Premier Daniel Andrews walking with State Treasurer TIm Pallas

Media statement – Committee for Geelong, Victorian Budget 2022-23

“The Victorian Budget 2022-23 is firmly placing support for the health system and education outcomes of the community at the forefront along with an...
Geelong Collective Release Local Priorities

Geelong Collective Release Local Priorities

Geelong Collective - Top Priorities 2022 The Chairs and CEOs of the Committee for Geelong, G21- Geelong Region Alliance, Geelong Chamber of Commerce, Geelong Manufacturing Council, and Tourism...

MEDIA STATEMENT  – COMMONWEALTH GAMES

MEDIA STATEMENT  – COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The hotly anticipated announcement of the 2026 Commonwealth Games for Victoria has officially landed, and our city is in prime position to host a range of events. It’s already been announced that Geelong will host aquatics, para swimming, beach volleyball, cricket, gymnastics, hockey, table tennis, para table tennis, triathlon and para triathlon. There is plenty of opportunity to host more sports and the Closing Ceremony as well.

Funding for Community Leadership Development

Funding for Community Leadership Development

17 March 2022 COMMUNITY leadership programs across rural and regional Victoria have welcomed the announcement of Victorian Government funding today. Nine programs and state peak body the Victorian...

Community Leaders’ Wishlist for 2022

Community Leaders’ Wishlist for 2022

Committee for Geelong CEO, Jennifer Cromarty, was interviewed by the Geelong Advertiser’s Chad Estrop late in 2021, along with other Geelong leaders such as G21's Giulia Baggio, Corangamite MP Libby...

Economic Opportunity on Roadmap to Zero Emissions

Economic Opportunity on Roadmap to Zero Emissions

The Roadmap to Zero Emissions: Geelong Region Jobs Analysis report is a key first step for our community to understand clearly the economic opportunity to reach zero emissions while creating...

A CBD to call home

A CBD to call home

Cities across the world are being re-imagined in light of the pandemic.City-based workers were the lifeblood of our city centre’s cafes, restaurants and shops prior to the pandemic. With mandated...

Gateway Cities ready to lead economic recovery

Gateway Cities ready to lead economic recovery

Australia’s leading Gateway Cities, Newcastle, Geelong and Wollongong, are ensuring the federal government and opposition clearly understand the important role they can play in leading the nation’s...

New-age tram pitched for trial in central Geelong

New-age tram pitched for trial in central Geelong

New-age tram pitched for trial in central Geelong A plan for a next generation public transport solution that can ease traffic and parking congestion in the Geelong CBD has been submitted to the...

Geelong SME Future Forum

“Geelong is a resilient community, but for businesses to successfully navigate the immediate future it will take a local commitment to collaborate along wtih targeted Government support. It’s critical there is a direct line from SME businesses to government to ensure action is effective and includes impacts on our CBD, and we’re pleased to be able to facilitate that connection.”

Victoria’s Infrastructure Strategy 2021-2051

Victoria’s Infrastructure Strategy 2021-2051

Media Statement from the CEO of Committee for Geelong regarding Infrastructure Victoria’s release of Victoria’s Infrastructure Strategy 2021-2051 The Committee for Geelong has strongly advocated to...

Victorian Budget 2021-22

Victorian Budget 2021-22

Statement from the Committee for Geelong CEO Jennifer Cromarty The Committee for Geelong welcomes the 2021/22 Victorian State Budget handed down by Treasurer Tim Pallas today. We have been through...

Vale Frank Costa AO

Vale Frank Costa AO

Statement from the CEO of the Committee for Geelong, Jennifer Cromarty Frank Costa was truly a leading light in Geelong. Through hard work, persistence and love of his family, football club and...

New Ports Victoria entity set to be based in Geelong

New Ports Victoria entity set to be based in Geelong

Statement from the CEO of the Committee for Geelong, Jennifer Cromarty “The Committee for Geelong acknowledges the Minister for Ports decision to base the new agency – Ports Victoria – in Geelong....

Media statement regarding City Deal

Media statement regarding City Deal

Media statement from the CEO of the Committee for Geelong, Jennifer Cromarty “The City Deal is a construct to ensure that all three levels of government work together on agreed priorities and a...

Letter to the Premier re COVID-19 response

Letter to the Premier re COVID-19 response

Letter to the Premier re COVID-19 response, 22 February 2021 - click here to read the original PDF version Dear PremierAs peak bodies representing a significant number of businesses across regional...

A budget like no other, for a time like no other

A budget like no other, for a time like no other

Image source: Fairfax Media Victorian State Budget 2020/21 Statement from the CEO for the Committee for Geelong, Jennifer Cromarty “The 2020-21 Victorian Budget unveiled by Treasurer Tim Pallas...

Geelong bodies unite on State Budget needs

Geelong bodies unite on State Budget needs

Five Geelong region peak organisations have combined to call on the state government to include specific projects and initiatives in its 2020-21 Budget to be delivered in coming weeks.The united...

‘Trackless trams’ potential pilot for Geelong

‘Trackless trams’ potential pilot for Geelong

Geelong delegation to tour manufacturing facilities in China next week Representatives from the Committee for Geelong, Deakin University and Urbis will be heading off to China next week to meet with...

Geelong can’t afford to be complacent

Geelong can’t afford to be complacent

Despite steady growth, Geelong can’t afford to overlook the importance of industry and new business says Dan Simmonds, Chairperson of the Committee for Geelong (CfG). Speaking at the CfG’s...

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