The Committee for Geelong
(CfG) is calling for local community groups to express interest in
applying for Community Memberships following recent changes to its
Since its inception, the CfG
has made a commitment to inviting local community organisations to
be part of its membership base.
The CfG recently introduced
a new membership and partnership strategy, which includes broad
changes across all levels of its memberships.
CfG CEO Rebecca Casson said
the new strategy ensures transparency and accountability to the
"Community Memberships will
now be sought on an annual basis, whereas this was previously only
undertaken every three years. While Community Membership
places are limited, we sincerely hope that community groups in
Geelong will apply to work with us."
A CfG Community Member
session will be held on 12 May to provide more information on the
To be eligible, applicants
should be a not for profit organisation within the G21 region,
which includes the municipalities of City of Greater Geelong, Surf
Coast, Colac Otway, Golden Plains and Queenscliff.
Previous CfG Community
Members have included The National Trust of Australia (Victoria),
Back to Back Theatre, Bethany Community Support, St Mary's of the
Angels Basilica, Wathaurong Glass, Geelong Environmental Council,
Diversitat, Barwon disAbility Resource Council, Kardinia Community
Services Inc., Salvation Army, Encompass Community Services Inc.
and Friends of the Botanic Gardens.
Community groups can
download a copy of expression of interest form on CfG's
or register to attend the
information session at http://cfg.ingeelong.com.au/.