National Celtic Festival based in Portarlington. Held on the Bellarine Peninsula over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June, the National Celtic...
News, posted on 12/04/2012
Demand by people wanting to attend the G21 - Geelong Region Alliance Stakeholder Forum tomorrow (13 April) has exceeded all expectations, G21 Chair Cr John Mitchell said today.“There’s been so much interest we’ve had to close off bookings. We can’t fit anyone else in the venue,” Cr Mitchell said.“...

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