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News, posted on 02/04/2012
The draft G21 Economic Development Strategy developed by the G21 - Geelong Region Alliance has been released for community feedback (beginning 3 April 2012). “The strategy is being developed to guide the growth of the regional economy and support general growth planning across the G21 region for...
News, posted on 02/04/2012
The draft G21 Regional Growth Plan released for public comment (beginning 3 April) is one of the most significant documents people of the region will need to consider for many years to come, G21 - Geelong Region Alliance CEO Elaine Carbines said today. “This is a blueprint for our region’s future...
News, posted on 22/03/2012
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan held talks with senior business leaders in Geelong today (21 March 2012) to discuss priority projects that will help shape the future of the region.Mr Ryan said the business leaders represented a wide cross section of the...
News, posted on 21/03/2012
Premier and Minister for the Arts Ted Baillieu today flicked the switch to illuminate the Old Courthouse building as Geelong’s newest arts space. Mr Baillieu was joined by Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Development Peter Ryan to officially re-open the Old Courthouse, also marking the...
News, posted on 21/03/2012
Geelong AFL greats Cameron Ling and Billy Brownless will headline a list of high-profile Victorians who have been recruited to help entice Melburnians to make the move to regional Victoria. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Victoria Peter Ryan joined forces with the former AFL...
News, posted on 19/03/2012
Read about the recent G21 delegation to Canberra and find out how to be part of the upcoming G21 Stakeholder Forum (13 April) to hear speakers including the Hon Simon Crean, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development, Local Government and the Arts, News Ltd's high-profile business...
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...

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