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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).

G21 Region Opportunities for Work (GROW) has received a huge boost with the State Government allocating $100,000 to the project from its Regional Growth Fund.

The State Government is investing $28 million in Barwon Health North, which will strengthen health care not only in northern Geelong, but for the entire city.

On April 30, G21 Chair Cr Darryn Lyons, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Premier Denis Napthine officially opened the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) new Geelong headquarters.

The G21 Health and Wellbeing Pillar Partner Forum was held on Monday 2 December 2013 where the "Belonging and Connecting" G21 Disability Social Media project was launched by Andrea Coote, MLC; Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Community Services.

The G21 Health & Wellbeing Plan 2013-17, a four-year plan to improve the health and wellbeing of people across the G21 region, has been adopted after months of planning and consultation.

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