The Committee for Geelong provides strategic
leadership and influence to leverage the economic potential of the
region to make Geelong a world-class place. We work with our
members, leaders, stakeholders and governments to independently
advocate for the best overall long-term outcomes for Geelong.
The Committee for Geelong is an independent, member-based
organisation committed to leading and influencing to achieve our
strategic objectives for Geelong.
With a resident population of nearly 220,000, greater Geelong
comprises of the central business district, local industrial
precincts and residential suburbs, as well as semi-rural property
and broad acre farmland.
The geography of the surrounding Barwon region - also known as
the G21 region - includes three significant water features: the
Barwon River, Corio Bay and the surf coast stretching westward from
the southern side of the Bellarine peninsula.
At the close of 2013, change had established itself as the
constant in Geelong's development. The city is poised to take
advantage of its second-tier city status, using all the natural
assets and its road, rail, air and port infrastructure to full
The focus is now on growing the scale and strength of Geelong's
economy as it transforms from a manufacturing stronghold to a
knowledge and skills-based economy.
The Committee for Geelong proudly represents Geelong and its
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