The Need

A indoor sports stadium is the crucial 'missing link' in Deakin University's Waurn Ponds Sports Precinct - which already boasts an MCG-size AFL oval, synthetic FIFA-grade soccer pitch, an eight-lane IAAF-accredited 400-metre athletics track, a 50-metre long-jump track and sandpits and a new high-quality baseball diamond.

Next week’s federal election polling day is the finish line for what many would consider a marathon campaign.

That is especially so given the federal election came hot-on-the-heels of last November’s state election.

G21 had long been preparing for both the state and federal elections.

For the federal election, over the past few years G21 has met with the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader, ministers, shadow ministers and senior advisers, explained the region’s priority projects, and why they are important to our future.

Help for Geelong's 'rough sleepers'

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Geelong's 'rough sleepers’ to be helped under a State Government package to better support vulnerable Victorians.

Northern ARC petition launched

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Geelong’s community leaders call on residents to support to the proposed Northern ARC development in Norlane.

Research to support small businesses in Victoria

The Small Business Ministerial Council is a representative body of the small business sector across Victoria providing advice and guidance to the Minister for Small Business, the Hon. Adem Somyurek, on areas of policy affecting small businesses. The Council is currently conducting research to develop case studies in the following two topics:

Adult Mental Health Centre for Corio

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Corio will be the location of a $14 million walk-in adult community mental health centre under Federal Coalition plans.

Mental health support for G21 region students

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G21 region schools will be early beneficiaries the State Government's roll-out of mental health professionals to Victorian government schools.

Geelong Women’s & Children’s Hospital closer

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A flagship new Geelong Women’s and Children’s Hospital will be located next door to University Hospital Geelong.

Labor $2m election pledge to GROW

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Labor pledges $2 million to the G21 Region Opportunities for Work (GROW) project to build on its work tackling joblessness and disadvantage in Geelong and the G21 region.

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