Program needs Funding

Program needs Funding

In the aftermath of the recent Victorian election, our city region is again represented by Labor Party lower house members. The seats of Geelong, Lara, South Barwon and Bellarine were all returned as Labor party seats. While Lara and Bellarine had swings to the...
Matt Vs Dan – The Victorian Election

Matt Vs Dan – The Victorian Election

On the eve of the Victorian Election, the polls are tightening. Political pundits are assuming a Labor Party win with a reduced majority or even a Labor minority government. Pre-poll is seeing the largest numbers of people vote early – a trend that is only growing....
The business of women’s sport

The business of women’s sport

It was a joy to attend the first final played by Geelong’s AFLW team on Saturday. While the result didn’t go our way, the real joy was in the talent and tenacity of the players, the team’s exponential success in 2022, and the competition’s growth since its inception...

A new model of prosperity for all

“Australians know this is a time of great challenge and change. The global economy teeters again, on the edge – with a war that isn’t ending, a global energy crisis that is escalating, inflationary pressures persisting, and economies slowing – some of them already in...
Geelong at one million

Geelong at one million

During September and October, the Committee for Geelong has held a series of member workshops for its latest project: Future Geelong. This project imagines and seeks to conceptualise Geelong at a population of one million people. This idea of the Geelong city-region...
Inspirational moments of a community leader

Inspirational moments of a community leader

The AFL Grand Final last Saturday afternoon had many memorable moments. Moments that showed the fierce strength and determination of a team of exceptional footballers. Moments of skill and finesse that can only come from thousands of hours of practice. Moments of...