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News, posted on 16/03/2012
An exciting new sports program for disadvantaged children in Colac Otway Shire is in the running to win $10,000 – but it needs your votes! The new Colac Sportsaccess program is one of the finalists in the Herald Sun and Bank of Melbourne’s “local project funding” program. Voting is via Facebook and...
News, posted on 15/03/2012
A ‘Closing the Gap Stakeholder Forum’ in the G21 region on 21 March 2012 aims to support the Aboriginal community in improving their health outcomes by increasing the cultural capacity of regional health and community services. The Forum, which is held in conjunction with the annual National Close...
News, posted on 15/03/2012
The peak body for employers in Victoria, the Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI), says that Deakin University’s proposed engineering program in Geelong will help boost employment figures in a field that is in desperate need of skilled workers. VECCI Chief Executive...
News, posted on 07/03/2012
The Geelong Cats are partnering with the Victorian Government to help give problem gambling the boot and encourage young men to gamble responsibly this footy season. In collaboration with the Victorian Government and Gambler’s Help, the Cats will help promote the message of responsible gambling...
News, posted on 02/03/2012
A high-level G21 – Geelong Region Alliance delegation to Canberra this week made a lasting impact on both the Government and Opposition, G21 Chairperson Ed Coppe said today. The delegation had two days of meetings with federal politicians and advisers on a wide range of the G21 region’s priority...
News, posted on 02/03/2012
The Victorian Government has invested $800,000 in the G21 region's future leaders with Minister for Regional Cities Denis Napthine today announcing a grant to support a local program designed to foster the region’s leadership potential. Dr Napthine said the annual Leaders for Geelong (LfG)...
News, posted on 27/02/2012
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 Coalition Government. Barwon Youth’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program will receive $135,000 over three...
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...

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