Planning and Services Pillar

The G21 Planning & Services Pillar works collaboratively to ensure sustainable development in the G21 region. They support activities that:

  • monitor land supply (industrial and residential)
  • assess projected climate change impacts and manage planning response
  • ensure strategic infrastructure provision for designated growth areas
  • contribute to state and regional planning policies and strategies
  • achieve integrated water cycle management.

Priority Projects

The G21 Board has endorsed three Planning & Services projects as ‘G21 Priority Projects’:

Pillar Projects

The G21 Planning & Services Pillar projects support the objectives of ‘The G21 Geelong Region Plan – A sustainable growth strategy’ and are owned and delivered by a variety of regional organisations. Current Projects are:

Latest Pillar Activity

Work begins on central Geelong's Johnstone Park environment and water saving rainforest.
Draft Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan released for community consultation.
A Portarlington ferry service to Melbourne will become a regular fixture.

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Pillar Leadership

Cr David Bell (Leader)
Surf Coast Shire
Cr Brian McKiterick (Deputy Leader)
Surf Coast Shire
Greg Anders
Director, Assets & Amenity
Golden Plains Shire
Peter Bettess
General Manager Planning & Development
City of Greater Geelong
Geoff Brooks
Program Manager Regional Planning & Approvals
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance
Rebecca Casson
Chief Executive Officer
Committee for Geelong
Cr David Evans
Golden Plains Shire
Tim Hellsten
Manager, Planning Strategy & Urban Growth
City of Greater Geelong
Phil Josipovic
General Manager, Planning & Infrastructure
Borough of Queenscliffe
Mark Koliba
Regional Director SW Region
Cr Joe McCracken
Colac Otway Shire
Kim McGough
Manager Planning & Development
Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
Peter Morgan
Manager Asset Planning
Barwon Water
Cr Boyce Pizzey
Borough of Queenscliffe
Phil Rowland
Acting General Manager, Environment and Development
Surf Coast Shire
Gareth Smith
General Manager, Development and Community Services
Colac Otway Shire