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Barwon Health is working toward creating a welcoming environment for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the development of a new Aboriginal art display.

Attitudes which support a lack of equality and respect are linked with increased risk for women.  The workplace is an effective setting for changing these attitudes.  The Equal Footing toolkit is a practical guide for leaders, teams and individuals to drive change in their workplace. 

Geelong community leaders believe hundreds of Syrian refugees could be successfully settled in the region.

Nominations for the 2015 National Disability Awards are now open, giving Australians the chance to celebrate the people and organisations that have made a positive impact on the lives of people with disability.

The draft City of Greater Geelong Food Policy is on public exhibition until 9 September 2015.

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

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).

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/

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.

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.

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