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Rosie Batty is visiting Geelong as part of an Australian tour to discuss her new memoir A Mother’s Story.

Barwon Child, Youth & Family was officially launched by CEO Sandy Morrison at a breakfast held at Deakin University's Waterfront Campus in Geelong.

GMHBA are offering grants of up to $10,000 for innovative projects that encourage positive health and wellness outcomes for the community.

Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West is calling for expressions of interest for women to join its Board.

The Reducing Gambling Frequency Project is a prevention and intervention to reduce gambling frequency of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors groups that recreate at electronic gaming machine (EGM) venues.

On July 1 2015, three proud community based organisations; Barwon Youth, Time for Youth and Glastonbury Community Services, become a new merged entity: Barwon Child, Youth & Family (BCY&F).

The New and Emerging Communities Leadership Program (NECLP) is an exciting new initiative fully funded by the Victorian Government’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship.

The Wesley Centre is about to open a new 'drop in' centre for asylum seekers and people who have Temporary Protection Visas.

For the second consecutive year, the G21 Refugee and Asylum Seeker Group coordinated a social media campaign in support of Refugee Week (14-20 June).

Healthy Together Victoria have developed a resource kit to support the launch of a new campaign Healthy Change

On Wednesday 29th of April, the G21 Volunteer Implementation Strategy Group held a successful Forum, “Volunteer Promotion – A Q&A on Effectively Engaging Your Audience”.

Ever thought of expanding your skills and becoming a Mentor? If so, take the first step today and be part of the Step by Step, Volunteer Mentor Program.

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

An update from the February 2015 Pillar meeting.

On 1 January 2015, the new Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was established bringing together the former Department of Health (DH), the former Department of Human Services (DHS), and Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV).

Relationships between young Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people have been strengthened by a unique sharing of experiences and stories through Aboriginal art at a Geelong school http://reconciliationcollaborative.com.au/

The Borough of Queenscliffe has signed on as the 31st Victorian municipality to be formally declared as a designated Refugee Welcome Zone to confirm their support for refugee settlement in local communities.

G21 is running a social media campaign to help promote the positive contribution refugees and asylum seekers make to the G21 region as part of Refugee Week 2014 (15-21 June).

G21 Acting Chief Executive Dr Fiona Reidy said today (4 June 2014) the G21 Board had donated $10,000 towards the region's fight against escalating use across the community of the drug 'ice'.

An innovative G21 social media audio-visual project was highly commended in the prestigious 2014 Victorian Disability Sector Awards at a ceremony in Melbourne today (4 June).

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