The story of all of us

Last week, a new unified place brand for Geelong was launched. Backed by 16 leading local organisations who form the Vision Partner Group, this brand supports key aspirations of the community-led Clever and Creative 30-year vision for our region.

The story of all of us

The story of all of us

Last week, a new unified place brand for Geelong was launched. Backed by 16 leading local organisations who form the Vision Partner Group, this brand supports key aspirations of the community-led Clever and Creative 30-year vision for our region.

Investing in Games legacy

Investing in Games legacy

Planned infrastructure, we can be rightly excited and proud at this opportunity to showcase our region. How we leverage being a hub for the Commonwealth Games and ensure the infrastructure developed is a positive legacy for the region is the challenge.

Fighting for our way of life

Fighting for our way of life

Living in Australia, our daily challenges cannot compare to those in Ukraine, yet we still should demand leaders who are resilient and can unite and support us in times of uncertainty.

A question of prosperity

A question of prosperity

articipation of half our population in the economy and community does us all a disservice. And it is a direct cost to our economy.

Time for Rest & Reflection

Time for Rest & Reflection

Opinion Editorial: THIS year was certainly not what many of us expected. With hopes for a "Covid...

Embracing Our Creativity

Embracing Our Creativity

Opinion Editorial: During lockdown periods, many of us drew comfort and joy from reading books,...

Giving voice to Djilang

Giving voice to Djilang

Opinion Editorial: With a Federal election looming, the Committee for Geelong has been meeting...

Our Door’s Open

Our Door’s Open

As we absorb the news from the Premier on Sunday, regional Victoria can be rightly proud of its...

How to keep hope alive

How to keep hope alive

As Victoria faces the anguish of new lockdowns and our borders closing, anxiety about the pandemic...

United Together as Djilang

United Together as Djilang

“I am a proud Wadawurrung woman. Today is about peace among our people and to lead by good example...

Rebooting Our Economy

Rebooting Our Economy

Geelong needs to work together to position itself for a re-boot of the economy – in whatever form or timeframe that takes.

Funding Our Growth

Funding Our Growth

In last week’s Geelong Advertiser, it was reported that “Geelong is missing out on hundreds of...

Transport For Our Future

Transport For Our Future

It has been a busy and fruitful 12 months since I started as the CEO of the Committee for Geelong...

A Gateway To City’s Growth

A Gateway To City’s Growth

Last week the Committee for Geelong was in Canberra with the Minister for Population, Cities and...

New Model of Prosperity

New Model of Prosperity

What does is it mean to have a prosperous Geelong? For many people, prosperity equals wealth but...

Future of Work

Future of Work

People are the key to our future. Its people and their creativity, ingenuity and passion that...

People Over Politics

People Over Politics

“Tonight, it’s not about me. It’s not even about the Liberal Party. Tonight is about every single...

Time for Community to Lead

Time for Community to Lead

Last week I attended the Committee for Geelong’s Annual Leadership Breakfast – the first in my...

Dear Geelong, Let’s Do This!

Dear Geelong, Let’s Do This!

In 2013, I published a short letter titled ‘Dear Geelong, Don’t be Sad’. I detailed my time as a...

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