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The State Government is progressing in response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence with a census of all workforces that intersect with family violence.

The G21 Physical Activity Strategy was developed in partnership with 5 x Councils that make up the G21 Region – City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire, Colac-Otway Shire, Golden Plains Shire and the Borough of Queenscliffe. 

Victorian women and girls are being urged to continue the charge and out-do the men and boys at this year’s Premier's Active April challenge.

In support of the Premier's Active April Golden Plains Shire are promoting Active Bannockburn & District - An online community, connecting people to local clubs, groups, activities and events.

Community leaders  have initiated a parliamentary e-petition to the Federal Government seeking them to support recommendation to introduce a tax on sugar sweetened drinks.  

On Tuesday 31st of January, a group of dedicated agents of change descended on the Surf Coast Shire community rooms to discuss actions around preventing one of Australia’s most pressing health issues; violence against women and children.

LGBTI students in Victorian government secondary schools will be better supported as the Safe Schools program enters its next stage.

VicHealth is working with teams from a range of sports, including the AFL Women’s League, Women’s Big Bash League and Women's National Basketball League to encourage Victorians to watch sport for the love of the game.

The world has witnessed a significant change and attitudinal shift in both women's and society's thoughts about women's equality and emancipation.

The State Government is providing a $1.47 million boost to support diverse and disadvantaged communities in Geelong.

A four-year family violence strategy will create a long-lasting partnership that produces innovative, collective action to address violence against women and children and create a safe and healthy community.

A landmark reforms to protect women and children, has been delivered by the Victorian State Government with the release of a 10 Year Plan to end family violence.

G21 was fortunate to welcome Thomas Banks, Creative Director of the Centre for Access, back for the second time to conduct a staff professional development session on Disability Awareness.

The Victorian Refugee Health Network recently release two new reports exploring experiences using health services and new approaches to engaging and supporting GPs.

The recent G21 Health & Wellbeing Partner Workshop, held on 27th October in Torquay, was designed to bring together representatives from four G21 Pillars including Health & Wellbeing, Sport and Recreation, Transport and Planning and Services, as well as other interested parties from a range of agencies across the region.

For the latest news and updates from the Health and Wellbeing Pillar, read more here...

Victoria’s peak social advocacy body is sending every state MP, local council and community leader a blueprint to fight poverty and disadvantage in their backyard.

The G21 region has recieved increased funding to expand the mental health support provided to Victorian dairy farmers by offering free Mental Health First Aid training to stock drivers and veterinarians.

Braving the cold and blastering winds, Netball and Football teams from all over Victoria came together on the 21st and 22nd of September to compete in the VACSAL Carnival. 

Two of Geelongs leading community services organisations, Karingal and St Laurence, are set to merge will merge following an announcement on Friday August 5.

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