Media Releases


G21’s election-year Canberra delegation

G21 media release - A G21 Board delegation to Canberra (2-3 March 2016) will advocate for key G21 region projects.
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Getting social value for money

Twenty organisations in the G21 region sign an agreement that commits them to integrate the GROW philosophy; that a prosperous community cares for the well-being of all its members; into their own company’s values and daily operations (19 November).
Read more: PDF icon web_grow_compact_signing_media_release.pdf

Political leaders at G21 forum

The Federal Opposition Leader, the Leader of the Australian Greens and the Federal Environment Minister will be speaking at the annual G21 Stakeholder Forum this Friday (25 Sept).
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G21 to appear at Senate Committee hearing

G21 media release announcing that G21 CEO Elaine Carbines will give evidence to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee at a public hearing in Geelong on 21 August 2015.
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G21 municipal council CEOs head to Canberra

G21 media release about G21 municipal council CEOs heading to Canberra on 16 July 2015 to meet with departmental secretaries to discuss regional projects.
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Solid benefits for G21 region in State Budget

Solid Benefits for G21 Region in 2015 State Budget - 5 May 2015 - media release
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GROW (G21 Region Opportunties for Work) project officially launched

GROW (G21 Region Opportunties for Work) project officially launched with release on Strategic Plan - 8 May 2015 - Media Release.
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Federal Budget potentially kind to G21 Region

G21 media release (dated 13 May 2015) in response to the Federal Budget delivered on the evening of 12 May 2015.
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G21 Board heads to Canberra

The G21 board heads to Canberra next week (18-19 March 2015) to advocate for key G21 region infrastructure and community development projects - G21 media release.
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Mayors call on Labor to make access to the south-west a priority

Mayors along the Warrnambool-Geelong rail line will rally on 22 Nov 2014 in Colac to call upon Labor and other candidates to match a Coalition commitment to increase passenger rail services.
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Mayors welcome Coalition Warrnambool-Geelong rail pledge

Mayors from Councils along the Warrnambool to Geelong railway welcome the Coalition's election pledge to increase passenger services and call on Labor to match the commitment - 18 Nov 2014
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G21 Region Profile - a 'snapshot' of our region

Media release about the launch of the G21 Region Profile (2014) - a comprehensive set of wide-ranging data about the G21 Region
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GROW project shortlisted for national award

The G21 Region's innovative Geelong Region Opportunties for Work (GROW) project was shorlisted for a prestigeous award (16 October 2014). Joint G21 / Give Where You Live media release.
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Bay West vs Hastings port - public debate

The best site for Victoria’s next major container ship port will be debated on Monday 6 October by Victoria’s Ports Minister and the Shadow Minister.
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Spreading the Message

G21 Media Release of 16 Sept 2014 - G21 Spreading the Message project, involving young Geelong Aboriginal people painting bollards to communicate their heritage to others.
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G21 region public transport strategy adopted

A G21 media release of 3 Sept 2014 announcing the release of the G21 Public Transport Strategy 2014
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Bright future for bustling G21 region economy

G21 media release saying the bustling business activity and new job creation projects across the wider G21 region weren't fully canvased in the ABC TV's Q&A program broadcast from Geelong on 30 June 2014.
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During Refugee Week (15-21 June 2014), G21 will promote the positive contributions people from refugee backgrounds make to our community with a social media campaign.
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G21 'highly commended' in Disability Awards

Media Release (4 June 2014) - An innovative G21 social media audio-visual project was highly commended in the prestigious 2014 Victorian Disability Sector Awards.
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G21 welcomes Portarlington Pier funding

G21 welcomes the State Government’s announcement today (4 June 2014) of $3 million to upgrade the Portarlington Pier.
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